Learning Resources for Families
The HDSB is providing literacy and mathematics resources for families to support student achievement and enhance learning at home and school.
Literacy and Mathematics Resources
Online COVID-19 School Screening Tool
Students and staff are encouraged to complete the online COVID-19 School Screening Tool prior to attending school each day.
Complete School Screening Tool
Welcome to Hawthorne Village
- Three-year olds can explore a Kindergarten classroom to see what their future classroom might look like next September.
- There are videos to watch, pictures to view and fun activities for kids.
- Parents/guardians can learn about the Kindergarten program at the HDSB, play-based learning, community resources in Halton and before-and-after school care.
- Families can sign-up to receive a welcome package from the HDSB including a free children’s book.
Healthy Student Snack Bags - Halton Food for Thought
Halton Food for Thought (HFFT) is dedicated to feeding the success of our students, one healthy, happy student tummy at a time.
In partnership with the school boards and our community, HFFT is the sole provider of Student Nutrition Programs in schools across Halton Region.
Student Nutrition Programs include nutritious meals and snacks and are available before or during school hours at no cost. These programs are a safe and reliable source of healthy food and are open to all students in a school’s community from Junior Kindergarten through Grade 12. Halton Food for Thought believes that through the provision of healthy food, every student has the best chance at success.
We want all children to reach their full potential and lead healthy, active lives.
To help support student success, please consider volunteering with, or donating to Halton Food for Thought
To learn more about HFFT Student Nutrition Programs, visit their website.
Together we #FuelOurFuture!
Director's Cut | How classrooms are implementing HDSB's 2020-2024 Multi-Year Plan
The HDSB's Director's Cut | Episode #7 is now available for viewing! Learn how the 'Learning & Achievement' area of focus in the #HDSB's 2020-2024 Multi-Year Plan is being implemented in our elementary and secondary classrooms Check it out!
Now that the colder and snowy weather has arrived, we encourage all families to review the HDSB Inclement Weather Reminders. A printable version of this information is also available. If your child is bused to school, please ensure you know which transportation zone you are located in. Please note that when schools are closed due to inclement weather, both in-person and virtual schools will be closed and remote learning will not be provided. This is to ensure student and staff safety and to continue to provide an equitable learning experience for all students.
Throughout Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week, students, families and staff are encouraged to learn more about how we can prevent bullying to ensure safe school communities that support student well-being. Now more than ever, it is important to be safe when using digital technology and the internet. Here are 3 tips to be safe online:
Protect your privacy.
Know who your friends are.
Ask for help.
To learn more, visit http://bit.ly/3XvNGtu.