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Therapy Dogs Make a Difference at Orchard Park

Therapy Dogs Make a Difference at Orchard Park

Orchard Park Secondary School instilled positive strategies and well-being into the minds of students for all of Mental Health Awareness Month. Their most popular activity? Therapy dogs.

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Celebrating HWDSB's Great Grads

Celebrating HWDSB

At HWDSB, we believe every high school graduate is a great grad. Graduation is a milestone that matters - and one that we want all students to achieve. We are celebrating graduation through the eyes of HWDSB students on our #greatgradsHWDSB website at www.hwdsb.on.ca/greatgradsHWDSB and on social media using the hashtag #greatgradsHWDSB. Enjoy five unique stories about five unique post-secondary pathways, as our great grads begin their next great adventure.

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MacNab’s Special Olympics team triumphs at provincial championships

MacNab’s Special Olympics team triumphs at provincial championships

Sir Allan MacNab Secondary School’s unified Special Olympics floor hockey team brought a silver medal home from the provincial championships at Brock University on June 12-14.

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Hillcrest, Parkdale receive generous grant from Indigo Love of Reading Foundation

Hillcrest, Parkdale receive generous grant from Indigo Love of Reading Foundation

Hillcrest Elementary School will be revamping its library collection thanks to a three-year, $85,000 grant from the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation.

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FOOTBALL:  MacNab tops Ancaster for Division-I junior title; Glendale takes Division-II

FOOTBALL:  MacNab tops Ancaster for Division-I junior title; Glendale takes Division-II

HAMILTON (June 8, 2017) - The Sir Allan MacNab Lions and Glendale Bears captured the final Hamilton public secondary school championships of the season locking up the Division-I and Division-II junior football title games on Thursday at Mohawk Sports Park.

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Elementary Students Embrace Robotics

Students from a number of elementary schools who are part of VEX IQ Robotics clubs came together to compete in Teamwork, Robotic Skills and Programming challenges. The whole day affair focused on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Manufacturing) related areas.

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Scenes from the VEX IQ Robotics Elementary Robotics Challenge

Scenes from the VEX IQ Robotics Elementary Robotics Challenge

The first-ever HWDSB elementary robotics challenge brought VEX IQ Robotics clubs from 17 schools to the Education Centre today for the VEX IQ Crossover Challenge. Enjoy some of the scenes from the competitions that focused on teamwork, robotic skills and programming related to STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Manufacturing). Photos by Gary Yokoyama of the Hamilton Spectator.

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Waterdown’s Jobina D'Aloisio earns 2017 Wismer Award

Waterdown’s Jobina D

Jobina D’Aloisio was named this year’s Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) recipient of the Wismer Award for High School Coaching Excellence at Carlisle Golf & Country Club on Tuesday, May 30.

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Upcoming Events

Sunday, July 2 - A Place to Belong

Saturday, July 8 - Martyrdom of the Bab

Saturday, July 15 - Asalha Puja Day

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