Westdale Wall of Distinction

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Do you know an Alumnus of Westdale who deserves their photo on the Wall of Distinction? We are looking for nominations for distinguished Westdale Alumni individuals who, through their significant achievements have gained distinction and honour locally, provincially, nationally or internationally and in doing so … Read more about Westdale Wall of Distinction

Director’s Message After Florida Attack

Thursday, February 15, 2018

The news of the deadly attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida is leaving many of us at Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board saddened. We reflect on this tragic loss of life and condemn this deplorable attack on young people.

HWDSB Seeks Feedback on Two Draft Policies

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) is gathering public feedback on its Draft Student Registration and Admissions Policy and the Draft Parent Engagement Policy.

The Draft Student Registration and Admissions Policy recognizes that every student has the right to attend a school where they are a qualified resident pupil as defined in the Education Act.

The Draft Parent Engagement Policy speaks to contributing to student achievement and well-being by fostering high levels of parent participation, involvement and engagement, as well as engaging in collaboration between the home and the school. This policy also addresses how HWDSB works with parents who are separated or divorced. 

Please open this post and click on the links to fill out the survey before the deadline of March 19, 2018 at 4 p.m.


Sunday, February 11, 2018

Potential graduates are now eligible to order their gown, cap, and ceremony guest tickets for this year’s graduation ceremony on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 6:30 pm. For full details and a link to the online order form, please click on the image above. The … Read more about GOWN, CAP, & 2018 CEREMONY GUEST TICKETS – ORDER NOW

OSSLT Preparation Course for Grades 10 & 11

Thursday, February 08, 2018

When: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:15 to 4:15pm from February 27 to April 5, 2018 (excluding school holidays)Where: in the Westdale Secondary School LibraryHow to Register: must be a student and preparing to write the OSSLT in Spring 2018 good attitude and attendance are expected go … Read more about OSSLT Preparation Course for Grades 10 & 11

HWDSB Needs Community Help to Name New North Secondary School

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) wants to hear from the community about selecting a name for the new North Secondary School being built at 1055 King Street East (former Scott Park Secondary School site).
Submissions for a name are being accepted through an online survey or by visiting 

The survey closes at 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, 2018.

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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!