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Staying in touch with your child’s school, board and services matters. Learn about digital tools for families at HWDSB.

Parent Portal
A login-protected space that collects useful tools and information for HWDSB families including your child’s grades, attendance and schedule.How to access.
The Hub
Ontario’s online learning centre where HWDSB educators teach content, assign work and receive submissions in a secure setting. Families can view their child’s assignments.Access via Parent Portal.
School Cash Online
An easy, safe way to pay for your child’s trips, events, merchandise and more. Accepts many payment forms.Register.
Hamilton School Bus Parent Portal
Parent portal of Hamilton-Wentworth Student Transportation Services (HWSTS), which transports eligible students at HWDSB. Gives families details on their child’s stops, JK/SK authorizations and more.Register.
Families can use the web, app or phone to report upcoming student absences, rather than sending notes or contacting the school. This helps our schools respond quickly and thoroughly to all unexplained absences.Register.
HWDSB and its schools use SchoolMessenger to notify families about unexplained absences, as well as other important announcements. Use the free SchoolMessenger app or website to select how you want to receive these messages – phone, email, app or text (standard rates apply).Register.
A free and anonymous way for students to find help for themselves and one another. Tips may relate to student mental health, bullying, substance use and more. The service receives anonymous messages and shares the report with staff who follow existing Board and school protocols. This is not a crisis line or counselling service. Download on Apple and Android app stores.
School Websites
The public, digital home for each HWDSB school, where families can find information on student learning, well-being and their school community.Elementary School WebsitesSecondary School WebsitesSubscribe to updatesHWDSB Website
The public digital home of HWDSB, where families can find information on student learning, well-being and the school board’s functions and community. Subscribe to updates.



Updated on Wednesday, June 24, 2020.
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