School News

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.

Heads up to Grade 9

posted Jun 12, 2018, 10:39 AM by Susan Lamarre   [ updated Jul 3, 2018, 6:04 AM ]

Get excited and BE PREPARED for those first few weeks of Grade 9.  Heads Up is an optional 15-hour program offered over three days in August.  FREE HDSB summer program delivered by HDSB teachers.  Click here for more details:  https://goo.gl/Utwdfu

Class of 2018

posted Jun 12, 2018, 10:36 AM by Susan Lamarre   [ updated Jun 12, 2018, 10:36 AM ]

Students interested in purchasing a Class of 2018 sweatshirt, or 1/4 zip can order directly through our spirit wear vendor.  Limited time only!  Order by June 18th to receive before school ends.  Visit our Spirit Wear page.

Ultimate Frisbee Champs

posted May 18, 2018, 11:38 AM by Susan Lamarre

Congrats to the Ultimate Frisbee team for their win today at the Mustangs Invitational Tournament.  The team went 3-0 in pool play, and then defeated GDHS in the semi final and CK in the finals!  Great work Mustangs!

Gold Healthy Schools Certification

posted May 18, 2018, 9:42 AM by Susan Lamarre

Congratulations to the MD Wellness Team on achieving Gold Healthy Schools Certification this year from OPHEA.  For more info on what OPHEA Healthy Schools program is all about, click here.

Sr. Concert Band wins Silver

posted May 18, 2018, 9:39 AM by Susan Lamarre

The Sr. Concert Band competed at MusicFest Nationals this week and was awarded a Silver medal.  The band will be sharing their music in the school Cafeteria during period 3 for the next three weeks to entertain our students and staff.  Congratulations Mustangs!

Blake & Dave - Parent Info Night May 22

posted May 7, 2018, 12:52 PM by Susan Lamarre   [ updated May 7, 2018, 12:52 PM ]

The online world changes daily and as parents, we wonder what we can do to ensure our kids are safe, smart and kind online.  Heritage Glen PS and their School Council, supported with funds from the PRO Grant & Heritage Glen school budget, present Blake & Dave co-founders of My Life Online for an evening session to parents devoted to mindsets, approaches and best practices to set your kids up for success dealing with social media.  May 22 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm at Heritage Glen PS.  Click this link to RSVP (adults only please).

Me to We Leadership

posted May 3, 2018, 10:37 AM by Susan Lamarre   [ updated May 3, 2018, 10:37 AM ]

MD students will travel to Bethany, Ontario to participate in the Me to We leadership program, which will provide leadership development, engagement & goal setting as part of the Get Outside and Learn (GOAL) program.  Students will travel Wednesday, May 9 and return on Friday, May 11.

HDSB Recognizes Students of Excellence

posted May 3, 2018, 10:19 AM by Susan Lamarre   [ updated May 3, 2018, 10:23 AM ]

On May 10th, the annual HDSB Student of Excellence evening will be hosted at MM Robinson High School in Burlington.  Congratulations to MD's recipient, Gr. 12 student Kira White.  Kira is an amazing student who is dedicated to her studies.  She maintains a 90%+ average while dedicated to her dance classes which she participates in almost every night during the week.  She is a very active volunteer in the Milton community and is always willing to assist her peers.

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