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Grade 9/10 iPad Collection

Thursday, June 01, 2017

All HWDSB iPads must be returned to the school. Students are not permitted to keep their iPad over the summer. iPads will be collected between June 12 – 15th during period three. Students are reminded to return all parts of their iPad – iPad, three … Read more about Grade 9/10 iPad Collection


June 2017 Exams

Thursday, June 01, 2017

June 2017 Final Evaluation Schedule student Given that this year finds Eid landing on an exam day (June 26) we are offering the following accommodation for families whose children will not be present for that day because of Eid observance:All PERIOD 3 exams scheduled to be written on June 26 will … Read more about June 2017 Exams


Changes to Non-Credit Summer Programs for Students in Grades 7 to 10

Monday, May 29, 2017

Community and Continuing Education is pleased to offer a variety of Non-Credit Summer Programs for students in Grades 7 to 10.
Some of the programs have been cancelled, but for those that are still running, the deadline to register has been extended to midnight on Friday, June 9.
Visit the Non-Credit Summer Programs page to see what programs are being offered.

Parent Tool Kit: What Parents Can Do To Help Their Teens Succeed

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

The Council of Ontario Directors of Education has developed this Parent Tool Kit: Teen Edition to help parents support and encourage teens.The support that you currently provide your child continues to play a major role in your teens success in school and the years to … Read more about Parent Tool Kit: What Parents Can Do To Help Their Teens Succeed


HWDSB 2017-18 Secondary School Year Calendar Approved

Monday, May 15, 2017

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board has received approval from the Ministry of Education on its 2017-2018 secondary school year calendar. IMPORTANT DATES: First Day of Instruction Semester 1 Tuesday, September 5, 2017 Winter Holiday Break December 25, 2017, to January 5, 2018, inclusive Last Day of … Read more about HWDSB 2017-18 Secondary School Year Calendar Approved


13 Reasons Why – Suggestions for Families

Monday, April 24, 2017

We want to make you aware of a book and Netflix series causing concern in the educational community. Netflix has released a new series, 13 Reasons Why, that may harm students who struggle with mental health challenges.

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    Watch: Just One Wish Kindness Awards
    The third annual Just One Wish Kindness Awards were held on July 1, 2017 in Gage Park during the It's Your Festival celebrations for Canada's 150th birthday. Organizers honoured 151 children (150 for Canada's birthday and one for good luck), age 4 to 18, from across HWDSB for their kindness. These children exemplify what is means to be Canadian and what Canada is all about. Congratulations to all!

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