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Heat Warning effective Sept. 23, 2017

Friday, September 22 @ 4:00 pm

The Medical Officer of Health for the City of Hamilton has issued a Heat Warning effective September 23, 2017. For more information, visit

School Announcements


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).

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.

Empower Reading Program – Semester 1

Friday, September 08, 2017

Dundas Valley Secondary School will be offering the EmpowerTM Reading Program to students during semester 1 of the 2016-17 school year. The program is designed to support struggling readers with the skills necessary to become successful readers. Empower Reading was developed by researchers at the … Read more about Empower Reading Program – Semester 1

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.

Register for School Cash Online

Monday, September 04, 2017

For safety and efficiency reasons, HWDSB would like to reduce the amount of cash and checks received by 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 … Read more about Register for School Cash Online

Welcome to Superintendent Prendergast

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Please join us in welcoming our Superintendent of Student Achievement, Mr. Michael Prendergast, to our school community. We welcome the opportunity to work with and learn with Mr. Prendergast as he supports our journey to live our school vision and to continually improve opportunities for … Read more about Welcome to Superintendent Prendergast

    Our Board

    Watch: Just One Wish Kindness Awards
    The third annual Just One Wish Kindness Awards were held on July 1, 2017 in Gage Park during the It's Your Festival celebrations for Canada's 150th birthday. Organizers honoured 151 children (150 for Canada's birthday and one for good luck), age 4 to 18, from across HWDSB for their kindness. These children exemplify what is means to be Canadian and what Canada is all about. Congratulations to all!

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