Minister of Education shares congratulatory video messages with this year’s graduating students
For the last few months, students have taken extraordinary steps and shown great flexibility to continue their learning journey. Their accomplishments ... Posted on Jun 25
Director’s Awards celebrate student achievement
This year’s Director’s Awards of Excellence may not have the pomp or presentation of past award ceremonies, but they certainly have the prestige. C ... Posted on Jun 24
Virtual CODEfest: Summer Coding Experience (Grades 6-8)
Virtual CODEfest 2020 From July 6 to August 28, 2020, students in grades 6-8 are invited to participate in a virtual exploration of coding, related ... Posted on Jun 22
Letter from the Minister of Education to Parents
June 19, 2020 Dear Parents— I write to you as we are just a couple weeks away from the official end to the 2019-2020 school year. Despite the c ... Posted on Jun 22
The iPad as a Tool for Unlocking Your Child’s Creativity: A Zoom Forum for Parents & Guardians
Join us on Thursday, June 25 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. as we explore ways in which the iPad can be used to facilitate engaging learning experiences for fami ... Posted on Jun 19
Learn to code at virtual McMaster camp
Students from the Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School are once again invited to attend “McMaster Start Coding” sessions, virtually. The go ... Posted on Jun 16
Awards celebrate “Excellence in Catholic Education”
The Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board’s annual “Celebrating Excellence in Catholic Education” awards ceremony may have been cancelled, ... Posted on Jun 15
National Indigenous Peoples Day
National Indigenous Peoples Day is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributi ... Posted on Jun 14
Welcome to Kindergarten
Attached you will find our "Welcome to Kindergarten" presentation for you to view at your convenience. In such uncertain times, we had to adjust our normal meeting night and resort ...
Happy Educational Assistant Day
Thank you for your countless hours spent in making our students' day wonderful. Your hard work and dedication does not go unnoticed. We are blessed to have you as part of our Education team at St. Jo ...
Welcome to the “Daily 20”
The “Daily 20” provides 20 minutes of daily physical activity that students can engage in during the school closure. This pilot project was introduced in six HWCDSB schools over the past year and is n ...
Let's all practice "physical" distancing
Together, we can slow the spread of COVID-19 by making a conscious effort to keep a physical distance between each other. Physical distancing is proven to be one of the most effective ways to reduce t ...
Reports Go Home - February 11th
Please be advised that elementary report cards will be going home on Tuesday, February 11, 2020, as scheduled.
Due to administrative job action initiated by the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ As ...
Inclement Weather Information
RE: INCLEMENT WEATHER - SCHOOL CLOSURE
When schools are closed or buses cancelled due to extreme weather conditions, details will be announced on the H ...
Stay tuned for schedules and updates.
Volunteering and Police Declaration
St. John the Baptist School, in its effort to provide the students with the best possible learning environment, extends a welcome to volunteers who are interested in assisting in various activities. ...
School Bus Driver Shortage Increases Delays to Our School Runs
A shortage of school bus drivers continues to impact school transportation service delivery at the Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board.
Transportation services are managed by the Hami ...