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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.


Announcements

Friday, November 17, 2017

November 17, 2017


Announcements

Thursday, November 16, 2017

November 16, 2017


Bullying Prevention

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Bullying Prevention and Intervention – Information for Parents and Students Bullying-Prevention-Handbook-2017-final


Announcements

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

November 15, 2017 (2)


Grade 7 & 8 Information Nights Begin Next Week

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Secondary school is around the corner and we’re excited to tell you about some of the great things coming up. 

View the Grade 7 & 8 Information Night Flyer to see when your high school is hosting their information night.

Attending is a fantastic way to learn more about the transition to high school.


Announcements

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

November 14, 2017


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. 


Announcements

Monday, November 13, 2017

November 13, 2017


Cool Little Kids and Families Working Less Together programs

Friday, November 10, 2017

FWLT brochure Cool-Little-Kids-Program


November Fun Lunch – Lunch Lady

Friday, November 10, 2017

Chilly Days Hot Lunch specials N-Chili Days Hot Lunch – Tues Nov 21 & Thurs Nov 23


Announcements

Friday, November 10, 2017

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Announcements

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

November 8, 2017


News

Monday, November 06, 2017

Today we say goodbye to Mme Glabb and wish her well in her new school. Mme Glabb will be the new Vice Principal at Dr. Davey School in Hamilton.We welcome Mrs. Langsner as our new Vice Principal. Please stop by the office to welcome Mrs. … Read more about News


Announcements

Monday, November 06, 2017

November 6, 2017


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. 


HWDSB Grade 7 & 8 Information Night – Waterdown District High School November 22

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Waterdown Open House Flyer


Announcements

Thursday, November 02, 2017

November 2, 2017


November 2017 Newsletter – revised addition

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

NOVEMBER 2017 Newsletter


News

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Bus Route 6197 (our “blue” route) will not be running tonight due to the road closure of Highway 5 between Hamilton Street and Highway 6.


Announcements

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

November 1, 2017


November Newsletter

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

NOVEMBER 2017 Newsletter


Announcements

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

October 31, 2017


Voilà Learning – Online Homework Help program

Monday, October 30, 2017

Virtual Immersion Campus


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.


Announcements

Monday, October 30, 2017

October 30, 2017


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Friday, October 27, 2017

October 27, 2017


Announcements

Thursday, October 26, 2017

October 26, 2017


YFC Youth Unlimited Waterdown Programs

Thursday, October 26, 2017
Learn more about YFC Youth Unlimited Waterdown Programs

Announcements

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

October 25, 2017


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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

October 24, 2017


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Monday, October 23, 2017

October 23, 2017


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Friday, October 20, 2017

October 20, 2017


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Thursday, October 19, 2017

October 19, 2017


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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

October 18, 2017


Announcements

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

October 17, 2017


Announcements

Monday, October 16, 2017

October 16, 2017


One of a Kind Craft Show at Guy B. Brown, Saturday October 21

Monday, October 16, 2017
Learn more about One of a Kind Craft Show at Guy B. Brown, Saturday October 21

Announcements

Friday, October 13, 2017

October 13, 2017


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. 


Lunchbox Orders

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Lunchbox Introduction Letter – Guy B Brown, Oct 2017


Announcements

Thursday, October 12, 2017

October 12, 2017


Guy Brown’s Shoe and Winter Clothing Drive

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

shoe coat and boot poster


Announcements

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

October 11, 2017


The Magic of Molecules presentation at McMaster University Oct 28, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

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HWDSB’s Pathways Information Open House Nov 1, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

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Announcements

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

October 10, 2017


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.


Announcements

Friday, October 06, 2017

October 6, 2017


Announcements

Thursday, October 05, 2017

October 5, 2017


OCTOBER Newsletter

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

OCTOBER 2017 Newsletter


Announcements

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

October 4, 2017


Announcements

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

October 3, 2017


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


Volleyball Schedules

Monday, October 02, 2017

Volleyball tryouts are in full swing. If you want to check out the season schedule to help decide whether or not your child can make the commitment to the teams, please visit Mr. H’s website at https://mrhinchliffe.commons.hwdsb.on.ca / GO BLAZE!!!


Announcements

Monday, October 02, 2017

October 2 2017


Potential Bus Delay Next Week (purple bus)

Friday, September 29, 2017

Due to construction on Howard Blvd next week route 6267 (purple bus) may be delayed. Transportation will advise of any changes to pick up times.


Announcements

Friday, September 29, 2017

September 29, 2017


TERRY FOX RUN

Thursday, September 28, 2017

UPDATE: THE TERRY FOX RUN WILL BE RESCHEDULED IF THE WEATHER DOES NOT COOPERATE WITH US. WE WILL UPDATE AS SOON AS WE CAN.On Friday, September 29th, 2017 students from Guy Brown will be participating in the Terry Fox National School Run Day. Students from … Read more about TERRY FOX RUN


Cool Little Kids brochure and information session

Thursday, September 28, 2017

CLK Brochure CLK Info Night Fall 2017,


Families Worrying Less Together brochure and information session

Thursday, September 28, 2017

FWLT brochure FWLT Info Night Fall 2017


Announcements

Thursday, September 28, 2017

September 28, 2017


School Photo Day

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Guy Brown’s school photo day is October 12, 2017. Our retake day is November 9, 2017. Photo day reminder


Announcements

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

September 27, 2017


Announcements

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

September 26, 2017


Lunch Lady Special Lunch Day Friday September 29

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

$0.75 from every order goes right back to Guy Brown School! To order, visit www.thelunchlady.ca. Order deadline is end of day Wednesday Sept 27.


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.


Announcements

Monday, September 25, 2017

September 25, 2017 (1)


Announcements

Thursday, September 21, 2017

September 21, 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).


Announcements

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

September 20, 2017


News

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
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News

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Kindergarten students will be receiving an OEN number very soon. Once these numbers have been populated into Power School, families will have access to items on School Cash Online. This should be happening on September 22nd. Please bear with us as we update all our … Read more about News


Announcements

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

September 19, 2017


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Monday, September 18, 2017

September 18, 2017


Announcements

Friday, September 15, 2017

September 15, 2017


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Thursday, September 14, 2017

September 14, 2017


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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

September 13, 2017


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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

September 12, 2017


Announcements

Monday, September 11, 2017

September 11, 2017


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.


Media Consent Agreement

Thursday, September 07, 2017

Media Consent_Sept2017-1


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.


Final 2016/2017 Newsletter

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

FINAL 2017 NEWSLETTER


Food Days for the 2017/2018 School Year

Monday, June 26, 2017

guy b brown menu 201718-1


Creative Hub Summer Camp

Monday, June 26, 2017

HUB POST CARD


Hamilton’s Canada Day celebrations

Monday, June 26, 2017

Canada 150 Day Poster


French Immersion Camp

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

French immersion camp ad


Rising Star Performing Arts

Monday, June 19, 2017
Learn more about Rising Star Performing Arts

Hamilton Aquatic Water Polo Club Registration

Friday, June 16, 2017

water polo flyer


The YMCA Summer Work Student Exchange

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Summer Work Student Exchange Programl Flyer for Alternative Host Family


Healthy Communities – Healthy Youth Flamborough Paint Challenge

Friday, June 09, 2017
Learn more about Healthy Communities – Healthy Youth Flamborough Paint Challenge

Flamborough Hockey Association House League Registration

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Flamborough Hockey Association house league flyer 2017


June Newsletter

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

JUNE 2017 NEWSLETTER


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.


GBB’s used book sale at our end-of-year event

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Donate your gently used books to GBB’s end-of-year book sale. Drop them off in the PSTAC room by June 14th, and browse through the books at our year-end event on June 15th and maybe pick up something new!


2017-2018 HWDSB Elementary Calendar

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

2017-2018 Elementary 5 Day Cycle Calendar_Final


Touch a Truck event at the Ancaster Fairgrounds

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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Please Join Us For Canada’s 150th Birthday Celebration at Guy Brown

Friday, May 19, 2017

Canada 150


Bicycle and Helmet Safety

Friday, May 19, 2017

Bicycle Safety 2015 Check your Helmet 2013 B&W


Les Petites Pommes Summer Camp

Thursday, May 18, 2017
Learn more about Les Petites Pommes Summer Camp

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.


Announcement

Friday, May 12, 2017

May 12, 2017


Junior Innovators

Friday, May 05, 2017

Please see the attached poster for the Junior Innovators spring session, for kids ages 6-13. Junior Innovators Spring Program-1


May Newsletter

Friday, May 05, 2017

MAY 2017 NEWSLETTER


PSTAC

Monday, May 01, 2017

Constitution April 2017 – final draft


PSTAC

Monday, May 01, 2017

School Council Minutes – April 2017


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.


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.


HWDSB Student Transitional Education Program

Friday, April 21, 2017

For grade 8 students entering grade 9 in September 2017 who would benefit from a transitional program into the Secondary School they plan to attend. FLYER-STEP-Summer-2017


Canadian Parents for French (CPF) Ontario Spring e-Bulletin 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

CPF Ontario Spring e-Bulletin 2017The answer is a resounding “OUI” as children do develop strong math and English skills in French Immersion! Researchers have studied this and many other questions since French Immersion programs were introduced in the early 1970s. Click HERE to view “Language of … Read more about Canadian Parents for French (CPF) Ontario Spring e-Bulletin 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


Reach Ahead Courses for Students Entering Grade 9

Thursday, April 20, 2017

If your child will be starting Grade 9 in September 2017 and is interested in taking a credit course this summer, our Reach Ahead summer programs are an excellent option.


Walk and Wheel Safely to School

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Just in time for Earth Day…. Walk and Wheel Safely 2015 Scooter Safety 2013 B&W


What’s Your Path/What’s Your Passion event Wednesday May 24

Thursday, April 13, 2017

What’sYourPath_May24_v2


Recycling Electronics Fundraiser

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Recycling Fundraiser newsletter


News

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Safety continues to be a concern out front at drop off. We continue to encourage students to walk to school or ride their assigned bus. Drivers are reminded that they MUST be at a complete stop at the crosswalks and wait for the duty teachers … Read more about News


Guy Brown EQAO Calendar 2017

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

EQAO Calendar 2017 Guy Brown


Raising Resilient Young People – April 25, 6-8pm, Dundas Valley Secondary School

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Dr D Poster 2


Parent/Child events through Youth Unlimited

Monday, April 10, 2017
Learn more about Parent/Child events through Youth Unlimited

News

Monday, April 10, 2017

Cupcakes for Autism Awareness.Order yours at School Cash OnLine.Help support Autism Speaks.Last day to order is April 12th.


Frozen yogurt sale continues

Friday, April 07, 2017

Remaining frozen yogurt will be sold on Monday at first nutrition break for $2 each.


Letter: Mary Hopkins and Guy Brown Transition Committee

Thursday, April 06, 2017

As some of you are aware, we held a Transition Committee meeting on March 29, where we began the process of planning the best way to make all students feel welcome and secure at Mary Hopkins when the French Immersion program starts in September. The Transition Committee consists of parents, staff and students from Mary Hopkins and Guy Brown Elementary Schools.


Puberty Education Guides

Thursday, April 06, 2017

Growing Like a Girl 5-6 Grow Like a Girl 7-8 alwayschanging5-6 Always Changing 7-8


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


Sports Day Camps

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Please see the attached flyer for Sports Day Camps in Waterdown through Onside Athletics and Youth Unlimited. Onside Summer Camp 2017


April 2017 Newsletter

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

APRIL 2017 NEWSLETTER


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.


Tax Tips for People With Disabilities and Their Families

Monday, March 27, 2017

Tax Tips 2016 Final PDF


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.


Project Playground – correction

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Earlier this month we sent home a letter with information about “Project Playground’. In it, we mentioned that tax receipts are available for all donations made through the Hamilton Community Foundation.There is a correction to that information. Donations can be made through the HWDSB Foundation, … Read more about Project Playground – correction


Hamilton Family Engagement Initiative, Mar 23 7-9pm

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Please see the attached for information on the Families Matter, Hamilton Family Engagement Initiative sponsored by Community Living. Community Living workshop Mar 23


Social Media Fitness information night at Millgrove School

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Millgrove School invites you to a Social Media Fitness information night on Wednesday April 26 at 7pm. See attached for details. Social Media Fitness Parent Flyer in Word


Jump Rope for Heart results

Monday, March 20, 2017

Ready. Set. JUMP! Guy BrownsJump Rope for Heart fundraising total is.$11,698.75!! WOW!! WAY TO GO!!! This is an INCREDIBLE amount! We cannot thank your school community enough for its generous contributions and support for the Jump Rope for Heart program this year.


Walking and Cycling Safety

Monday, March 06, 2017

Newletter – Walking and Cycling Safety


March 2017 Newsletter

Monday, March 06, 2017

MARCH 2017 NEWSLETTER


Hamilton Police Services Cop Camp

Friday, March 03, 2017

Please see the attached files for information about the Hamilton Police Services March Break Cop Camp. 2017 Advertisement for Cop Camp for School Boards 2017 Cop Camp REGISTRATION Form – Blank 2017 Photo Video Release Form – Blank 2017 Waiver Cop Camp – Blank


Remember to report your child’s vaccines to Public Health

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

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


High School Courses and Choices – Tips for Parents

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

High-School-Courses-and-Choices


February Newsletter

Thursday, February 02, 2017

FEBRUARY 2017 NEWSLETTER


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.


French Immersion program in the Flamborough community

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Thank you for your input during our recent French Immersion Flamborough/Waterdown consultation in December.


Community

Friday, January 13, 2017

ParentsasPartners-Feb15-2017


January Newsletter

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

JANUARY 2017 NEWSLETTER


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