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Ontario Teachers

Solving the Ontario Teachers and Government stalemate

Once again, a battle is underway between Ontario teachers and the Provincial government. Students, parents and taxpayers are the immediate victims, but there are potentially wider longer-term consequences to society as the fear of disruptions ...

Ontario Teachers Strike

Ontario Teachers Strike – Oakville’s Perspective

Last week was a busy time for all three Ontario Teachers’ Unions. On Tuesday, January 21st the Catholic Teachers for both elementary and secondary schools walked out across the province for one day, and the ...

Second Walkout

Third Walkout Closes HDSB High Schools for one Day

Halton District School Board has been notified by the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation that their members will walkout on Tuesday February 4, 2020. All of HDSB high schools will be closed for one day. ...

lead pipes

Get the lead pipes out of Oakville Schools

Halton Regional Council is calling on the Ministry of Education to put the health and safety of students first by removing all lead pipes and lead-based materials that supply the water service in public educational ...


Ontario Supporting Students and Protecting Front-Line Teachers

Ontario’s Government for the people is protecting what matters most by creating a world class education system which will prepare our students for the jobs of tomorrow. The province will use a modernized approach to ...

Governor General's Academic Bronze Medal

Three Oakville Students receive the 2016 Governor General Bronze Medal

The Halton Catholic District School Board is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of the annual Governor General Bronze Medal, awarded to the student graduating with the highest average from each secondary school.

Project Safe Start 2017 Children playing in a school yard

Three Oakville Halton District Schools EcoSchool Certified for 5 years running

The Halton District School Board is proud to announce 52 schools have received EcoSchools certification this year including, 3 schools in Oakville that have received the certification for the last 5 years.

Community-Based Facility Enhancements draft policy ready for public input

The Halton District School Board has authorized the posting of its draft Community-Based Facility Enhancements Policy to solicit public input before it comes back to the Board for decision in May. The policy provides parameters ...

Syrian boy in school at a desk

Halton District School Board welcomes Syrian refugees in Oakville

Since December 2015, the Halton District School Board has welcomed 12 Syrian students in Milton, Oakville and Burlington. The Board has been advised an additional 13 students are expected to arrive in the coming weeks. ...

Parents enjoy the keynote speakers at PIC 2014 held in Oakville in October.

PIC 2014 a big success as hundreds attend event in Oakville

Parent Victoria Orr attended the recent 7th annual Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) conference at White Oaks Secondary School to acquire more tools to add to her parenting toolkit. She felt the conference more than achieved ...

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