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Safe School – Evacuation Drill

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

This morning we practised an Evacuation drill. Staff and students were informed of this drill ahead of time. An evacuation would be needed when there is a reason for everyone to leave the building, other than a fire.An evacuation drill runs the same way as … Read more about Safe School – Evacuation Drill

Changes to Non-Credit Summer Programs for Students in Grades 7 to 10

Monday, May 29, 2017

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.

Reminder – Stay Safe, Avoid Debris

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

A reminder to all students to not to pick up or play with discarded items or debris found in our schoolcommunity. Students are reminded to tell their parents, teacher or anotheran adult if they find something that shouldn’t be there. We want everyone to stay … Read more about Reminder – Stay Safe, Avoid Debris

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.

      Our Board

      Jun 1 2017
      Ends: Jun 30
      Jun 1 2017
      Ends: Jun 30
      Jun 22 2017
      Ends: Jun 28

      more board events

      Watch: High School Grad at 14
      Andy Medjedovic is the youngest HWDSB graduate ever. At age 14 he has achieved his high school diploma from Westmount and is preparing to attend Waterloo University for Honours Mathematics. (Story sourced from CHCH)

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