Janet Lee Student Named to Minister’s Student Advisory Council

Thursday, March 22, 2018

A Janet Lee elementary student has been named to the 2018-19 Minister’s Student Advisory Council, to give input on education from a student point of view.

HWDSB Trustees Looking for Help Determining Ward Distribution

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) is undertaking a review of trustee electoral areas prior to the 2018 municipal elections. Current Trustees are seeking input from the public to help determine ward distribution. Members of the community are invited to attend a public meeting to offer feedback on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Education Centre (20 Education Court). Confidential feedback is also being accepted through HWDSB’s website at until 4 p.m. on March 31, 2018.

Summit Park Boundary Review

Tuesday, March 06, 2018

At the June 12, 2017, Board meeting, Trustees approved a boundary review to create a new boundary for the JK – 8 school planned for the Summit Park site, located on the corner of Keystone Crescent and Bellagio Avenue south of Rymal Road East. The new Summit Park school boundary will impact existing school boundaries for Billy Green, Janet Lee and Tapleytown schools. This change will help to balance enrolment, reduce accommodation pressure, reduce reliance on temporary accommodation and improve student walk-ability.

Please read the following parent letter for more information.

Parent Council’s New E-mail Address!

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Janet Lee has a New School Council E-mail Address:schoolcouncil218@hwdsb.on.caIf you would like to receive e-mails from council about upcoming school events, etc., please send us an e-mail which will allow us to add you to our mailing list.

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.

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.

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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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