Category Archives: News


“Hot Off The Press!” – March 2017


Our Makerspace is continuing to evolve.  The learning that is taking place by staff and students has been second to none.  I have seen weaving on looms, beading, making of healing blankets,  programming and coding of robots and spheros, building with lego and wooden contraptions, creating of electrical circuits with Makey Makey boards and bananas, […]

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“Hot Off the Press!” – February 2017


January 25th marked the 7th year for the #Bell Let’s Talk Day where Bell has continued its contentious efforts toward raising awareness of mental health and well-being. “Dedicated to moving mental health forward in Canada, Bell Let’s Talk promotes awareness and action with a strategy built on 4 key pillars: fighting the stigma, improving access […]

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“Hot Off The Press!” – January


I hope you all had a relaxing and enjoyable Christmas and New Year.  Hopefully, the weather was cooperative, making travel stress-free and enjoyable.  A New Year marks new beginnings and a fresh start.  For many of us, we have still managed to follow through with our New Year’s resolutions.  Before we know it, report cards […]

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Strategic Plan Review


The Protestant Separate School Board of the Town of Penetanguishene is in the process of revising/updating its 2012-2016 Strategic Plan. The Planning Committee has met to reflect on the revisions/updates and are offering a DRAFT of the 2017-2022 Plan for your review and feedback/input. We sincerely welcome comments from anyone who has been or is […]

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School BBQ, Open House & Bookfair


The school barbeque has been scheduled for Thursday, September 22nd.  More information regarding specifics will be coming home shortly.  The school barbeque has been a time honoured tradition at Burkevale, as it provides an opportunity for meeting your child(ren)’s teachers and finding out a little bit about classroom expectations and methods of communication. This year, […]

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Burkevale receives $3.5M for building revitalization


“Burkevale Protestant Separate School in Penetanguishene will undergo major renovations starting in September. The school has received $3.5 million from the province to add four new classrooms and update the original school building.” Midland Mirror by Ian Burns Read the full story

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