The HDSB is hosting two Mental Health & Well-Being Information Sessions for Parents/Guardians on Monday, March 29 and Tuesday, March 30 to discuss parent, child and youth mental health and well-being, ways in which parents/guardians can support their children and resources available for youth and families. Each session will feature four panelists (parents, mental health experts, HDSB school social workers and community partners) who will share their experiences of parenting during COVID-19 and provide helpful information and resources.


The information session on Monday, March 29 is intended for parents/guardians of elementary students (Kindergarten - Grade 8) and the session on Tuesday, March 30 is for parents/guardians of secondary students (Grade 9 - 12).

  • Elementary Session: Monday, March 29 from 7 - 8:15 p.m. at www.hdsb.ca

  • Secondary Session: Tuesday, March 30 from 7 - 8:15 p.m. at www.hdsb.ca

These sessions will help parents/guardians learn about:

  • How the pandemic may be impacting you and your child’s mental health and well-being

  • Coping and well-being strategies for you and your children to support better mental health and well-being

  • Resources and support available through your child’s school and within the community


How to watch the Mental Health & Well-Being Information Sessions: The sessions will be livestreamed through the HDSB YouTube channel. Visit www.hdsb.ca at 7 p.m. on March 29 and/or March 30 to tune in. Registration is not required. Each session will be recorded and available on the HDSB YouTube channel following the event. Closed captioning will be available in the recorded version but will not be available during the livestream.





Healthy Student Snack Bags - Halton Food for Thought

When we feed students nutritious food, we are offering them their best chance for success. We want students to reach their full potential and lead healthy, active lives.


Halton Food for Thought, in partnership with Food for Life, is providing Halton Elementary and Secondary students, nutritious food to fuel their learning, whether they are learning in school or from home!

Weekly HFFT Healthy Student Snack Bags:

  • Consist of a minimum of 3 healthy snacks per student per school day,

  • Include both perishable and non-perishable foods i.e., fresh fruit, granola bar, yogurt.

  • Are universal in nature,

  • no fee or registration required.


For more information including a list of HFFT Healthy Snack Bag distribution locations CLICK HERE.

More than ever, Halton students need access to nutritious food to fuel a full day of learning.

Together we #FeedTheirFuture!


To help support student success, please consider volunteering with, or donating to Halton Food for Thought.



Student Census


The HDSB is conducting a Student Census throughout the winter of 2021 as required by the Anti-Racism Act, 2017 and Ontario’s Education Equity Action Plan. Students in Grade 4 - 12 will complete the electronic census independently during provided class time. For students in Kindergarten to Grade 3, parent(s)/guardian(s) will complete the census on behalf of their child.


It is important that the Student Census reflects the voices of all students, therefore the more responses we receive, the more effective the data will be to help inform and improve programming and learning environments. The Student Census is voluntary and students and parents/guardians can skip any question they do not want to answer. If you have concerns about your child’s participation, please email studentcensus@hdsb.ca.


For additional information, please view the recording of the virtual HDSB Student Census Information Session held on Dec. 8, 2020 as well as the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on the Student Census webpage for detailed information.



Please be advised that Pineland Public School is currently closed due to the Province of Ontario four-week province-wide shutdown. School will reopen to in-person learners on Monday, January 11 2021. We are working remotely and staff can be reached by email.


For information on the Ontario school closure, please visit: https://hdsb.ca/students/Pages/Health%20and%20Well-Being/COVID-19.aspx

If you are new to the Halton District School Board and wish to register your child(ren) for school, please visit: https://hdsb.ca/parents/Pages/Register-My-Child-for-School.aspx

While in-person schools are closed, we encourage families to continue to check for updates from us and the HDSB through email (SchoolMessenger), www.hdsb.ca, and the Board’s social media pages (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram).


Thank you for your patience and understanding.


In Partnership,

Pineland Public School Staff


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Change in Delivery Model


As a reminder, families of elementary students who would like to switch learning models (i.e., in-person to virtual or virtual to in-person) in November must complete the Change in Delivery Model Form. This form will be emailed to you on Monday, October 19th and will be open until Tuesday, October 27 at 4 p.m.The form that will be sent to you is only for families wishing to switch learning models. If you do not wish to switch learning models, please Do NOT complete this form.


Complete the Change in Delivery Form for Elementary Students now: http://bit.ly/changemodel-elementary


Students switching learning models will transition to their chosen learning model on Monday, Nov. 30. Students are expected to continue in their current learning model until that date.


For more information, view the Oct. 19 HDSB update for families: https://hdsb.ca/parents/Pages/Reopening%20Schools%20Plan/Updates-for-Families.aspx





Due to Covid 19 we will not be having a school wide Terry Fox event this year.


In its place we have added a series of Terry Fox videos to the morning announcements. for the week of September 28th to October 2nd.

2020 marks the 40th anniversary of the Marathon of Hope.


The Tuesday video is a What's Your 40 Challenge which classroom teachers may choose to participate in. We wanted to give teachers a heads up before the Tuesday announcement.


It’s the 40th Anniversary of Terry’s Marathon of Hope and we are excited to launch “What’s Your 40?” classroom/individual based Terry activities, to help you celebrate safely and have fun. Choose any fun activity from the suggestions below or create your own from our full list of suggestions here. You can even get a friendly classroom competition going by printing out a “What’s Your 40?” poster to show everyone walking by your activity. Don’t forget to share your activity pictures and fundraising link to show off your school spirit and inspire others! #whatsyour40? #tryliketerry


Please see the video below

What's Your 40?



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