Cardinal Heights elementary is a school with musical roots. It has its own music studio. It has talented staff who play in local bands. And the school even has its own band – the Cardinal Commitments – that hums with the musical talents of staff and students.
A sweeping review of the Board’s vision and focus has brought Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) Trustees some frank and challenging feedback as they prepare to chart a new direction for the Board.
A fun packed day of learning at Dalewood school focused on the upcoming 2015 Pan Am / Parapan Am Games. Students were engaged in a variety of Pan Am themed workshops that explored science, physical and health education, visual arts, dramatic arts, music and dance.
Five HWDSB students were recognized at the CIBC Pan Am Hamilton Soccer Stadium torch ceremony. These students were honoured for exemplifying the values of true sport and kindness toward others. Prince of Wales student Kadin Aucoin speaks about the power of kindness on behalf of all of the students that were awarded a Just One Wish Kindness Award.
Visit the HWDSBtv YouTube channel to see more coverage of the Pan Am torch ceremony.
HWDSB hosted the third annual EcoFair at Adventureworks this month to recognize the Ontario EcoSchools certification of 12 schools across the district. Ontario EcoSchools is an environmental education and certification program for Kindergarten to Grade 12 schools. It provides students with the ecological knowledge and skills to make environmental change in their schools and local communities. This past year, Ontario EcoSchools celebrated its 10th anniversary and HWDSB has been a proud partner for the past five years.
Students from Prince of Wales played an integral part of the Pan Am Torch Relay event held today at the CIBC Pan Am Hamilton Soccer Stadium. They were among the flag bearers who welcomed Edmonton Oiler draft pick Darnell Nurse and his sister and international basketball star Kia Nurse into the stadium to carry the Pan Am torch.