A behind the scenes look at HWDSB students recording a song penned by singer and song writer Jim Witter. The recording of the song titled Together included students from across the HWDSB system.
Emily Sinclair of Sir Allan MacNab Secondary School is among the 20 exemplary high school students recognized this year with TD Scholarships for Community Leadership, a value of up to $70,000.
Habitat for Humanity Hamilton CEO Bob McConkey and HWDSB Board Chair Jessica Brennan celebrated student success at the Burton Street Habitat for Humanity House Build. Students on the build gain credits and learn skilled trades. McConkey told them “you are not simply pounding nails… you have fundamentally changed the lives of the families that will live in these homes.”
The 2014 elementary Special Olympics put smiles on hundreds of young faces. One hundred volunteers from Saltfleet Secondary helped to make this special day possible. I Can Do Anything was the theme and the students competed in a variety of events where everyone was a winner.
600 elementary girls gathered at Dofasco Park to collectively celebrate a year of growth with their Girls Only clubs. Girls Only builds self esteem in young girls with the aim of helping them become confident young women.
Ziauddin Yousafzai speaks about his daughter Malala’s resilience and conviction. His story of hope turns the tragic assassination attempt on Malala’s life into a story of purpose. Hear what this proud father says he didn’t do to help his daughter become a courageous outspoken advocate on the equity of education for all.