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ETFO Jan. 28 strike: All UGDSB elementary schools closed - UGDSB secondary schools remain open

On Tuesday Jan. 28, all UGDSB ELEMENTARY schools are closed to students due to the one-day ETFO strike. Elementary schools will re-open to students on Jan. 29. All UGDSB SECONDARY schools remain open to students on Jan. 28 and will operate as usual. Exams will continue as scheduled.

ELEMENTARY TRANSPORTATION: On Jan. 28, buses/student transportation for all UGDSB elementary students is cancelled.


COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOLS AND CHILD CARE: Community Use of Schools and third-party operated child care centres remain open during this labour action. Some Before and/or After School Programs may be operating and each operator will communicate directly with families.​

FEB 3-7 STRIKES: UGDSB elementary schools will be closed to students on Feb. 4 and Feb. 6, unless the ETFO strikes are averted. For additional details visit:

UPDATES: Please continue to check the board website for updates at

Information for parents/guardians about coronavirus

Posted January 27, 2020

Information for UGDSB parents and guardians regarding coronavirus.

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A Day in the Life of FAH…

Posted January 24, 2020

I thought families may be interested to see what's happening at school these days.  I took a few photos today on the spur of the moment and popped them into a presentation.  Click here to have a look!

Grade 3 Construction!

Posted January 23, 2020

IMG_0992 IMG_0993 IMG_0994GrIMG_0991. 3 students at École Fred A Hamilton are working with Mme Brodie and M. Adams on ...

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Fred A Hamilton School Council – Meeting Minutes

Posted January 23, 2020

January 16, 2020 Attendees: Jane Bibby, Laura Kelly, Caroline Folkmann, Tanya Sexton, Jill Mills, Steph deWaard, Liz Martineau, Kevin Lynch, Rachel Oding, Mike Poulin, Anja Muecher, Guthrie Woodford Welcome:  Caroline welcomed participants to the meeting.  Approval of minutes:  Minutes of the November meeting ...

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Important letter regarding Term 1 Report Cards

Posted January 22, 2020

Please read for important information about the impact current provincial job action will have on elementary Term 1 report cards.

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From Public Health – Vaccines Work!

Posted January 20, 2020

DYK? Deadly diseases that seem to be gone can and will make a comeback as immunization rates decrease, as we have seen with the recent increase in cases of Measles in Canada. Vaccines Work!

Important information about the Transportation website during strikes

Posted January 20, 2020

Please read for important information about student transportation (busing) communication during a strike that results in the closure of schools to students. 

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DPA Walk!

Posted January 17, 2020

IMG_2365Several classes went out together to enjoy a DPA walk in the sunshine today!

From Our Mental Health Lead…

Posted January 16, 2020

TestTalking About Mental Health – February 2020  Tests and Stress Taking tests is stressful for most students. However, there are lots of ways that your child and youth (and you!) can decrease the stress related to tests. Anticipate stress and be ready for ...

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Student Medication at School

Posted January 14, 2020

Child Taking MedicineSometimes, children need to take medication while at school.  To provide safe storage of medication and to monitor the dosage being given to a student, we have a policy in place. A safe storage location is available in the office ...

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Safe Arrival

Posted January 14, 2020

Children Arriving To SchoolThank you, parents, for phoning and sending in notes letting us know if your child will be away from school or late.  Every day, we ensure we know that all of our students are safe either here at ...

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Head Lice Facts

Posted January 14, 2020

Kids In HatsHead lice are always around, but during the winter when kids share hats and people are inside more, they have more ways to spread. Here is some information you may find helpful. What are head lice? Head ...

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Chinese New Year Lunch!

Posted January 14, 2020

Year Of The RatWe hope you'll celebrate the lunar New Year with us! Students can order a delicious Chinese food lunch to be delivered on Thursday, January 23rd. See all the details by reading below or clicking the PDF link.  ...

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January School Council Agenda

Posted January 14, 2020

School CouncilHope to see you on Thursday at 6:30 pm in the Library for this month's School Council meeting!  Here's the agenda!  

From Public Health – Vaccines Work!

Posted January 13, 2020

Do your part. Immunize your kids for their protection and the protection of others. Vaccines Work!
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