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Note: HWDSB Cross Country has been postponed until further notice!

or_pinPicture Day is Wednesday, October 7, 2015

or_pinPlease review the new Principal’s Message for September 2015 


or_pinAll emergency forms are now due. Thank you to all parents who have already handed yours in. Please bring any forms down to the office and put in your classroom basket.


or_pinPlease note that the Principal’s Weekly Message can be found by clicking on our Newsletter Tab.


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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 .

Music Information

Friday, September 18, 2015

St. John’s Music Instrument Rental Information Night: Wednesday, Sept 23rd – 6:00pm in the Auditorium at Dalewood.

Upcoming Important Dates

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Last Updated September 24, 2015for the new school year 2015-16> For Grade 8 News and Information click here .> Click here for a full list. It will be updated as needed and please note that changes may need to be made.October 2015 Picture Day is October 7th … Read more

Grade 8 News and Information

Friday, September 14, 2012

Updated August 23, 2015This 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 TBA _____________________________________________________________________________ Year 2014-15 Whats the Big Deal about Community Involvement Hours? In addition to 30 credits and the literacy test, … Read more

Labour Update for Families

Thursday, October 01, 2015

We would like to update families on the latest developments concerning labour negotiations and sanctions for employee groups at Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB).

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.

Construction Update

Friday, September 04, 2015

I would like to take this opportunity to welcome all of our returning students and families as well as the many new students and families that have moved into the Dalewood neighbourhood.As we all get ready for the start of another school year, I wanted … Read more

Heat Events during School

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

With the warmer weather now approaching, Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) would like to make you aware of our procedures during a heat event.

HWDSB Starting Community Conversation to Reimagine HWDSB

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) Trustees are starting a sweeping review of the Board’s vision and focus to better serve students, parents and the greater community. Reimagine HWDSB will start a community conversation this spring with community forums, focus groups and surveys, so the public can tell HWDSB what it thinks.

HWDSB Strings

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Program Information can be found at http://www.hwdsb.on.ca/cce/strings/

HWDSB Parent Involvement Committee Seeks 2015-16 Members

Friday, April 17, 2015

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board’s Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is currently welcoming applications for the 2015-2016 school year.

Hamilton Developmental Services agencies for families and self-advocates

Friday, April 17, 2015

Further Details… Conference Registration and Keynote Address: John Lord 9:00am to 10:00am

HWDSB Launches Concussion Directive

Friday, January 30, 2015

Due to an increasing awareness of the dangers of a concussion, the Ministry of Education has directed every school board in Ontario to develop and maintain a protocol on concussions.As a result, HWDSB has developed a Concussion Directive, which recognizes the importance of recognizing suspected … Read more

Budget Process Consultation

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

HamiltonWentworth District School Boards Strategic Directions focus on Achievement Matters, Engagement Matters and Equity Matters. We have created many strategies to meet these directions. Six of these strategies are our focus for the 2015/2016 Budget. Through our budget we will supply additional resources, if available, … Read more

Grade 9 Option Sheet Information Nights

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

For a student, entering Grade 9 is a turning point. It brings with it many new possibilities, as well as important choices.To help, many secondary schools at Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) are about to hold Option Sheet Information Nights. These nights are welcoming and … Read more

Update Regarding Renovations at Dalewood

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Please view the attached letter regarding an update to the renovations taking place at the school. Dalewood Renovations

Mathstronauts is BACK at Dalewood Middle School

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Mathstronaut s is BACK atDalewood Middle School to be announced, 2015in room 4. The Mathstronauts Team is proud to announce that Mathstronauts is back for our third consecutive year at Dalewood Middle School for another exciting year of mathematics and science.Mathstronauts aims to help students develop … Read more

Request for Consent

Friday, June 27, 2014

Dear Parents/Guardians,As a means to keep you connected with your childs school and education, Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) offers the ability to subscribe to email communications from theboard, or from your childs school. Learn more

Let’s Talk Science

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Friday, February 28, 2014

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

Leadership for Active School Travel Leadership Travel

Monday, November 04, 2013

Meeting Objectives: Discuss opportunities for community leadership for Hamilton Active & Safe Routes to School (ASRTS) Explore community ideas about walking and cycling to and from school Build relationships and partnerships toward a shared vision for action Continue to help Hamilton be a walking and … Read more

First Day of School Details

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Thursday, August 22, 2013

Last Updated: September 6, 2015Welcome back to Dalewood Middle School. We hope you have all had a great summer and are ready for a fantastic year. Below are some suggestions and links that may help you get ready for a successful year. We have also … Read more

EQAO 6A, 6B, 67, G6 and F6)

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Last updated August 23 , 2015 Postponed for 2015 ___________________________________________________ EQAO will be completed between the following days for 4 days May 25-May 29. Our catch up time will be from June 1st-3rd *Please note that all grade 6 students were given an Parent Information EQAO Letter 2015 on April … Read more

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      Posted on Aug 17 2015 @ 8:56 am

      Principal's Message for August has been posted to update parents and students. http://t.co/pHHORCKUcx

      Posted on Jun 18 2015 @ 8:13 pm

      Ottawa Bus will arrive at 8:35 pm.

      Posted on Jun 18 2015 @ 7:11 pm

      Ottawa buses just passed Oshawa. 8:30 pm is still looking good for arrival at Dalewood

      Posted on Jun 18 2015 @ 6:13 pm

      Ottawa buses are just leaving Trenton. ETA is still 8:30 pm

      Posted on Jun 18 2015 @ 4:49 pm

      Ottawa trip return to Dalewood ETA is approximately 8:30 pm

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