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Director’s Message After Florida Attack

Thursday, February 15, 2018

The news of the deadly attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida is leaving many of us at Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board saddened. We reflect on this tragic loss of life and condemn this deplorable attack on young people.

School Council

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Join us for School Council on Tuesday, February 27 at 7:00 in the Learning Commons. We will see you there!

HWDSB Seeks Feedback on Two Draft Policies

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) is gathering public feedback on its Draft Student Registration and Admissions Policy and the Draft Parent Engagement Policy.

The Draft Student Registration and Admissions Policy recognizes that every student has the right to attend a school where they are a qualified resident pupil as defined in the Education Act.

The Draft Parent Engagement Policy speaks to contributing to student achievement and well-being by fostering high levels of parent participation, involvement and engagement, as well as engaging in collaboration between the home and the school. This policy also addresses how HWDSB works with parents who are separated or divorced. 

Please open this post and click on the links to fill out the survey before the deadline of March 19, 2018 at 4 p.m.

Next Year Course Options Due March 1st, 2018.

Monday, February 12, 2018

Students’ next year course options are due into career cruising on March 1st. Please print a receipt after clicking on submit and have your parent/guardian sign it. Bring the receipt to the guidance office. All the instructions are included with the option sheet package. If … Read more about Next Year Course Options Due March 1st, 2018.

Parents’ Night – Tuesday, March 20 – 4:30 – 6:30

Thursday, February 08, 2018

Join us for Parents’ Night on Tuesday, March 20 between 4:30 and 6:30. More information to follow.

Semester 1 Report Cards

Thursday, February 08, 2018

Semester 1 Report Cards will be carried home by students on Thursday, February 15.

HWDSB Needs Community Help to Name New North Secondary School

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) wants to hear from the community about selecting a name for the new North Secondary School being built at 1055 King Street East (former Scott Park Secondary School site).
Submissions for a name are being accepted through an online survey or by visiting 

The survey closes at 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, 2018.

HWDSB Summer Experience Showcase

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

In support of communicating with parents/caregivers and partners, the HWDSB Parent Involvement Committee is hosting a Summer Experiences Showcase on February 13 at the HWDSB Education Centre. This event will follow a showcase/storefront format with HWDSB departments and community partners sharing summer opportunities for students (low-cost/free programs, volunteering, employment) during July and August.

Vaccine Catch Up Clinic at Glendale!

Monday, February 05, 2018

Public Health Notice Attention all students born in 2001, 2002, and 2003 who have received a letter from Public Health notifying them of missing vaccines. On February 21, a catch-up vaccine clinic will be held at Glendale. However, the goal is to have your vaccines … Read more about Vaccine Catch Up Clinic at Glendale!

Please Provide your Feedback on the Draft 2018/2019 School Year Calendar

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

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 1 and June 30 with up to 10 days designated as examination days for secondary schools.

We are seeking public input regarding the DRAFT calendars (Elementary and Secondary) until 4 p.m. on March 2 and would appreciate your participation through an on-line survey. It should take about five minutes to complete.

HWDSB Seeks Feedback on its 2018-2019 Budget Priorities

Monday, January 29, 2018

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board is looking to hear from the community about how it should align its budget priorities for next year.

Individuals have a chance to weigh in on the budget priorities through an online survey. The survey is open until March 1, 2018 at 4 p.m. The results will help trustees focus HWDSB’s budget for the 2018/2019 school year.

HWDSB Launches Parent Voice Survey to Gather Input for Improvement

Monday, January 29, 2018

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) invites parents, guardians and caregivers to participate in a Parent Voice Survey to share what you think HWDSB is doing well, and how
might HWDSB improve its education services. Thank you for taking the time for this survey and helping HWDSB with your feedback.

Summer Student Experiences Showcase

Monday, January 22, 2018

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New Look School Website – Coming Soon

Monday, January 22, 2018

Glendale will unveil its new school website during the month of February. This represents the first significant update to the look of our school website since 2013. School websites in HWDSB are being enhanced to improve the standards associated with the Accessibility for Ontarians with … Read more about New Look School Website – Coming Soon

Pet Therapy at Glendale

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Glendale has a new, youth-led Health Action Team that will share with the school community ways we can be as healthy as possible. This year, the team is focusing on mental well-being. Mental well-being is how we feel about life and how we are doing … Read more about Pet Therapy at Glendale

Grade 8 Option Sheet Night – January 18

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Please join us for Grade 8 Option Sheet Night on January 18th from 6:00 to 7:30. See flyer for more details. Glendale Option Sheet

Exam Schedule

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

FINAL EXAMINATION SCHEDULE Thursday, January 25 8:30 am Period 1 ExamFriday, January 26 8:30 am Period 2 Exam Monday, January 29 8:30 am Period 3 ExamTuesday, January 30 8:30 am Period 4 ExamWednesday, January 31 8:30 am Exam Make Up Day/Snow DaIf school operations are … Read more about Exam Schedule

School Council

Monday, January 08, 2018

Join us for School Council on Tuesday, January 16th at 7:00 p.m.