On the final day of Education Week, the HDSB is celebrating the accomplishments and successes of HDSB students and staff.
Last night, 104 students were recognized at the annual A Celebration of Student Excellence ceremony for their excellence in academics, athletics, self-improvement, community work, citizenship or student leadership. Check out the video below to hear some of these students share what they’re most proud of accomplishing this school year.
Below are a selection of student, staff and school accomplishments and achievements during the 2018/2019 school year:
Leah McCann, Instructional Program Leader for Guidance, Student Success, Cooperative Education at the HDSB, receives
Howard R. Beattie Award for Professional Contribution
Three HDSB students earn gold medal on Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Hockey Team
M.M. Robinson HS team wins
FIRST Robotics Competition
Outstanding results by HDSB students at 59th annual
Bay Area Science and Engineering Fair
Milton District HS wins
national innovation award
Laurie Reid, System Principal of Leadership and Development at the HDSB, named one of
Canada’s Outstanding Principals
Alaeric Sutherland, teacher at Dr. Frank J. Hayden SS, awarded the
S.J. “Jack” Ulan Professional Contribution Award by The Ontario Cooperative Education Association (OCEA) for his outstanding leadership and contribution to cooperative education and experiential learning.
T.A. Blakelock HS wind ensemble plays at
Rick Jarvie, teacher at Georgetown District HS, awarded the
Excellence in Teaching - Secondary award by the Ontario Council for Technical Education (OCTE) in recognition of his outstanding commitment to Technological Education; his students and colleagues through the delivery of creative and engaging programs; active involvement and leadership roles; and professional development and life-long learning.
In April 2019, the White Oaks SS junior debate team participated in the Cambridge Junior Debate Tournament at Cambridge University in England.
Competing against an international field of 48 teams, representing 96 speakers, students Heather Li and Angie Lei placed first and second place, respectively, in the individual standings. To qualify for this tournament, Lie and Lei had to place in the three top junior (under 15) teams in Canada at a national event in Toronto in November.
M.M. Robinson HS receives
Dr. Bette M. Stephenson Recognition of Achievement for effective approach to Math learning