Permanent teaching staff will have an unpaid day off work on Friday, March 7, 2014 — a day that will also mean no school for students.
On Feb. 11, 1990, Nelson Mandela was set free after 27 years of imprisonment. Mandela led the struggle to oppose the system of apartheid which denied legal and human rights to the majority of the people of South Africa who were categorized as black or colored.
Many of you likely woke up this morning surprised that HWDSB schools and board administrative buildings were closed due to winter storm conditions.
Karen Cumming, HWDSB teacher and one-time broadcast personality on CHCH, is one of only 75 Canadians to make it to the next stage of the Mars One astronaut search. If she gets selected and this thing happens, she will be taking a one-way trip to the red planet.
A school building first appeared as a character in the Peanuts comic strip in 1974. Charles M. Schulz drew it as one corner of a brick building.
Permanent teaching staff will have an unpaid day off work on Friday, Dec. 20, 2013 — a day that will also mean no school for students.