JWH School Calendar

James W. Hill Public School
2860 Kingsway Drive
Oakville, ON
L6J 6R3

Telephone:  905-845-2333
Fax:  905-845-6660
Attendance Line:  1-877-409-6310

School News

  • January 21-25, 2019

    JWH Weekly Update

    January 21-25, 2019

    UPCOMING Volleyball and Basketball Tournaments!

    January 22 - GIrls VB Tournament @ River Oaks 3:30 - 9 pm

    January 23 - Boys BB Showcase @ JWH 3:30 - 7:30 pm

    January 24 - Jnr Girls VB Tournament @ Oodenawi 3:30 - 9 pm

    January 24 - Jnr Boys VB Tournament @ River Oaks 4:00 - 8:30 pm

    January 29 - Jnr Boys VB Tournament @ Maplegrove 4:00 - 9:30 pm

    January 30 - Jnr girls VB Tournament @ Maplegrove 3:30 - 8:30 pm

    On Thursday, January 24, our grades 7 and 8 students will be heading to the New Street Education Centre for a Belief Summit. The leader of the summit is Sarah Wells; Canadian Olympic hurdler. Permission slips for this event went home with your child earlier in the week and were due back today. Students will receive inspirational accounts of how to believe in themselves and their dreams. There is no cost for this event.

    Halton Region’s dental hygienists will be at James W. Hill on Wednesday and Thursday, January 29 & 30, 2019, screening our JKs, SKs and Grade 2 students. A letter of explanation was sent home with your child just prior to the break. If you have any questions or concerns, please go to the region’s website www.halton.ca or call 311 and ask to speak to someone in their Oral Health department.

    Calling all Kindergarten Students! Kindergarten registration started at the beginning of January. Students entering Junior Kindergarten will have the birth year of 2015, while new Senior Kindergarten students have the birth year of 2014. An orientation will be held in late May or early June for families who have registered their child for the 2019-2020 school year. The deadline for registering is February 1, 2019. If possible please come to the office between 9:30 am to 2:30 pm. Thank you!

    February 1st is a PD Day!

    There is no school for students.

    The grade 8 Camp Olympia Trip deposit of $100 is now available on School Cash Online. The deadline for the deposit is Monday, February 4. Please submit your payment and the requisite paperwork to confirm your child’s participation in this end-of-year, team building trip. The payment balance of $130, also available on School Cash Online if you prefer to pay now, is due Monday, April 15, 2019.

    On February 8, 2019, our grade 7s  will be heading to Snow Valley for snow tubing and snowshoeing. Packages will be sent home today and are due back on Friday, January 25 with the field trip fee of $27. This will be available on School Cash Online. Students will be leaving the school at 7:30 am SHARP and returning at approximately 5:30 pm.

    On Thursday, February 14, our School Council will be hosting a Friendship Dance-A-Thon. On Monday a package will be sent to you electronically with pledge sheets and details about pre-purchasing tickets for the snack table. There will be no cash sales at the dance and students will need tickets to redeem drinks and snacks. Tickets may be purchased on School Cash Online starting next week.

    Coming Up ……

    January 23 - Boys Basketball Showcase Tournament at JWH - til 7:30 pm

    February 1 - PD Day - NO SCHOOL for students

    February 6 - iREP Black History Month presentations - more details to follow

    February 20 - Grade 7s - 2nd Immunization Clinic.

    Posted by Joe Toth
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