School News

Lockdown Rehearsal on Wednesday

posted by Gary Levante   [ updated ]

Dear Robert Baldwin Families,

Each semester, as part of our Safety Plan, every school in the Halton District School Board conducts 3 fire drills and 2 lockdown rehearsals. These planned drills and rehearsals are important in ensuring that staff and students are aware of how to appropriately respond in the event of a real emergency. If any deficiencies or problems are noted, then changes are made to the plan.

We will be conducting a lockdown rehearsal this Wednesday January 23rd, 2019 at approximately 12:15 PM.

The lockdown rehearsal will last approximately 20 minutes. During that time, staff and students will be in ‘lockdown’ mode (classroom doors locked, lights off, students sitting on the floor).

Access to the school by visitors WILL NOT be available during the time of the lockdown rehearsal. Also, our secretaries will not be able to answer phone calls until the rehearsal is completed.

As School Principal, I will direct staff and students to resume normal school activities once the lockdown rehearsal is complete. These types of training exercises help to ensure that staff, students and police are ready to respond appropriately in the event of a real emergency.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me ~ Gary Levante (Principal) ~ or 905-878-8833.

Thank you for your anticipated understanding.

Prime Minister's Award

posted Jan 15, 2019, 6:26 AM by Gary Levante   [ updated Jan 15, 2019, 6:26 AM ]

Do you know an amazing teacher or early childhood educator? Why not start the New Year off on high note by nominating them for a Prime Minister’s Award (PMA)?
We’ve made nominating easier by creating a list of the 
steps you need to follow.
Past recipients have told us winning a PMA was the highlight of their teaching career. So help make some memories and nominate a terrific teacher today! For more information, please contact us by 
email or by telephone at 613-991-4255.

Technology & You Tip of the Month: January

posted Jan 9, 2019, 8:24 AM by Gary Levante   [ updated Jan 9, 2019, 8:25 AM ]

Is your password safe? Learn how to keep your information secure and private by checking out the @HaltonDSB Technology & You tips here: #TECHandU #HDSB

Kindergarten Registration is Open

posted Jan 8, 2019, 12:28 PM by Gary Levante   [ updated Jan 8, 2019, 12:29 PM ]

Kindergarten registration for the 2019/20 school year is underway at the Halton District School Board! Registration forms are available at schools and on the HDSB website ( Contact your home school to register your child by Feb. 1, 2019. Learn more at (Search: "Kindergarten"). 

Pizza Day Re-Scheduled

posted Dec 9, 2018, 9:01 AM by Gary Levante   [ updated Dec 9, 2018, 9:02 AM ]

Dear Robert Baldwin Families,

Due to the 'Boil Water Advisory' and recent closure of restaurants in the area, Pizza Day WILL NOT take place tomorrow (Monday).

Instead, we have re-scheduled Pizza Day for Tuesday December 11th.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused and we thank you for your anticipated understanding.

Enjoy your Sunday.

Technology & You Tip of the Month

posted Dec 6, 2018, 8:13 AM by Gary Levante   [ updated Dec 6, 2018, 8:13 AM ]

Cyber security is the gift everyone needs. Whether you give or receive a new gadget this holiday season, be cyber safe. To learn more about the importance of being safe online, visit the Halton District School Board's Technology & You resources at (Search: Technology & You) or follow #TECHandU on Twitter.

'Bear Necessities' ~ Nov. 30th

posted Dec 2, 2018, 2:09 PM by Gary Levante   [ updated Dec 2, 2018, 2:09 PM ]

Pajama Day ~ Friday November 30th

posted Nov 26, 2018, 11:39 AM by Gary Levante   [ updated Nov 26, 2018, 11:39 AM ]

Treaties Recognition Week

posted Nov 6, 2018, 6:57 AM by Gary Levante   [ updated Nov 6, 2018, 6:58 AM ]

Treaties Recognition Week 2018 runs from November 4 - 10th. It is an opportunity to educate and raise awareness about treaties and the treaty relationship. All students, staff, and community, both Indigenous and non-Indigenous, benefit from learning about the histories, cultures, contributions, and perspectives First Nations, Métis, Inuit.

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission states that, “Too many Canadians still do not know the history of Aboriginal peoples’ contributions to Canada, or understand that by virtue of the historical and modern Treaties negotiated by our government, we are all Treaty people. History plays an important role in reconciliation; to build for the future, Canadians must look to, and learn from, the past.”

Let’s all take this opportunity to learn more about treaties together. It is important for everyone to understand the significance of treaties, that they are applicable today and that they ensure the rights of many First Nations people.

As part of honouring
Treaties Recognition Week in Halton DSB,  all schools are displaying the flag of the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation.

Pumpkin Carving Contest Winners

posted Oct 31, 2018, 11:58 AM by Gary Levante   [ updated Oct 31, 2018, 11:59 AM ]

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