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Kindergarten Open House



Important Dates

Week of Dec. 3 - Community Care Week of Warmth

Dec. 3 - Kindergarten trip to Walker Living Campus

Dec. 3 - DSBN Academy visit to Grade 5 and Grade 6 students

Dec. 4 - Grade 7 needles

Dec. 5 - Pasta Lunch

Dec. 6 - DSBN Academy Parent Info Session @ Harriet Tubman 6:00 pm

Week of Dec. 10 - Community Care Week of Personal Care

Dec. 10 - Grade 8 Intention Sheets due

Dec. 12 - Pasta Lunch

Dec. 13 - Beauty & The Beast performance Grade 1-6

Dec. 17 - Grade 5s from Mrs. Kelcey's class and 5/6 class to Adventure Living Campus

Week of Dec. 17 - Community Care Week of Non-Perishable Food Items

Dec. 17 - Holiday Hat/ Deck Your Neck

Dec. 18 - Sip and Sing 6pm

Dec. 19 - Polar Express PJ Day

Dec. 19 - Pasta Lunch

Dec. 21 - But First, Let Me Take An "Elfie".


Welcome to William Hamilton Merritt Public School!

We are pleased to provide an outstanding education at William Hamilton Merritt Public School for our students. Innovative programs that meet the needs of all our students are taught by our dedicated and professional staff who care about your child. Our school provides extra-curricular opportunities that encourage the development of excellence, integrity and respect.

Our Board is focused on literacy and numeracy achievement and creating an environment where we are working together on our goal of success for every student. We also value the community partnerships and parent involvement which are so crucial to a successful education for our student!


NEW Attendance Procedures:

Beginning Monday, November 26, 2018, William Hamilton Merritt will be using the SafeArrival program for attendance. With SafeArrival, you are asked to report your child’s absence in advance using any of these 4 convenient methods:

  • Using your mobile device, download and install the SchoolMessenger app (the BLUE one)from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store (or from the links at https://go.schoolmessenger.ca). The first time you use the app, select Sign Up to create your account. Select Attendance then Report an Absence
  • Use the SafeArrival website, at https://go.schoolmessenger.ca. The first time you use the website, select Sign Up to create your account. Select Attendance then Report an Absence
  • Call the toll-free number 1-866-606-5567 to report an absence using the automated phone system.
  • Use the Report Absence button on the right side of this screen.

These options are available 24 hours/day, 7 days a week.  Future absences can be reported at any time.


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