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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!

WHM Attendance Procedures:

William Hamilton Merritt is using the SafeArrival program for attendance. With SafeArrival, you are required to report your child's absence or early pickup by 8:30 am on the day of the absence by using any of the following convenient methods. You can also report future absences as well. 

  • 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
  • Please use the Report Absence button on the right side of this screen for more information.

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


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