Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Submitted by Millgrove’s Grade 5 Class
Parent volunteer, Angela Betts had a vision for the school on 5th Concession West.
Old windows at the front of the school had long ago been boarded up and Angela envisioned students’ artwork all over the boards in vibrant colours. It only took four days in April for her vision to become a reality.
Angela engaged the expertise of her friend, retired teacher Deb Carson. Together, they accepted artwork from each of the eight classes at the school. Each classroom teacher h... Full Story
Monday, May 13, 2013
The curtain is rustling, and preparing to rise, on two ambitious theatrical productions from the specialized programs located at Glendale and Hill Park secondary schools.
In east Hamilton, Glendale students will present their original, collectively written stage play, Ten Miles Out about the legacy of Indian residential schools in Canada. On the Mountain, Hill Park’s Art Smart program will present The Wiz: The Super Soul Musical ‘Wonderful Wizard of Oz.’
Ten Miles Out grew from students’ learning about the history and re... Full Story
Friday, April 26, 2013
Bill Malley, McMaster Communications
As a way to salute the dedication that high school coaches bring to the development of the sport, the McMaster Football program is pleased to announce that Angelo Morreale from Orchard Park Secondary School is the recipient of the 2013 High School Football Coaching Achievement Award, presented by T. Litzen Sports Ltd.
Coach Morreale has spent 10 years, the last nine as head coach, on the sidelines at Orchard Park, and has set a fine example of how to build a program over his te... Full Story
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
HWDSB has launched an extensive public consultation process to gather input on a proposed Secondary Program Strategy that will restructure what the Board offers, where it’s offered and how best to help students achieve their full potential in high-quality facilities.
HWDSB has conducted extensive consultation on secondary education through the accommodation review process. Recent Board decisions will reduce the number of secondary schools from 18 to 13. Closing secondary schools will allow funds to be redirected from the mainte... Full Story
Tuesday, April 09, 2013
Dear Staff, Students, Parents and Community Members,
On April 10, HWDSB staff and students will join millions of people worldwide who wear pink on the Day of Pink.
We do this because we want to make a statement that we stand against all forms of bullying. It also reminds us that when we stand up and speak out, we can make a difference.
The Day of Pink began in Nova Scotia when two high school students saw a classmate being bullied for wearing a pink shirt.
The two students intervened, but wanted to do more.... Full Story
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Dundas Central Principal Barry Morlog is the sole recipient of the 2013 Ontario Federation of Home and School Associations (OFHSA) Educator Award, after being nominated by parents for his outstanding contributions to his school and his students.
Each year, the award goes to a nominee chosen for their outstanding contributions in the field of education, for being actively involved in promoting the Home and School Association and for having a valuable working relationship with educators and parents.
“I have known Barry sin... Full Story