Thank You!!

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

A big Thank You to the Somerville Family for donating a portable sun shelter to Queen’s Rangers School to be used for Cross Country and Track and Field day events. The Queen’s Rangers school community thank you for your generosity!!

Field Trip Forms

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Sometimes the “backpack express” breaks down and trip forms are lost or misplaced. In the past, when this happened, parents called the school to ask for a replacement copy. We are now posting trip forms on our website (under the “Field Trips” tab). Students will … Read more about Field Trip Forms

Supervision at School Bus Stops

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Parents are reminded that students require adequate supervision at school bus stops in both the morning and afternoon.Kindergarten students must be supervised by an adult. The HWDSB Transportation Policy includes the following statement: Parents/guardians of JK students must accompany the student and remain until picked … Read more about Supervision at School Bus Stops

Friday, December 22 Celebrations

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

The students and staff at Queen’s Rangers are looking forward to a special day on Friday. Festivities will include: Annual Christmas Lunch at the Copetown Community Centre (11:30 am) Holiday Assembly with presentations by every class (1:oo pm) School Council Bake Sale – don’t to … Read more about Friday, December 22 Celebrations

Wesley Urban Ministries Christmas Store

Monday, December 18, 2017

The holidays are an expensive time of year for all families. For those with extremely limited income, it is especially difficult.Wesley Urban Ministries opens a “no charge” Christmas Stores for families who need some extra help at this time of year with gifts for children … Read more about Wesley Urban Ministries Christmas Store

Snow Clearing at HWDSB Schools

Monday, December 18, 2017

Parents have often asked about snow clearing protocols at schools. This is a shared responsibility between HWDSB staff, private contractors and the City of Hamilton. For more information click on the link below. Snow-clearing-Infographic

New Beverly Central Construction Update

Monday, December 18, 2017

As you know, in June 2014, HWDSB Trustees approved the closure of Beverly Central and Dr. John Seaton and the construction of a new school on the Beverly Community Centre property, off Hwy. 8 in Rockton.

HWDSB is committed to this project and we anxiously awaiting provincial and municipal approvals. Once we have these approvals, we will hold a community meeting to update you on the project. Once construction begins, we expect it will take 12 – 16 months before we can move into the new school.

Please read the following Construction Update Letter for more information.

Changes to Queen’s Rangers Website

Monday, December 11, 2017

In an effort to help parents, volunteers and other community members find information on our website, we have created new tabs at the top of our web page. Instead of posting all new items to the general “News” section of the website, posts will be … Read more about Changes to Queen’s Rangers Website

Cool Little Kids & Helping your child with Math

Thursday, December 07, 2017

Please see attached for information about an HWDSB workshop for parents of shy, withdrawn or worried 4 to 7 years olds.Attached you will also find suggestions for helping your child with Math. Cool Little Kids & Helping with Math

Hallways & Fire Safety

Thursday, December 07, 2017

Safety of students is always our priority at Queen’s Rangers.During a fire safety inspection, our Inspector noted that students were leaving clothing, shoes and other items in the hallway at the end of the day. This included items on the hooks, on the floor below … Read more about Hallways & Fire Safety

Christmas Adopt-a-Family

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Parents/Guardians -We would like to thank everybody who has contributed to our adopt-a-family thus far. We have received a number of donations, however we are still in need of the following; Halo Lego, Marvel Super Heroes Figures and Men’s size medium track pants.Thank you for … Read more about Christmas Adopt-a-Family

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.

School Photos!

Friday, December 01, 2017

If you have not yet ordered your child’s fall school photos from Edge Imaging, you still have time to get your order in before the holidays! Fall photo orders placed by phone at 1-888-416-3343 by Friday December 8th or online at edgeimaging.ca by Sunday December … Read more about School Photos!

Principal Changes

Monday, November 27, 2017

Dear Families of Queen’s Rangers -I am writing to inform you of a Principal change. Effective December 1, 2017, Mr. John Bradley will be the temporary Principal of Queen’s Rangers School until Principal Tammy McLaughlin returns. Mr. Bradley has a wide range of experience at … Read more about Principal Changes

Ancaster High / Dundas Valley Secondary School Boundary Review

Monday, November 27, 2017

At the October 30, 2017, Board meeting, Trustees approved starting a boundary review to align the secondary school boundaries with the already approved elementary boundaries for the 2018/2019 school year.

A Public Meeting is being held for Ancaster High, Dundas Valley Secondary School and associated elementary schools whose students are in English classes, on:

Thursday, November 30, 2017, at 6 p.m.
Dundas Valley Secondary School
310 Governor’s Road, Dundas

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.

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. 

Drinking Water Testing and Drinking Water Fixture Signage

Friday, November 10, 2017

Drinking Water Testing and Drinking Water Fixture SignageOntario is continuing to protect childrens health with new regulation changes aimed at improving drinking water testing in child care centres and schools to minimize childrens exposure to lead.New amendments to Ontario Regulation 243/07 that took effect July … Read more about Drinking Water Testing and Drinking Water Fixture Signage

Hamilton Volunteer Firefighter Food Drive

Friday, November 10, 2017

Help your community this Christmas!Volunteer firefighters will be holding a food drive in Lynden, Troy, and Orkney. We will be going door to door from 9am to noon on the first Saturday of December.Donations can also be dropped off at the following locations.First Saturday of … Read more about Hamilton Volunteer Firefighter Food Drive

Poinsettia Fundraiser – Orders due November 14

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

It is hard to believe that the holiday season is right around the corner. This year, the Queen’s Rangers GLEE Club will be selling poinsettias in collaboration with Terra Greenhouses. We encourage you to sell to family and friends to help raise funds for our … Read more about Poinsettia Fundraiser – Orders due November 14

Remembrance Day Assembly

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Queen’s Rangers School will be hosting a Remembrance Day Assembly on Friday, November 10 at 11:00am. Parents are welcome to attend.Poppies will be available for each student in the school that day. Please send in a loonie or a toonie with your child for their … Read more about Remembrance Day Assembly

Spirit Wear Order Form

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

The Spirit Wear Order Form can be accessed via the link below. Please note orders need to be in by November 24th. No late orders will be accepted. Delivery will be before Christmas Break if you are interested in ordering for a gift. Payment can … Read more about Spirit Wear Order Form

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 www.hwdsb.on.ca/feedback. 

YMCA PA Day Childcare on December 1, 2017

Friday, November 03, 2017

The YMCA is offering childcare on the next PA Day on Friday, December 1, 2017 at Sir William Osler School in Dundas. There is a Kindergarten Program for ages 3.8-5 years old and a SACC Program for ages 6-12 years old. On December 1 they’re … Read more about YMCA PA Day Childcare on December 1, 2017

High School Boundary Reviews

Friday, November 03, 2017

Dear Parents, Guardians and Caregivers,At the October 30, 2017, Board meeting, Trustees approved a recommendation to start a boundary review for the following schools: Ancaster High School and Dundas Valley Secondary School.The purpose of this boundary review is to align the secondary school boundaries with … Read more about High School Boundary Reviews

Halloween Reminders

Monday, October 30, 2017

Pumpkin Carving Contest October 31If you wish to participate, bring your carved pumpkin into the gym between 8:30 and 9:00am on Tuesday, October 31st. Please make certain that your pumpkins are picked up by 3:30pm on Tuesday, October 31st. No pumpkins are permitted on the … Read more about Halloween Reminders

Lynden Lions Club Annual Fall Brunch

Friday, October 27, 2017

The Lynden Lions Club is holding their Annual Fall Brunch on Sunday, October 29, 2017 from 8:30am to 12:30pm at The Lions Den at 4070 Governors Road, Lynden. Adults: $10, Children (12 and under) $5. Come and join your friends and neighbours for a hearty … Read more about Lynden Lions Club Annual Fall Brunch

Lynden Lions and Lynden Legion Meat Roll

Friday, October 27, 2017

There will be a meat roll on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 7pm at the Lynden Legion (Beverly Branch 500). This is a community event supporting both The Lynden Lions and The Lynden Legion. Come out and enjoy an evening of fun and fellowship while … Read more about Lynden Lions and Lynden Legion Meat Roll

Candy Guess Raffle on October 31st

Friday, October 27, 2017

There will be a candy guess raffle on Hallowe’en Tuesday October 31st. Guess how many pumpkin candies are in the jar for 25 cents per guess ballot. The winner will take home the jar of candies!

Teacher Report Card Interviews

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Please see below for the links to book interviews with your child’s teachers. If you have more than one child, it would be to your benefit to sign up as soon as possible to ensure coordination of timing. Please be advised that Ms. Lambert and … Read more about Teacher Report Card Interviews

Book Your Child’s Back-to-School Eye Exam

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

As the new school year begins, Ontario is reminding parents to make an optometry appointmentfor their children.Eighty per cent of classroom learning is visual. An annual comprehensive eye exam can identifyvision problems and treatment options to help students reach their full potential. Children whohave trouble … Read more about Book Your Child’s Back-to-School Eye Exam

Parent Council Minutes

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Please click on link below to view the minutes from the Parent Council Meeting on October 17, 2017. min-10-17

Spirit Day Thank You!

Friday, October 20, 2017

Our Spirit Day was a big success today with many of our students and staff wearing spirit wear and/or green and white. We raised $68.75 for World Vision. Thank you for your support!

Danceathon Pledge Forms due Monday October 23

Friday, October 20, 2017

Danceathon Pledge Forms are due on Monday October 23 in order to be eligible to qualify for prizes.

Spirit Day Friday October 20

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

This Friday October 20 is Queen`s Rangers Spirit Day. Students are asked to be creative with their attire focussing on school colours of green and white or school spirit wear. Donations of a loonie or toonie will go to support World Vision.

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.

Photo Day

Friday, October 06, 2017

Just a reminder that our Fall School Photo Day is Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Our photo retake day will be Monday, November 6, 2017.

Lunchbox Orders

Friday, October 06, 2017

Hello!We would like to take this opportunity to welcome back the families at Queen’ Rangers. The lunch calendar is now available and open for ordering athttp://www.lunchboxorders.com Just a reminder, lunch delivery is scheduled to begin Wednesday, October 4, 2017.Please note: Orders must be placed by … Read more about Lunchbox Orders

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

Terry Fox Run Cancelled

Friday, September 29, 2017

Due to the weather this week, with the heat on Monday and the rain on Friday making the field wet and slippery, it has been decided to cancel the Terry Fox Run for this year. Some classes will be incorporating a run into their daily … Read more about Terry Fox Run Cancelled

Swim Team Message

Friday, September 29, 2017

The Queen’s Rangers’ Swim Team is looking for members in Grades 3-6. Practices will be held at the Dundas Community Pool on Monday mornings (7:45am-8:45am) from October 23rd – November 20th. Parents are responsible for getting children to practices AND then to school for the … Read more about Swim Team Message

Photo Day!

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

EditablePDF_ReminderNotices_1up_Standard Please see attachment for information on the upcoming Photo Day at school.

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.

School Council Meeting Minutes from September 19

Monday, September 25, 2017

MINUTES September 19, 2017Present: S. Revill, L. Crawford, B. Firman, T. Hood, L. Faulkner, M. Somerville, T. Quinn, M. Fiorentino, T. Quinn, K. Payne, S. Hodds, M. Money, B. Nieuwenhuis, E. Webster, L. Arkell2. Review and Approval of AgendaAn agenda was not prepared for this … Read more about School Council Meeting Minutes from September 19

YMCA Before and After School Care Program

Monday, September 25, 2017

Did you know that Queen’s Rangers has a before and after school care program right at the school? If you would like more information on this program, please contact the school and we will send paperwork home with your child.

Volunteers and Police Checks

Monday, September 25, 2017

Field trips and other extra-curricular activities are starting up for the school year and volunteers will be needed for these events. If you haven’t had your Vulnerable Sector Police Check done or it’s more than three years old, please start the process now to allow … Read more about Volunteers and Police Checks

Bus Safety Presentations

Monday, September 25, 2017

Bus Safety Presentations will take place on September 28, 2017 in the school gym. JK-Grade 3 will take place from 9:30-10:00 and Grades 4-6 will take place from 10:15-10:45.

Meet the Teacher change of date

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Please note that Meet the Teacher will now take place on Thursday, October 5 from 5:30-6:30. Copetown Lions will be here at 5:00 providing food for purchase. Hope to see you there!

Terry Fox Fundraiser

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

On Monday, September 25th from 11:45 to 12:45 we will be having a Terry Fox fundraiser on our playground at Queen’s Rangers School. We would like every student to bring in a couple of loonies or toonies. Our goal is to raise at least $2 … Read more about Terry Fox Fundraiser

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).

Popcorn, Frozen Yogurt and Cookie Sales

Friday, September 15, 2017

Popcorn, Frozen Yogurt and Cookie Sales will begin again on Thursday, September 21, 2017. Popcorn and frozen yogurt are $2.00 each and cookies are $1.00 each. All products are nut safe.

Donations for Agendas

Friday, September 15, 2017

As in past years, we are asking for a $5 donation to go towards the cost of agendas this year. Please send your donation in to the school office with your child as soon as possible. Thank you for your support!

September Package Reminder

Friday, September 15, 2017

September packages were due on Friday September 15. If you have not yet filled out your package, please take some time over the weekend to fill out the necessary forms and return them to the school with your child on Monday, September 18.

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.

Letter for Families re: Principal Announcement

Sunday, September 03, 2017

Please see the following letter for families regarding your school principal.

Canada 150 Playday

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

On Tuesday, June 27, we will be celebrating Canada’s 150th Birthday with our school-wide playday!All activities will be outside, so please make sure your child is dressed appropriately for the weather on that day with a hat, running shoes, sunscreen and water bottle. We will … Read more about Canada 150 Playday

Board of Trustees Approve Boundary Changes

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Dear Parents, Guardians and Caregivers,

On Monday, June 19, 2017, Trustees reviewed the recommended boundaries based on the feedback received from the Advisory Panel and the Boundary Review public meeting and approved boundary changes that may affect your child.

Thank You for Participating in Jump Rope for Heart

Monday, June 19, 2017

THANK YOU for helping to make our Heart and Stroke Jump Rope for Heart event a success!This year, approximately 130 students at Queen’s Rangers School participated in the Jump Rope for Heart event. Together, we raised $4,321 for the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Thank you … Read more about Thank You for Participating in Jump Rope for Heart

Boundary Review Updates

Friday, June 16, 2017

Please click on the attached link for information on the final Boundary Review recommendations. Special-Board-Agenda-1497563616

Host a Student this Summer

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Please see flyer below for more details on this opportunity. 6.3d Flyer for Alternative Host Family

Boundary Review Information

Friday, June 09, 2017

Please see attached link for information on proposed boundary changeswhich will be reviewed at the public meeting at Ancaster High School on Tuesday June 13 at 6:00pm. All are welcome to attend this meeting. http://www.hwdsb.on.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Boundary-Review-Advisory-Panel-June-7-2017.pdf

Fire Inspection Report

Friday, June 09, 2017

As a result of our annual fire inspection, we are being asked to have the hallways clear at the end of the school day. Please encourage your child to bring home extra clothing, papers, books etc. that are not required at school. Indoor shoes will … Read more about Fire Inspection Report

Jump Rope for Heart Postponed

Monday, June 05, 2017

Jump Rope for Heart has been postponed until Thursday June8 with a raindate of Monday June 12 due to the weather forecast for Tuesday June 6. Please take this opportunity to continue fundraising to help support this worthwhile event. All collection envelopes must be in … Read more about Jump Rope for Heart Postponed

Principal Information

Friday, June 02, 2017

Mrs. Lindsay Williams will be the acting Principal at Queen’s Rangers School for the rest of the school year. She welcomes you to drop in and say hello at your convenience.

How is Your Jump Fundraising Going?

Friday, June 02, 2017

There are 4 days remaining until our Jump Rope for Heart Event Day! Be sure to reach out to family and friends for donations. Every donation helps us to reach our fundraising goal and to help save lives. Online fundraising is a quick and easy … Read more about How is Your Jump Fundraising Going?

Jump Rope for Heart – Encouraging Online Fundraising

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

In support of Queen’s Rangers Jump Rope for Heart event, we are encouraging all Parents to consider fundraising online. Online fundraising is the most time efficient way to help support your child’s fundraising goals – in addition, it is safe and secure, it saves paper … Read more about Jump Rope for Heart – Encouraging Online Fundraising

Boundary Review Announcement

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

At the May 29, 2017, Board meeting, Trustees approved a recommendation for the Ancaster Accommodation Review to rebuild C.H. Bray and Rousseau Elementary Schools on their existing sites, build an addition at Ancaster Senior Elementary School and close Fessenden and Queen’s Rangers Elementary Schools once the new schools and the addition are constructed.

This approval also requires a boundary review to determine the boundaries of the new schools at the Beverly Community Centre site and C.H. Bray. The schools involved in the boundary review include the new school at Greensville (Greensville and Spencer Valley), the new school at Beverly Community Centre Site (Beverly Central and Dr. John Seaton), Queen’s Rangers, C.H. Bray and Sir William Osler.

Lyme Disease and Ticks

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Lyme disease is an infection caused by bacteria. In Ontario, Lyme disease is carried by some black-legged ticks, also known as deer ticks.In Hamilton, the most common type of tick found is the American Dog tick. American Dog ticks cannot transmit Lyme disease. Ticks are … Read more about Lyme Disease and Ticks

Rockton Lions Club 12th Annual Fish Fry

Friday, May 19, 2017

Please see link below for information on Rockton Lions Club 12th Annual Fish Fry on Saturday, June 3, 2017 Flyer 1.jpg

Jump Rope for Heart

Friday, May 19, 2017

Queen’s Rangers School is pleased to be holding a Heart and Stroke Foundation Jump Rope for Heart event on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. All money raised will support the Heart and Stroke Foundation in their mission to promote children’s health and fund vital heart and … Read more about Jump Rope for Heart

Before and After-School Programs 2017-2018

Monday, May 15, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to complete the Before and After-School survey for your child(ren) in Kindergarten to Grade 6. Based on the survey results the Board will be going through a selection process to have a not-for-profit program available for September 2017.Those who … Read more about Before and After-School Programs 2017-2018

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.

Volunteer Sign Up for the 8th Annual Touch a Truck Event May 27

Friday, May 12, 2017

Please click on the link below to sign up to be a volunteer for the 8th Annual Touch a Truck event on Saturday May 27. We need a minimum of 10 volunteers. Please consider signing up for a quick, simple 2 hour time slot. Thank … Read more about Volunteer Sign Up for the 8th Annual Touch a Truck Event May 27

Ancaster PAR Decision Night May 29

Friday, May 12, 2017

More information can be found at http://www.hwdsb.on.ca/trustees/meetings/

Ancaster Accommodation Review Nearing Conclusion

Friday, May 12, 2017

The Ancaster Accommodation Review is nearing its conclusion, with an interim final staff report submitted to Trustees, a delegation night held and the upcoming final proposal by Trustees to the Ministry of Education expected on May 29, 2017.Trustees have made no final decisions.The process began … Read more about Ancaster Accommodation Review Nearing Conclusion

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.

Thank You to HWDSB Foundation!

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Queen’s Rangers School would like to thank HWDSB Foundation for providing grant money to our school to purchase 20 Ukuleles for our Instrumental Music Program. This unique opportunity provides our students with thechance to learn how to play an instrument, to explore creative engagement andexpressive … Read more about Thank You to HWDSB Foundation!

Book Fair Help Needed!

Friday, April 21, 2017

Our Annual Book Fair will run from May 2-5, 2017 this year. If you are available to helpon Open House night, Thursday May 4, please contact the school office at 905-627-7822. Thank you for your support.

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

Spring Flower orders and Yearbook orders are due soon!

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Just a reminder that Spring Flower orders and yearbook orders are due on Friday April 28. No late orders will be accepted.

It’s Jersey Day Tomorrow!

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Queen’s Rangers Go Girls invite all students and staff to wear their favourite jersey on Thursday April 20. Please bring in a toonie tohelp support the Go Girls Wellness Projects. Thank you for your support!

Order your 2016/2017 Queen’s Rangers Yearbook Now!

Monday, April 10, 2017

It’s time to order your 2016/2017 Queen’s Rangers Yearbook!Our yearbook will display special moments for all of us, with class shots, candid shots, artwork, groups, and trips in the form of a 32 page soft cover book.Books will be $20 and will be available for … Read more about Order your 2016/2017 Queen’s Rangers Yearbook Now!

Home Tips for a Successful Term 2

Monday, April 10, 2017

Parents/Guardians:Term two is well underway. Now that you’ve had a chance to review with your child their report card and have set some goals for next term, families can help their child succeed in school by: Establishing routines for homework completion – a set time … Read more about Home Tips for a Successful Term 2

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

Queen’s Rangers Day of Pink – April 13, 2017

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

On Thursday, April 13th, we invite everyone to wear pink to celebrate diversity, and to stand up and speak out for a world without bullying. At HWDSB “We All Belong”. Students will also have the opportunity to watch a theatre performance called “The Bully and … Read more about Queen’s Rangers Day of Pink – April 13, 2017

Remember to report your child’s vaccines to Public Health

Saturday, April 01, 2017

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

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.

EQAO Testing is quickly approaching and we are in need of volunteers for scribing!

Monday, March 27, 2017

EQAO is approaching quickly! The administration dates at Queen’s Rangers are May 23, 24, 25 and May 30, 31 and June 1 – 9:10-10:50am.If you have a child in grades 3 and/or 6 please ensure that your child arrives to school on time and avoid … Read more about EQAO Testing is quickly approaching and we are in need of volunteers for scribing!

Clothing Drive Fundraiser Ends March 31!!! Lost and Found items will be donated if not picked up!

Monday, March 27, 2017

Just a reminder that our clothing drive fundraiser ends this Friday March 31. Please come to the school and look through our Lost and Found Box prior to Friday. After this date anything left in our Lost and Found box will be donated to the … Read more about Clothing Drive Fundraiser Ends March 31!!! Lost and Found items will be donated if not picked up!

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.

Parent Council Meeting Minutes for January and February 2017

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

January 2017 Minutes February 2017 Minutes

Wellness Day Thursday March 2

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

We’re excited about our upcoming Wellness Day tomorrow! Please ensure that students wear comfortable clothing and have an indoor pair of shoes so that they are able to participate in all the fun, hands on learning activities.Please note as spring is finally here we do … Read more about Wellness Day Thursday March 2

Special Thanks!

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

A very special thank you to the Somerville Family for their generous donation of an OSMO Genius Kit as well as 2 VEX Robotics Kits to the school.

March Break Cop Camp 2017

Friday, February 24, 2017

Please see attached forms for information onthis year’s March Break Cop Camp. 2017 Advertisement for Cop Camp for School Boards 2017 Cop Camp REGISTRATION Form – Blank 2017 Photo Video Release Form – Blank 2017 Waiver Cop Camp – Blank

Raising Awesome Kids!

Friday, February 24, 2017

Please see attached poster for information on a parent engagement event to be held at Fessenden School on April 18 at 7pm. Gary Direnfeld

Fundraising Clothing Drive

Friday, February 24, 2017

We are continuing our clothing drive to raise money for our school and the Kidney Foundation of Canada. Drop off your donations to the school until March 31, 2017. Kidney Clothes will pay us for every pound of clothing and cloth based items that we … Read more about Fundraising Clothing Drive

Lunchbox Orders now open for March orders!

Friday, February 24, 2017
Learn more about Lunchbox Orders now open for March orders!

Parent Council Meeting-Tuesday Feb 21, 2017 4:30 pm

Friday, February 17, 2017

Parent Council Meeting-Tuesday Feb 21, 2017 4:30 pm in the Learning Resource Room

Kindergarten Registration 2017/2018

Friday, February 10, 2017

If you have a child beginning school in either Junior Kindergarten (born in 2013), or Senior Kindergarten (born in 2012 that are not presently attending) for the 2017/2018 school year, please contact the school at 905-627-7822. Our secretaries, Mrs. Willemsen or Mrs. Stinson, will request … Read more about Kindergarten Registration 2017/2018

Fundraising Clothing Drive

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Queen’s Rangers School will be participating in a Fundraising Clothing Drive from February 13, 2017 to March 31, 2017.Clean out your closets and bring your clothing donations to school! Your child will be bringing home a donation bag for you to collect items in.We will … Read more about Fundraising Clothing Drive


Wednesday, February 01, 2017

We have begun planning our year end trips for our school. We are concerned that we will not have enough parents with Vulnerable Sector Screenings (Police checks) as we were scrambling at the last minute to find enough people to meet the trip ratiosso we … Read more about WE NEED YOUR HELP!!

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.

Family Skate and Hamilton Steelhawks Game

Monday, January 30, 2017

Please see attached for more information on Queen’s Rangers February Fundraiser. Steelhawks Fundraiser

Lunchbox Orders

Friday, January 27, 2017

Great news! Lunchbox orders will continue for the rest of this school year. Easy to order school lunches are just one click away!All you have to do is visit http://lunchboxorders.com , create an account, select a school and choose your meals. Start ordering now!If you need … Read more about Lunchbox Orders

Pyjama Day January 26, 2017

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

The Go Girl’s invite all students and staff to wear their pyjamas to school tomorrow, Thursday January 26, 2017. Please consider sending a toonie in with your child tomorrow as a donation towards the World Wildlife Federation in support of this spirit day.

February Fundraiser

Friday, January 20, 2017

Please see attached for more information about our February Fundraiser at the Hamilton Steelhawks.On Saturday, February 11, 2017 come and join us for a night of fun with the Hamilton Steelhawks Hockey Team. A family skate will also take place and our Glee Club will … Read more about February Fundraiser

Police Checks for School Volunteers

Friday, January 20, 2017

Vulnerable Sector Police Checks are needed for all school volunteers including parents/grandparents who are chaperoning school field trips. If you do not have a recent Police Check (within the last 3 years) on file with the school office, you are able to apply for one … Read more about Police Checks for School Volunteers

James and the Giant Peach Trip Forms Due Now!!!

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

The trip forms for James and the Giant Peach live theatre performance are due now – please send in tomorrow with your child.We are also in need of parent volunteers for this trip. If you have a current police check and are available from 11:45-1:45 … Read more about James and the Giant Peach Trip Forms Due Now!!!

School Council Meeting

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

This month’s school council meeting has been rescheduled to Tuesday, January 24 at 4:30pm in the school library.

Pupil Accommodation Review

Monday, January 16, 2017

Please see attached for information on how to provide input, receive answers to your questions and request information on the local Ancaster Pupil Accommodation Review. PAR Communications Flow Chart