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Welcome to Parent Place

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

In Parent Place, you will be connected to your child’s secondary school online, anytime, anywhere.


HWDSB Seeks Feedback on its Draft Use of Board Facilities Policy

Monday, November 21, 2016

You are invited to provide comments and feedback on the draft Use of Board Facilities policy. The draft Use of Board Facilities policy shows HWDSB’s dedication to developing supportive relationships with the broader community, through related Ministry of Education funds and at no extra cost to HWDSB, to make the best use of Board facilities.


Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week (Nov. 20-26, 2016)

Sunday, November 20, 2016

From Nov. 20-26, schools across Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board recognize Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week.

Outdoor Design Manual

Thursday, November 17, 2016

The Facilities Management Department, in consultation with a landscape architect, has created an Outdoor Design Manual to guide schools through the process of implementing schoolyard improvement projects such as gardens, outdoor classrooms, and play areas, from concept to completion.


Challenges with OSSLT Online Trial

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Today, HWDSB students were among the 100,000 students in 900 secondary schools invited to participate in the province-wide trial of an online version of the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT). This was the first time for this voluntary online trial for the Grade 10 literacy test. Unfortunately, due to technical difficulties at EQAO most students were unable to log in and complete the test. This was a problem across the province.


Best and brightest honoured at Potpouri Awards

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

The 21st annual African Caribbean Cultural Potpouri Inc. youth scholarships were presented Saturday night at the Sheraton Hotel.

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