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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).


James MacDonald Food Drive

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

This year, James MacDonald Elementary has chosen to work alongside Mission Services in changing lives and bringing hope to Hamilton kids and their families.For many families, Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends and a festive meal. This year as you make your family plans, … Read more about James MacDonald Food Drive

2017 Terry Fox Run

Friday, September 15, 2017

Dear parent or caregiver:Our school is proudly taking part in the 2017 Terry Fox School Run. Lets show our school spirit by going the extra mile for Terry Fox. Online donating is simple and you will receive your tax receipt immediately. Simply click http://www.terryfox.ca/JamesMacDonaldPSHamiltonON to make … Read more about 2017 Terry Fox Run


Safe Schools Drill Dates

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Each year, all schools within the Hamilton Wentworth District School Board perform a series of Safe Schools drills in order to ensure the safety and, in some cases, the safe evacuation of students and staff from the building. For a list of the types of … Read more about Safe Schools Drill Dates


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.

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      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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