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    Westmount student rallies against homophobic slurs

    rainbow shirt
    Friday, March 24, 2017

    Westmount Secondary School is painted all of the colours of the rainbow today. Grade 10 student Jared McCarthy has inspired people worldwide with a rainbow shirt rally in support of the LGBTQ community.

    Westdale student’s book profiles Dogs of Hamilton

    ace the dog
    Thursday, March 23, 2017

    Westdale student Luca Simpson’s passion for dogs and photography fueled the inspiration for the book Dogs of Hamilton.

    HWDSB Invites Families to Fresh Air Kids Event

    Monday, March 20, 2017

    Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) is co-presenting a free, engaging and interactive event for families, students and the public to learn more about the link between air quality and children’s health – and what we can all do to reduce air pollution. The Fresh Air Kids celebration will be Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 6:30 […]


    Kelly McLaughlin
    Monday, March 13, 2017

    The Hamilton Spectator’s Hamilton Professionals feature profiled an HWDSB teacher The Hamilton Spectator, Kelly McLaughlin, from Ancaster Meadow elementary.

    Westdale teacher Diana Panton among Hamilton Women of Distinction celebrated

    Diana Panton
    Friday, March 10, 2017

    The YWCA Hamilton Women of Distinction Awards were given out Thursday, March 9 at the Hamilton Convention Centre. This is the 41st year of the annual awards. The 2017 winner in the Arts, Culture, Design category was Westdale Secondary School art and drama teacher Diana Panton. Panton is a Juno Award-winning singer and recording artist and a drama and visual arts teacher who lends her voice to support numerous local events and worthy causes. She performs all over the world and was recently named one of Canada’s top five female jazz singers by CBC Radio.

    SJAM Wins United Way School Spirit Award

    SJAM at United Way gala
    Thursday, March 09, 2017

    The United Way of Burlington and Greater Hamilton recognized Sir John A. Macdonald secondary for demonstrating community spirit through leadership, fundraising and community involvement.

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