News & Announcements


PT InterviewParent-teacher interviews to discuss progress so far this year will take place on the evening of Thursday, November 28th and through the day on Friday, November 29th.  Some teachers are arranging interviews at other times that week as well. You can sign up by going to the interview sign-up site.  The booking system will open on Saturday, November 16 at 7:00 a.m. and will close on Sunday, November 24th at 11:55 p.m

Indigo Night!

Posted November 11, 2019

Indigo NightYou're invited to our annual Indigo Night!  FA Hamilton families and friends who purchase items at the Indigo store in Stone Road Mall on Monday, November 18th from 6-9 PM will have a portion of the proceeds come right back ...

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WHY Survey for Parents

Posted November 8, 2019

Happy KidsParents, please consider completing the WHY Survey about youth health and well-being!  We need the voices of our students and staff to get a picture of student well-being in the board and at FA Hamilton, but we need parents' ...

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Fresh From the Farm Pick-up Nov. 19th!

Posted November 8, 2019

Carrots, Potatoes, OnionsThank you to all of the families who participated in our Fresh from the Farm fundraiser this year. Through your generosity, we raised $775 for our school. Orders will be available for pick up on November 19th ...

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Important information regarding WHY Survey – a joint survey between UGDSB and WDG Public Health

Posted November 8, 2019

This year Upper Grand District School Board and Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health are collecting information on student health and well-being from youth, parents and school staff. The Well-Being and Health Youth Surveys are designed to help us understand how well we are doing creating safe, welcoming, and inclusive environments in our schools. It also provides important information about the physical and mental health of youth in our area. 

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Kindness Campaign

Posted November 4, 2019

Logo 03 Kindness Teal 2What’s the Kindness Campaign? It’s a way to encourage everyone in UGDSB school communities to use social media in effective and positive ways – we all have a role to play in making the online world a ...

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November Newsletter

Posted October 31, 2019

IMG_0819Please have a look at our November Newsletter!  Click here for the PDF version NL 2019 11  

Free Dental Care!

Posted October 31, 2019

Image For Dental Post (002)Free dental care for children and youth (17 and younger) Oral health is an important part of a child’s overall health and wellbeing. If you cannot afford dental care for your child, Public Health has programs that ...

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Get your Flu Shot!

Posted October 31, 2019

Flu ShotAs a parent, you are at risk of exposure to communicable diseases because of your close contact with children. Children under two years of age are the most susceptible for hospitalization related to flu and flu related complications, while 5-9-year-olds ...

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Merci à Fred E. Prior and Sons!

Posted October 30, 2019

IMG_0778 (1)Many thanks to Fred E. Prior and Sons for donating a load of rocks that will hold down the material students have put on top of our raised beds in the outdoor classroom.  This covering (now held securely in ...

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NEW! Pizza at the Hallowe’en Haunt!

Posted October 22, 2019

PizzaYou can now order a pizza for your family to enjoy at the Halloween Haunt on Wednesday, October 30th!  Check school cash online to place your order!

Talking About Mental Health November 2019 – Nature and Mental Health

Posted October 22, 2019

Fall LeavesFall is here and so is that pre-winter chill!  Getting outside makes such a difference to how we all are doing inside. Spending time in nature improves our mental health and well-being.  Being outdoors is a simple way to add ...

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November Environmental Message from the Board to Families

Posted October 22, 2019

EarthMonthly environmental activities to help celebrate our planet Friday November 29th  is BUY NOTHING Day! Don’t buy, give. “No one has ever become poor by giving”, Anne Frank Celebrate Buy Nothing Day on November 29th! Buy Nothing Day is an awareness day highlighting ...

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October School Council Meeting Minutes

Posted October 21, 2019

Fred A Hamilton School Council - Meeting Minutes October 17, 2019 Attendees: Jane Bibby, Katie Young, Catrina Watson, Guthrie Woodford, Mike Poulin, Jill Mills, Steph deWaard, Kristin Rogers, Liz Martineau, Dan Paine, Christine, Anja Muecher Absent: Caroline Folkman Welcome and Introductions:  Laura welcomed participants to the meetings. Attendees introduced ...

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Halloween Dance Class Schedule

Posted October 20, 2019

Here is the schedule for the Halloween Dance on Thursday, October 31st.  Click on "read more" to see the chart properly. Parents are invited to help out:  Provide decorations! We need larger Halloween décor items to fill the gym!  Inflatables, lights, big wall hangings, etc.  We want to make it ...

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Community Gardening on Sunday the 27th!

Posted October 20, 2019

Outdoor ClassroomPlease join Mme McLeish for an hour on Sunday, October 27th from 11 AM - 12 PM to do some pruning and weeding in our outdoor classroom.  The students have been hard at work for a month getting the space ...

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