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Best wishes from…

Friday, December 22, 2017

Thank you! 

Thursday, December 21, 2017

A big thank you to all of the A M Cunningham families for their generosity this holiday season! We took 2 trucks full of toys and canned goods to Kiwanis boys and girls clubs. Congrats to our winner of the amazing gingerbread village built by … Read more about Thank you! 

 East Hamilton / Lower Stoney Creek French Immersion Transition Information Meeting

Thursday, December 21, 2017

At the December 18, 2017 Board meeting, Trustees approved that the French Immersion Programs at Glen Echo (Grades 1-5) and Glen Brae (Grades 6-8) be relocated to Parkdale (Grades 1-5) and W.H. Ballard (Grades 6-8) and A.M. Cunningham (Grade 1-5) and the new school on Eastdale (Grades 1-8). This approval also included that Grade 1 French Immersion is to begin at Parkdale and Green Acres (French Immserion Holding School while Eastdale is being constructed) for September 2018 and that staff engage with the affected school communities about transition planning. 

An information meeting for parents of students currently attending A.M. Cunningham, Glen Echo and/or Glen Brae will be held on:

Thursday, January 11, 2018 
Glen Echo School
6:00 p.m.

Outdoor Play

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Time spent outdoors is an integral part of the school day. There are great benefits when children experiencefresh air, exercise and time spent outside. Outside play is also a break from the structure of the classroom.Its important that children come to schoolprepared forthecold. This means … Read more about Outdoor Play

Snow Clearing in HWDSB

Sunday, December 17, 2017
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Community Sing-A-Long and Bake Sale Thank You!

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Thank you to all the families that supported the Sing-a-Long and bake sale on Tuesday night. We had an abundance of delicious baked goods donated from our families and all proceeds went to support Erich’s cupboard.Our School Council was able to deliver a cheque to … Read more about Community Sing-A-Long and Bake Sale Thank You!

The Night Before Winter Break

Thursday, December 14, 2017

AMC is celebrating that last day of school before Winter Break by having a PJ day! Students are welcome to wear appropriate pyjamas for the day.

Thank you to School Council and the AMC Community

Thursday, December 14, 2017

On behalf of the AMC staff and students we thank you for supporting student learning through funds raised this year. This Fall School Council Funds have already supported AMC student learning in a variety of ways including:Access and Transportation to events including: Track and Field … Read more about Thank you to School Council and the AMC Community

Who is the Story Diva?

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Grade 3-5 students enjoyed learning from author Sigmund Brouwer today! He shared some musical tunes, and howthe love of writing begins and ends with the love of story. Story can connect child to teacher Story can teach reading and writing Anyone can enjoy a story … Read more about Who is the Story Diva?

How HWDSB Handles Inclement Weather

Friday, December 01, 2017

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.

Dec Newsletter & Calendar

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Dec Newsletter & Calendar postedhttp://www.hwdsb.on.ca/amcunningham/newsletters/

Lockdown Practice

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Staff and students held a practice Lockdown today at A M Cunningham. Lockdown response would be used if there is a violent incident or threat of serious violence within the school or very near to the school. All internal doors would be locked and all … Read more about Lockdown Practice

Dec activities 

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
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Halloween masks at school

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

We respectfully ask that Halloween props (e.g., masks, pirate hooks, etc) are not brought to school as they are causing issues at nutrition break time. Thank you for your cooperation.

Our morning routines…

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

AMC staff has been working to improve student entry into the school. Our goal is to have a safe and smoothentry both outside and inside the building.Staff members will continue to be visible outside and inside the building. Some staff will be outside the building, … Read more about Our morning routines…

Random Acts of Kindness Challenge

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Last week AMC talked about bullying, what it is, the difference between teasing and bullying, the importance of reporting it to an adult. The grade 3’s gave the school a challenge of doing at least one act of kindness per student and staff member by … Read more about Random Acts of Kindness Challenge

Good news about the BUS!

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Transportation is still working on a long-term solution for the driver shortage that is affecting our bus route. In the short-term Caledonia Transportation students will now arrive at the school only 10-15 minutes late (previously 30+ minutes). Pickup time at the end of the day … Read more about Good news about the BUS!

HWDSB Marks Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week 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.

French Immersion Applications Ends Soon

Friday, November 17, 2017

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.

Mental Health Workshop

Thursday, November 16, 2017

please see the attached flyer for an upcoming event put on by the Special Education Advisory Committee regarding Mental Health and Wellness in the Classroom SEAC Nov 29 flyer

Community and Continuing Education Open House November 22

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. 

We Remember 

Friday, November 10, 2017

A M Cunningham students did a wonderful job remembering those that fought for our freedom. Lest we forget

French Immersion Boundary Review Advisory Panel Meeting #2

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

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

HWDSB Seeks Feedback on its Draft Fraud Prevention and Management Policy

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. 

November School Council meeting

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Please note that the next school council meeting isWednesday November 22nd @ 3:30and not on Wednesday Nov 16th as stated in the newsletter.Sorry for any confusion.All are welcome, childminding is availablecontactamcschoolcouncil@gmail.com

Thanks to….

Thursday, November 02, 2017

ToSchool Council for an EXTREMELYSuccessful fundraiser!We will let them share the good news and the great ways that the funds are going to support the students at AMC in an upcoming communication.

Safe Schools Emergency Procedures

Thursday, November 02, 2017

There are three types of emergency procedures: Lockdown– potentially violent situation at the school Hold and Secure– safety situation in the neighbourhood external to the school Shelter in Place– a potentially environmental hazard outside the school If it were a real lockdown, the following measures … Read more about Safe Schools Emergency Procedures

November 14 – November 18 is Anti-Bullying Awareness Week in Ontario.

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Bullying has become a societal issue where all stakeholders need to work together to shed light on the problem. HWDSB and A.M. Cunningham School has several structures in place to better understand and address the issue.There are many pieces to the puzzle: Firstly, we need … Read more about November 14 – November 18 is Anti-Bullying Awareness Week in Ontario.

French Immersion Update

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Calling all SK parents – Interested in French Immersion for Grade 1?The board has moved to a system-wide application process for entry to French Immersion. Please check the HWDSB website for more information. Applications are now being accepted.Information sessions for parents are occurring now, and application deadline is the … Read more about French Immersion Update

October Newsletter Welcome

Thursday, November 02, 2017

I would like to acknowledge the participation of numerous students in various activities that took place throughout the month of October: Cross Country, Swim Team, class trips to Pinocchio and Dyments Pumpkin Patch and Toonie for UNICEF. These activities would not have been possible without … Read more about October Newsletter Welcome

November’s newsletter & calendar posted

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Newsletters and Calendars

TAMI presentation 

Wednesday, November 01, 2017
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Crazy hat day 

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
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Photo retake day 

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
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HWDSB Launches French Immersion Application

Monday, October 30, 2017

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) French Immersion registration opens October 20, 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.

To learn more about HWDSB French Immersion and to apply, please visit www.hwdsb.on.ca/fi.

Parent -teacher interviews sign up 

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Hello!Hello Parents,AM Cunningham will be using a new format to schedule Parent -Teacher interviews for Progress Reports this year. We will be using an on-line program called: Sign Up Genius.Interviews are on November 2nd and November 3rd 2017.What do you need to do:Click on below … Read more about Parent -teacher interviews sign up 

Halloween at AMC

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Caregivers are welcome to come and view our the annual grade 1-5 student parade on Tuesday Oct 31st at 2:15 pm. Please meet us on the blacktop at this time and enjoy watching the students going by! (rainlocation in the gym).If you would like to … Read more about Halloween at AMC

Creative Playground Update – yeah!

Sunday, October 22, 2017

City Parks will be doing repairs today and tomorrow on the Creative Playground structure. It will be open once again to our students starting on Monday.Thank you for your patience.

SK Parents? Considering French Immersion??

Sunday, October 22, 2017

French Immersion is a proven way to acquire French Language skills. This HWDSB program is an option for studentsbeginning in grade 1.This year HWDSB is using an application process for entry into French Immersion. Students who are registered byNovember 30th are guaranteed a spot in … Read more about SK Parents? Considering French Immersion??

Lost and Found – Please Label Items

Sunday, October 22, 2017

As the weather has become cooler, the number of student sweaters and jackets ending up in the lost and found has grown. Please write your child’s name (or label) all items before sending them to school. This makes it much easier to return when they … Read more about Lost and Found – Please Label Items

Picture day 

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Tomorrow (October 19) is picture day! Please do not wear green!

East Hamilton & Lower Stoney Creek French Immersion Boundary Review Public Meeting

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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.

Pizza day

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Don’t forget that tomorrow (October 13th) is pizza day! $1.50/slice

Come and meet the staff at AM Cunningham… this month there’s two events happening…

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Meet the Teacher Thursday Oct 12th 5:00 6:00 p.m.Families are invited to join us for our annual Meet the Teacher event. This is a time to meet each of the teachers who instruct your child (i.e. Homeroom, Phys ed, French, Music) and put a face … Read more about Come and meet the staff at AM Cunningham… this month there’s two events happening…

Parents as Partners -Understanding IEP’s

Sunday, October 08, 2017

Please see the flyer for information regarding an upcoming session for Understanding your child’s IEP Parents as Partners Nov 15-1

Meet the teacher

Saturday, October 07, 2017

just a reminder that Meet the Teacher will be on Thursday October 12 5-6 pm School council has arranged for a food truck to come for the event

FDK Thanksgiving Fest

Friday, October 06, 2017

Thank you to our community volunteers and AMC staff members for organizing a Thanksgiving sharing for our kindergarten students. They enjoyed a healthy snack together in the gym, then ended their celebration with the chicken dance!

Nutrition Break at AMC

Friday, October 06, 2017

We were very excited that that AMC community is growing.,With the addition of ourgrade3-4and expanded FDK class,.we are experiencingincreased pressure on the school at nutrition break.We are having difficultyfinding spaces for our students in the four portables to eat. These classes were divided amongst other … Read more about Nutrition Break at AMC

Wishing you all a wonderful Thanksgiving Weekend

Friday, October 06, 2017

On behalf of the AMC staff, we would like to wish you all a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend filled with family and friends. We are thankful for our families and the school community that we have the privelege of working with.

Changes to Kindergarten Communication of Learning

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.

Chocolate bar sales 

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

🍫🍫🍫Good morning all!Just wanted to let you know at this point all the Almond variety boxes are out, we only have Nutfree. Students are doing an amazing job selling!You have until October 9th to sell. Please return all money and unsold boxes on Oct 10th.If … Read more about Chocolate bar sales 

October newsletter & calendar

Monday, October 02, 2017


Senior Kindergarten Families are invited to learn more about French Immersion

Monday, October 02, 2017

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

October Newsletter & Calendar

Monday, October 02, 2017

October’s newsletter and calendar have been postedhttp://www.hwdsb.on.ca/amcunningham/newsletters/

Parking Lot Congestion

Thursday, September 28, 2017

The AMC parking lot is small and easily be congested with a large number of vehicles in the morning and at dismissal times which can lead to unsafe conditions for our little ones. For everyone’s safety we ask that you use street parking when dropping … Read more about Parking Lot Congestion

Thanks for a Great Terry Fox Run!

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Thank you to all those who donated toonies for Terry Fox, and our staff and community volunteers. The AMC community ran to raise money and awareness for the Canadian Cancer Society.

Meet the Teacher

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Meet the teacher October 12, 2017 5pm-6pm

HWDSB programs

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

please see the flyers for programs offered by the HWDSB Families worrying Less Together brochure Cool Little Kids Brochure Cool Little Kids Info Night Fall 2017, Families worrying less together Info Night Fall 2017

New classes start on Friday

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

As a result of unanticipated changes to student enrolment and in order to comply with provincial class size requirements, we have had to make some adjustments to our school classroom organizations. This is a process that occurs throughout the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board at this … Read more about New classes start on Friday

School Council Members invited to School Council Start-up 2017-18

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.

walk, wheel, wear Yellow to school day – October 4

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Walk, Wheel, Wear Yellow to School Day 2017

HWDSB Shows Improvement Towards Achievement

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

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).

Terry fox run – Thursday Sept 28 

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
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PA Day this Friday

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

This Friday there are no classes for students. School staff professional development will focus on continuous learning and improvement for all students during the day.We look forward to seeing students back at school on Monday.

School bus delays – are you signed up to get a notification?

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Our school bus operators endeavour to pick up and drop off your children at the designated time; however, sometimes delays are unavoidable.If you would like to receive an email notification of any school bus delay 10 minutes or longer, please register through the Parents Portal … Read more about School bus delays – are you signed up to get a notification?

Students with Life-Threatening Allergies

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

A.M. Cunningham is a PEANUT/NUT SAFE as we have several students with life threatening allergies to peanuts and/or nuts. We respectfully ask that you avoid sending tree nut and peanut products to school for lunch, snacks or special occasion treats. We realize that this is … Read more about Students with Life-Threatening Allergies

School Bus Driver Shortage may affect Local Routes – UPDATED LIST OF SCHOOLS

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Hamilton-Wentworth Student Transportation Services (HWSTS) has advised Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board (HWCDSB) and Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) that a bus driver shortage may impact local school bus routes. As of Wednesday, October 25 HWSTS estimates that delays could impact 14 routes.

School Bus Driver Shortage may affect Local Routes – UPDATED LIST OF SCHOOLS

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Hamilton-Wentworth Student Transportation Services (HWSTS) has advised Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board (HWCDSB) and Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) that a bus driver shortage may impact local school bus routes. As of Tuesday, Nov. 28 HWSTS estimates that delays could impact 10 routes.

Chocolate bar fundraiser

Saturday, September 16, 2017

The chocolate form should have gone home today, hopefully all the teachers got it out to the students. We’re asking for the forms to be returned no later than next Tuesday, so we can get all the boxes out by the end of day Tuesday.One … Read more about Chocolate bar fundraiser


Friday, September 15, 2017

Dismissal was delayed by 15 minutes this afternoon (Friday September 15) Thank you for your understanding.

Message from the Principal

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Welcome to A.M. Cunningham School. It is a pleasure to join such a warm and inviting school community. I have taught and learned in a variety of our schools all over the board, most recently from Waterdown, where I had the pleasure of starting up … Read more about Message from the Principal

School Council info

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Please see the attached for School Council Information and Nomination form.Our first school council meeting is Monday Sept.25th @ 3:30. Child care will be provided in the gym. Meeting will be held in the staff room. Coffee and cookies will be served. Looking forward to … Read more about School Council info

Telling tales festival 

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Don’t miss the Telling Tales Festival.Sunday Sept 17, 2017 Rockton Ontario www.tellingtales.org/festival-2017/

Help Shape French Instruction at HWDSB

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.

Welcome from HWDSB’s Student Trustees

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.

Welcome back

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Welcome back to all the students and staff back for the 2017-2018 school year!Let’s make this the best year ever!

Mabel’s Labels

Friday, August 11, 2017

Place an order to support A M Cunningham Go to campaigns.mabelslabels.com Select A M Cunningham from the school/organization selection You will be directed to a site that says “A M Cunningham welcomes you to our page” Click the pink “click here to buy” button Tell your … Read more about Mabel’s Labels

Grade 5 farewell 

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Congratulations and all the best to our grade 5 classes!! We wish you all the best in the future.

Argo tickets 

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

If you ordered tickets to the argonauts game they will be coming home today (Wednesday).If you will not be using the tickets, please send them back into the school on Thursday to be redistributed.A big thank you to the Pinball Clemens foundation for their generous … Read more about Argo tickets 

Francofest 2017

Monday, June 05, 2017

Francofest is coming!June 23-24 in Gage parkSee their website for further details Www.francofesthamilton.ca

June newsletter & calendar

Friday, June 02, 2017

June Newsletter and Calendar have been postedhttp://www.hwdsb.on.ca/amcunningham/newsletters/

Celtic Rathskallions concert

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
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Thank you Mason Construction for the donation

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

A message from Mrs. Fair: It is from the kindness and generosity of others that our Kindergarten students will now have their very own “Kinder garden” to learn from and explore! A special thanks for the amazing delivered donation of 4 yards of soil and … Read more about Thank you Mason Construction for the donation

HWDSB Schools Ready to Cram-A-Cruiser

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

The generous donations of food and money collected by HWDSB schools are about to be crammed into police cruisers on their way to help our neighbours at Hamilton Food Share.

HWDSB 2017-18 Elementary School Year Calendar Approved

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.

May Calendar and Newsletter

Monday, May 01, 2017

The May calendar and newsletter have been posted. MAY CALENDAR 2017 (1) MAY NEWSLETTER 2017

Bomb Threat Awareness

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.

Notice For Open House

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Please see attached for details about Open House at A.M. Cunningham. open house

April 25-28

Monday, April 24, 2017

Week of April 25-28 – National Volunteer week – AMC will celebrate our volunteers on June 6thMonday – day 1Tuesday – day 2 – Electrical Safety PresentationsWednesday -day 3 Administrative Professional’s Day, popcorn day $2Thursday -Day 4 – Choirfest at SherwoodFriday – day 5

Volunteers Needed for Book Fair

Saturday, April 22, 2017

If you are available to help with the book fair this May, please see below. Volunteers needed (1)

Book Fair Information

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Please see attached flyer for information about the upcoming book fair. book fair parent letter spring (1)

Important Notice

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Please read attached regarding a cancellation of parent social night. IMPORTANT NOTICE (1) (1)

Helmet safety tips for the Spring!

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Spring time means outdoor time for using tricycles, bicycles, skateboards, scooters and in-line skates

April 17-21

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Week of April 17-21Monday – EASTER MONDAY – no schoolTuesday – day 2Wednesday -day 3 School council 3:30 pm , popcorn day $2.oo/bagThursday -Day 4Friday – day 5 Grade 5 trip to Queen’s park, pizza day $1.50/slice

Stand up to bullying day

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

A reminder that tomorrow (Wednesday) is stand up to bullying day. Please have your child wear a pink shirt in support!

AMC talent show 

Monday, April 10, 2017

Our budding stars have been practicing and are ready to perform!AMC’s talent show will be happening on Thursday April 13th. Parents are invited to come and watch their children at the 9:15 performance.

April 10-14

Sunday, April 09, 2017

Week of April 10-14Monday – day 3Tuesday – day 4 – SK grad photosWednesday -day 5 Pink Shirt day to stand up to bullying, popcorn day $2.oo/bagThursday -Day 1 AMC talent showFriday –GOOD FRIDAY – no school

Parents Social Night

Friday, April 07, 2017

Tickets are now available for the parents social night on May 13 – please contact Lauren McLean or Mrs Gruza at the office to obtain your tickets to sell to family, friends, neighbours etc!! – tickets are only 10$

Hamilton Tax Help

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

Parents as partners – anxious child workshop 

Monday, April 03, 2017
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Coins for Kids

Sunday, April 02, 2017

Just a reminder that all coins/money are due on Wednesday April 5 in our Coins for Kids Fundraiser. All money collected will be donated to Hamilton Food Share where they can turn each $1.00 into $5.00 worth of food!! Every student that returns their coins … Read more about Coins for Kids

April 3-7

Sunday, April 02, 2017

Week of April 3-7Monday – day 3Tuesday – day 4Wednesday -day 5 COINS for Kids due back. Please send ALL coins back by today, popcorn day $2Thursday -Day 1Friday – day 2 Pizza day $1.50/slice

Parent Social Night

Friday, March 31, 2017

With winter hopefully behind us, time to come out of hibernation, have some fun, and meet some new parents! Plans are in the works, tickets are being printed and hall has been booked. The date has been moved to Saturday, May 13th, 2017 @7:30 and … Read more about Parent Social Night

Prevent mumps: ensure your vaccines are up to date

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.

April Calendar & Newsletter

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

April’s newsletter and calendar have been postedhttp://www.hwdsb.on.ca/amcunningham/newsletters/

HWDSB and PIC are celebrating school volunteers

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.

Mar 27-31

Sunday, March 26, 2017

This week at AMCMar 27-31Monday – day 3Tuesday – day 4Wednesday – day 5 – popcorn day 2$/bagThursday – day 1Friday – day 2 – Principal Awards assembly

Mindfulness workshop

Thursday, March 23, 2017

thank you to all that came out to participate in our Mindfulness workshop last night. Please see the attached handouts. mindfulness techniques AMC-Handout

The mindful family workshop 

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Just a reminder that we are hosting “The Mindful Family” workshop this Wednesday March 22 from 6-7:30

Coins for kids

Monday, March 20, 2017

Our annual coins for kids drive kicked off today with an assembly. Jim from Hamilton Food Share came to talk to the students about how their coins will make a difference! He also showed a video by a HWDSB student who visited Hamilton food share … Read more about Coins for kids

World Autism awareness day carnival 

Monday, March 20, 2017
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Play together, Learn together workshop

Monday, March 20, 2017
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Mar 20-24

Sunday, March 19, 2017

This week at AMCMar 20-24Monday – day 3 -Coins for kids starts! Mar 20 -April 5Tuesday – day 4 -School Council Meeting – 3:30 pmWednesday – day 5 -popcorn day 2$/bagThursday – day 1Friday – day 2 JK/SK trip to Hamilton Toy Museum , Pizza … Read more about Mar 20-24

Mar 6-10

Monday, March 06, 2017

This week at AMCMar 6- 10Monday – day 3Tuesday – day 4Wednesday – day 5 – popcorn on sale for 2$/bag (second nutrition break)Thursday – Day 1 – Staff appreciation Lunch courtesy of AMC School CouncilFriday – day 2 – Pizza day $1.50/sliceNEXT WEEK – … Read more about Mar 6-10

Mindfulness workshop

Monday, March 06, 2017

Please see flyer for details regarding upcoming Mindfulness workshop being held at A M Cunningham courtesy of School Council through a ProGrant MindfulnessFlyer

March Newsletter & Calendar

Monday, March 06, 2017

March 2017 Newsletter and Calendar have been posted under the newsletter tabhttp://www.hwdsb.on.ca/amcunningham/newsletters/

Pink t-shirt orders

Monday, February 27, 2017

All pink t-shirt orders are now due!All order forms must be handed in regardless of method of payment (cash, Cheque or online)Thank you

Feb 27- Mar 3

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Week of Feb 27-Mar 3Monday – day 4Tuesday – day 5- Pancake Tuesday, School Council Meeting 6:00 pmWednesday – day 1 – popcorn $2/bag, 2nd Skating dayThursday – day 2Friday – PA DAY

School Council minutes

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Minutes from the School Council meetings can be found under the School council tab at the top of the page or by using the following linkhttp://www.hwdsb.on.ca/amcunningham/school-council/

Feb 20-24

Sunday, February 19, 2017

week of Feb 20-24Monday – FAMILY DAY – NO SCHOOLTuesday – day 5 -Wednesday – day 1 – SKATING day ($5 for both days) popcorn $2/bagThursday – day 2 – 911 presentationsFriday – day 3 – wear a toque and bring a toonie for the … Read more about Feb 20-24

Pink shirt order form 

Monday, February 13, 2017

Orders due February 27

Feb 13-17

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Week of Feb 13-17Monday – day 5 -100th day of schoolTuesday – day 1 – Valentine’s day Cookie sale $1.00/cookieWednesday – day 2 – popcorn $2/bagThursday – day 3 – Grade 5 trip to Crawford LakeFriday – day 4 – REPORT cards go home, Pizza … Read more about Feb 13-17

Feb 6-10

Sunday, February 05, 2017

Week of Feb 6-10Monday – day 5 -KINDERGARTEN registration begins!Tuesday – day 1 – JK/SK snuggle up and readWednesday – day 2 – popcorn $2/bagThursday – day 3 – Grade 5 trip to Crawford LakeFriday – day 4

Feb Newsletter & Calendar

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Feb newsletter & Calendar have been postedhttp://www.hwdsb.on.ca/amcunningham/newsletters/

Director’s Letter to Families and Tip Sheet re: Quebec City

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.

Jan 30- Feb 3

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Monday – day 5Tuesday – day 1 – Monthly assemblyWednesday – day 2 – Popcorn day ($2)Thursday – day 3Friday – day 4

Remember to report your child’s vaccines to Public Health

Monday, January 23, 2017

This is a reminder for parents and guardians to review their child’s vaccines with their doctor.

Parents as partners workshop

Monday, January 16, 2017
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Coat drive 

Sunday, January 15, 2017

A M Cunningham is Looking for clean and gently used children’s winter coats for distribution to Kindergarten-Grade 8 students in need living in the Hamilton area.Please bring your unwanted coats to school attention Mr Moore.Thank you

Skating Days- Feb. 22 and March 1

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Dear Parents and Guardians,A.M. Cunningham School is gearing up for ourannual visits to the local skating rink (Parkdale Arena this year) on February 22 and March 1 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. These trips provide physical education and class bonding benefits, andour students look … Read more about Skating Days- Feb. 22 and March 1

week of Jan 9-13

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Monday – day 1Tuesday – day 2Wednesday – day 3 – Popcorn day ($2)Thursday – day 4Friday – day 5

January newsletter & Calendar

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

January’s Newsletter and Calendar have been postedhttp://www.hwdsb.on.ca/amcunningham/newsletters/