Last Updated: February 10,  2016. Note some material maybe from last year and we appreciate your patience with our ongoing updates.  Please view our a Site Map for assistance. (PDF) Any questions can be directed to Ms. Linda Coburn regarding the website or for further information about the school email us at dalewood@hwdsb.on.ca




Friday, February 12, 2016 we are having a Fun Day! Students have signed up for three workshops to attend in the morning and in the afternoon we will be showing a movie. We will also be selling popcorn and juice. 


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School Cash Online

School Cash
Wednesday, January 13, 2016

For safety and efficiency, HWDSB would like to reduce the amount of cash & cheques coming into our schools. Please join the thousands of parents who have already registered and are enjoying the convenience of paying ONLINE! It takes less than five minutes to register. … Read more about School Cash Online

Grade 8 Ottawa Trip!

Thursday, November 19, 2015

There will be an information presentation on Monday November 23 at 6pm in Dalewood’s auditorium about this year’s Grade 8 year end trip to Ottawa. The trip will be from June 14-16. If you cannot attend this information evening, fear not! We will be sending … Read more about Grade 8 Ottawa Trip!

Mathstronauts is BACK at Dalewood Middle School

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

_____________________________________________________ Mathstronauts Starts on Monday, October 19th at 2:45 in Room 8! Mathstronaut s is BACK atDalewood Middle School to be announced, 2015in room 8. Have you heard? Mathstronauts is BACK! That’s right, it’s that time of the school year to decide what sorts of extracurricular … Read more about Mathstronauts is BACK at Dalewood Middle School

Upcoming Important Dates

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Last Updated January 20, 2016 for the new school year 2015-16> Learn more about Grade 8 News and Information January 2016 Deposit for Muskoka Trip due by Friday, Jan. 15th which is $100 Pay your last deposit for Muskoka Wood’s online at School Cash Online Letter regarding renovation sent home week of January … Read more about Upcoming Important Dates

Grade 8 News and Information

Friday, September 14, 2012

Updated December 7, 2015 This post/page will be dedicated to our graduating grade 8 students for the year 2015-16. We will post all important dates and informationpertainingto graduation, pictures, option sheets, tripsetc. Year 2015-16 Grade 7 and 8 Information Nights for Secondary Grade 8 Ottawa Trip! There will be an information presentation on … Read more about Grade 8 News and Information

Please Provide Feedback on the Draft 2016/17 School Year Calendar

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Every year, school boards across Ontario must submit school year calendars to the Ministry of Education. According to Regulation 304, school boards must develop a school year calendar for elementary and secondary schools that includes 194 school days (including seven Professional Activity Days) between September … Read more about Please Provide Feedback on the Draft 2016/17 School Year Calendar

Bay Area Science and Engineering Fair

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The Bay Area Science and Engineering Fair is approaching again. Grade 7 and 8s may enter. There is no entry fee to participate but over $150,000 in cash, trips and scholarships are awards. Parents and students can view basef.ca for more information. BASEF2016sponsored by ArcelorMittal … Read more about Bay Area Science and Engineering Fair

Wear Yellow Days

Monday, January 25, 2016

On Wear Yellow Day students, parents, and staff are encouraged to wear yellow clothing and use active transportation (walking, cycling, rolling, bus) to and from school. Let’s show the world that Hamilton cares about the environment and our health!

International Baccalaureate Information Night is January 28

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Parents and guardians who wish their child to receive enriched high school programming are invited to an information night about the International Baccalaureate diploma.

Feedback Needed About School Cash Online

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board is pleased to offer School Cash Online, anonline service that allows you, as parents/guardians, to pay for your child’s school fees and purchase items related to their school experience in a secure and convenient way.Your child’s school is enrolled with School … Read more about Feedback Needed About School Cash Online

HWDSB adds PA Day in April

Monday, January 18, 2016

Following recent provincialsettlementswith teachers’ federations, all school boards in Ontario are required to change their current school year calendars to show one additional PA Day.HWDSB has scheduled this additional PA Day for elementary and secondary school students on Friday, April 15, 2016.Please visit either the … Read more about HWDSB adds PA Day in April

Dalewood Renovation Project

Friday, January 15, 2016

This letter is part of the commitment we have made to you to provide timely communication about the progress of the Dalewood renovation project.

HWDSB Trustees Seek Feedback on New Board Vision

Friday, January 08, 2016

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board Trustees heard frank and challenging feedback from the community about how the Board can find a new direction – and now they want Hamilton to weigh in on the result.

Canada Helmet Initiative – Helmet Campaign

Thursday, January 07, 2016

Helmets prevent brain injuries. Protect your brain! The Canada Helmet Initiative and participating schools will be selling quality winter and summer sport helmets in January 2016. Anyone in your family can purchase helmets. Helmet orders are due by February 5, 2016. Helmets will be delivered … Read more about Canada Helmet Initiative – Helmet Campaign

Principal Welcome

Monday, January 04, 2016

Dear Dalewood Families;It is with great pleasure that I introduce myself as the new Principal of Dalewood Middle School; I am thrilled to be joining such a vibrant and active school community.Many of you will want to know some information about me. I have been … Read more about Principal Welcome

Gingerbread Houses for our Structures Unit

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Mr. Butterworth’s Class in Action Dear Mrs.Bailey , Thank you so much for coming in to our science class and helping us create Gingerbread Houses for our Structures Unit. We really appreciate you bringing in the materials and giving us tips when we needed them. … Read more about Gingerbread Houses for our Structures Unit

Dear newcomer: A Hamilton student’s warm advice for refugees

Thursday, December 10, 2015

What’s this thing called? Why do you wear it? Why can’t you wear shorts? Why did you come here? These are some of the questions Rand Amer heard in 2010 after moving from Baghdad to Hamilton. She was seven years old. She doesn’t remember how she answered at the time, but now, at 12, she has responses.

Recent update about the ongoing renovation

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

Dear Dalewood Parents/Guardians,I wanted to provide you with our most recent update about the ongoing renovation at Dalewood Middle School.Our Facilities Management department has determined that there is an unanticipated delay in completion for the first phase (west wing and gymnasium) of the project. The … Read more about Recent update about the ongoing renovation

Let’s Talk Science

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Thursday, December 03, 2015

Thanks to all our participants who represented Dalewood. Great teamwork and effort put forth by all! Here is a great website with unique articles based on Science in the Real World. Curio City by Let’s Talk Science NEW The Lets Talk Science Challenge takes place at McMaster University in the spring … Read more about Let’s Talk Science

Attending Westmount Secondary School

Thursday, December 03, 2015

The transition to secondary school is an exciting time in your child’s life. In high school, students explore their interests and plan their future. At Westmount, students get a chance to experience a unique and innovative program.

French Immersion Advisory Committee Meeting

Friday, November 20, 2015

Please join us for the French Immersion Advisory Committee (FIAC) Meeting taking place on:Wednesday, November 25, 20157 – 9 p.m.Education Centre – Room 181 A&B20 Education Court, Hamilton, ONSee the agenda for the meeting below: FIAC Agenda

Information on Revised Health and Physical Education Curriculum

Friday, September 25, 2015

Like all Ontario school boards, Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board will implement the Ministry of Education’s revised Health and Physical Education (HPE) curriculum this year.

Hamilton Mayor Fred Eisenberger Visit to Dalewood

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Great News! Mayor Fred Eisenberger will visit our school on Thursday, October 22nd at 10:30 am to give our students a real-life and true political experience linking to our Student Vote 2015 .Mayor Eisenbergers Visit to DalewoodDate: Thursday, October 22, 2015Time: 10:30-11:30 AMAgenda of Events: Welcome by Principal … Read more about Hamilton Mayor Fred Eisenberger Visit to Dalewood

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