Message regarding Toronto tragic event

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board is deeply saddened by the tragic incident in Toronto involving a van and pedestrians on April 23. Our thoughts go out to everyone affected.

City Letter Regarding Lyme Disease

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

The Hamilton Medical Officer of Health has identified an estimated Lyme disease risk area in the City of Hamilton. Lyme disease is an illness caused by the bacteria, Borrelia burgdorferi.
This bacteria is passed onto to people and pets through the bite of a blacklegged tick (also called a deer tick) that can also carry the bacteria. Please see the letter below with more details about Lyme disease.

Tonights School Council Cancelled

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

The April 17th School Council Meeting has been cancelled.

Summer Co-op Programs

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Communicty and Continuing Education’s (CCE) Summer Co-op program gives current Secondary School and Adult students the opportunity to gain one or two Co-op credits in the summer. Placements can be pre-arranged with an employer or arranged through CCE.

We will be hosting a mandatory meeting for prospective Summer Co-op students on Thursday, April 19th at 7:00 p.m. This meeting will take place at the HWDSB Education Centre, located at 20 Education Court, Hamilton, Ontario.

We are now accepting registrations for the summer of 2018, please find the forms and important program information at Summer Co-op.

Summer Programs and Camps – Non-Credit

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Community and Continuing Education (CCE) is pleased to offer a variety of summer programs for students in grades 6 to 10.

Please open this message to see the summer programs and learn more.

Upcoming Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test- April 10th, 2018

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

On Tuesday, April 10th 2018, Grade 10 students across the province will write the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT). The OSSLT will also be written by students who have not yet written the test or who were unsuccessful on their first attempt.

OSSLT results do not count toward students’ grades, but successful completion of the test is a requirement for the Ontario Secondary School Diploma. There are supports for students who do not pass, including an opportunity to rewrite the test or to take the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Course.

For more information on the Ontario Secondary Literacy Test, to see what new supports are available for students, and for preparation resources, please visit

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