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Food Drive Challenge

Thursday, December 07, 2017

The Elf Challenge is now on!The school has been divided into three teams; Team Gunell, Team Harvey and Team Maudsley. Each team has taken up the challenge to bring enough non-perishable food in to equal one of the other team leaders body mass. If a … Read more about Food Drive Challenge

How HWDSB Handles Inclement Weather

Friday, December 01, 2017

As winter approaches, we want to remind all HWDSB families about how we make the decision to cancel school and board operations. This is often a difficult call to make, and is made with the safety and security of our students and staff in mind.

What’s Happening

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Photos: Fall photo order proofs will be sent home by Monday. Orders are due back by Friday Dec. 8Congratulations to our swim team who did so well at their meet on November 24-amazing!We will be starting our FOOD DRIVE for Neighbour to Neighbour next week. … Read more about What’s Happening

HWDSB Marks Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week 2017

Sunday, November 19, 2017

To mark Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week, HWDSB is working to make schools safer with its new bullying resource and continuing support for the board-wide use of the innovative anti-bullying TipOff service.

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.

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. 

Delicious Fundraiser

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Here is a delicious new way to support Lincoln Alexander School!Any PHONE ORDER over $20 in value called in to Dominos on Upper Gage (905-574-3030) will earn our school $3.Just use the code word LINC when you call to let the Dominos staff know that … Read more about Delicious Fundraiser

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 

Bus Delay Route 6083 AM ONLY

Monday, October 30, 2017

Please see the attached letter concerning late bus pick-ups for Route 6083. Bus Delay 6083 AM letter to parents Oct 2017

Happening This Week

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Progress Reports are being sent home Monday with all students.Our Halloween Parade will be on Tuesday, starting at 8:45. The weather forecast looks chilly in the morning, so we welcome visitors to gather in the gym to view the parade.Spirit Wear is back by popular … Read more about Happening This Week

Morning Bus Late Notice for Route 6083

Monday, October 16, 2017

Letters were sent home this afternoon explaining that we are expecting a delay in pick-up for one of our buses for this week only. Please see below: Bus Delay 6083 AM letter to parents Oct 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.

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

Terry Fox Run on Tuesday

Monday, October 02, 2017

The weather looks to be much more friendly on Tuesday, so we are re-scheduling our Terry Fox School Run for tomorrow, October 3 at 1:30. Join us if you are able.

Terry Fox run postponed

Friday, September 29, 2017

Due to weather conditions, our Terry Fox run will not be happening today. We will re-schedule for a day next week. Stay posted.

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.

Terry Fox School Walk/Run this Friday

Monday, September 25, 2017

Please see the attached info for this year’s Terry Fox event. Terry Fox Run

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).

PA Day and School Council

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Just a reminder that this Friday, September 22nd is a PA Day, so no school for students this day.Our first School Council meeting of the year is scheduled for Monday Sept.25 at 6:00 pm. For more information, including a nomination form, see the attached information. School Council invite (2)Read more about PA Day and School Council

A great first week!

Monday, September 11, 2017

We had a great first week back at Lincoln Alexander. Sometimes getting back into school routines can be a challenge, but we did it- so thank you everyone for helping to make that happen!We have our Meet and Greet this week. Please click on the … Read more about A great first week!

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.

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.

Welcome Back to School!

Saturday, September 02, 2017

On behalf of the staff of Lincoln Alexander School and the Hamilton Wentworth District School Board, I want to welcome everyone to another great year at our school.We are going to be using the school website as our primary method to communicate information to our … Read more about Welcome Back to School!

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.