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Why Bullying Awareness Matters

Bullying should not happen. That is why we are making a difference by supporting our students and staff during and after this week’s Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week. We are listening to what our students tell us, in the interactive … Continue reading

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Textbooks or no textbooks?

I had the opportunity to attend and present at ECOO 13, a conference that brings together passionate educators who want to provide learning opportunities for our students where the focus is on changing the learning environment, supported by technology and … Continue reading

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Short-term challenge, long-term opportunity

We have experienced much change in the secondary panel in Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board.  While this change is unsettling for many, it is harder to see the opportunity that lies before us in light of the decisions that have been … Continue reading

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Exciting work in HWDSB!!

September is always exciting!  After experiencing a different pace that summer has to offer, our staff and students are engaged in a new school year of learning.  I would like to take this opportunity to welcome everyone in the Hamilton-Wentworth … Continue reading

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Happy Canada Day!!!

As we celebrate Canada Day, we also celebrate the end of the school year. We have accomplished much in the Hamilton-Wentworth School Board this year.  Our secondary program strategy has been approved and now we will turn our attention to … Continue reading

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Art, poetry and drama: A glimpse into Aboriginal experience.

In the last few months I have had the pleasure of experiencing two very powerful events focusing on our Aboriginal community.  Though I have used the word “events”, I don’t mean to suggest that these two experiences simply happened at … Continue reading

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Looking to next year……

It is that time of year when we have our feet in two camps.  We are fully engaged in the work before us this year, and we are gathering insights from all over our system to plan for next year! Our direction … Continue reading

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