Wednesday, September 13, 2017

     The new school year is off to a great start!  We welcome all of our new students to J.C. Hill School and welcome back our grade eights for their final year of elementary school.  J.C. Hill is an exciting place to be.  As a staff we take pride in the educational programs we offer to the students and we balance out these educational experiences with other exciting components of our school programs such as our intramural sports, school teams and clubs.  We hope that all of the students will enjoy their time at J.C. Hill School.

Please take time on “Meet the Staff” on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 from 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.  Refreshments will be served.  Come and get to know your child’s teacher(s) and ask any questions you may have about our school.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Brant County Girls Ball Hockey

A reminder to bring helmet, elbow pads, gloves, shin pads, stick and water bottle.  First game is at rink #1 vs Branlyn @ 10:00am.  Try to be there for 9:40 to get ready.  Don't forget WAIVER FORMS signed which are required to PLAY.  Thanks Mr. Hickey.

Boys make sure to check this site in morning in case of a rain out or Grand Erie District School Board website for tomorrow!

Tuesday, May 16, 2017


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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Bay Area Science and Engineering Fair

CONGRATULATIONS to Shailee Sandy and Takia Greene for placing 2nd in the Indigenous Peoples of Canada Scientific Study Awards!

Friday, April 07, 2017

Aboriginal Language Day!

On Friday, March 31, 2017 students participated in activities in their classrooms for National Aboriginal Language Day!

Friday, March 24, 2017

The McMaster N7 Youth Movement
The JC Hill Boys Basketball 🏀 Team coached by Troy Hill had a chance to visit McMaster U for some student-athlete development with Indigenous at McMaster and McMaster Athletics.

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Reminder there is NO SCHOOL tomorrow, Monday, January 30, 2017. It is a PD Day.

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Thursday, January 05, 2017

School is Out for the Holidays, 
But Learning is In.

Article By Ellie Hirsch, Founder,

Like a sponge, children’s brains are always open to absorbing knowledge, even though their school might be closed. If we look hard enough and think outside the box, we will realize that learning opportunities are all around us.

Other Websites:

37 Things Students can do During School Holidays

101 Things to do with Children on Holiday Break

How to Keep Kids Entertained During the Holidays

Educational Websites students can go to:

Gizmos (Math and Science):
Also see the links under the “Student” Tab.

For those parents / guardians that would like worksheets, here are some Winter Math Packages that can be printed off:

From Bryant Middle School:

From the School Board of Miami - Dade County:
- Grade 6-8 Reading:

Monday, January 02, 2017

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On behalf of J.C. Hill staff, 
we want to wish students, family and community a 
healthy, happy and prosperous 
New Year! 

We will see you at school on Monday, January 16, 2017.

Monday, December 19, 2016


On Friday, December 16, 2016 the students made history at the "Student versus Teacher Hockey Game!" It came down to the last minute of play in the game when the score was tie. When out of nowhere the students scored on Johnson in net! Making the final score 10 - 9. A huge NYA:WEH goes out to all the community members who helped the teachers fill spots on the team! CONGRATULATIONS to the STUDENTS!

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

JC Hill Alumna wins James Bartleman Writing Award

Ontario honoured six talented young Indigenous writers from across the province with the James Bartleman Aboriginal Youth Creative Writing Award on October 7th in a ceremony at Queen’s Park. This award was created by James Bartleman to recognize and celebrate the work of young Indigenous youth. The 2016 winners are:

  • Isaiah Aguonie from Sheguindah First Nation receives the 2016 James Bartleman Indigenous Youth Creative Writing Award today from Lieutenant Governor of Ontario Elizabeth Dowdeswell and James Bartleman a proud moment indeed for family, friends and teacher too.
    Aurora Gull for her fictional journal entries chronicling a student’s struggle and growth in her first year of high school.
  • Jewel Moonias for her essay on a real encounter with a rare and injured white wolf.
  • Taeo Baxter for his story on a 16-year-old MĂ©tis boy’s spiritual quest to find his true self.
  • Cole Stevens-Goulais for his one-act theatrical storytelling piece about his grandmother’s death. Cole is from North Bay.
  • Isaiah Aguonie for his story about two wolves on a long and treacherous journey to the south side of Moonlight Island. Isaiah from Sheguindah First Nation on Manitoulin Island.
  • Courtney Miller for her fictional story about a young girl’s experience losing her father in a drinking and driving accident.

The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, presented the awards at a Queen’s Park ceremony today, along with the Honourable James Bartleman, 27th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario and Dr. Shafiq Qaadri, MPP and Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration.
Submissions are accepted from youth 18 years of age or younger at the time they submit an entry, enrolled in an Ontario school, self-identify as an Indigenous person, and be a permanent resident of Ontario.
“These six young authors are changing our world for the better. They are contributing to a dialogue beyond their own communities and inspiring Ontarians to take notice of what it means to be an Indigenous youth in our province,” said Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario.
“Each year, I am inspired by powerful submissions put forward by Indigenous youth from across the province. These six recipients are pillars of strength and courage, as they share their unique perspectives, which are essential to understanding our First Nations communities,” explained James K. Bartleman, former Lieutenant Governor of Ontario.
The livestream video of this presention can be found by clicking here.
To view this article from its original source, click here.