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International Baccalaureate (IB) Information Night

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Students in Grades 8, 9 and 10 and their parents/guardians are invited to learn more about IB at our upcoming International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme Information Night


Please Provide your Feedback on the Draft 2017/2018 School Year Calendar

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

HWDSB is currently involved in the process of developing its school year calendars (Elementary and Secondary) for the 2017-2018 school year.
We are seeking public input regarding the DRAFT calendars (Elementary and Secondary) until 4 p.m. on March 3 and would appreciate your participation through an on-line survey. It should take about five minutes to complete.


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.

2017/2018 Budget Priorities Consultation

Friday, January 27, 2017

As part of HamiltonWentworth District School Boards (HWDSB) commitment to be accountable to its community stakeholders, the Board informs its stakeholders of its budget for the upcoming school year to show how it uses its resources wisely,efficiently, effectively and equitably.HamiltonWentworth District School Boards Strategic Directions … Read more about 2017/2018 Budget Priorities Consultation


Saltfleet Pathways Information Night

Friday, January 13, 2017

The Saltfleet Pathways Information Night is a welcoming and practical session that helps Grade 8-11 students and their parents select courses for the 2017-18 school year.Take your time to plan, with your parents or guardians, so that you can work toward the pathway that will … Read more about Saltfleet Pathways Information Night


Reminder about French Immersion Information Sessions

Monday, January 09, 2017

Is French Immersion for your child?French Immersion is a proven way to acquire excellent French language skills.This HWDSB program is an option for students beginning in Grade 1.You can visit any French Immersion Information Night to see if this option is right for your child.Please … Read more about Reminder about French Immersion Information Sessions

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      Watch: Elementary Students Experience a Learning Day in the Arts
      Grades 7 and 8 students from Lake Avenue, Sir Wilfrid Laurier and W.H. Ballard visited the Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts to do hands-on arts workshops with professional artists. Their inspiration was the Hamilton Children’s Charter of Rights, and they used four art forms (dance, drama, music and visual arts). The outing connected elementary students interested in the arts with schools offering a Specialist High Skills Majors in Arts and Culture.

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