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HWDSB Schools

Urgent Message(s)



United Way – Math 456 Program

Monday, October 20, 2014

The United Way supports programs that impact our community, our friends and our neighbours each day. HWDSB’s United Way Campaign drive helps to generate funds that will impact our wider community as well as our personal friends and family members.
Payroll deduction is a convenient way for you to make a difference. Please ask your Principal or manager what you can do to support the United Way. “Give a little. Help a lot.”

TLE – Taking Flight: Open House

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Celebrate as TLE TAKES OFF! Transforming Learning Everywhere is changing how students are learning at HWDSB.
Join the transformation across HWDSB.
Attend the TLE Taking Flight Open House on October 29, 2014 at the Education Center between 10:00 a.m. and noon.

Featuring keynote speaker Dean Shareski from Discovery Education Canada.
See the impact of TLE through Student demonstrations.

Stoney Creek teacher ‘humbled’ at getting Prime Minister’s Award

Photo courtesy of the Prime Minister's Office
Prime Minister Stephen Harper presents Stoney Creek teacher Stan Hunter with the Prime Minister's Award for Teaching Excellence
Friday, October 10, 2014

Stan Hunter’s students at Orchard Park Secondary School might want to shake his hand when they next walk into his class. They’re now being taught by a recipient of the Prime Minister’s Awards for Teaching Excellence.

Hamilton Based Band Go Back To School

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Hamilton based band Thought Beneath Film went back to school. The Orchard Park alumnus performed their song “Sixty-Six” with the Orchard Park Band during a lunch time concert. The school later created this video, mixing the concert footage with comments from students regarding the importance of music education.

Mr. Canoehead

Monday, October 06, 2014

Bennetto teacher Scott Millar carried a canoe on his head for the Terry Fox Marathon of Hope fund raising run. Millar pledged to carry the canoe, if the school’s fund raising target was met. Bennetto raised over $350 in support of cancer research.

Recording “Together”

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

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.