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.

Out of Catchment applications for September 2018

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

We are currently accepting Out of Catchment applications for September 2018. The application form can be found on the Board website and must be submitted to Westview no later than Friday February 23rd. Applications received by this deadline will receive a response by March 9th. … Read more about Out of Catchment applications for September 2018

Hamilton Helmet Initiative is Back

Friday, February 09, 2018

This is a great opportunity for our families to purchase quality multi-sport, bicycle, hockey, and ski/snowboard helmets at affordable prices. In partnership with the Canada Helmet Initiative, the Hamilton Helmet Initiative and Public Health, HWDSB is again facilitating the sale of helmets for students in … Read more about Hamilton Helmet Initiative is Back

Bulldog’s Trip this Thursday

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Most of our students are excited to be attending a Bulldog’s hockey game this Thursday! If your child is not going on the trip they are still expected to be at school where there are teachers remaining behind to work with those students.If however, you … Read more about Bulldog’s Trip this Thursday

Head Lice

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

A case of head lice was recently reported at Westview. Head lice are spread by direct head to head contact, and easy to catch. Please check your child’s hair for lice and eggs and treat them if needed. Head lice are no reflection on a … Read more about Head Lice

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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!