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HWDSB Expands Child Care Programs

HWDSB Expands Child Care Programs

Every year, HWDSB prioritizes the expansion and improvement of child care centres. This year, HWDSB has enhanced child care by introducing one-of-a-kind programs at YMCA Chedoke and the Dundas Valley Co-operative Preschool at Yorkview Elementary.

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Walk, Wheel and Wear Yellow on October 4

Walk, Wheel and Wear Yellow on October 4

HWDSB is calling on students, staff and community to search their closets for bright yellow shirts in support of International Walk (Wheel) to School Day on October 4.

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School Council Members invited to School Council Start-up 2017-18

School Council Members invited to School Council Start-up 2017-18

Members of School Councils and school administrators across HWDSB are invited to attend the orientation session, School Council Start-up 2017-18. There are two dates - Oct. 19 and 26 - so please choose the one that fits your schedule.

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Glendale Program of the Arts students’ talents flourish at Stratford Festival

Glendale Program of the Arts students’ talents flourish at Stratford Festival

Glendale’s Audition-Based Program of the Arts (ABPA) encouraged its students to grow their creative passions by providing an affordable trip to the Stratford Festival this month.

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Schools Receive Wampum Belts to Signify Indigenous Reconciliation

Schools Receive Wampum Belts to Signify Indigenous Reconciliation

Principals representing all 102 schools at HWDSB received symbolic, beaded wampum belts Sept. 13 in a ceremony that highlighted the Board’s commitment to improve relationships with Indigenous people, knowledges and practices.

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Adelaide Hoodless, Memorial City to see playgrounds revitalized

Adelaide Hoodless, Memorial City to see playgrounds revitalized

In co-ordination with City of Hamilton Councillor, Matthew Green (Ward 3), Adelaide Hoodless and Memorial City elementary schools will have their playgrounds revitalized for September 2018.

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Welcome from HWDSB's Student Trustees

Welcome from HWDSB

HWDSB's new Student Trustees Ruby Hye and Morghen Jael would love to share the following letter and video with our school communities, encouraging everyone to make student voice a priority in the year ahead.

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Welcome to your #firstdayHWDSB

Welcome to your #firstdayHWDSB

We are thrilled to welcome back nearly 50,000 students to schools across HWDSB. Enjoy a collection that captures just some of the great social media posts shared by families, students and staff during #firstdayHWDSB.

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Upcoming Events

Monday, October 2 - National Custodial Workers' Day

Tuesday, October 3 - Fire Prevention Week Presentation

Tuesday, October 3 - Governance

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HWDSB now live-streams its Board meetings on the HWDSBtv YouTube channel. We are also archiving past meetings on our YouTube playlist.

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