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Willy Wonka Jr. Tickets

May 22, 2019
​ Click HERE for information on reserving tickets for our school musical!
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Hadfield Clothing

May 08, 2019
​ Click HERE to order Chris Hadfield Public School clothing.
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Grade 8 Graduation Information

April 09, 2019
​ Click HERE for important information!
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Together We Are

February 18, 2019
​ For more information about this Free 6-week workshop, please click HERE.
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Super You Day! - Feb. 1st

January 29, 2019
​ For more information about this awesome day, click HERE.
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The Power of Positive Caregiver-Child Relationships

January 20, 2019
​ Click HERE for more information about this free presentation.
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Parent Night at Brooklin High School

January 20, 2019
​ Click HERE for more information about an information session about the transition from Grade 8 to 9 being hosted at Brooklin High School.
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Candy Grams

January 20, 2019
​ The Builder's Club is offering Candy Grams this year to help reach a fundraising goal.  Click HERE for more information and HERE for blank slips that you can fill out with your child.
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Safety Tips

December 19, 2018
​For important safety information, please click HERE.
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Winter Concert Information

November 30, 2018
​ Click HERE for more information about the Winter Concert and when the doors will open to the public.
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Safety Guidelines and Stranger Incident

November 30, 2018
​ For more information, please click HERE.
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Chris Hadfield Ski and Snowboard Club

November 19, 2018
​ Click HERE for more information!
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Parent Teacher Interviews - Scheduling opens NOVEMBER 8th, 8:00am

November 06, 2018
​For more information about the Parent/Teacher Interviews and Scheduling, please click HERE.  
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Important Allergy Information

October 30, 2018
​ Click HERE for imporant information about the school's allergy management plan.
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Unicef Carnival

October 30, 2018
​ For information about the Unicef Carnival on Oct 31, please click HERE.
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Chris Hadfield Public School Allergy Alert

October 09, 2018
​ Click HERE for more important information about allergies at Chris Hadfield Public School.
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A Journey of Hope

October 03, 2018
​ Click HERE for more information about supporting your child's well being and mental health.
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Hearth Place Cancer Support Centre Fundraiser

October 03, 2018
​ Click HERE for more information about this Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser in support of the Hearth Place Cancer Support Centre.
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Parent Assistive Technology Night

October 03, 2018
​ Click HERE for more information about this parent session that will let you explore the software your child uses at the DDSB.  For important Hadfield and DDSB Special Education updates, workshops and other information, please join our Remind Group by entering the class code @hadse.
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Choosing My Success Information

September 27, 2018
​ Click HERE for more information about this DDSB program.  Choosing My Success Gr7&8 Transition Pathway Counsellors will be in each elementary school intermediate classroom on a monthly basis supporting students with their education and career/life planning.
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School Community Council (SCC) Information

September 20, 2018
​ For more information about the Chris Hadfield Public School SCC, please click HERE.  For a 2018 Nomination form, please click HERE.
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Health and Physical Education Curriculum Update

September 19, 2018
​ For more information about recent curriculum changes, please click HERE.
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Class Reorganization Information

September 19, 2018
​ For more information about this year's class reorganizations, please click HERE.
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3 Habits of Resilient Families - Thursday, September 20th

September 17, 2018
​ For more information about this special presentation, please click HERE.
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Visions of the Future, The Making of...

September 16, 2018
For more information about this DDSB program, please click HERE.
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CCAT (gifted screening) Information

September 10, 2018
​ Please click HERE for more information, and HERE for a nomination form.  If you would like more information, please contact the school and ask for Ms. James.
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Whitby Public Library Summer Reading

June 15, 2018
​ TD Summer Reading Club: Reading Fun for Everyone! Looking for something fun this summer? Whitby Public Library’s inclusive, bilingual program engages children of all ages and abilities in the joy of reading. Beginning with Get Your Summer Read on Day on June 23, visit your library once per week to tell...
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Grade 8 Marketplace

March 17, 2018
The grade eight classes will be running Market Place on Thursday March 22nd, in the gymnasium. The students have been hard at work, tinkering with their products to make this the best marketplace yet. The items on sale will range in price from $1 - $7. All products will be sold...
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Advanced Technology-Parent Training Evenings

February 04, 2018
​Click HERE for more info!
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Regular Dismissal on Tuesday

September 03, 2017
​ School classes will be dismissed at the regular time of 3:40pm on Tuesday.  See you soon!
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Dance-a-thon

April 11, 2017
The SCC's Dance-a-thon fundraiser is on Thursday, April 13th.  Please return all pledge envelopes by Wednesday, April 12.
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Candy Grams to support the Hearth Place and The Gord Downie and Chanie Wenjack Fund

January 19, 2017
​ The school's builders club is running this fundraiser from Monday, January 23rd until Friday, February 3rd.  For more information, click HERE.
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Important Allergy Reminders

November 23, 2016
  For an important notice about allergies at our school, please click HERE​.  
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JungleSport is coming back to Hadfield!

November 18, 2016
  For the parent information and consent form, click HERE​.​
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Mathletics

November 03, 2016
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Dress for the weather!

November 01, 2016
​ It's getting chilly out there.  Be sure that your child dresses in appropriate clothing so that they stay warm during outdoor recesses.
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Parent-Teacher Conferences

November 01, 2016
​ Don't forget to schedule your Parent-Teacher conference!
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Unicef Halloween Carnival

October 27, 2016
  The Hadfield Unicef Fundraiser is coming on October 31.  For more information, click HERE​.
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Hadfield Student Spirit Clothing (October 6-18)

October 10, 2016
​ Click HERE​ for more information.
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Bookfair

September 04, 2016
  Chris Hadfield will be hosting a book fair on September 13th-15th.  It will be open for students in the library during school hours, and it will stay open late on September 14th during the open house.​
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Chris Hadfield PS Open House

September 04, 2016
  Families are invited to join us at our Open House on THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14th, from 6:30-7:30 pm.  We hope you can make it!​
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DDSB Diversity Initiative student session JUNE 1st 7:30pm

May 31, 2016
​The DDSB is commited to providing equitable  and inclusive learning communities.  For more information, read about the COMMUNITY VOICE SESSIONS​.
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Folkdance Practice Time Changes

April 14, 2016
​​​​​​ There are practices at 12:10pm on the following dates:   Wednesday April 20th
Thursday April 28th
Wednesday May 4th
Monday May 9th
Tuesday May 10th

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“In the Zone” and Operation School Zone ABCs Focus on Safety

March 16, 2016
DRPS officers from every Division will be targeting unsafe drivers around schools for the annual week-long "In Zone" campaign starting on March 21, the first day back to school after March Break. Due to an increased concern about pedestrian and driver safety at certain schools in Whitby, a new targeted enforcement...
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School Climate Survey for Parents/Guardians

January 17, 2016
​ Please click HERE to take the survey.  The data from this survey helps the Durham District School Board and the school to revise our Safety Plan and our Bullying Prevention and Intervention Plan.   Students in Gr. 4-8 will be completing the survey at school and we ask parents to please complete...
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Durham Integrated Arts Camp

January 11, 2016
  For more information, click ​HERE.
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Technology for Learning and Life

January 07, 2016
​ Click HERE for more information about this informative afternoon.
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Transitioning from Elementary to Secondary

January 07, 2016

​To read more about this important information night, please click HERE. ...
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Brooklin High School Parent Information Night

December 09, 2015
  For more details on an information session about the transition from Grade 8 to Grade 9, click HERE.
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Traffic and Parking Safety Concerns

December 09, 2015
This is a friendly reminder to please adhere to "no-stopping" signs on both sides of Carnwith Dr. Please refrain from parking in front of the fire hydrants and also be respectful of our neighbours by not parking in front of their driveways. Thank you for your support. ​
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Lost and Found

November 20, 2015
​ The Lost and Found is very full.  Please stop into the school and check for any of your child's missing items.  All items not claimed by April 1st will be donated to charity.
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World Diabetes Day

November 20, 2015
​ If you would like to support this charitable organization, our school will be sending home forms and collecting them back on November 24th.  To see or print out the form, click HERE.
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Class Gift Basket Raffle

November 19, 2015
​ The deadline for contributions to your class is Monday, November 30th.  For more information, click HERE.
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STEM Talk

November 18, 2015
This free event is being held at the DDSB on November 25th at 7pm.  For more information, click HERE​.​
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Welcome to our new Vice Principal!

August 23, 2015
​ Click HERE​  for some words from Mr. Salvati.
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Yearbook Orders

April 29, 2015
Yearbook orders are due Thursday, April 30!  Be sure to place your order if you are interested in this 2014-2015 school keepsake.
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Dance-a-thon Fundraiser Prize Winners

April 16, 2015
For information about the lucky winners, click HERE.
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Safety Information

March 25, 2015
Please read more about a reported coyote sighting in the community HERE.
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French Immersion Parent Information night on April 23rd, 2015

March 10, 2015
There will be a French Immersion Parent Information night on April 23rd, 2015.  The information session will begin at 7pm in the Education Center at  Durham District School Board,  400 Taunton,    Whitby, ON,    Phone - 905-666-6389 ​
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DDSB Special Education Services Survey

January 21, 2015
​ DDSB is reviewing how we provide services to students with special needs and is conducting a survey to gather info:  http://fluidsurveys.com/s/reveiwspeced2015/​
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French Immersion Program Information Night

January 16, 2015
To read more about the information night on February 4th, click HERE.
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General Safety Tips

January 16, 2015
​To review some important safety tips, click HERE.
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CHPS Dance Team

November 27, 2014
​The Chris Hadfield PS Dance team has a website to help keep you up to date:  HERE IT IS.
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SEE/HEAR Clinic Information

November 25, 2014
​The  SEE/HEAR Clinic will be visiting the school on Monday, December 8th and Tuesday, December 9th to screen student's vision and hearing. A permission form will come home with your child shortly.  The cost to have your child's vision and hearing screened is $15.​
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Carnwith Drive UPDATE

November 13, 2014
​We have been notified by the town of Whitby that no stopping signs will be posted along the section of Carnwith Drive near the school.  Please be aware of this change and help out by observing this safety initiative.
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World Diabetes Day

November 09, 2014
World Diabetes Day is on November 14th.  To read more about this initiative, click HERE​.
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Gifted Testing

October 29, 2014
For our gifted testing schedule, click HERE.
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Parent Information Night: Transitioning from Secondary to Post Secondary

October 06, 2014
Is your child getting ready to transition to Post-Secondary life?  To read more information about this event, click HERE.
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2014 Parents As Partners Conference: October 25th

October 06, 2014
​For more information on this event, click HERE.
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International Walk to School Month

October 03, 2014
For important safety tips, click HERE.
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Principal All-Stars

September 25, 2014
To read about our Principal All-Stars, click  ​ HERE​ .
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Last Call for Parent Nomination Forms for Gifted Testing

September 23, 2014
If you would like to nominate your child in Grades 4-8 for gifted testing, click HERE for information.
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Announcing..... The Chris Hadfield P.S. Mascot

July 10, 2013
We are excited to be announcing the Chris Hadfield P.S. MASCOT.   Thank you to the many students, families and staff members who submitted a mascot name and logo. The response was overwhelming and Mr. Hadfield certainly had his work cut out in choosing his favourite mascot.