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Elementary Music Students Unite for Minds On Workshops

Sunday, December 03, 2017

More than 500 music students from across HWDSB came together at Glendale secondary for two days in November to do what they do best – create music!


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.


HWDSB Skills Powered by Women – Girls and Guardians Dinner Registration Still Open

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

HWDSB is holding a Women in Trades Dinner for young women in Grades 11 and 12 and their parents, guardians or caregivers on Thursday, November 30.

This is an opportunity to hear directly from women in industry about how Skilled Trades are viable career paths.

View the Girls and Guardians Flyer for more information. If interested, please register at http://bit.ly/2lUW5c1 


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.


Winter Formal

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

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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. 


Water Testing for Lead Results

Thursday, November 09, 2017

Dear Parents, Guardians and Caregivers,

Recently, our school underwent water testing for lead, in accordance with the provincial regulations (O.Reg 243/07). As a result of this testing, concerns were identified within the school. Corrective actions are now in place, and lead levels have been reduced to acceptable levels.

Please read the attached Water Testing for Lead and FAQ’s for more information.


School Council

Monday, November 06, 2017

Join us for School Council on Tuesday, November 14 at 7:00 p.m. in the Learning Commons.


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. 


My Path My Way

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

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Parent Night Instructions

Friday, October 13, 2017

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TAKE YOUR KID TO WORK DAY!

Friday, October 13, 2017

TAKE YOUR KID TO WORK DAY!Take your kid to work day is Wednesday, November 1st, 2017. It is a great opportunity to visit a workplace to see if you might be interested in a career there. Please bring the signed permission forms to Guidance by … Read more about TAKE YOUR KID TO WORK DAY!


Pathways Information Open House

Thursday, October 12, 2017

HWDSB will hold a Pathways Information Night to help families and students in grades 7 to 12 learn more about the variety of high school options available and plan their high school years.

Students in grades 9 to 12 can also meet partners who can help them earn Community Involvement Hours.

Wednesday, November  1 at LIUNA Station (360 James St. N.). Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and you can drop in anytime until 9 p.m. 


School Council Information

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Greetings Parents:Our first School Council Meeting was held on Tuesday September 12th.Our next School Council Meeting is on Tuesday October 17th at 7 p.m.During this meeting we will be holding our elections for School Council Chair.Ms. Hazelton has put her name forward to be Glendales … Read more about School Council Information


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.


Night School

Friday, September 22, 2017

Night School Forms Available in the Guidance Office.Night School Classes Start Tuesday, September 26th, 2017.


Community consultation for video surveillance

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

HWDSB is working on a school video surveillance renewal plan. As part of this process we are asking for your input. Please tell us what you think before the end of October, 2017.


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).


Glendale Program of the Arts students’ talents flourish at Stratford Festival

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Glendale’s Audition-Based Program of the Arts (ABPA) encouraged its students to grow their creative passions by providing an affordable trip to the Stratford Festival this month.


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.


Digital Tools: Home Use – FAQ

Sunday, September 03, 2017

HWDSB Home Use Parent FAQ FINAL


School Council – September 12 @ 7 p.m.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Please join us for our first School Council of the year on Tuesday, September 12th @ 7 p.m. in the Learning Commons. All are welcome.


Welcome Back! Information for Grade 10, 11 and 12 Students

Friday, August 18, 2017

Attention all grade 10, 11 and 12 students. Your timetable will be available for puck-up on August 24th and 25th between 9:00 a.m. and 12 noon in the Main Office. Grade 10-12 Welcome Back Letter, pg 1 & 2, August 16, 2017


Glendale Arts Celebrates New HWDSB Program of the Arts With FAME: The Musical!

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

What better way to mark the first year of the newest Arts initiative of HWDSB than with a musical that celebrates the talents, struggles and ambitions of a group of students in the celebrated and historic NYC High School of Performing Arts?


Grade 9 Orientation Day

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Grade 9 Orientation Day is Wednesday August 30th from 9:30 until 11:00. Students can come meet new people, find their classrooms and ask questions. We will meet in the gym. See you there!


Glendale Arts Celebrates New HWDSB Program Of The Arts With FAME: The Musical!

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

What better way to mark the first year of the newest Arts initiative of HWDSB than with a musical that celebrates the talents, struggles and ambitions of a group of students in the celebrated and historic NYC High School of Performing Arts?From May 29 to … Read more about Glendale Arts Celebrates New HWDSB Program Of The Arts With FAME: The Musical!


FOOTBALL:  MacNab tops Ancaster for Division-I junior title; Glendale takes Division-II

Friday, June 09, 2017

HAMILTON (June 8, 2017) – The Sir Allan MacNab Lions and Glendale Bears captured the final Hamilton public secondary school championships of the season locking up the Division-I and Division-II junior football title games on Thursday at Mohawk Sports Park.


Changes to Non-Credit Summer Programs for Students in Grades 7 to 10

Monday, May 29, 2017

Community and Continuing Education is pleased to offer a variety of Non-Credit Summer Programs for students in Grades 7 to 10.
Some of the programs have been cancelled, but for those that are still running, the deadline to register has been extended to midnight on Friday, June 9.
Visit the Non-Credit Summer Programs page to see what programs are being offered.


HWDSB 2017-18 Secondary 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 secondary school year calendar. IMPORTANT DATES: First Day of Instruction Semester 1 Tuesday, September 5, 2017 Winter Holiday Break December 25, 2017, to January 5, 2018, inclusive Last Day of … Read more about HWDSB 2017-18 Secondary School Year Calendar Approved


Escarpment Project

Friday, April 28, 2017

Escarpment Project Flyer


13 Reasons Why – Suggestions for Families

Monday, April 24, 2017

We want to make you aware of a book and Netflix series causing concern in the educational community. Netflix has released a new series, 13 Reasons Why, that may harm students who struggle with mental health challenges.


Glendale students join Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra for Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Thursday, April 13, 2017

On Saturday, April 8, 2017, a hard-working team of Glendale arts students performed onstage at First Ontario Concert Hall (formerly Hamilton Place) with the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra, and guest artists the Hamilton Children’s Choir.


Glendale Arts Onstage At The First Ontario Concert Hall With The Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra for Mendelssohn’s  A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Monday, April 10, 2017

On Saturday, April 8, 2017, a hard-working team of Glendale Arts students performed onstage at First Ontario Concert Hall (formerly Hamilton Place) with the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra, and guest artists the Hamilton Childrens Choir.For two months, students rehearsed two to three times a week on … Read more about Glendale Arts Onstage At The First Ontario Concert Hall With The Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra for Mendelssohn’s  A Midsummer Night’s Dream


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


Glendale’s Dance Team is Niagara’s Best Dance Crew!

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Glendale’s Dance Team represented the school and HWDSB at the annual Niagara’s Best Dance Crew Competition in St. Catherines yesterday. It was an incredible day with Glendale dancing amazingly strong and winning the coveted title of Niagara’s Best Dance Crew! as well as many other … Read more about Glendale’s Dance Team is Niagara’s Best Dance Crew!


Glendale Students Team with HPO for A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Drama students from Glendale secondary are part of an exciting theatre and music performance Saturday inside the FirstOntario Concert Hall (formerly Hamilton Place).


HWDSB Students at Vimy for 100th anniversary

Monday, April 03, 2017

Dozens of HWDSB students are about to visit Europe for an experience they will likely remember forever – the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge.


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.


Basketball season concludes with boys all-star game

Thursday, March 30, 2017

The 2016-17 basketball season came to a conclusion on Wednesday night as the Hamilton public school board showcased the top 48 junior and senior boys basketball players at its annual HWDSB All-Star game hosted by Sir Allan MacNab Secondary School.


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.


Bomb Threat Awareness

Monday, March 06, 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.


Bomb Threat Awareness for Parents and the Community

Friday, February 24, 2017

Memo – Bomb Threat Awareness for Parents-Community


Basketball: Sir Allan MacNab edges Saltfleet 44-43 in thriller for senior boys’ title

Friday, February 24, 2017

The Sir Allan MacNab Lions captured their second straight HWIAC senior boys division-I basketball championship knocking off the Saltfleet Storm with a 44-43 victory at McMaster University on Feb. 23.


Child Tax Benefit

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Filing taxes may not be your idea of fun, but it can make a big difference to your family’s income. New financial supports such as the Canada Child Benefit (CCB) can mean hundreds of extra dollars per month for low and middle income families who … Read more about Child Tax Benefit


HWDSB Foundation supports Picture This Glendale

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Thank you HWDSB Foundation for funding our project!The Glendale Photography Club was a recent recipient of the HWDSB Foundation Funding Grant. Picture This Glendale, is club founded on student voice and developing personal identities through the arts. This extracurricular group of students, serve to build … Read more about HWDSB Foundation supports Picture This Glendale


Option Sheets for 2017/18 are now available

Friday, February 17, 2017

Guidance Counsellors will be visiting classes in February. Please choose your options on career cruising. Submit the options, print the receipt and returned the signed form to the Guidance office byMARCH 2ND 2017.See Guidance Department Services Tab for a copy of the option sheet.


Lacrosse pro visits Glendale for OFSAA Try Day

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

As part of the OFSAA Try Day Initiative, Glendale Secondary School was visited by Nationwide Lacrosse in October. Led by professional Lacrosse player, Brad Self, the school clinic introduced the basics skills and strategies to newcomers and beginners.


Reminder to report your child’s vaccines to Public Health

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

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


Congrats to staff winners of Profiling Excellence Awards!

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

HWDSB is fortunate to have so many HWDSB staff members who support extra-curricular activities that enhance our students’ educational experience.


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.


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