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Ancaster Senior / Fessenden Elementary School Campus

Purpose

As part of the Ancaster Accommodation Review, the Board of Trustees approved the closure of Fessenden and Queen’s Rangers, pending Ministry of Education funding for two new JK-8 elementary schools on the CH Bray and Rousseau sites, as well as an addition at Ancaster Senior.

In March of this year, HWDSB received Ministry of Education funding for a $3,702,489 addition to Ancaster Senior. The addition is currently in for Site Plan Approval and the intention is to have the addition complete for September 2019.

Ancaster Senior and Fessenden Community Information Session Presentation – December 10, 2018 | Minutes

Committee Meetings

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Presentation | Minutes

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Minutes

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Minutes


Bernie Custis Secondary School Transition Committee

Purpose

HWDSB’s new Bernie Custis Secondary School will be located at 1055 King Street East (former Scott Park Secondary School site). This beautifully designed secondary school will be constructed to meet the needs of students while complementing in the adjacent Tim Hortons Field, Jimmy Thompson pool and the new City of Hamilton Bernie Morelli Recreation Centre. The downtown location allows for a flexible design. It will accommodate 1,250 pupils in approximately 160,000 square foot secondary school with surrounding amenities. The preliminary site design includes a three-storey secondary school, green space and a unique partnership with the City of Hamilton that provides state-of-the-art physical education opportunities for our students.

Committee Meetings


New School on Eastdale Site Transition Committee

Purpose

As part of the Lower Stoney Creek School Consolidation Plan, the Ministry of Education will be investing $11.5 million to build a new JK-8 elementary school on the Eastdale Elementary School site. This new school will accommodate students currently at Mountain View School and some students at Collegiate Ave. School.

Eastdale Community Information Session Presentation – December 18, 2018

Eastdale Transition Committee Meeting Letter

Eastdale Transition Committee Meeting 2 Letter – April 2, 2019

Eastdale Transition Meeting 3 Letter – September 18, 2019

Eastdale Transition Committee Meeting 3 Reschedule Letter

Committee Meetings

Thursday, March 7, 2019
Advisory Committee Presentation |Minutes

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
6 p.m.
Mountain View Elementary School

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 
6 p.m.
Mountain View Elementary School


Shannen Koostachin Transition Committee

Purpose

To help relieve accommodation pressure in upper Stoney Creek, HWDSB will be opening the new school on the Summit Park site in September 2019.

A Transition Committee is being formed to support a smooth transition of students who will be attending this new school in September.

Summit Transition Committee Meeting 2 Letter – April 4, 2019

Summit Transition Committee Meeting 3 Letter – May 14, 2019

Committee Meetings

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Presentation | Minutes

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Presentation | Minutes

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Janet Lee School
6:00 PM


East Hamilton/Lower Stoney Creek French Immersion Transition Committee

Purpose

On Monday, February 26, 2018, the Board of Trustees reviewed plans for the relocation of French Immersion from Glen Echo and Glen Brae to the schools named in the East Hamilton – Lower Stoney Creek French Immersion Boundary Review. After careful consideration of feedback provided through the public consultation process, Trustees have approved the following:

  • French Immersion students currently attending Glen Echo and Glen Brae will remain at Glen Echo and Glen Brae until June 2020
  • French Immersion students attending AM Cunningham (Gr. 1-5) will continue at AM Cunningham and attend Glen Brae (Gr. 6-8) until June 2020
  • After June 2020, all French Immersion students attending Glen Echo and Glen Brae will relocate to the new sites identified through the East Hamilton – Lower Stoney Creek French Immersion Boundary Review for September 2020
    • New East Hamilton FI Schools – Parkdale (Gr. 1-5), WH Ballard (Gr. 6-8)
    • New Lower Stoney Creek FI School – New School at Eastdale Site (Gr. 1-8)
  • Newly accepted Gr. 1 French Immersion students living within the new East Hamilton (Parkdale) and Lower Stoney Creek (Green Acres/Eastdale) French Immersion catchments will attend Glen Echo for the 2018-19 school year
  • Gr. 1 French Immersion will continue at Glen Echo until June 2020 and be relocated to Parkdale and the new school at the Eastdale site by September 2020.

East Hamilton & Lower Stoney Creek French Immersion Relocation Transition Plan Update – February 22, 2018

East Hamilton – Lower Stoney Creek French Immersion Relocation Plan – February 28, 2018

French Immersion at Glen Echo and Glen Brae – April 10, 2019

French Immersion Elementary Boundaries: 2020-2021

French Immersion Transition Letter – January 27, 2020

Committee Meetings

October 29, 2019
Presentation

Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Presentation

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Glen Brae Elementary School – Library
50 Secord Drive, Hamilton, Ontario L8K3W7
6 p.m.

Public Meeting

December 3, 2019
Presentation


Eastdale / Mountain View Transition Committee

Purpose

The Board of Trustees approved the closure of Collegiate Avenue, Eastdale, Green Acres, Memorial (SC), Mountain View and R.L. Hyslop Schools and the opening of three new JK-8 elementary schools on the Collegiate, Eastdale and Memorial (SC) sites with modified boundaries between these three schools.

On October 28, 2016, the Ministry of Education announced funding to build a new JK-8 elementary school for 564 students to be built on the existing Eastdale site.

On June 19, 2017, the Ministry announced funding for a new JK-8 elementary school for 495 students to be built on the existing Memorial SC site. They also announced funding for an addition to Collegiate Elementary School to accommodate 213 students.

Eastdale – Mountain View Advisory Committee Meeting Letter – December 7, 2017

Committee Meetings


Queen’s Rangers / Beverly / Dr. Seaton Transition Committee

Purpose

As part of the Ancaster Accommodation Review, the Board of Trustees approved the closure of Queen’s Rangers, pending Ministry of Education funding for two new JK-8 elementary schools on the CH Bray and Rousseau sites, as well as an addition at Ancaster Senior.

In March 2015 and March 2018, HWDSB received total Ministry of Education funding of $14.4 million for a 511-pupil place, K-8 elementary school on the Beverly Community Centre site. Construction has started on this school and completion is expected in the 2019-20 school year.

Queen’s Rangers, Beverly and Dr. Seaton Community Information Session Presentation – December 13, 2018 |Minutes

Committee Meetings

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Presentation | Minutes

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Minutes

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Minutes


CH Bray / Queen’s Rangers Transition Committee

Purpose

As part of the Ancaster Accommodation Review, the Board of Trustees approved the closure of Fessenden and Queen’s Rangers, pending Ministry of Education funding for two new JK-8 elementary schools on the CH Bray and Rousseau sites, as well as an addition at Ancaster Senior.

In March of this year, HWDSB received Ministry of Education funding for a new $12.25 million, 495 pupil place, K-8 elementary school on the current C.H. Bray site.

CH Bray and Queen’s Rangers Community Information Session Presentation – December 12, 2018 |Minutes

Committee Meetings

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Presentation | Minutes

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Minutes

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Minutes


New School on Memorial (Stoney Creek) Site

Purpose

This school is the consolidation of Memorial (Stoney Creek) and some students from Mountain View. The new school will be constructed on a different part of the Memorial (Stoney Creek) site so it can stay open during the construction phase. Once the new school is constructed, the students from Mountain View will move to this school and Mountain View will close.

Letter-New School at Memorial – Transition Update – November 10 2020

Committee Meetings

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
5 p.m.
To register to attend virtually please email tshaver@hwdsb.on.ca for access information


New School on Greensville Site

Purpose

As part of the West Flamborough School Consolidation Plan, a new 381 pupil place Jk-8 elementary school is being built on the former Greensville site to accommodate students from Spencer Valley and Grade 6-8 students at Millgrove. The new school also includes two child care rooms. The City of Hamilton Community Centre and Hamilton Public Library branch will follow the construction of the school, creating the Greensville Community Hub project.

Letter – New School at Greensville – Transition Update – November 11 2020

New School at Greensville – Transition Update – November 19, 2020 – Rescheduled Meeting

Committee Meetings

Rescheduled for Wednesday, November 25, 2020
6 p.m.
To register to attend virtually please email your school at spencervalley@hwdsb.on.ca or millgrove@hwdsb.on.ca


New Spring Valley Elementary School

Purpose

As part of the Ancaster School Consolidation Plan, a new 495 pupil place K-8 elementary school is being built on the former C.H. Bray site to accommodate Spring Valley students.

Letter-New Spring Valley – Transition Update – November 11 2020

Committee Meetings

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
6 p.m.
To register to attend virtually please email springvalley@hwdsb.on.ca for access information

Updated on Monday, March 22, 2021.
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