Category Archives: Principal


“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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Hour of Code!


Today, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau kicked off the global effort to introduce students to computer science with two lucky classrooms that were chosen from tens of millions. The prime minister coded a simple game featuring his favorite sport, joining the world’s top athletes that are encouraging students globally to try the Hour of Code […]

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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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Remembrance Day Assembly


On November 11th at 11:00 am  we will be honouring those who served our country to make it a better place. Someone from Grey & Simcoe Foresters will be our honoured guest speaker for the assembly.  Please feel free to join us for this special day. Resource

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“Hot Off The Press!”


As always, we collected coins for cancer in September.  This year, we decided to keep our coin collection local, with all of the money raised going toward the Georgian Bay Cancer Support Centre.  In addition to our traditional nickel, dime, quarter, loonie and toonie collection, three female staff members agreed to lose their locks for […]

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“Hot off the Press!”


On behalf of the staff at Burkevale, I would like to welcome you all to a new school year. Together, we look forward to a productive partnership where all students can reach their full potential. Once again, our vision is to inspire in students a life-long love of learning by supporting their development, potential, and […]

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“Hot off the Press!”


My grandmother once told me that as you get older, time seems to fly – boy was she right! Remembering our 2015-2016 school year, I can’t help but reflect upon so many wonderful and exciting moments. In the classroom, it’s those “ah ha” moments where students are able to truly understand and articulate their learning. […]

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