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Bell Times

8:50 AM - 3:10 PM

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Principal

Jennifer Robertson-Heath - 905.547.1689 | Email

Vice-Principal(s)

Dale Hill | Email

Superintendent

Paul Denomme - 905.527.5092 x 2304 | E-mail Paul Denomme

Trustee

Ray Mulholland - 905.547.2237 | E-mail Ray Mulholland

School Council Chairs

Mrs. Amanda Lloyd

Administrative Office Staff

  • Mrs. P Zwolak
  • Mrs. C Varaljai

Our School

W.H. Ballard School, in 1923, was the largest public school in Canada and a modern adaptation of the sixteenth century English Renaissance architecture.

  • The school is so well established that there are many children of past Ballard graduates currently attending Ballard.
  • W.H. Ballard is a community school and proudly noted for it’s motto,  “Where Excellence Is A Tradition”

Programs & Services

Student Success Supports

  • Empower Reading Program (Primary)
  • Leveled Literacy Intervention (Primary)
  • Intermediate “Soar to Success” Intervention Program
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Restorative Justice

Program Highlights

  • Comprehensive Special Class integration, as well as reverse integration
  • Gifted Program for Grades  6, 7, & 8

Clubs

  • Athletic Council, Pizza Sales
  • Student Council
  • Checkers Club
  • Seasonal Craft Clubs
  • School Store
  • Intermediate Art Clubs
  • Intermediate Math Olympiad, Gauss Math Team

Before/After School Program or Activities

  • Volleyball Teams
  • Basketball Teams
  • Swim Team
  • Track and Field Team
  • 3-Pitch Teamsl
  • Cross Country Team
  • Let’s Get Moving Program
  • Nutrition Program
  • Senior Flag Football
  • Day Care Program

Our School Plan

Curriculum Focus

  • School Effectiveness Framework:  TLCP – with a focus on Literacy and Numeracy
  • Strategic Directions:  Achievement Matters, Engagement Matters & Equity Matters

Environment Focus

  • Character Education- Bobcat Points honouring students for demonstrating the monthly Virtues.
Updated on Monday, January 14, 2019.
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