Route 6159 will be 45 minutes late. Please adjust your pick up times accordingly. If you would like to pick up your student, please call the school at 905-679-4145. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.
HWDSB will hold a Pathways Information Night to help families and students in grades 7 to 12 learn more about the variety of high school options available and plan their high school years.
Students in grades 9 to 12 can also meet partners who can help them earn Community Involvement Hours.
Wednesday, November 1 at LIUNA Station (360 James St. N.). Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and you can drop in anytime until 9 p.m.
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.
Kindergarten and new to HWDSB parents, please register for schoolcash on the link on the left side of this webpage. To streamline the process, HWDSB has discontinued using PIN numbers. Please register your child as soon as possible in order to pay for things happening … Read more about Schoolcash
A reminder that our first hot lunch day of the year will be held on Friday October 13th. To order visit www.lunchboxorders.com.All orders are due by Sunday at noon for the upcoming Friday.If you need assistance please contact Lunch Box Orders at 1-877-426-6860
Ancaster High’sGrade 8 Parents’ Night is November 22 from 6:00 to 8:00The AHSGrade 9 Option Sheet Night is January 17 from 6:00 to 7:30
Photo days are Friday October 27th and retakes are Monday November 27th. Grade 8 graduation photo day is February 23rd 2018.
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
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.
Every year on September 30th, we wear orange! This year, HWDSB will be observing this day on Friday, September 29th.Orange shirt day has been declared an annual day tohonour the lives and survivors ofCanadasIndian Residential Schools.The Indian Residential School system was put in place by … Read more about Orange Shirt Day
The school year has been off to a great start! We invite you to come and meet the staff at Mount Hope, see your child’s classroom and connect with friends. Doors will be open from 5:30 to 7 p.m.There will be 3 food trucks with … Read more about Thursday September 28th – Meet the Staff
The school year has been off to a great start! We invite you to come and meet the staff at Mount Hope, see your child’s classroom and connect with friends. Doors will be open from 5:30 to 7 p.m.There will be 3 food trucks with … Read more about Meet the Staff Night – Thursday September 28th
Mount Hope’s School Council elections were held last night. We had a fantastic turnout, and our Council consists of 17 voting members. Thank you for everyone’s dedication andI look forward to working alongside Council this year to make Mount Hope School a great place to … Read more about School Council Elections
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).
September 13, 2017Dear Parents, Guardians and Caregivers,As another school year begins, I wanted to provide you with an update on the renovations. Over the last three years, we have had many renovations take place within our school. Im happy to share that the only items … Read more about Construction Update
Attention: Mount Hope families — As part of the HWDSB Safe Schools Policy, every year schools are required to conduct a series of Emergency procedures with students and staff to ensure they are prepared in the event of an emergency. — Below are the dates … Read more about Emergency Procedures
The first School (Parent) Council meeting will be held on Tuesday September 19, 2017. @ 6:30pm. If you are interested in an elected position, forms went home with students this week, please have them returned by Friday September 15, 2017.If you are unsure what School … Read more about School Council Meeting September 19, 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.
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.
Route 6076 is running 30 minutes late, please adjust your pickup time accordingly.
Welcome back! — We hope everyone had a fantastic summer and are ready to come back to school. On the first day of school Gr. 1-8students will gather on the blacktop when they arrive at school. Teachers will be outside at 8:15am with signs.Students are … Read more about Welcome Back
JK and new to SK in school visit is on Tuesday September 5th. Please refer to your postcard that was mailed to your house in June. If you have misplaced or have not received your postcard please contact the school office at 905-679-4145.Returning SKs start … Read more about Attention: Junior and Senior Kindergarten Parents
Dear Mount Hope families — It is time to reflect upon the manysuccesses of the year – academics, athletics, arts and positive attitudes. There have been so many great moments this year, and we look forward to even more next year. We are sad to … Read more about Reflecting on 2016/2017 and Looking Forward to 2017/2018
Community and Continuing Education is pleased to offer a variety of Non-Credit Summer Programs for students in Grades 7 to 10.
Some of the programs have been cancelled, but for those that are still running, the deadline to register has been extended to midnight on Friday, June 9.
Visit the Non-Credit Summer Programs page to see what programs are being offered.
Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board has received approval from the Ministry of Education on its 2017-2018 elementary school year calendar.
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.
We want to make you aware of a book and Netflix series causing concern in the educational community. Netflix has released a new series, 13 Reasons Why, that may harm students who struggle with mental health challenges.
Spring time means outdoor time for using tricycles, bicycles, skateboards, scooters and in-line skates
If your child will be starting Grade 9 in September 2017 and is interested in taking a credit course this summer, our Reach Ahead summer programs are an excellent option.
As we near the end of construction, I would like to thank you for your patience during our recent school renovations.
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
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 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.
This is a reminder for parents and guardians to review their child’s vaccines with their doctor.
Thank you for your ongoing patience as the renovations at Mount Hope continue.
HWDSB is fortunate to have so many HWDSB staff members who support extra-curricular activities that enhance our students’ educational experience.
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.