KPR Statement on Courtice Secondary School Incident
Posted on Thursday, March 09, 2023 04:41 PM
On the evening of Friday, March 3, 2023, the school administration became aware of a concerning incident of Islamophobia at Courtice Secondary School, which occurred earlier in the day. Specifically, a student damaged a copy of the Quran.
While we cannot comment on individual disciplinary actions, the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board takes all allegations of discrimination seriously and is taking immediate steps to address this very serious incident.
As we shared in a note to...
Update for Families: March 3, 2023
Posted on Friday, March 03, 2023 03:00 PM
Dear KPR Families,
It’s been wonderful to see students participating in a wide variety of winter activities these past few weeks, exploring the outdoors in school yards and KPR’s Outdoor Education Centres. Thank you to our staff and many volunteers who have been supporting these experiential learning opportunities, and a special thank you to custodians for keeping schools clean and safe during the messy winter weather!
Although Black History Month has come to an end, our learning and recognition...
Apprenticeship Information Session
Posted on Friday, February 10, 2023 12:22 PM
Are you interested in apprenticeship or a career in the skilled trades?
Students in Grades 9-11 are invited to attend a virtual information night on Wednesday, March 1st from 6:30pm – 8:00pm to learn about apprenticeship opportunities available at KPR secondary schools, including the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP). For more information, please see the event poster.
Applications for Student Trustee Positions: Now Open
Posted on Friday, February 03, 2023 02:37 PM
The Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board is currently accepting applications from full-time students in Grade 10 & 11 who are interested in becoming a Student Trustee.What do Student Trustees do?
Student Trustees play a critical role in gathering and reporting student voice across the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board (KPR). This important role encourages more student involvement, greater awareness and understanding of mutual issues between and among the Board, school staff and...
Update for Families: February 3, 2023
Posted on Friday, February 03, 2023 10:21 AM
Dear KPR Families,
On this very cold PA Day, and with the conclusion of secondary exams, I hope all students are enjoying an early start to the weekend. To families of secondary students who participated in exams and culminating activities, we know this can be a stressful time and we thank you for your support of students.
The Education Act requires the Director of Education to produce an annual report to identify the actions of the board during the previous year. It is also an opportunity to...