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Have Your Say About Community Involvement Hours

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) is seeking your feedback on the Draft Community Involvement Activities Policy.HWDSB is committed to a healthy and meaningful service experience for students as they complete their community involvement hours (40 Hours for graduation). HWDSB encourages students to develop an awareness … Read more about Have Your Say About Community Involvement Hours


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


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.


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


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


Revised! Exam Schedule for January 2016

Monday, January 04, 2016

Exams will take place starting on Tuesday January 26 to Monday February 1st. Please see the attached revised schedule for more details. Jan 2016 Final Exam schedule revised


Feature Athlete of the Week is Katona Sheehan from Delta!

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Katona Sheehan has been a student at Delta Secondary for the past 4 years. Katonas outgoing personality and love of life is evident every day. She is a team leader, playing on almost all school teams basketball, volleyball, touch football, soccer, slo pitch, badminton, ultimate … Read more about Feature Athlete of the Week is Katona Sheehan from Delta!

Important Dates and Events at Delta…

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

Here are some important dates for the upcoming months:December 2015: Dec 9: Music Night Dec 14 – 18: Spririt Week Dec 16: GAC Jingo Bingo Dec 17: Holiday Follies 7:00 pm Dec 18: Holiday Follies Buy-in Dec 18: Annual Holiday Lunch Dec 21: Christmas Break … Read more about Important Dates and Events at Delta…


Delta Newsletter

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Please read the attached Delta newsletter for important dates and events as well as Department updates. copyofnov2015newsletter


Labour Update for Families (Nov. 30, 2015)

Monday, November 30, 2015

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) is pleased to have learned that a tentative agreement was reached Friday with the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation.

Earn Credits for Prior Learning 

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Did you know that students can earn credits for their prior learning? At HWDSB, this evaluation and credit-granting process is called Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition, or PLAR for short.


Skilled TRADES – A Panel Discussion on December 1, 2015

Monday, November 16, 2015

HWDSB is holding its second skilled trades panel discussion at which students in grades 9 to 12 can hear from a tradesperson about what its like to work in the skilled trades.We hope that every attending student can bring a parent or guardian with them, … Read more about Skilled TRADES – A Panel Discussion on December 1, 2015


Labour Update for Families (Nov. 13, 2015)

Friday, November 13, 2015

Thank you again for your understanding during the provincial job actions affecting our schools. We appreciate your continued support as we begin to slowly return to our regular school routines.

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