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Cool Little Kids Information Night

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

CLK Information Night January 2018,

Wesley’s Christmas and Holiday Store

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

The collection of donations under the Giving Tree continues to grow daily. We are collecting new, unwrapped gifts for children, teens and adults as well as non-perishable food items. Please place donations under the Giving Tree in the front hall of the school by Friday, … Read more about Wesley’s Christmas and Holiday Store

EK Weekly Newsletter December 11-15

Friday, December 08, 2017

Weekly Reminders Dec 11-15

Parents of Grade 4 & 5 Students

Monday, December 04, 2017

Your grade 4 or 5 student will be attending the movie Wonder on Thursday, December 7th. If you have ordered Lunch Lady you may wish to cancel, otherwise remind your child to bring it home.

EK Weekly Newsletter December 4-8

Friday, December 01, 2017

Weekly Reminders Dec 4 – 8

Vermicomposting in Grade 3!

Friday, December 01, 2017

Our grade 3 classes received a grant from TD Friends of the Environment Foundation to purchase vermicomposting systems for ourclassrooms! Part of the grade 3 sciencecurriculum includes studentsinvestigating the process of composting and learning about the importance of soil.This past week, Cathy, from Cathy’s Crawly … Read more about Vermicomposting in Grade 3!

How HWDSB Handles Inclement Weather

Friday, December 01, 2017

As winter approaches, we want to remind all HWDSB families about how we make the decision to cancel school and board operations. This is often a difficult call to make, and is made with the safety and security of our students and staff in mind.

Wesley’s Christmas and Holiday Store

Friday, December 01, 2017

In keeping with Earl Kitchener’s tradition of ‘The Giving Tree’, we will be collecting donations of knitted goods, new unwrapped toys and gifts for people of all ages, as well as non-perishable food items. These items will be donated to Wesley’s Christmas and Holiday Store … Read more about Wesley’s Christmas and Holiday Store

EK Weekly Newsletter Nov. 27-Dec. 1

Friday, November 24, 2017

Weekly Reminders Nov 27-Dec 1

Winter Session – Mad Science

Wednesday, November 22, 2017


Photo Retake

Monday, November 20, 2017

Just a reminder that Tuesday, November 21st is photo retake day.

HWDSB Marks Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week 2017

Sunday, November 19, 2017

To mark Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week, HWDSB is working to make schools safer with its new bullying resource and continuing support for the board-wide use of the innovative anti-bullying TipOff service.

EK Weekly Newsletter

Friday, November 17, 2017

Weekly Reminders Nov 20-24

French Immersion Applications Ends Soon

Friday, November 17, 2017

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) French Immersion registration ends on Thursday, November 30, 2017, for parents looking to enrol their child in Grade 1.

HWDSB has introduced a new system-wide application process for entry into French Immersion, which starts in Grade 1. The application is available to all students within Hamilton and offers a guaranteed placement in the program, but not necessarily at their French Immersion in-catchment school.

Math Event at Dalewood November 22nd

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Dalewood – Math Event Flyer

Community and Continuing Education Open House November 22

Monday, November 13, 2017

Community and Continuing Education has moved and is now open at the new HILL PARK LEARNING CENTRE, located at 465 East 16th Street (formerly Hill Park Secondary School).

The open house is taking place on 
Wednesday, November 22, 2017,
6 to 8 p.m. 

Weekly Newsletter for November 13-17

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Weekly Reminders Nov 13-17

Growing up in the Digital Age

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Screenagers – Poster

HWDSB Seeks Feedback on its Draft Fraud Prevention and Management Policy

Monday, November 06, 2017

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) is gathering public feedback on the Draft Fraud Prevention and Management Policy.

The Draft Fraud Prevention and Management Policy shows HWDSB’s commitment to protecting its assets and maintaining public trust through a system of internal controls designed to prevent, detect, investigate, and report instances of fraud.

To view the Draft Fraud Prevention and Management Policy and to provide comments, please visit HWDSB’s website at www.hwdsb.on.ca/feedback. 

EK Weekly Newsletter for November 6-10

Friday, November 03, 2017

Weekly Reminders Nov 6-10

Lost & Found

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Parents while you are at the school for parent/teacher interviews would you please check the lost & found. We are accumulating several items on a daily basis.

November Calendar

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

November 2017

The Book Fair is Coming to Earl Kitchener!

Monday, October 30, 2017

The Book Fair will be in the gym at the end of this week!Thursday November 2nd from 2:30 pm- 7:00 pmFriday November 3rd from 9:00 am-11:30 amCome and check it out!

HWDSB Launches French Immersion Application

Monday, October 30, 2017

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) French Immersion registration opens October 20, 2017, for parents looking to enrol their child in Grade 1.

HWDSB has introduced a new system-wide application process for entry into French Immersion, which starts in Grade 1. The application is available to all students within Hamilton and offers a guaranteed placement in the program, but not necessarily at their French Immersion in-catchment school.

To learn more about HWDSB French Immersion and to apply, please visit www.hwdsb.on.ca/fi.

EK Weekly Newsletter Oct. 30 -Nov. 3

Friday, October 27, 2017

Weekly Reminders Oct 30 – Nov3

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Kindergarten Halloween ParadeOn Tuesday October 31st the Kindergarten classes will be having their Halloween parade at 9:15 am. Please have your child come to school with their costume on. The students will come into the building, teachers will do attendance and the parade will start … Read more about

Weekly Reminders Oct. 23 – 27

Friday, October 20, 2017

Weekly Reminders Oct 23-27 Fright Night Gift Basket Sign-Up School.Appointments.Parent.Instructions

EK Weekly Reminders for October 16th – 20th

Friday, October 13, 2017

Weekly Reminders Oct 16-20 School.Appointments.Parent.Instructions

Changes to Kindergarten Communication of Learning

Friday, October 06, 2017

At HWDSB, we know that parent engagement fosters student success. We want to be as clear as possible about changes to how schools report on learning in Kindergarten.

In the past at HWDSB, family members could attend “observation visits” in Kindergarten. For the 2017-18 school year, we will be using the new, written Kindergarten report provided by the Ministry of Education.

EK Weekly Reminders for October 9 – 13

Friday, October 06, 2017

Weekly Reminders Oct 9-13

Senior Kindergarten Families are invited to learn more about French Immersion

Monday, October 02, 2017

Because every student is unique in their learning, HWDSB staff strive to provide programs that help all students reach their full potential. French Immersion is one such program.
The program is open to all students in Hamilton-Wentworth starting in Grade 1.
Visit one of our Information Sessions to learn more

EK Weekly Newsletter October 2-6

Friday, September 29, 2017

Weekly Reminders Oct 2-6

School Council Members invited to School Council Start-up 2017-18

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Members of School Councils and school administrators across HWDSB are invited to attend the orientation session, School Council Start-up 2017-18.

There are two dates – Oct. 19 and 26 – so please choose the one that fits your schedule.

EK Weekly Newsletter

Friday, September 22, 2017

Weekly Reminders Sept 25-29

Parent/Guardian Letter Regarding Classroom Re-organization

Friday, September 22, 2017

September 2017 EK re-org Letter

Cross Country Practice

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Thursday, September 21st is the first cross country practice at 7:55 a.m. on the back playground. Only children who have signed up will be supervised. Regular playground supervision begins at 8:35 a.m. Thank you.

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).

Weekly Reminders Sept. 18-22

Monday, September 18, 2017

Weekly Reminders Sept 18-22 Milk & Pizza Info Letter 2017-18 Milk & Pizza Order Form 2017-18

Bus 6070

Monday, September 18, 2017

Monday, September 18th – Bus 6070, the Blue Bus, is running 30 minutes late.

Weekly Newsletter for September 11-15

Friday, September 08, 2017

Weekly Reminders Sept 11-15

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.

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.

Welcome Letter

Friday, September 01, 2017

Welcome Back 2017

September Calendar

Friday, September 01, 2017

September 2017


Thursday, August 31, 2017

The first day of school for Senior Kindergarten students is Wednesday, September 6th. Junior Kindergarten students come in on Tuesday, September 5th at their prearranged time slots.

EK Weekly Newsletter June 30th

Friday, June 30, 2017

Weekly reminders June 30th

EK Weekly Newsletter June 26th – 30th

Friday, June 23, 2017

Weekly Reminders June 26-30

Grade 1 Trip – Cancelled due to weather

Friday, June 23, 2017
Learn more about Grade 1 Trip – Cancelled due to weather

Attention Grade 5 Families

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Dear Grade 5 families,The end is near! Next Tuesday, June 27, is the big day of the Farewell Assembly. To make sure it runs smoothly, we want to clarify a few points: The assembly begins at 9:15 sharp! Grade 5 students must come in at … Read more about Attention Grade 5 Families

Lion King

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Tickets are sold out for the 7 pm show on Wednesday, June 21st.

Grade 4 Parents – Bring it Link for Farewell Assembly

Monday, June 19, 2017

Hello Grade 4 families

EK Weekly Newsletter June 19-23

Friday, June 16, 2017

Weekly Reminders June 19-23

YMCA Summer Work Student Exchange Program

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

6.3a SWSE_Brochure_bilingual 6.3d Flyer for Alternative Host Family

EK Weekly Reminders for June 12th – 16th

Friday, June 09, 2017

Weekly Reminders June 12-16

Back Playground

Thursday, June 08, 2017

Hello Parents I just wanted to inform you that there is a large hive in one of the trees on the Stanley Street side of the school near the basketball hoops. The city has been called and we have kept the children away from that … Read more about Back Playground

Heat Event

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Memo – Heat Event Update 2017

Trustees Chart Bold Future with Revitalized Downtown Development

Monday, June 05, 2017

HWDSB Trustees transformed a final decision on downtown schools into a bold push for a community hub anchored by a new elementary school on the soon-to-be-vacant Sir John A. Macdonald school site.

The Board of Trustees met Monday, June 5 to conclude the West Hamilton Accommodation Review looking at Bennetto, Cathy Wever, Central, Dr. Davey, Earl Kitchener, Hess Street, Queen Victoria, Ryerson and Strathcona elementary schools.

EK Weekly Reminders June 5th-9th

Friday, June 02, 2017

Weekly Reminders June 5-9

EK Weekly Reminders May 29 – June 2

Friday, May 26, 2017

Weekly Reminders May 29-June 2

Book Swap Friday May 26th!

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Remember to bring your money tomorrow for the book swap. A huge thank you to the EK community for donating all of the great books!

Track is cancelled for Thursday May 25th due to weathet

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Track is cancelled this morning due to the rain

Correction to Weekly Memos for May 24

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Hello there was an error on the weekly memos for Track and Field. There is not a practice on Wednesday May 24th. Sorry for any confusion.

EK Weekly Newsletter May 22 – 26

Friday, May 19, 2017

Weekly Reminders May 22-26

HWDSB 2017-18 Elementary School Year Calendar Approved

Monday, May 15, 2017

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board has received approval from the Ministry of Education on its 2017-2018 elementary school year calendar.

EK Weekly Reminders May 15th-19th

Friday, May 12, 2017

Weekly Reminders May 15-19

West Hamilton City Accommodation Review Nearing Conclusion

Friday, May 12, 2017

The West Hamilton City Accommodation Review is nearing its conclusion, with a final interim staff report submitted to Trustees, a delegation night held and the upcoming final proposal by Trustees to the Ministry of Education expected on June 5, 2017.Trustees have made no final decisions.The … Read more about West Hamilton City Accommodation Review Nearing Conclusion

Weekly Reminders for May 8th – 12th

Monday, May 08, 2017

Weekly Reminders May 8-12

Bomb Threat Awareness

Friday, April 28, 2017

At HWDSB, we believe all students and staff have the right to learn and work in a safe environment. To do that, it is important that everyone is aware of our Safe Schools policy and procedures to help reduce the risk of harm to students, staff, visitors and facility users in the event of a violent or serious incident.

EK Weekly Reminders for May 1st-5th

Friday, April 28, 2017

Weekly Reminders May 1-5

Open House – Thursday, April 27th

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Open House – Thursday, April 27th at Earl Kitchener5-6 pm BBQ on Playground, 6-7 visit your child’s classroom, Book Fair in the gym, Art Auction in the gym and Spirit Wear available to try on in the gym.

EK Weekly Newsletter for April 24th – 28th

Friday, April 21, 2017

Weekly Reminders April 24th

Volunteer Invitation

Friday, April 21, 2017

Volunteer Tea Invitation 2017

Helmet safety tips for the Spring!

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Spring time means outdoor time for using tricycles, bicycles, skateboards, scooters and in-line skates

Weekly Reminders for April 17-21

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Weekly Reminders April 17th Earth Week Menu – April 17-21 2017 Jump Rope for Heart Information Letter On Monday, April 17th “Natural Playgrounds” will be starting to install some playground equipment. They will be working on the Stanley St. side of the school.

Weekly Reminders for April 10-14

Friday, April 07, 2017

Weekly Reminders April 10th

Hamilton Tax Help

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

New programs like the Canada Child Benefit may mean hundreds of dollars a month in additional income for families in Hamilton. But to receive these benefits, families must file taxes every year Hamilton Tax Help is offering free income tax clinics if your income level is below: Single … Read more about Hamilton Tax Help

Prevent mumps: ensure your vaccines are up to date

Friday, March 31, 2017

Due to increased mumps activity in Hamilton and Ontario, City of Hamilton Public Health reminds parents of children attending school to ensure their child’s vaccine records are up to date.

Weekly Newsletter April 3rd – 7th

Friday, March 31, 2017

Weekly Reminders April 3rd

HWDSB and PIC are celebrating school volunteers

Monday, March 27, 2017

HWDSB and its Parent Involvement Committee invite all school volunteers to attend an open house celebration of those who give their time and energy so that students succeed.

Profiling Volunteer Excellence 2017 will be held on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 6 to 8 p.m. Please register before noon on Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

Find complete details in the Profiling Volunteer Excellence 2017 – Invitation.

Weekly Reminders for March 27th-31st

Friday, March 24, 2017

Weekly Reminders March 27

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

ParentsasPartners-April 5-2017

Weekly Reminders from Earl Kitchener

Friday, March 10, 2017

Weekly Reminders March 10

Before and After-School Survey 2017-2018

Friday, March 10, 2017


Weekly Reminder

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Weekly Reminders from Earl Kitchener School March 3rddocx

Cool Little Kids Information Night

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

CoolLittleKids Info Night Apr 4 2017

Hamilton Community Robotics Club

Monday, February 27, 2017

Robotics Expo

Weekly Reminders

Friday, February 24, 2017

Weekly Reminders from Earl Kitchener School Feb 24

Canada Child Benefit Information

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Canada Child Benefit Feb.17_2017

Weekly Reminders

Friday, February 17, 2017

Weekly Reminders from Earl Kitchener School Feb 17

Weekly Reminders

Friday, February 10, 2017

Weekly Reminders from Earl Kitchener School Feb 10

Sage Quest Information Night

Friday, February 10, 2017

Are you interested in Sage Quest for your child? Information session on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 6:30-7:30 pm at Ryerson Middle School. See attached flyer for more information. sagequest-infosession-flyer-Feb23-2

School Council Meeting

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

The next School Council Meeting is on Tuesday, February 21st at 7:00 pm in the Library.

Weekly Reminders

Friday, February 03, 2017

Weekly Reminders from Earl Kitchener School Feb 3

Director’s Letter to Families and Tip Sheet re: Quebec City

Monday, January 30, 2017

The news of the deadly attack on a mosque in Ste-Foy, Quebec is leaving many of us at Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board saddened and disturbed. As a country, we mourn the tragic loss of life and condemn this deplorable terrorist attack that targeted Muslims, our fellow Canadians, in a peaceful place of worship.

Weekly Reminders:

Friday, January 27, 2017

Weekly Reminders from Earl Kitchener School January 27

Reminder: Friday, January 27th, 2017 – P.A. Day NO SCHOOL

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Learn more about Reminder: Friday, January 27th, 2017 – P.A. Day NO SCHOOL

Remember to report your child’s vaccines to Public Health

Monday, January 23, 2017

This is a reminder for parents and guardians to review their child’s vaccines with their doctor.

Pupil Accommodation Review – Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Monday, January 23, 2017

Just a reminder that there is a Pupil Accommodation Review on Tuesday, January 24th at 7:00 pm in the Ryerson Auditorium, 222 Robinson Street.

Weekly Reminders

Friday, January 20, 2017

Weekly Reminders from Earl Kitchener School January 20

School Council Meeting Rescheduled

Friday, January 20, 2017

Please click on the link for more information. ARC 2017 Ryerson Meeting

Families Worrying Less Together Program

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

January 24th. Please see FWLT brochure. FWLT brochure

School Council Meeting Rescheduled

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Due to the closing of schools today, the School Council meeting that was happening tonight on Tuesday January 17th at 7:00pm will be rescheduled. A future date and time will be shared with the Earl Kitchener Community soon. Thank you.

School Council Meeting

Monday, January 16, 2017

This is just a reminder that there is a meeting with Trustee Bingham tomorrow Tuesday January 17th at 7:00 pmto ask any questions and clarify the process around the Pupil Accommodation Review (PAR). Please join us.

Weekly Reminders from Earl Kitchener January 13, 2017

Friday, January 13, 2017

Weekly Reminders from Earl Kitchener School January 13