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Gifted Centre Raises the Bar on Enrichment Programming

Friday, January 23, 2015

For Daniel, a Grade 5 student at Strathcona Elementary, visiting the Enrichment and Innovation Centre at Holbrook Elementary changes his learning into something more creative and hands-on.

“It’s different from regular classroom learning,” he says, as the room buzzes with activity during a visit by Grade 5 students from schools across HWDSB. The space, on the top floor of Holbrook, is a hive of activity as students log into computers and assemble a Google Doc on world-changing inventions.

HWDSB Launches Parent Voice Survey

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) has launched its Parent Voice Survey to gather parent opinions on student achievement, school climate, communications and the overall school experience.

Live Coverage of Board Meeting

Monday, January 19, 2015

HWDSB will be live-streaming video of the Board of Trustees meeting on January 19, 2015 starting at 6 p.m.

HWDSB Students, Staff, Partners Collaborate on Together song, video and documentary

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

HWDSB Students, Staff, Partners Collaborate on Together song, video and documentary Song written for, performed and produced by HWDSB featuring HWDSB students Hamilton, ON – January 14, 2015: Students, staff and community members are thrilled by their collaborative effort launched today with the release of the song and video, Together. Together represents a special project […]

Miscalculating the Impact of Technology

Monday, January 05, 2015

Dean Shareski historically recaps human miscalculations on the impact of emerging technologies, during this excerpt from his keynote address at HWDSB’s Transforming Learning Everywhere Open House. Dean Shareski is the Community Manager for Discovery Education Canada.

Happy New Year

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

HWDSB wishes our students, staff and community a happy, healthy and safe year. This video greeting complete with fireworks set to the traditional song Auld Lang Syne, bids a fond farewell to 2014 as we look forward to a successful 2015.