Monday, November 20, 2017
As the labour disruption at Mohawk College has ended, HWDSB students in the Turning Point program at the Fennell Campus and the Turning Point Stoney Creek location as well as students in the Dual Credit program can return to their regular scheduled programming at Mohawk College.
Classes for all full-time programs at Mohawk College will resume on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017.
Sunday, November 19, 2017
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.
Monday, November 13, 2017
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.
Monday, November 06, 2017
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.
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Please click the link below for more information. Pathways Information Night-Flyer
Friday, October 06, 2017
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.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
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.
Friday, September 08, 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.
Wednesday, September 06, 2017
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.
Thursday, August 31, 2017
System Programs staff hope you have a safe and enjoyable end to the summer vacation, and welcome you back to school programs on Tuesday, September 5th. We look forward to seeing you then!
Monday, August 28, 2017
The CTCC/Section 23office move is underway from Vincent Massey to the Hill Park Learning Centre, located at: 465 East 16thHamilton, ONL9A 4K6 The CTCC mailing address will continue to be: PO Box 2558Hamilton, ONL8N 3L1 Our phone number, 905-318-1883, and fax, 905-383-8308, will remain the … Read more about CTCC/Section 23 Office Move
Sunday, June 04, 2017
The City of Hamilton Public Health Department monitors weather forecasts closely and notifies the media and community partners of a heat event. A heat event occurs when the forecast calls for one or more days with a 40 or higher humidex reading. Once HWDSB has … Read more about Heat Events
Saturday, May 27, 2017
In the next few weeks, our students will have a chance to tell us their opinions and feelings via an anonymous, on-line survey. Our programs will benefit by learning more about our students and their needs, and the results will be used to help us … Read more about Positive School Climate Survey
Monday, May 15, 2017
Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board has received approval from the Ministry of Education on its 2017-2018 elementary school year calendar.
Friday, April 28, 2017
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.
Monday, April 24, 2017
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.
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Spring time means outdoor time for using tricycles, bicycles, skateboards, scooters and in-line skates
Wednesday, April 05, 2017
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
Friday, March 31, 2017
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.
Monday, March 27, 2017
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.
Wednesday, February 01, 2017
This is a reminder for parents and guardians to review their child’s vaccines with their doctor.
Monday, January 30, 2017
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.