The Hamilton Bulldogs donated 175 tickets to this Saturday’s Hamilton Bulldogs game versus the Saginaw Spirit. The game is at first Ontario Place and starts at 4:00 pm. If you would like free tickets for the game, please contact Adelaide Hoodless (905-549-1339) or Mrs. Simpson … Read more about Free Tickets to Hamilton Bulldogs Game!
As winter approaches, we want to remind all HWDSB families about how we make the decision to cancel school and board operations. This is often a difficult call to make, and is made with the safety and security of our students and staff in mind.
Please see below for important information regarding the new north secondary school scheduled to open in 2019. If you would like to be a parent representative, please contact Mrs. Simpson.We are now preparing to restart the transition process for the new north secondary school projected … Read more about New North Secondary School Information
Good Afternoon,Please see attached for a important letter going home today regarding school entry. We thank you in advance for your support and cooperation. entry letter november 23
To mark Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week, HWDSB is working to make schools safer with its new bullying resource and continuing support for the board-wide use of the innovative anti-bullying TipOff service.
Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) French Immersion registration ends on Thursday, November 30, 2017, for parents looking to enrol their child in Grade 1.
HWDSB has introduced a new system-wide application process for entry into French Immersion, which starts in Grade 1. The application is available to all students within Hamilton and offers a guaranteed placement in the program, but not necessarily at their French Immersion in-catchment school.
The lockdown drill was conducted at 12:15 pm in conjunction with the Hamilton Police Service. The lockdown ended at approximately 12:25 pm. The Hamilton Police Service congratulates Adelaide Hoodless students on a successful lockdown. The students were quiet and followed staff direction.If you have any … Read more about Lockdown Drill
Adelaide will be holding our first of two mandatory lockdown drills today. The drill will be held at 12:15 in collaboration with the Hamilton Police Service.If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the school.
The National Cycling Centre Hamilton is offering an incredible opportunity for youth to become involved in cycling. Please see the attached flyer for information.
Secondary school is around the corner and we’re excited to tell you about some of the great things coming up.
View the Grade 7 & 8 Information Night Flyer to see when your high school is hosting their information night.
Attending is a fantastic way to learn more about the transition to high school.
Community and Continuing Education has moved and is now open at the new HILL PARK LEARNING CENTRE, located at 465 East 16th Street (formerly Hill Park Secondary School).
The open house is taking place on
Wednesday, November 22, 2017,
6 to 8 p.m.
On October 26, 2017, HWDSB staff held a public consultation meeting to provide community input regarding the recommendations for French Immersion boundaries and school locations for Lower Stoney Creek and East Hamilton.
To support ongoing community input, we are meeting with the Advisory Panel to review data from the public meeting and collaboratively identify key information to help Trustees to make an informed decision on December 18, 2017.
Date: Thursday November 23, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Glen Brae Middle School
Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) is gathering public feedback on the Draft Fraud Prevention and Management Policy.
The Draft Fraud Prevention and Management Policy shows HWDSB’s commitment to protecting its assets and maintaining public trust through a system of internal controls designed to prevent, detect, investigate, and report instances of fraud.
To view the Draft Fraud Prevention and Management Policy and to provide comments, please visit HWDSB’s website at www.hwdsb.on.ca/feedback.
Please join us for our planting day tomorrow Saturday, October 28th at 9:00 am. It will be a fun day for all! We are planting rain or shine, so please dress for the weather. We are welcoming donations of food, drink, and labour!All of these … Read more about Tomorrow is the BIG DAY!
Hello Adelaide Friends! The weather looks nice and dry for the next few days so we’ll be letting the soil we added over the past few days settle. We have more soil to add as a community so we will need LOTS of volunteers for … Read more about De-pave Schedule for Saturday, October 28th
Things are getting exciting around Adelaide Hoodless! The permeable pathway is almost installed. We are in the process of moving soil into the gardens. The plants and trees will be delivered Friday in preparation of our planting day on Saturday.We need all the volunteers we … Read more about Green Venture Planting Day Saturday, October 28 9:00-3:00
The Adelaide Playground Revitalization project is in top-gear!! Installation of the permeable pathways started today! We are looking for any volunteers to help us move soil tomorrow.
Please see the letter below regarding our playground revitalization.
Please see attached for our October newsletter. October Newsletter to post
Please find attached the waiver form for our planting day scheduled for October 28th. All participants must sign a waiver. Waiver forms will be available at the event.If students wish to volunteer (and we really want them to!) and they aren’t coming with their parents, … Read more about Green Venture Waiver Form
As the French Immersion program is moving from Glen Echo and Glen Brae, let us know where you feel the program should be moved to in East Hamilton and Lower Stoney Creek.
Please consider joining us at an upcoming French Immersion Boundary Review public meeting on Thursday, October 26 at Glendale Secondary School.
Click on the title of this post to learn more.
The sign was installed a few months ago, but we were only finally hooked up today! We look forward to sharing messages with our community.
We had a highly successful depave day on October 14. Excavationbegan today in anticipation of our planting day on October 28th. We ask that our neighbours and friends keep an eye on our playground after hours and on the weekend to ensure our construction fence … Read more about Exciting Things Happening at Adelaide!
The sounds of pry bars, sledgehammers and elbow grease filled the play area at Adelaide Hoodless elementary this weekend, as a record-setting crowd of volunteers helped to depave the playground.
More than 80 volunteers helped the central Hamilton school remove 2,250 square feet of asphalt in less than three hours to clear an area for planting.
Thank you to the 100+ community members, parents, students, and staff who came out today to participate in the depave paradise initiative at Adelaide Hoodless Elementary School. It was an amazing day and accomplishment.We removed 2200 square feet of asphalt by hand. Everyone worked as … Read more about What An Amazing Day!!!
HWDSB will hold a Pathways Information Night to help families and students in grades 7 to 12 learn more about the variety of high school options available and plan their high school years.
Students in grades 9 to 12 can also meet partners who can help them earn Community Involvement Hours.
Wednesday, November 1 at LIUNA Station (360 James St. N.). Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and you can drop in anytime until 9 p.m.
With the impending weather forecast, we have had to change the date our contractor comes to cut the asphalt. Please be advised that tomorrow, Wednesday, October 11, the contractor will be on site cutting the asphalt. Access to the creative and portions of the main … Read more about Depave Update – Urgent
Please find attached the school council nomination forms. We apologize for the delay in getting them out. We had difficulty locating the forms.There will be a school council meeting Wednesday, October at 6:00 pm in the staff room. All are welcome to attend. school council self nomination form 2017 2018 school council nomination form
Please find attached the order form for subway days. Please note orders for those Friday were due today. subway form
At HWDSB, we know that parent engagement fosters student success. We want to be as clear as possible about changes to how schools report on learning in Kindergarten.
In the past at HWDSB, family members could attend “observation visits” in Kindergarten. For the 2017-18 school year, we will be using the new, written Kindergarten report provided by the Ministry of Education.
Please see attached for the Hold and Secure letter outlining today’s Hold and Secure event at Adelaide Hoodless. hold and secure letter
Because every student is unique in their learning, HWDSB staff strive to provide programs that help all students reach their full potential. French Immersion is one such program.
The program is open to all students in Hamilton-Wentworth starting in Grade 1.
Visit one of our Information Sessions to learn more
Friday Please see attached for information regarding Orange Shirt Day being held this Friday, September 29 at Adelaide Hoodless.
Members of School Councils and school administrators across HWDSB are invited to attend the orientation session, School Council Start-up 2017-18.
There are two dates – Oct. 19 and 26 – so please choose the one that fits your schedule.
Please see the link below for exciting opportunities for our kids at McMaster University.http://venture.mcmaster.ca/index.html
Please visit the new tab on our web page that provides you with up-to-date information on activities for students.Also, please ensure your child is dressed in comfortable clothing and has lots of water to keep cool for the upcoming week. As we are under a … Read more about New Tab
Please see attached for information regarding pizza and yogurt sales.Popcorn – Tuesday and Thursday Second Break $2.00 a bagPizza – Wednesday Second Break $1.50 a slice (first come first served, please bring a snack just in case we sell out).TCBY Yogurt (starting September 25th) Monday … Read more about Pizza and Yogurt!
Please be reminded that Friday, September 22 is a Professional Activity Day. Teachers will be in school learning. There is no school for students.
The annual Terry Fox run is tomorrow afternoon at Gage Park. Student participation is important, so please make sure your child brings in his/her walking trip form (sent home on the first day of school). Our goal is to raise $500 for this cause.
The Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) released the 2016-17 assessment results in the areas of Primary and Junior Reading, Writing and Mathematics, as well as the results of the Grade 9 Mathematics assessment and the Grade 10 Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT).
Please find attached the updated September newsletter. September newsletter
The incorrect version of the September newsletter was posted. The correct version will be posted shortly. The first three pages of the newsletter were correct. The remaining pages were archived pages that somehow merged into the file. Mrs. N. Simpson september 2017
HWDSB’s French as a Second Language (FASL) Advisory Committee is seeking members to advise Trustees on elementary and secondary French programming as well as Ministry of Education and community learning supports. Applications are due by Monday, September 25, 2017.
In co-ordination with City of Hamilton Councillor, Matthew Green (Ward 3), Adelaide Hoodless and Memorial City elementary schools will have their playgrounds revitalized for September 2018.
HWDSB’s new Student Trustees Ruby Hye and Morghen Jael would love to share the following letter and video with our school communities, encouraging everyone to make student voice a priority in the year ahead.
Please join us at 8:30 am on Thursday, September 7th to hear exciting news about Adelaide’s playground transformation! Everyone is welcome to join us on the back playground.
Welcome to the 2017/2018 School Year!We are excited to get back to learning in our amazing Adelaide Hoodless community. I have spent many days down in the neighbourhood ensuring construction was happening according to timelines. It is such a great experience riding through our neighbourhood … Read more about Welcome to Adelaide!
Office staff are working off-site today uploading data for the 2017/2018 school year. The office will be open from 12:00-3:00 pm.Thank you for your patience and understanding.
Tuesday, September 5 is year one kindergarten interview day. You should have a time scheduled with your child’s teacher for this intake meeting.Wednesday, September 6 is the start day for all FDK students (year one and year two). Please enter in the kindergarten play area … Read more about Kindergarten Start Date
Just a reminder that school starts on Tuesday, September 5th at 8:50. It is important all students arrive on time to meet their teachers.Classes will assemble on the playground to meet their teachers. Primary classes will line up by the new gym doors on the … Read more about School Starts Soon!
Follow us @adelaidehwdsb for up to date information as it happens.
Adelaide has received a Green Ventures Grant to de-pave a part of our playground and to add trees and nature space. This is something all of our community has identified as a priority.Please complete the brief survey below as we want to hear as many … Read more about De-Pave Paradise Playground Project
Good Afternoon,Please find attached the June letter.Please have a safe, happy, and restful summer. See you all on September 5th! june 29th letter
The last day of school is Thursday, June 29th.
You may have noticed the front sign at Adelaide is missing. It was removed Wednesday, June 7th to accommodate the installation of a digital sign. The digital sign will allow us to share information quickly and efficiently. The new sign is also a harbinger of … Read more about Exciting things happening at Adelaide!
You may have noticed the front sign at Adelaide is missing. It was removed Wednesday, June 7th to accommodate the installation of a digital sign. The digital sign will allow us to share information quickly and efficiently. The new sign is also a harbinger of … Read more about Exciting Things Happen at Adelaide
On Wednesday, July 7th, two Adelaide Hoodless students were awarded the Kiwanis Youth Recognition Award for their commitment to creating a positive school environment and service to the school community. This year the recipients are: Kerissa Emery Jonathan Gunnell Kerissa and Jonathan along with their … Read more about Kiwanis Youth Recognition Award
Community and Continuing Education is pleased to offer a variety of Non-Credit Summer Programs for students in Grades 7 to 10.
Some of the programs have been cancelled, but for those that are still running, the deadline to register has been extended to midnight on Friday, June 9.
Visit the Non-Credit Summer Programs page to see what programs are being offered.
Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board has received approval from the Ministry of Education on its 2017-2018 elementary school year calendar.
Due to a generous HWDSB Foundation grant and from the success of our inaugural event last year, Adelaide Hoodless is proud to present our 2nd ANNUAL ART EXHIBIT!”
The Adelaide Hoodless Open House is being held on Thursday, May 11, 2017 from 5:30-6:30 (classroom visits). Our second annual Adelaide Hoodless Art Show and Sale is being held in the gymnasium from 5:30-7:00. This is an amazing opportunity for you to own an original … Read more about Adelaide Hoodless Open House and Art Show
At HWDSB, we believe all students and staff have the right to learn and work in a safe environment. To do that, it is important that everyone is aware of our Safe Schools policy and procedures to help reduce the risk of harm to students, staff, visitors and facility users in the event of a violent or serious incident.
If you would like to participate with your child in tonight’s MCYU Science night, there are still a few spots left. We will be running one session at 6:00 pm. It will be Microbes! Please print off and fill in the registration form posted again … Read more about A Few Spots Left For Science Night
Adelaide Hoodless School, in partnership with McMaster Children and Youth University, is holding a family science night. This FREE night is open to Adelaide Hoodless Families with students in grades 4-8. Please see the attached registration form.The registration form must be returned by Monday, April … Read more about Adelaide Hoodless Family Science Night
We want to make you aware of a book and Netflix series causing concern in the educational community. Netflix has released a new series, 13 Reasons Why, that may harm students who struggle with mental health challenges.
Spring time means outdoor time for using tricycles, bicycles, skateboards, scooters and in-line skates
If your child will be starting Grade 9 in September 2017 and is interested in taking a credit course this summer, our Reach Ahead summer programs are an excellent option.
New programs like the Canada Child Benefit may mean hundreds of dollars a month in additional income for families in Hamilton. But to receive these benefits, families must file taxes every year Hamilton Tax Help is offering free income tax clinics if your income level is below: Single … Read more about Hamilton Tax Help
Please be advised that there was a flood at the Tim Horton’s camp. The students will be returning tonight at approximately 6:00 pm. Calls are being made to the parents of students affected.Thank you for your understanding in this matter.
Due to increased mumps activity in Hamilton and Ontario, City of Hamilton Public Health reminds parents of children attending school to ensure their child’s vaccine records are up to date.
Students new to kindergarten in September 2017 and their caregivers are invited to attend a kindergarten information evening on Thursday, April 27th from 5:30-6:30.This information session allows you to meet the amazing FDK team at Adelaide, visit the classrooms, and meet with community partners such … Read more about Kindergarten Information Session
McMaster Children and Youth University has been conducting inquiry-based learning sessions with our junior and intermediate classes since January. This valuable learning experience brings groups of facilitators in from McMaster to work with students in science-based inquiries. It has been an exciting experience for everyone … Read more about JUST CONFIRMED…MCYU SCIENCE NIGHT!
The Adelaide Hoodless Home and School Association is hosting Fundapalooza on Saturday, April 22. Tickets are $10.00 and are available through the AHHSA.
Our nutrition program provides every student in our school with access to a nutritious morning snack. The food is purchased through grants we have received (Tastebuds and Bulldogs) and also through fundraising efforts by our Home and School.We require volunteer support to help prepare the … Read more about Looking for Nutrition Volunteers
The soup fest that was held on March 2 by Ms. Kondo’s class raised over $2000 to send a student with Autism to a specialized summer camp with one to one support for campers. Adelaide was profiled in the Spectator as well as on the … Read more about Things are getting busy at Adelaide…
HWDSB and its Parent Involvement Committee invite all school volunteers to attend an open house celebration of those who give their time and energy so that students succeed.
Profiling Volunteer Excellence 2017 will be held on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 6 to 8 p.m. Please register before noon on Tuesday, April 18, 2017.
Find complete details in the Profiling Volunteer Excellence 2017 – Invitation.
Spring is spring so let’s get jumping. Jump rope for heart kick-off assembly is scheduled for April 11th! Start jumping now so we can be in the best shape for the event. Let’s set a goal and surpass it!
The Adelaide Hoodless First Annual Soup Fest to raise funds to send a student with special education needs to camp was a great success! Ms. Kond’s 5/6 class planned, organized and executed an amazing event that raised over $2000 to send grade 8 student Lawson … Read more about Soup Fest a Great Success!!
At the Board meeting Feb. 27, HWDSB was proud to recognize the following students and staff with Profiling Excellence Awards.
The community playground consultation meeting scheduled for today, Wednesday, February 22 has been postponed due to a scheduling conflict. A new date will be shared once it is determined. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Please be advised that the phones are not working at Adelaide. We are able to receive incoming calls on one line only. We can only make intermittent outgoing calls on our emergency line (which is our fax number). We are unable to pick up any … Read more about Adelaide Hoodless Phones Are Down
The news of the deadly attack on a mosque in Ste-Foy, Quebec is leaving many of us at Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board saddened and disturbed. As a country, we mourn the tragic loss of life and condemn this deplorable terrorist attack that targeted Muslims, our fellow Canadians, in a peaceful place of worship.
This is a reminder for parents and guardians to review their child’s vaccines with their doctor.
Adelaide is so fortunate to have numerous community partners who ensure our students are given opportunities to participate fully in all aspects of their educational lives. Please see our attached newsletter with a complete list of our fabulous supports.Living Hope ChurchHillfield Strathallan CollegeLowes CanadaGoeman’s ApplicancesHamilton-Wentworth … Read more about A Very Special Thank You