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Bell Times

8:50 AM - 3:10 PM


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School Council Chairs

  • Lynda Warden (Home and School)
  • Angela Murchie (School Council)

Administrative Office Staff

  • Carolyn Wilson
  • Laurene Glenn

Adelaide Hoodless Teachers

JSA – Mrs. Obradovic / Ms. Thompson (DECE)

JSB – Mrs. Tweedle / Mrs. Theroux (DECE)

JSC – Mrs. Fennell / Mrs. Beasley (DECE)

JSD – Ms. Morine / Mrs. Ritchie (DECE)

1A – Mrs. Kolkin                      1B – Ms. Dowson

1/2A – Mrs. Marino

2A – Ms. Rollo                          2B – Mrs. Moreau

3A – Mrs. Sotra

3/4A – Mrs. Bissonnette        3/4B – Mrs. Ferleyko

4/5A – Mr. Cairns

5/6A – Ms. Nicolaides             5/6B – Ms. Kondo

7/8A – Mrs. Peng                      7/8B – Mr. Ashley

7/8C – Mr. Kotsiou

CN – Mr. Kirk                                EA’s – Ms. Martin & Mr. Sutherland

Jr French – Mrs. Balardo         Int French – Ms. Dockray

Lib/Music – Mr. Novakovic

P.E. – Mr. O’Connell                   P.E./LLI – Mrs. Wagner

LRT – Ms. Holmes Dzuiba        LRT – Mrs. Stevens

LRT – Ms. Vansickle

Adelaide Hoodless Educational Assistants

Mrs. Campbell          Ms. C. Condilis          Ms. H. Condilis

Ms. Henderson         Ms. Hernandez         Ms. Morine

Mrs. Chinambu         Ms. Young

Mrs. Vanderhout (Mentor EA)

Adelaide Hoodless Caretakers

Mr. D’Ambrosio                Mr. Nobel

Parent Family Literacy Centre – PFLC

Ms. Raike

Our School

Adelaide Hoodless was built in 1911 and serves a diverse population in the lower city. We enjoy strong positive relationships that have been developed over the years with both our parent groups (Home & School and School Council) who work in partnership with the school to develop special programs for the school as well as our community.

Programs & Services

Student Sucess Supports

  • Mentoring EA program
  • Instructional coach support
  • Resource support/Reading Invention Programs for all divisions
  • Home Work Club
  • Nutrition Program
  • Walk-in Closet
  • After School Math Club
  • After School Scholars Program
  • Me to We student leadership program
  • Big Brothers/Sisters Boys and Girls programs
  • Fun with Friends program
  • All Star Reading
  • McMaster Marauders Mentoring program
  • Active Recess
  • Health Action Team
  • Safe and Caring Schools Committee
  • Go Girls

Program Highlights

  • Provincial OFIP School
  • Effective Teaching/Learning Cycles through SEF
  • Reading Intervention Programs
  • Home Reading program

Before/After School Program or Activities

  • Virtual Y for Grades 1-5 and Summer Virtual Y camp
  • After School Math Club
  • Scholar’s Program (Spring)

Our School Plan

Curriculum Focus

  • Literacy (Comprehensive JK – 8) with a focus on higher order thinking skills
  • Mathematics-3 step Problem Solving focus through teacher lesson study
  • Learning Skills and Social Emotional Skills

Environment Focus

  • Active Safe and Caring Schools Committee
  • Safe & Orderly Entry
  • School Beautification
  • Nutrition Program
  • Adelaide’s Attic Walk-in Closet

Social Skills Program-Hawkeye Awards

Parent & Community Involvement


  • Partnership with RYERSON UNITED CHURCH
  • Partnership with ST. PETERS HOSPITAL
  • Partnership with ST. PETERS ANGLICAN CHURCH
  • Contributors, Supporters & Organizers of Drew Lee Fund
  • Arts Around
  • Participants in Strings Program
  • Virtual Y Program
  • Study Buddies of Hamilton… Homework Program
  • Public Health Nurse support


  • Many Volunteers
  • Active Home & School-eg: Fundraising, Special lunch days, Nutrition program, Walk-in closet support Classroom volunteers, Student Citizenship Recognition through OFHSA
  • School Council
  • Ryerson Parent Group
Updated on Monday, March 26, 2018.
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