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.

Addition & Renovation of Mount Albion School

Monday, March 05, 2018

On January 29, 2018, the Ministry of Education announced approximately $6.5 million to fund an addition at Mount Albion Elementary School. These funds will be used to replace the temporary structures currently on site with 10 permanent classrooms as well as 3 new licensed child care rooms.

A public meeting will be held for families on: 
Thursday, April 19, 2018 
6:00 p.m.
Mount Albion School Gym

This meeting will review plans for the addition/renovation as well as plans for accommodating students during construction.

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.

Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease Info Sheet

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD) is a common viral infection that affects infants and children (usually < 5 years of age) but can happen at any age …Click the following link for the rest of this informative information brochure: Hand Foot Mouth Info Brochure

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.

HWDSB Needs Community Help to Name New North Secondary School

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) wants to hear from the community about selecting a name for the new North Secondary School being built at 1055 King Street East (former Scott Park Secondary School site).
Submissions for a name are being accepted through an online survey or by visiting 

The survey closes at 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, 2018.

    Our Board

    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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