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Jolly Jingle Day on Friday December 15th!

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

We will be having a Jolly Jingle Day this Friday, December 15th. This festive day was organized by our new created Positive School Culture Team. Come to school in your most festive outfit – tinsel, green, red, bells, hats etc. We are asking for a … Read more about Jolly Jingle Day on Friday December 15th!

Get Reminders sent directly to your phone through our NEW Millgrove School Parent Community!

Friday, December 08, 2017

Join our Millgrove School Parent Community! Download the Remind App to receive school reminders directly to your phone. To join, simply go to:

The December Edition of the Millgrove Chronicle is now available.

Monday, December 04, 2017

Clink the link for access to the Chronicle: December Millgrove Chronicle 2017

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.

Mental Health and Wellness in the Classroom

Monday, November 20, 2017

Please open the link to an event hosted by the Special Education Advisory Committee SEAC Meeting

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.

Sock and Mitten Drive

Monday, November 13, 2017

Please open link for more information. sock and mitten drive

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. 

Have any extra Plants lying around?

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

We are accepting plant donations for our Learning Commons to help bring it alive!!!! Thank you for your continued support!

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 

A Night at the Gallery

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Please open for more information NATGcomm

Millgrove Chronicle November edition is now available!

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Please see our Newsletter page for our November Newsletter.

Movie Night – October 26th

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Please see attached for our exciting movie night on October 26th featuring “Hotel Transylvania” Hotel Transylvania

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.

Join us for Meet the Teacher on October 12, 2017

Friday, October 06, 2017

Meet the Teacher Night Millgrove Meet The Teacher Menu – Oct 12 2017

The October Edition of the Millgrove Chronicle is now available!

Monday, October 02, 2017

Please see our Newsletter Page for the October Edition.

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

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.

Please expect significant delays on bus 6143 (Melissa’s Bus)

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Learn more about Please expect significant delays on bus 6143 (Melissa’s Bus)

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).

Melissa’s Bus (6143) will be 35 minutes delayed!

Monday, September 18, 2017
Learn more about Melissa’s Bus (6143) will be 35 minutes delayed!

Fire Drill

Thursday, September 14, 2017

We will be having our first scheduled fire drill on Tuesday, September 19th @ 10:15 a.m. whether permitting. Staff will review safety procedures with all students prior to Tuesday so that everyone is well prepared. We will then have 2 more unannounced drills before the … Read more about Fire Drill

URGENT-Bus 6143 Construction Update

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Beginning today bus 6143 will create a new stop – Carey St and 5Th Concession, for all those families affected by the construction. Drop off will be around 4:00PM.Pick up in the AM will also occur at Carey St and 5Th Concession. Pick up will … Read more about URGENT-Bus 6143 Construction Update

The September Edition of the Millgrove Chronicle is now available

Friday, September 08, 2017

Please check our Newsletter Page

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.

We are experiencing phone issues. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Thursday, September 07, 2017

Please send an email to if you need to reach the office.

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.

Celebrating Canada’s 150th Birthday!

Monday, June 26, 2017

We would like to introduce you to our new tree “Kanata Roots” who was planted in our playground to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday! Kanata comes from our Aboriginal heritage and means village / settlement. Roots was chosen as the middle name to showcase how deeply … Read more about Celebrating Canada’s 150th Birthday!

National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism

Friday, June 23, 2017

You may notice that our school flag is flying at half-mast today. We are doing this to recognize the National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism. We are fortunate to live in a society that recognizes and values our differences. We resolve our disputes … Read more about National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism

Flamborough Hockey Association house league flyer 2017

Tuesday, June 13, 2017


Heat Events

Thursday, June 08, 2017

The City of Hamilton Public Health Department monitors weather forecasts closely and notifies the media and community partners of a heat event. A heat event occurs when the forecast callsfor one or more days with a 40 or higher humidex reading. Once HWDSB has been … Read more about Heat Events

The June Edition of the Millgrove Chronicle is now available!

Thursday, June 01, 2017

June 2017 Millgrove Chronicle June Calendar

2017-2018 School Year Calendar

Monday, May 15, 2017

2017-2018 Elementary 5 Day Cycle Calendar_ Final 2017-2018 Elementary Calendar_Final

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.

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.

Kindergarten Registration

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Kindergarten registration began on Monday, February 6, 2017, for the 2017- 2018 school year!Please come into the office and see Miss Marrone to fill out a registration package.What to bring to registration? proof of status in Canada, i.e. Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, Refugee, etc., proof … Read more about Kindergarten Registration

February Edition of the Millgrove Chronicle is now available!

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

February 2017 Millgrove Chronicle

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.