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Earn Credits for Prior Learning 

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Did you know that students can earn credits for their prior learning? At HWDSB, this evaluation and credit-granting process is called Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition, or PLAR for short.

Skilled TRADES – A Panel Discussion on December 1, 2015

Monday, November 16, 2015

HWDSB is holding its second skilled trades panel discussion at which students in grades 9 to 12 can hear from a tradesperson about what its like to work in the skilled trades.We hope that every attending student can bring a parent or guardian with them, … Read more about Skilled TRADES – A Panel Discussion on December 1, 2015

Labour Update for Families (Nov. 13, 2015)

Friday, November 13, 2015

Thank you again for your understanding during the provincial job actions affecting our schools. We appreciate your continued support as we begin to slowly return to our regular school routines.

Westmount Students in the News

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Check out this recent article highlighting the upcoming Westmount Dance Marathon raising money for McMaster Children’s Hospital: Westmount dancing for McMaster Children’s Hospital

Westmount providing On-track marks on mid-terms; changes to the Carryover Process

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

On track marking is a direct response, through a schoolconsultation process, to support an overarching school goal to reduce the number of carryovers due to student procrastination. On track markingis a process we have always used in grade 12 and it is a more accurate … Read more about Westmount providing On-track marks on mid-terms; changes to the Carryover Process

Art Smart Call for Auditions

Friday, November 06, 2015

The Art Smart program is based at Sir Allan MacNab Secondary School. Students from secondary schools across the district will attend Sir Allan MacNab for their second semester. These young actors will be able to sing, dance, play and act while earning 4 credits towards … Read more about Art Smart Call for Auditions

DECA Club 

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Westmount has the best DECA Regionals competition ever! Nine of 23 Westmount students (out of approximately 2000 competitors) crossed the stage today, placing in the top ten of either the written exam or role play competition in their categories at DECA. Congratulations goes to: Dhiman … Read more about DECA Club 

University and College Fair 

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

Westmount’s college and university fair boasts over 30 post secondary schools and a cafeteria full of curious students.

Labour Update for Families

Monday, November 02, 2015

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) is pleased to have learned that a tentative agreement was reached today with the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE). At HWDSB, CUPE represents caretakers in schools and facilities. Details are confidential until ratified.

Westmount student Richard Chen represents Canada at the World Youth Chess Championship in Greece

Friday, October 23, 2015

Richard Chen has punched his ticket to become Canada’s representative at the World Youth Chess Championship (starting tomorrow) in Porto Carras, Greece.

2014 Student Information Video

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Learn a little about the Westmount program in this short video created by Westmount students.http://youtu.be/KX7VlE_mhEs

Option Sheet Information

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Information regarding choosing options for the 2016-2017 school year will take place on January 12 between 6 and 7pm in the Westmount Auditorium.Option sheets for 2016-2017 will be completed electronically for any HWDSB students at their elementary schools.Out-of-board students can pick up a registration packagesat … Read more about Option Sheet Information

Registration Information for Current Grade 8s

Thursday, October 22, 2015

CURRENT GRADE 8 STUDENTS: If currently enrolled in a HWDSB school, please refer to the following documents: Letter of Intent Grade 9 Course Offering Information When completed, please return to Westmount by our deadline of January 20th.Out-of-Board students can pick up registration packages at Westmount andat our Grade 8 Parent Night on January … Read more about Registration Information for Current Grade 8s

2015 Inspire Conference

Monday, October 19, 2015

We are so excited to be hosting this year’s Inspire Conference on Friday October 23rd. This will be a great way to check out careers that you may be interested in. Please follow the stepsin this document to register: How To Register For Westmount’s Inspire Conference

Labour Update for Families

Friday, October 16, 2015

We would like to update families on the latest developments concerning labour negotiations and sanctions for employee groups at Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB).

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