School Offices Closed for the Summer

Friday, June 30, 2017

Just to remind parents and students, our school office is closed for the summer, between Tuesday, July 4 and Friday, August 25. We will be unable to respond to any messages during this time. Our offices will reopen on Monday, August 28.

If you have any questions or need assistance over the summer, please call 905-527-5092 or email

Bomb Threat Drill Notification

Monday, June 19, 2017

On Wednesday June 21st, James MacDonald will be holding our first Bomb Threat Drill. The bomb threat drill will be similar to a fire drill in that the entire school is evacuated. All schools have emergency/crisis response plans in place. Schools regularly practice drills to … Read more about Bomb Threat Drill Notification

Playday BBQ Fundraiser

Tuesday, June 13, 2017


Playday Announcement

Friday, June 02, 2017


Please welcome Doone Estey, Parenting Expert to James MacDonald School on May 24th!

Friday, May 19, 2017

Power and Anxiety (1)-1

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.

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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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