Monday, February 23, 2015
From February 23 to March 13, HWDSB is offering students the opportunity to receive full eye exams during school hours. The exams will be free of charge and will be provided by Creative Vision Cares which offers a mobile service that will visit your child’s school. The service is run by Dr. Jonathan Hepburn and […]
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Dear Parent / Guardian / Caregiver, We would like to invite you to participate in our annual Parent Voice Survey. We are interested in your feedback and how we can better support you and your children at Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board. As Parents/Guardians/Caregivers, you play a vital role in HWDSB. Your engagement and involvement in […]
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
For all schools with students in grades 7 – 10. Please see the flyer below regarding a Pathways Information Night for students in grades 7 to 10 regarding the wide variety of programs available at HWDSB. The event is the evening of Wednesday, February 11, 2015. Pathways Flyer
Friday, January 30, 2015
Due to an increasing awareness of the dangers of a concussion, the Ministry of Education has directed every school board in Ontario to develop and maintain a protocol on concussions. As a result, HWDSB has developed a Concussion Directive, which recognizes the importance of recognizing suspected concussions, diagnosis of suspected concussion, and the management of […]
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Don’t Hibernate … Participate! Date: Wednesday, February 4th Let’s show Canada that Hamilton loves to walk! Encourage your students, parents, and staff to walk to school. Learn more about Wear Yellow Day.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Hamilton‐Wentworth District School Board’s Strategic Directions focus on Achievement Matters, Engagement Matters and Equity Matters. We have created many strategies to meet these directions. Six of these strategies are our focus for the 2015/2016 Budget. Through our budget we will supply additional resources, if available, to support our budget priorities above the level of funding […]
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) has launched its Parent Voice Survey to gather parent opinions on student achievement, school climate, communications and the overall school experience. With the information gathered in this survey, along with student surveys completed last year, board leaders will have a complete picture of the on-the-ground experience within HWDSB schools. Parent […]
Monday, January 05, 2015
Here’s the Semester 1 Evaluation Schedule. Start preparing now!
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
We invite you to our 2nd Parent Lunch & Learn for our Grade 9 students on Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 11:30 in room 503. Lunch will be provided. We feel it is important to continue to work together to ensure that our students are successful in all of their courses. This presentation will discuss […]
Friday, November 28, 2014
Thank you to all parents who attended the Grade 8 Parent’s Night yesterday evening. For those of you who were unable to attend, click on the link to download our presentation below. SJAM Grade 8 Parents Night Nov 2014
Monday, November 24, 2014
Making the transition from Grade 8 to high school can be overwhelming for many students as well as parents. This is an opportunity to provide parents with information on what they need to know and how they need to prepare their child for high school. All Grade 8 Students and Parents are welcomed to the […]
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
“Back in the Game” chronicled the seasons of high school football teams in Hamilton and Edmonton. Both teams will be featured in a full length documentary on TSN prior to the Grey Cup game. In this emotional excerpt from the documentary the Eastglen Blue Devils (Edmonton, AB) and HWDSB’s Sir John A. Macdonald Chiefs (Hamilton, On) find out that they will be going to the Grey Cup game courtesy of Nissan.
Friday, October 24, 2014
Dear Parents and Guardians, As you may know, a disturbing incident occurred at Earl Kitchener Elementary School this week that involved an attempt to remove a child from the playground. Understandably, students and parents are experiencing anxiety. Below, please see an update that Hamilton Police encouraged us to share with schools in HWDSB: The Hamilton […]
Friday, October 10, 2014
Recycle your ewaste! Please bring any of your unwanted electronic items to lab 204 before Thurs Oct 23.
Friday, October 03, 2014
Attention Parent(s)/Guardian(s) of Grade 9 students! We would like to welcome you to our Parent Lunch & Learn for our Grade 9 students on October 21 at 11:30 in room 202. Lunch will be provided. We feel it is imperative to work together to ensure that our grade 9 students are engaged and supported so […]