School News

School Council Hosts Special Guests to Discuss Student Safety

posted Jan 16, 2019, 7:36 AM by Cindy Craik   [ updated Jan 16, 2019, 7:36 AM ]

SPECIAL GUESTS: Donna Danielli (our HDSB Trustee), Cst. Bowes (Community Officer) and Kristina Tesser-Derksen (Town Councillor) will be joining our School Council Meeting to engage in discussions around student safety during morning drop-offs and afternoon pick-ups. We hope to see you there! January 21st @ 6:30pm, MDHS Library

MD Connects: Understanding Course Selection, Special Programs at MDHS, Supporting Students with Special Needs

posted Jan 9, 2019, 12:35 PM by Cindy Craik

Join us on Thursday January 17th from 6pm - 8:15pm for our next MD Connects Session taking place during the Pathways Information Evening at MD.  In informal discussions will be held on Understanding Course Selection, Special Programs at MDHS (Advanced Placement, French Immersion, Specialist High School Major, Cooperative Education, etc.) and Supporting Students with Special Needs.  
6:00 - 6:30 Displays & Pathways Videos
6:30 - 7:15 Pathways Presentation
7:15 - 7:45 MD Connects Session 1*
7:45 - 8:15 MD Connects Session 2*
*choose to attend either Session 1 or Session 2

MD's Robotics Team 3571

posted Jan 3, 2019, 8:33 AM by Susan Lamarre   [ updated Jan 3, 2019, 8:33 AM ]

Milton's Robotics Team will be participating in the first HDSB For Inspiration & Recognition in Science & Technology (FIRST) Robotics kickoff on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at New Street Education Centre in Burlington.

Students and mentors will receive their challenge on January 5 via a virtual feed.  Teams will then have six  weeks to build their robot before taking it to competitions across North America.   Good luck team!

For more info about this event, please contact Veronical Kleinsmith, Instructional Program Leader, Technological Education at 
905-631-6120 ext. 424.

Career Pathways Day Coming to MD

posted Dec 20, 2018, 10:39 AM by Cindy Craik   [ updated Dec 20, 2018, 11:27 AM ]

On Thursday January 17th, 6pm - 8pm, the Halton District School Board is hosting a Pathways Information Evening to allow Grade 7 - 12 students and families to explore program opportunities offered at high schools in Halton.  The Board offers more than 80 regional Pathways Programs designed to meet individual needs and help students succeed after high school, whether they are pursuing a pathway toward apprenticeship, college, community, university or the workplace.  The Information Evenings help students be better prepared for a rapidly changing world while receiving   a relevant and engaging education.  We look forward to having you join us! For more information click here.

Wali Shah Shares His Road to Success

posted Nov 22, 2018, 12:45 PM by Cindy Craik   [ updated Dec 20, 2018, 10:51 AM ]

Next Thursday, November 29th from 7pm - 8pm we have the opportunity to host Wali Shah, Mississauga’s Poet Laureate, while he shares his family’s Road to Success presentation here at Milton District High School and we would love for you to join us.

U of T graduate, professional speaker and renowned artist Wali Shah tells the success story of his family. From their arrival at the Toronto airport from Pakistan when he was three years old, learn how they lived their dream of seeing him receive a world class education. Join us to hear what he learned along the way, both in and outside of his classes, and how his parents’ support profoundly affected his dreams and his success. You will be fascinated, inspired, and entertained. Mark your calendar and plan to register early, since this session is sure to fill up quickly. Click here to register.

MD Students Run for Student Government

posted Sep 25, 2018, 10:36 AM by Susan Lamarre   [ updated Sep 25, 2018, 10:36 AM ]

MD students are in a race for positions on Student Government positions for this school year.  Students are competing for Grade rep positions, and of course Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister.  For more details, click here.

News Team shares MD Vision & Values

posted Sep 7, 2018, 12:37 PM by Susan Lamarre   [ updated Sep 7, 2018, 12:46 PM ]

Each month, the MD News Team provides input to the Milton publication, Community Captured.  September's input highlights activities at MD during the last week of August and our first week with students and staff back in our building.  Watch for the publication coming to your door soon!  For a quick peek at the submission from, click here.

Annual Terry Fox Run

posted Sep 7, 2018, 11:12 AM by Susan Lamarre   [ updated Sep 7, 2018, 11:12 AM ]

MD's Annual Terry Fox Run will happen on Thursday, September 27th during period 4 (Gr. 9 & 10); and period 5 (Gr. 11 & 12).  Students will walk the track for a 30 minute block.  Donations can be made in class starting Monday Sept 10 or online at Terry Fox Run Milton District HS.  Our fundraising goal this year is $1500.00.  Since 1999 we have raised over $20,000 for cancer research.

MD's Music Teacher awarded People's Champ Award

posted Jun 15, 2018, 7:51 AM by Susan Lamarre   [ updated Jun 15, 2018, 7:52 AM ]

The music group Arkells visited MD this week and awarded music teacher Christopher Carson-Foster a People's Champ Award.  Arkells was visiting MD's music students to film the Sr. Concert Band perform their new song, People's Champ. 

Burlington Family Moveathon

posted Jun 12, 2018, 11:01 AM by Susan Lamarre   [ updated Jun 12, 2018, 11:01 AM ]

Celebrate Father’s day at the Burlington Family Moveathon on June 17, from 1-4:00 pm at the Haber Community Centre. Come and enjoy the many fun activities, Imagination Playground, live music, face-paint, and MORE!!! Learn Taekwondo from OMAC World Class Martial Arts from 2-3:00 pm in Gym 5, and join the dance party all day in Gym 6! Enjoy the free healthy pizza provided by Panago Pizza and the sweet treats provided by COBS Bread! Participate in our raffle to win big prizes such as gift cards and certificates to Panago Pizza , COBS Bread , Boston Pizza , Walmart Canada and more!

This fundraiser is in partnership with Healthy Kids Community Challenge Burlington and is being organized by solely Dr. Frank J. Hayden Secondary School students. Tickets are only $5 and ALL proceeds go to SickKids Foundation Sickkids Hospital through the Children's Miracle Network Canada.

For more info, please click here.

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