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Parent Council Meeting – Nov. 15

Parents: You’re Invited!

This is an invitation from Sir John A Macdonald Secondary School to all parents interested in participating in Parent’s Council.  This is an important way to have your voice heard and learn about the many things happening at our school.  Please join us on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15 at 6:30 in the Main Foyer.  We are looking forward to meeting you!

News

Nurse practitioner program in high schools secures new funding

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Hundreds of Hamilton’s most vulnerable teens have visited a nurse practitioner right in their high school. The program at Sir John A. Macdonald Secondary School and Cathedral High School has been quiet about its success for the last four years because it was always in danger of shutting down.


International Baccalaureate (IB) Information Night

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Students in Grades 8, 9 and 10 and their parents/guardians are invited to learn more about IB at our upcoming International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme Information Night


Please Provide your Feedback on the Draft 2017/2018 School Year Calendar

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

HWDSB is currently involved in the process of developing its school year calendars (Elementary and Secondary) for the 2017-2018 school year.
We are seeking public input regarding the DRAFT calendars (Elementary and Secondary) until 4 p.m. on March 3 and would appreciate your participation through an on-line survey. It should take about five minutes to complete.

Reminder to report your child’s vaccines to Public Health

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

This is a reminder for parents and guardians to review their child’s vaccines with their doctor.


Director’s Letter to Families and Tip Sheet re: Quebec City

Monday, January 30, 2017

The news of the deadly attack on a mosque in Ste-Foy, Quebec is leaving many of us at Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board saddened and disturbed. As a country, we mourn the tragic loss of life and condemn this deplorable terrorist attack that targeted Muslims, our fellow Canadians, in a peaceful place of worship.


2017/2018 Budget Priorities Consultation

Friday, January 27, 2017

As part of HamiltonWentworth District School Boards (HWDSB) commitment to be accountable to its community stakeholders, the Board informs its stakeholders of its budget for the upcoming school year to show how it uses its resources wisely,efficiently, effectively and equitably.HamiltonWentworth District School Boards Strategic Directions … Read more about 2017/2018 Budget Priorities Consultation

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      After School Literacy Class https://t.co/528YCfqlot

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    Our Board

    Watch: Elementary Students Experience a Learning Day in the Arts
    Grades 7 and 8 students from Lake Avenue, Sir Wilfrid Laurier and W.H. Ballard visited the Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts to do hands-on arts workshops with professional artists. Their inspiration was the Hamilton Children’s Charter of Rights, and they used four art forms (dance, drama, music and visual arts). The outing connected elementary students interested in the arts with schools offering a Specialist High Skills Majors in Arts and Culture.

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