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HWDSB Board Meeting - June 18, 2018

#HumansOfHWDSB is reflective of our diverse community. Director Manny Figueiredo thanked editor Connie Sun and welcomed four inspiring story-tellers: Students Cameron Yousif & Sadie Manns, Educational Assistant Jessica Compton & Teacher Michelle Bellavia. Read their stories & more. Link in the bio!
On Father’s Day, we celebrate the special men in our lives.
This was the feeling in the air as HWDSB students and staff raised the rainbow flag at the Education Centre for Pride Month. Let’s make schools safe, welcoming and accepting places for our entire LGBTQI2S+ community!#HWDSBweallbelong
‪“Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” ‬ ‪Trustee Christine Bingham presents the 2017-18 Student Trustees, Ruby Hye and Morghen Jael, with a Dr. Seuss classic and a plaque to show our appreciation for their service to @hwdsbstudents. Thank you! ‬
Great turnout as staff and students raised the rainbow flag at the HWDSB Education Centre to honour Pride Month. We can all help make schools safer, more welcoming and more accepting places for all LGBTQI2S+ members of our community. #HWDSBweallbelong
Everyone has a story to tell – each personal, powerful and inspiring. 
Now, bring these stories together and you get #HumansofHWDSB, now on display at the Ed Centre. 
#HWDSBFamily #Hamilton4All #HamOnt #HWDSBWeAllBelong
Let’s celebrate #Pride⁠ ⁠ #HWDSB! We are committed to supporting and welcoming all students and staff, in particular members of our LGBTQI2S+ community. 🏳️‍🌈 #HamOnt
Congratulations is extended to the following staff on their achievement and for being recognized with a Profiling Excellence Award: Joseph O'Connor, Sir John A. Macdonald, for receiving the Sharon Enkin Award; Deb Brown, Sir Allan MacNab, for receiving the 20th Anniversary Legacy Award for Continued Excellence in Holocaust Education; and Pieter Toth, Dundas Valley, for receiving the 2018 Prime Minister's Award for Teaching Excellence. Trustee @jeffbeattie2014 also presented to Chair, Todd White, the award from the City of Hamilton to HWDSB who received the Advocacy Group of the Year Award - Community in Motion presented during the Bike to Work event on May 28 at City Hall.
Congratulations is extended to the following students on their achievement and for being recognized for a Profiling Excellence Award winner: Deanna Allain, Westmount Secondary, recipient of Optimist Club of Hamilton Youth Appreciation Certificate of Achievement/Rotman Humanitarian Youth Award; Kyle Leamen, Waterdown DHS, recipient of the 2017 Winner Canada's History Essay Contest; Emaan Qureshi, Waterdown DHS, recipient of the 2017 Winner Canada's History Essay Contest; Madison Tait, Waterdown DHS, 2017 Winner Canada's History Essay Contest; and Deema Abdel Hafeez, Janet Lee, recognized on her appointment to 2018‐19 Minister's Student Advisory Council for a one year term.
Roll out the green blankets for our littlest teachers! Babies and parents were recognized at this year's Roots of Empathy Hamilton year-end celebration event held on May 28. Roots of Empathy is a classroom program aimed at reducing levels of aggression among school children by raising social and emotional competence and increasing empathy. This program teaches young students in participating schools across the city about values like empathy, respect and inclusion.
Bike Month is from May 28 – June 30, 2018. HWDSB joined the City of Hamilton at a kick-off event on May 28, which is Bike to Work Day. HWDSB reps, including Trustee @jeffbeattie2014 shown in the photo with @fredeisenberger , received the 2017 Advocacy Group of the Year – Community in Motion Award. In addition, members from Memorial Stoney Creek School’s Home & School Association and School Council received recognition for achievement as School of the Year (shown as well with the Mayor). Director of Education, Manny Figueiredo and Superintendent of Education, @sjdunlop , joined Trustee Beattie along with parent-reps from the Memorial Stoney Creek School to showcase their awards in the new Hamilton sign. #BikeToWorkDay #B2WD
Today, we mark the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. #IDAHOTB #HWDSBweallbelong
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