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.

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.

Grade 7 & 8 Information Nights

Friday, October 30, 2015

Moving from elementary school to high school is a very exciting time in a young persons life.Please join us at one of our Grade 7 & 8 Information Nights to learn about all of our exciting secondary school options.To find out what secondary school your … Read more about Grade 7 & 8 Information Nights

Labour Update for Parents re: Extracurricular Activities

Thursday, October 22, 2015

HWDSB would like to inform parents of the latest development in labour negotiations involving the provincial Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO).

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).

Federal Election Polling Stations

Friday, October 16, 2015

Schools across HWDSB will act as polling stations on Monday, October 19.These schools are centrally located in ridings/wards that are easy to access for the voting public.Our school will be a polling station on Monday. Please be assured the doors will remain locked during the … Read more about Federal Election Polling Stations

Parent Letter re: Hold and Secure

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

This letter is to inform you that W.H. Ballard Elementary School entered a Hold and Secure response today. Hold and Secure requires the building to be secured and all persons to remain in the school due to an ongoing, non-school related situation outside. The issue today involved a person in crisis.

Come to Pathways Information Night

Monday, October 05, 2015

This is a night where families in Grade 7-10 can learn more about the wide range of high school programs available in HWDSB and plan their high school years.Wednesday, October 14, 20157-9 p.m. at the Education Centre (20 Education Court, Hamilton)Please view the flyer for more … Read more about Come to Pathways Information Night

Picture Day!

Friday, October 02, 2015

Picture day will take place on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 for all grades.

Labour Update for Families

Thursday, October 01, 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).

Information on Revised Health and Physical Education Curriculum

Friday, September 25, 2015

Like all Ontario school boards, Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board will implement the Ministry of Education’s revised Health and Physical Education (HPE) curriculum this year.

Construction Update

Thursday, September 03, 2015

I would like to take this opportunity to welcome all of our returning students and families as well as the many new students and families that have moved into the W.H. Ballard neighbourhood.As we all get ready for the start of another school year, I … Read more about Construction Update

Final Report Card

Monday, June 15, 2015

We are writing with an important update on your child’s final report card, which will be sent home on June 24. As you may be aware, teachers in Ontario’s public elementary schools are taking part in a lawful job action. This action includes an abbreviated report card for students in Kindergarten to Grade 8.

Year End Music Concert – June 11 – 6pm – 7:30pm

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Please join us for our year end music concert that will take place on Thursday, June 11th from 6pm-7:30pm. Admission is $2.00. Look forward to seeing you there! Music Newsletter

Grade 8 students – STEP Program at Sir Winston Churchill

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Please see attached information regarding the STEP program being offered at Sir Winston Churchill. STEP Flyer – 2015 CCE Summer Program Registration Form – Printable

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