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Last updated on Tuesday, December 05, 2017.

Let’s Stay Connected @SWO!

Our Admin Team in the office to assist in your questions are Ms. Cadman and Ms. Villeneuve. We all can be reached at 905.628.1588 or e-mail

Here’s how to reach us via e-mail or phone:
See contact information next to the staff member’s name in the staff directory.¬†

How will the staff communicate school-wide announcements and information be shared?

  • SWO School Website:
  • All announcements, flyers, updates, facts, stories and news items will be posted in a timely way on our SWO School website. Be sure to check it regularly, there are lots of news items!
  • Subscribe to the SWO website!¬†Using your e-mail address
    Once subscribed, you will then receive a notification via e-mail with a link that a news item has been posted.
  • Follow us on Twitter: @SWO_HWDSB
    Short bursts of information, reminders and happenings are shared via our school twitter account.
  • Synervoice Messages: This is our automated calling system that informs you and your parents of the following:
    • Student Absences (unexplained)
    • Important phone messages or events as determined by the school & at times messages from HWDSB.

How will teachers communicate messages and information to you and your parent / caregiver?

Both students and teachers class share information and messages throughout the school day. Sometimes class messages and sometimes individual messages. Active listening is key!

Teacher Blogs
Teachers post daily / weekly communications, reflections and updates connected to specific subject programs and happenings at SWO. Check our Staff section on our website for a comprehensive list of links to teacher blogs.

Teachers can be reached via e-mail. They may e-mail your parents / caregivers as well.

Phone Calls
Teachers may phone home as required to your parents / caregivers.

Teachers may utilize the agenda as a daily communication tool to your parents / caregivers.