Back-To-Schools Time in Winona!

Every home’s family calendar hangs on the wall with a big circle around the Monday after Labour Day. It’s back-to-school-day when kids head off for their new academic adventures, excited to see old friends and make new ones.

At the Foothills of Winona, life is perfect for families. It’s a little more relaxed. A little more connected to the things that matter. It’s a place where kids can walk to school and neighbours really do know each other by name. With brand new grade schools, both catholic and public, right at your doorstep, you can make the educational choices that are right for your children.

Opened in 2015, the 57,330 sq.ft. St. Gabriel Catholic Elementary School was constructed to ease overcrowding at the nearby 11-year-old Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Elementary School.

The beautiful new state-of-the-art school is right in the neighbourhood when you live at Foothills of Winona, an easy walking distance from home. It features sparkling new classrooms, a library, a double-sized gymnasium with a full stage, a large asphalt playground and grass play field, as well as a fenced-in kindergarten play area.

Buses are provided for public school students from Winona to take them to their respective schools. For public school students in JK to Grade 8, Winona Elementary School in the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board is located at 301 Lewis Road in Winona, not far down the street from home.

Grades 9 to 12 attend Orchard Park SS at in Stoney Creek just 10 minutes away from the Foothills of Winona. French Immersion is offered in nearby Hamilton; For grade school, grades 1-5 attend Glen Echo. For high school, grades 9, 10 & 11 attend Sherwood; Grade 12 attends Westdale. International Baccalaureate Gr. 11& 12 students attend Westdale Hamilton.

Wherever you choose to go to school, we wish all our students the best of luck this year! Our Sales Office is opening soon in a new location so stay tuned. Meanwhile, don’t forget to register on our website for more information about Phase 2 coming soon!