Welcome to Westmount Secondary School

Thanks for visiting our site! Here you will find information about all the great things going on at Westmount Secondary School. Take a look around and come back often.


New Secondary Out-of-Catchment process

Friday, February 12, 2016

Our Out-of-Catchment process in secondary is changing. While most students choose to attend their home schools, we know some students want the choice of attending a school outside their neighbourhood.

Commencement Information

Friday, February 12, 2016

Westmount will be running a Grade 12 Commencement on Wednesday May 25th, 2016 at Hamilton Place at 4:30pm. We recognize this is a change and have provided some clarification in this document: Commencement Bulletin

2015-2016 Semester 1 Report Card Update

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Due to an error in our student information system that affected the printing of the report cards students will receive report cards Thursday, February 11th during their period 5 class. We apologizefor this inconvenience.

Option Assemblies

Monday, February 08, 2016

February 9:grade 9s (period 5) February 10:grade 10s, along with assembly regarding literacy test (period 2) February 11:grade 11s and 12s (including those who are not returning) (period 2) Options are to be entered online via Career Cruising. ALL students must complete their IPP tasks … Read more about Option Assemblies

Grade 9 Option Selection

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Grade 9 Option Selections 2016

Have Your Say About Community Involvement Hours

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) is seeking your feedback on the Draft Community Involvement Activities Policy.HWDSB is committed to a healthy and meaningful service experience for students as they complete their community involvement hours (40 Hours for graduation). HWDSB encourages students to develop an awareness … Read more about Have Your Say About Community Involvement Hours

Important Dates for Grade 12s

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Here are the list of dates to announce to the Grade 12s: February 24 Distribution of Commencement Gown Information by your Advisor. All money due March 11. April 5, Period 2 – Gr 12Commencement Assembly (at this time we will also go over the valedictorian … Read more about Important Dates for Grade 12s

Please Provide Feedback on the Draft 2016/17 School Year Calendar

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Every year, school boards across Ontario must submit school year calendars to the Ministry of Education. According to Regulation 304, school boards must develop a school year calendar for elementary and secondary schools that includes 194 school days (including seven Professional Activity Days) between September … Read more about Please Provide Feedback on the Draft 2016/17 School Year Calendar

Parent Letter Regarding Incident at Westmount

Monday, January 25, 2016

We wanted to make you aware of an incident that took place at Westmount last week. Information was brought forward by students that caused some concern.

Wear Yellow Days

Monday, January 25, 2016

On Wear Yellow Day students, parents, and staff are encouraged to wear yellow clothing and use active transportation (walking, cycling, rolling, bus) to and from school. Let’s show the world that Hamilton cares about the environment and our health!

International Baccalaureate Information Night is January 28

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Parents and guardians who wish their child to receive enriched high school programming are invited to an information night about the International Baccalaureate diploma.

Feedback Needed About School Cash Online

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board is pleased to offer School Cash Online, anonline service that allows you, as parents/guardians, to pay for your child’s school fees and purchase items related to their school experience in a secure and convenient way.Your child’s school is enrolled with School … Read more about Feedback Needed About School Cash Online

HWDSB adds PA Day in April

Monday, January 18, 2016

Following recent provincialsettlementswith teachers’ federations, all school boards in Ontario are required to change their current school year calendars to show one additional PA Day.HWDSB has scheduled this additional PA Day for elementary and secondary school students on Friday, April 15, 2016.Please visit either the … Read more about HWDSB adds PA Day in April

Sem1 Exam and Sem2 Startup Information

Friday, January 15, 2016

The exam schedule can be found here: 2015-2016 Sem1 Exam Schedule The schedule for the first day of Sem2 can be found here: 2015-2016 Sem2 First Day Schedule

Option Sheet Information Night Presentation (for grade 8 students coming to Westmount)

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

2016 grade 9 option Presentation

Our Board

more board events

Watch: Hamilton Bulldog School Day Game
Laura Barney of OHL Tonight on Cable 14 discusses the educational significance of the Hamilton Bulldog School Day game with HWDSB Director of Education, Manny Figueiredo.