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Picture Day – Thursday October 12, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Reminder to Mountview Families that tomorrow (October 12) is school picture day. Remember to bring your smiles!


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.


Family BBQ and Meet The Teacher Thursday October 5 – 5:00pm – 6:30pm

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Please join us this Thursday, October 5, 2017 for our Meet the Teacher Family BBQ from 5:00pm – 6:30pm. This is an opportunity for families to tour the school and meet their children’s teachers. We will be offering Hamburgers and Chicken Hot Dogs for sale. … Read more about Family BBQ and Meet The Teacher Thursday October 5 – 5:00pm – 6:30pm


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


Pizza Day Reminder

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Pizza Day’s at Mountview begin next Wednesday October 4, 2017. Orders for October Pizza are due tomorrow (September 29). The option to pay online is available and encouraged, however please remember that the Orange order form needs to be returned to the school in order … Read more about Pizza Day Reminder


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.


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).


School Bus Delays – Updated List of Schools

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Hamilton-Wentworth Student Transportation Services (HWSTS) has advised Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board (HWCDSB) and Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) that a bus driver shortage may impact local school bus routes.

As of Tuesday, September 19, HWSTS estimates that delays could impact 21 routes.


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.


Reminder of Bell Time Change for September 2017

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Dear Parents, Guardians and Caregivers,To create a more efficient busing network, the Hamilton-Wentworth Student Transportation Service (HWSTS) governance committee has reviewed school bell times within Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board and Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board.Our school was included in this review, and the findings result … Read more about Reminder of Bell Time Change for September 2017


Reminder of Bell Time Change for September 2017

Thursday, June 01, 2017

Dear Parents, Guardians and Caregivers,To create a more efficient busing network, the Hamilton-Wentworth Student Transportation Service (HWSTS) governance committee has reviewed school bell times within Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board and Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board.Our school was included in this review, and the findings result … Read more about Reminder of Bell Time Change for September 2017


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.


Reminder: Bell Times Changing for September 2017

Monday, May 08, 2017

To create a more efficient busing network, the Hamilton-Wentworth Student Transportation Service (HWSTS) governance committee has reviewed school bell times within Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board and Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board.

Our school was included in this review, and the findings result in a change to our start and end of day bell times for September 2017.


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


Bell Times Changing for September 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

To create a more efficient busing network, the Hamilton-Wentworth Student Transportation Service (HWSTS) governance committee has reviewed school bell times within Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board and Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board.

Our school was included in this review, and the findings result in a change to our start and end of day bell times for September 2017.


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.


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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