Bishop Ryan Girls Take HWCDSB Rugby Title.

Bishop Ryan and Cathedral meet in the HWDCSB girls’ rugby championship game at Tim Horton’s Field. Here is a look at the action.

 

Cathedral Gaels Vivica Leland tackles Bishop Ryan’s Ruth Wleh as Cathedrals Sherica Gordon moves in , right. Action took place during the HWCDSB’s senior girls rugby championship game at Tim Horton’s Field Tuesday afternoon. B.R won the game 17-5 to move on to GHAC tomorrow in Burlington. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

HWIAC Track & Field Championship

Hundreds of track and field athletes from high schools across Hamilton and area gathered at Mohawk Sports Park in Hamilton Wednesday for the annual meet. Winners from here move on to SOSSA, and potentially, OFSAA. Here’s a look at the action. – Barry Gray

Patrice Temush from Dundas Valley competes in a junior girls 80m hurdles heat.

Abby McEwan from Westmount competes in a senior girls 100m hurdles heat.

Lorelai Burke from Cayuga Secondary competes in a senior girls 100m hurdles heat.

Blake Dunford from Westmount competes in the senior boys javelin event.

Marcus Rossetto from Dundas Valley competes in the senior boys javelin event.

Hannah Pittman from Orchard Park competes in the midget girls shot put.

Keona Hassan from Dundas Valley competes in the midget girls shot put.

Kenny Uche-Anumba from Ancaster HS competes in the senior boys high jump event.

Joshua Boisvert from Hagersville Secondary School competes in the senior boys high jump event.

Jonas Korver from MacNab competes in the midget boys long jump event.

Brennen Heeney from Dundas Valley competes in the midget boys long jump event.

Luke Diamond from Westmount competes in the midget boys long jump event.

Jacob Chant from Waterdown edges David Rule from Westmount in the midget boys 1500m race.

Aislin Osborne from Dundas Valley competes in the senior girls triple jump event.

Demarco Lawrence from Westdale wins his 400m senior boys heat.

Patrice Temush from Dundas Valley wins the junior 100m final.

Westdale’s Myles Misener-Daley cruises to victory in the senior boys 100m final.

Westdale’s Myles Misener-Daley sets in the blocks ready to start the 400m race.

Runners take the bell lap in the 1500m race.

Stride for stride in the midget boys 100m final.

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Hamilton Bulldogs OHL Champions 2018. Hamilton’s first junior hockey title in 42 years!

It takes a lot of stamina and endurance during a playoff run to win 16 games in order to hoist the J.Ross Robertson trophy.The Hamilton Bulldogs proved they were worthy after defeating the Soo Greyhounds in 6 hard-fought games culminating in a championship on home ice.Photos Gary Yokoyama Hamilton Spectator

 

This Week in Hamilton Wentworth District Schools.

Syrian newcomer parents of students at Cootes Paradise Elementary School hosted a potluck of home cooked Syrian food for the staff of the school to show their appreciation for all the help the school and its community have provided since they arrived just over two years ago.

Parent Maha Alkadah shares photos with ESL teachers Louise Booth (left) and Laura Puric (right).

Education Manny Figueiredo carries a plate of food at a potluck meal at Cootes Paradise Elementary School Tuesday morning.

Scott Gardner, The Hamilton Spectator

Rebekah Gwynn, 18, a student at Sir John A. Macdonald Secondary School in Hamilton reads her piece for the audience during the “Crossing the Street ” workshop of the The Louder Than a Bomb Hamilton Youth Poets Festival at the Art Gallery of Hamilton Thursday. The festival takes place May 10 – 17 and features student poets from eight HWDSB secondary schools and eight HWDSB middle schools in their inaugural Middle School Program. This kick off workshop included writing and presentation workshops for students of all levels.

Lama Al Smadi, 13, a student at Lawfield Elementary School in Hamilton speaks during the “Crossing the Street “. Scott Gardner/ Hamilton Spectator

Maddy Greenhalgh works on her zentagle drawing in the low light calming effect in the gym Wednesday during a Cathy Weaver Elementary School Wellness Day Open House for Mental Health Week May 7-11. Student cycled through various stations including yoga, drawing zentangle, an artwork doodle using repetitive patterns, making stress balls, yoga and making mandala (making patterns with everyday items). The program was initiated by two teachers at the school in September and is  has been getting attention from across the school board.

A student works on a mandala Wednesday during a Cathy Weaver Elementary School Wellness Day Open House.

Teacher Stephanie Breckon and student Zuleyma Castro have a quiet talk reminiscing about kindergarten when Breckon taught Castro Wednesday during a Cathy Weaver Elementary School Wellness Day Open House for Mental Health Week.

A student stops to look at her artwork in calming low light in the gym Wednesday. John Rennison / Hamilton Spectator

Students from elementary and high schools from both school boards climb the stairs for an hour Friday for the 12th annual Climb for Cancer at Tim Horton’s Field. The students climbed up and down the stairs of the lower level of the stadium past seats with the cancer logo and the word climb spelled out with white seat covers on the stadium seats. The fundraising this year past $1 million over the passed 12 years of the event.

John Rennison/ Hamilton Spectator

Avery Irwin,left, and Angeela Alivaktuk a high school student from Pangnirtung on Baffin Island have fun shopping Thursday afternoon at Limeridge Mall. An extraordinary school board-organized exchange between 16 local indigenous students from Westdale, Westmount and Sir John A. MacDonald Secondary Schools and 16 Inuit youth from Pangnirtung have been twinned for a week long cultural exchange. The girls were enjoying some free time during their busy week of events in and around Hamilton.

Rosemary Alivaktuk ,left, from Pangnirtung  and Mackenzie Whitehouse from Hamilton shop Thursday afternoon at Limeridge Mall. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

OHL Championship Series Game 4 @FirstOntario Centre Arena

The two top teams in the OHL are slugging it out in an evenly matched series for the J. Ross Robertson Cup.The Hamilton Bulldogs lost game four 3-2  in O.T. against the Soo Greyhounds.The series switches back to Sault Ste.Marie for game five this Friday and game six Sunday May 17th in Hamilton. The series is tied 2-2Photos Gary Yokoyama Hamilton Spectator

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