Welcome to Kindergarten!

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Thank you to all parents who came out to the Welcome to Kindergarten presentation today. As promised, here is a copy of the video presented, which will give you more information about our Kindergarten program at Rosedale! Thanks for attending, and if you have any … Read more about Welcome to Kindergarten!

Help Us Improve The Learning Math Together Resources

Thursday, May 10, 2018

In spring 2018, HWDSB held focus groups at three schools to hear directly from parents about the barriers they face when helping their children with Math.

In response to the feedback we received, we created the Learning Math Together resources. These resources can be found at

We would now like to hear from you again to assess how well we met your needs and if you feel more confident in helping your child with their Math work.

Please fill out a short survey to let us know what you think of the resources and how they can be improved. The survey can be found at

HWDSB Launches Parent Voice Survey to Gather Input for Improvement

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) invites parents, guardians and caregivers to participate in a Parent Voice Survey to share what you think HWDSB is doing well, and how
might HWDSB improve its education services. Thank you for taking the time for this survey and helping HWDSB with your feedback.

Letter to Families about the We Help initiative

Thursday, May 03, 2018

At HWDSB, we have launched a well-being campaign called We Help to encourage helping and help-seeking behaviours throughout our community. Please see the following letter for details about this initiative, what families can do to help, and images we are using to raise awareness.

Learning Math Together

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

As you are our partner in your child’s learning, we have put together some math resources to help you support your child. These resources highlight student learning in each grade through the Ontario Curriculum, show an example of a math lesson in a classroom in Student Learning, hear from children about why they are learning math this way in Change in Teaching, link to resources for parents to support their child at home in Helping Your Child, and explain HWDSB’s Renewed Math Strategy and how we are supporting students and staff

To view and use these resources, please visit:

HWDSB Launches We Help Campaign to Build Culture of Help

Monday, April 30, 2018

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) is launching an extensive well-being campaign to build a culture of help in every school and department. The We Help campaign – developed with input from students, staff and families – encourages helping and help-seeking behaviours, knowing that we all need help at times. It will also entail classroom discussion and skill-building so that all students know how to help each other.

Message regarding Toronto tragic event

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board is deeply saddened by the tragic incident in Toronto involving a van and pedestrians on April 23. Our thoughts go out to everyone affected.

City Letter Regarding Lyme Disease

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

The Hamilton Medical Officer of Health has identified an estimated Lyme disease risk area in the City of Hamilton. Lyme disease is an illness caused by the bacteria, Borrelia burgdorferi.
This bacteria is passed onto to people and pets through the bite of a blacklegged tick (also called a deer tick) that can also carry the bacteria. Please see the letter below with more details about Lyme disease.

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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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