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Audition Based Program – Attention 2017/18 Graduates

Monday, December 18, 2017

ABPA Application Deadline

Christmas Store

Monday, December 18, 2017

Christmas Store poster Dec 13 – 22 2017

Snow Clearing

Monday, December 18, 2017

Snow-clearing-Infographic DEC 2107

Nov/Dec Newsletter

Friday, December 08, 2017

Wever News Letter NOV 2017(2)

Cool Little Kids – An Anxiety Prevention Program

Friday, December 08, 2017

January 16, 2018, 6:30-pm – 7:30pm, Education Centre

5th Annual Winter Coat Drive

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Wednesday December 6, 13, & 20 from 7-9pm at the Urban Core

CORE Christmas Store

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Thursday, December 7, 2017, 2:30pm – 4:00pm. Powell Park Clubhouse.

Core Kids Christmas Celebration!

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

A CORE Kids Christmas

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.

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week!

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

November 20th- 24th Bullying-Prevention-Handbook-2017-final

Core Clothing Store

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Thursday, November 23rd, 2:30pm to 4:00pm. Powell Park Clubhouse. Link to flyer ~ doc09910120171122124945

Special Education Advisory Committee

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

memo re SEAC Nov 29(1) Educators and parents welcome! Mental Health and Wellness in the Classroom. Wednesday November 29th, 7pm – 9pm, HWDSB Education Centre

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.

Cathy Wever – November Newsletter

Monday, November 13, 2017

Wever News Letter NOV 2017

Students Leaving School During Break Time

Monday, October 16, 2017

Students are only allowed to leave the school property during second break in the afternoon with parent/guardian permission. The expectation is that if a student leaves during break time they remain off school property until entry time and are arriving back at school at the … Read more about Students Leaving School During Break Time

Pathways Information Open House

Thursday, October 12, 2017

HWDSB will hold a Pathways Information Night to help families and students in grades 7 to 12 learn more about the variety of high school options available and plan their high school years.

Students in grades 9 to 12 can also meet partners who can help them earn Community Involvement Hours.

Wednesday, November  1 at LIUNA Station (360 James St. N.). Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and you can drop in anytime until 9 p.m. 

The Buddy Bench at Cathy Wever

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Please join us in thanking Enbridge Pipelines for their donation of a Buddy Bench for our School.The Buddy Bench is used to support students’ understanding of Empathy and friendship.Thank you Enbridge.

Cathy Wever – October Newsletter

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Wever News Letter OCT 2017

Magic of Molecules

Tuesday, October 10, 2017


Parents As Partners – Understanding Your Child’s IEP

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Parents as Partners Nov 15

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.

Beyond the Bell (Free After School Programming)

Friday, October 06, 2017

Beyond the Bell is run by the YMCAlocated at Cathy Wever School. This program provides after schoolhomework support, arts and crafts and an active phys-ed program for students in grades 1 to 5. The program runs every day after school from 3:10 until 5:00 p.m. … Read more about Beyond the Bell (Free After School Programming)

Community consultation for video surveillance

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

HWDSB is working on a school video surveillance renewal plan. As part of this process we are asking for your input. Please tell us what you think before the end of October, 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 School Run Day – Cathy Wever

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Terry fox parent form

Welcome Back! September Newsletter

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Wever News Letter Sept Start Up 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.

Trustees Chart Bold Future with Revitalized Downtown Development

Monday, June 05, 2017

HWDSB Trustees transformed a final decision on downtown schools into a bold push for a community hub anchored by a new elementary school on the soon-to-be-vacant Sir John A. Macdonald school site.

The Board of Trustees met Monday, June 5 to conclude the West Hamilton Accommodation Review looking at Bennetto, Cathy Wever, Central, Dr. Davey, Earl Kitchener, Hess Street, Queen Victoria, Ryerson and Strathcona elementary schools.

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.

May Newsletter

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Wever News Letter MAY 2017

West Hamilton City Accommodation Review Nearing Conclusion

Friday, May 12, 2017

The West Hamilton City Accommodation Review is nearing its conclusion, with a final interim staff report submitted to Trustees, a delegation night held and the upcoming final proposal by Trustees to the Ministry of Education expected on June 5, 2017.Trustees have made no final decisions.The … Read more about West Hamilton City Accommodation Review Nearing Conclusion

Parent Involvement Committee Applications for Fall Membership

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

PIC Membership Memo May 5_2017 PIC Application 2017-2018

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.

13 Reasons Why – Suggestions for Families

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.

Reach Ahead Courses for Students Entering Grade 9

Thursday, April 20, 2017

If your child will be starting Grade 9 in September 2017 and is interested in taking a credit course this summer, our Reach Ahead summer programs are an excellent option.

Profiling Volunteer Excellence

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Profiling Volunteer Excellence Invitation – April 25 2017

April Newsletter

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wever News Letter APRIL 2017

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

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.

Parents as Partners

Monday, March 27, 2017

Offering a session designed for parents working with a child that struggles with anxiety. ParentsasPartners-April 5-2017

March Newsletter (2017)

Monday, March 06, 2017

Wever News Letter MARCH 2017

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.