Thought For Today

Yesterday’s the history, tomorrow’s the future, but today is a gift. That’s why it’s called the present!” 

By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day.   Robert Frost

News

Josten’s Ring Rep here on Friday, February 10

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Josten’s Ring Representative will be at the school on Friday, February 10 from 2:00 p.m. to take your orders for grad rings for this year. If this time is not convenient, please let the school know and alternate arrangements can be made.


An Evening with Gary Direnfeld

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Back by popular demand! We received such great feedbackabout our evening with Gary Direnfeld last year, that we have used our Parents Speaking Out Grant and asked him to join us again this year. Our topic will be Graduating from High School – Knowing your … Read more about An Evening with Gary Direnfeld


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.


Reminder to report your child’s vaccines to Public Health

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

This is a reminder for parents and guardians to review their child’s vaccines with their doctor.


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.

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    Our Board

    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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