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Hamilton elementary students get off the bus on social justice

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Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Their imaginary bus ride in Kenya kept stopping for pretend excuses and each time the 19 elementary students were told to disembark and break into groups based on their choice of answers to progressively harder questions.

Board Meeting Live Stream

Monday, February 09, 2015

HWDSB will be live-streaming video of the Board of Trustees meeting tonight starting at 6 p.m.

Ontario’s Public School Trustees – Kids Come First

Friday, February 06, 2015

This five-minute vide is narrated by Michael Barrett, President of OPSBA and Chair of the Durham District School Board and Claire Francoeur, Directrice des communications et du marketing, of the Conseil scolaire Viamonde.

We encourage you to check it out to discover the amazing advocacy Ontario’s hundreds of public school trustees are doing each and every day on behalf of our students. OPSBA would also like to extend a special thank you to our Member Boards who provided footage for the montage.

HWDSB Students Reimagining our City

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Teacher Ashley Watts and her class spent nearly a week immersed in architecture and environmentalism as part of Imagining My Sustainable City: Appreciating Place and Envisioning a Future City, a sustainable urban planning and architectural design program developed for Grade 7 students. Developed by Toronto arts organization No.9: Contemporary Art & The Environment, the program has encouraged more than 50 classrooms to explore urban design that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.

‘Big hug’ for Flamborough Centre students’ support for Kenyan peers

Students at Chaka Reli school in Kenya play.
Monday, January 26, 2015

Flamborough Centre School youth were flushed with pride and excitement after seeing how their fundraising efforts directly impacted more than 500 students at a school in Kenya.

Glendale Hosts Student Moves at Dancefest 2015

Sir Wilfrid Laurier's Grade2/3 students perform swing-style dance.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Glendale recently played host to hundreds of elementary and secondary students at the two-day board-wide dance extravaganza Dancefest 2015.