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Basketball season concludes with boys all-star game

Basketball season concludes with boys all-star game

The 2016-17 basketball season came to a conclusion on Wednesday night as the Hamilton public school board showcased the top 48 junior and senior boys basketball players at its annual HWDSB All-Star game hosted by Sir Allan MacNab Secondary School.

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Chase the Future: Dalewood students pursuing "smart-school" technology

Chase the Future: Dalewood students pursuing "smart-school" technology

Students at Dalewood Elementary School are making Hamilton a better place to live with Chase the Future 2041. Chase the Future 2041 is a year-long project partnership between Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board and the City of Hamilton that encourages students to answer the question, ‘How might we make Hamilton a better place to live?’ The initiative motivates students to think about what they would like to change by the year 2041.

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Rick Mercer visits R.A. Riddell Elementary

Rick Mercer visits R.A. Riddell Elementary

Rick Mercer was in Hamilton on Wednesday (March 22) to visit R.A. Riddell elementary school, whose students raised more than $16,355 for the Spread the Net Student Challenge to help end preventable malaria deaths in Africa.

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HWDSB and PIC are celebrating school volunteers

HWDSB and PIC are celebrating school volunteers

HWDSB and its Parent Involvement Committee invite all school volunteers to attend an open house celebration of those who give their time and energy so that students succeed. Profiling Volunteer Excellence 2017 will be held on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 6 to 8 p.m. Please register before noon on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Find complete details in the Profiling Volunteer Excellence 2017 - Invitation.

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Westdale student’s book profiles Dogs of Hamilton

Westdale student’s book profiles Dogs of Hamilton

Westdale student Luca Simpson’s passion for dogs and photography fueled the inspiration for the book Dogs of Hamilton.

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HAMILTON PROFESSIONALS: Kelly McLaughlin

HAMILTON PROFESSIONALS: Kelly McLaughlin

The Hamilton Spectator's Hamilton Professionals feature profiled an HWDSB teacher The Hamilton Spectator, Kelly McLaughlin, from Ancaster Meadow elementary.

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Westdale teacher Diana Panton among Hamilton Women of Distinction celebrated

Westdale teacher Diana Panton among Hamilton Women of Distinction celebrated

The YWCA Hamilton Women of Distinction Awards were given out Thursday, March 9 at the Hamilton Convention Centre. This is the 41st year of the annual awards. The 2017 winner in the Arts, Culture, Design category was Westdale Secondary School art and drama teacher Diana Panton. Panton is a Juno Award-winning singer and recording artist and a drama and visual arts teacher who lends her voice to support numerous local events and worthy causes. She performs all over the world and was recently named one of Canada's top five female jazz singers by CBC Radio.

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SJAM Wins United Way School Spirit Award

SJAM Wins United Way School Spirit Award

The United Way of Burlington and Greater Hamilton recognized Sir John A. Macdonald secondary for demonstrating community spirit through leadership, fundraising and community involvement.

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HWDSB Staff Partner with Food4Kids on Student Nutrition

HWDSB Staff Partner with Food4Kids on Student Nutrition

One cold winter morning in 2011, Food4Kids founder Lena Bassford encountered a 10-year-old student outside of his elementary school’s breakfast program, an hour before it opened. He said he didn’t have any food over the weekend. That’s when Bassford realized the need for a nutrition program even outside of school hours.

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Chase the Future: Pauline Johnson Students Honour the Past for an Inclusive Future

Chase the Future: Pauline Johnson Students Honour the Past for an Inclusive Future

A whole-school Chase the Future project at Pauline Johnson Elementary School is using an indoor mural and a First Nations inspired garden to evoke the indigenous history of the school site and the woman the school is named after.

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HOCKEY: Cinderella Saltfleet shocks Sherwood to capture division-I boys hockey title

HOCKEY: Cinderella Saltfleet shocks Sherwood to capture division-I boys hockey title

The No. 4 ranked Saltfleet Storm earned a 4-1 win over the Sherwood Saints to claim the 2016-17 Hamilton public school boys division-I hockey championship on Wednesday, March 2 at Mountain Arena.

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Grade 9 Tech students get a shop of their own at WDHS

Grade 9 Tech students get a shop of their own at WDHS

When Waterdown District High School underwent a major expansion in 2014, the tech staff had a vision for their section inside the new wing: it would include a shop dedicated to the Grade 9 tech program.

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Waterdown and Westmount Emerge as Hockey Champions

Waterdown and Westmount Emerge as Hockey Champions

Waterdown and Westmount Emerge as Hockey Champions

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