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C.B. Stirling Spirit and Grad Wear

Spirit Wear
Friday, December 15, 2017

Spirit and Grad Wear

Pancake Breakfast & Pajama Day – Friday December 15th

Pancake Breakfast flyer
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Friday December 15thPancake Breakfast will be severed from 8:15am to 8:45amIf you wear Pajamas please bring in a Food Drive Item….Or a small donation to go towards our Food Drive

Primary Grinch Day – Dance-a-thon

Dancing kids
Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Grinch Day and Danceathon

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.

Hatch – Coding Program

Friday, November 24, 2017

Grades 3-8 Watch for this flyer coming home…..

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.

Samko and Miko Toy Warehouse FUNDRAISER

Friday, November 17, 2017

Please check out this wonderful sale and fundraising event for C.B. Stirling SAMKO-Hamilton 2017 – Flyer Group Member’s Letter – Samko

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.

Grade 7 & 8 Information Nights Begin Next Week

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Secondary school is around the corner and we’re excited to tell you about some of the great things coming up. 

View the Grade 7 & 8 Information Night Flyer to see when your high school is hosting their information night.

Attending is a fantastic way to learn more about the transition to high school.

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. 

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. 

CB Stirling Recipe Corner

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Calling all cooks – Cooking with KidsCB Stirling’s School Council wants your favourite family and nutritious recipes!send your recipes along with pictures of your preparing it to:schoolcouncil072@hwdsb.on.caEvery week we will feature your favourite recipes on the school website.Once we have received enough submissions we will … Read more about CB Stirling Recipe Corner

Ricco Fundraising Starts November 1-November 15

Monday, October 30, 2017

Order forms will be coming home soon…..

Wear Purple October 24

Child abuse awareness month
Monday, October 23, 2017

October is Child Abuse Prevention month, so in support on October 24, wear purple. This is our commitment to children’s rights to safety and well-being.

Take me outside Day….. NOW Thursday October 26, 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Take me outside day Switched to Thursday Periods 5 and 6

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. 

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.

Fridays After School – Grade 6 Drop in Basketball

Thursday, October 05, 2017

Every Friday at 3:05pm to 5pm C.B. Stirling offers a drop in basketball for any grade 6 student that is interested in playing and learning new skills

Pizza is now ready to be ordered through School Cash on line

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Pizza is now ready to be ordered through School Cash on line

Photo Day – October 4 2017

Edge imaging Photo day
Monday, October 02, 2017

School Photo Day October 4 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

Math night for Parents with Marian Small !!

Maian Small
Tuesday, September 26, 2017

6:30pm to 7:30pm TONIGHT in the LibraryMarian Small is a Canadian educational researcher, academic, author, and public speaker. She is a leader in the ministry of education in her work to support math excellence in Ontario. Marian will be working with teachers and students September … Read more about Math night for Parents with Marian Small !!

Would you like your child to learn code?

Hatch Learning code flyer
Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Hatch Canada School Programs

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.

School Cash Online – Registration is now Available

School Cash Online
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

We are excited to be able to offer our families the option to pay for all school purchases by using School Cash OnlineHere is a tip we learned…..There is a calendar that pops up in the section where you need to put your students date … Read more about School Cash Online – Registration is now Available

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).

Kindergarten Blog

Picture of Kinder Blog
Monday, September 18, 2017

Our Blog is Ready!!! Thanks to all of the parents who sent in their e-mail addresses.Please note that our blog is secure and you will need a password to access it.We ask that you please keep this password confidential. In order to access the blog, … Read more about Kindergarten Blog

Breakfast and Snack Program – Volunteers Needed

Apple Snack Nutrition
Monday, September 18, 2017

BREAKFAST PROGRAMThis year we desperately need help from our parents and caregivers to dedicate one or more mornings a week to prepare and serve our students breakfast. This is a new and amazing program for our students but we need your help in order to … Read more about Breakfast and Snack Program – Volunteers Needed

School Council – Reminder Meeting TOMORROW !!!

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

School Council 2017/2018Are you interested in learning more about what is really happening at C.B. Stirling School? Would you like to contribute your voice to decision making regarding the use of School Council funds to best support our students? Are you interested in lending a … Read more about School Council – Reminder Meeting TOMORROW !!!

School Fund-raiser World’s Finest Chocolates

Box of Chocolate
Monday, September 11, 2017

Letters have gone home with information about our School Fund-raiserIf you are interested in participating please sign and return the permission slip by September 12th

SCHOOL CASH ONLINE….. at C.B. Stirling (Starting SOON)

Friday, September 08, 2017

Starting SOON Dates will be posted on the website when we are all set up…..Online Payment OptionWith the support of School Cash Online, were making paying for school related expenses easier.Youll be able to make online payments through our school website. This is a Win-win … Read more about SCHOOL CASH ONLINE….. at C.B. Stirling (Starting SOON)

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.

It’s back to school!!

Monday, September 04, 2017

Welcome returning families, and new families to the beginning of a new school yearBell Times:Period 1 8:45 9:35Period 2 9:35 10:251st Nutrition Break 10:25 11:05Period 3 11:05 12:05Period 4 12:05 12:452nd Nutrition Break 12:45 1:25Period 5 1:25 2:25Period 6 2:25 3:05 Principal Message

Principal’s Message

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Welcome to C.B. Stirling where the ROAD TO AWESOME is paved by our community! C aringB raveryS trengthT rustI ntegrityR esilienceL earningI nquiryN urturingG ratuity Our goals this year will be about focusing on what makes us great and spreading that throughout the community. Our … Read more about Principal’s Message

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.

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.

Save the Date….OPEN HOUSE – Kindergarten Welcome

Monday, May 01, 2017

CB Stirling is having its OPEN HOUSE and Kindergarten Welcome day Open House from 6pm-7pmAnd Kindergarten Welcome from 5:30-6pmMORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW…..

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.