hdsb parent portal login

by Earl Heller 8 min read

Why choose HDSB?

Why Choose HDSB? The Halton District School Board is committed to providing timely, effective communication to parents/guardians and students. The HDSB utilizes a Student Absence Reporting System called SchoolMessenger. Receiving all messages and phone calls from your child's school and the HDSB

How does the HDSB use the schoolmessenger system?

The HDSB utilizes a Student Absence Reporting System called SchoolMessenger. Receiving all messages and phone calls from your child's school and the HDSB Families receive instructions on how to register for SchoolMessenger when they register for school.

How can HWDSB helps help you?

Use the free SchoolMessenger app or website to select how you want to receive these messages – phone, email, app or text (standard rates apply). HWDSB Helps is a free and anonymous way for students to find help for themselves and one another. Tips may relate to student mental health, bullying, substance use and more.

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Fingerprinting Information

All parents who wish to go on a field trip must be fingerprinted through the school district. Fingerprinting must be done at least 10 business days prior to the trip and is done by appointment only on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:00-11:00 a.m. To schedule fingerprinting, contact Georgia Keen at 547-9341 x1232.

COVID Decision Tree

If you returned the FOCUS Parent Portal Account form and you have used FOCUS before, your login information will be the same as it was before. If you have forgotten your password, you will need to click on the link that says, “Parent: Forgot Password” and following the steps below to recreate your account.

How to check on your child's school?

The new Parent Portal supports busy families who want to: 1 View your child’s grades and attendance 2 Complete school and board forms online 3 Report an absence from school 4 Pay for school items or events using School Cash Online 5 Find transportation information 6 Conduct your Daily Wellness Screening 7 Communicate with your child’s teacher 8 View your school’s website, and more!

Do parents need to add students to the Parent Portal?

Parents do not need to add their students using an access ID and password. Student information is automatically attached. If you cannot access your student, please contact your school. Parents of students 18 years or older will not be able to access the Parent Portal until their child gives the school permission.

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