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.

YMCA – Beyond the Bell

Monday, March 05, 2018

Did you know the YMCA offers an afterschool homework and recreation program at Queen Victoria School for senior students in grades 6-8? Students can attend the program Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The YMCA staff provide a nutritional snack, homework help, leadership opportunities, and a time … Read more about YMCA – Beyond the Bell

Jump Rope For Heart

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Jump Rope for Heart: On February 9th, 2018, Queen Victoria participated in a fundraising campaign for the Heart & Stroke Foundation. The entire school participated in a fun day of activities in the gym. We challenged our students to raise $1200 and we exceeded our … Read more about Jump Rope For Heart

REMINDER – West Hamilton French Immersion Transition Public Meeting

Friday, February 23, 2018

Starting September 2018, all new French Immersion applicants and current students attending Earl Kitchener and A.M. Cunningham in Grades 1 and 2, who live in the new Bennetto French Immersion boundary, will now attend Bennetto for Grades 1-3 unless they have an older sibling remaining at Earl Kitchener or A.M. Cunningham.

A public meeting is taking place to receive feedback from the affected school communities about the transition plans for students moving to Bennetto:

Tuesday, February 27 
Bennetto Elementary School
6 p.m. 

Please consider joining us at the public meeting if you are affected by the new French Immersion Program at Bennetto.

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.

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.

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    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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