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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.


Before and After-School Survey 2018-2019

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Before and after-school child care programs provide children with more opportunities to learn and grow. Not-for-profit agencies already operate many of these programs in HWDSB schools, for children in Kindergarten to Grade 6. To see if there is enough interest to offer more programs, we … Read more about Before and After-School Survey 2018-2019

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.


Weekly Update – Feb 12-16, 2018

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Hello Ridgemount Families!Student report cards will be going home with students this Tuesday, February 13, 2018. Please be sure to review your child’s report card with them paying particular attention to the first page which includes the LEARNING SKILLS & WORK HABITS. This page looks … Read more about Weekly Update – Feb 12-16, 2018

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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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