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Weekly Update for June 24

Prayer Leaders: Junior & Intermediate Students En Francais No Lunch or Milk Program This Week We will not have pizza, Lunchbox orders, or milk for the final week of school. Grade 8 Graduation We wish our Grade 8 students every happiness and blessing as they graduate from OLP on Monday, June 24 at 6:30 pm at St. Michael’s

Weekly Update for June 17

Prayer Leaders: Junior & Intermediate Students En Francais Happy Father’s Day! We wish all those celebrating Father’s Day a wonderful, restful weekend with family and friends. OLP Summer Food Drive – Thank you! Thank you for your generous donations to our summer food drive for Food4Kids! Children and families will have a better summer thanks

Let Us Know What You Think!

In September, 2016, the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) launched a new multi-year plan. Focus on Our Students: Strategic Plan 2016-2021, provides direction that guides the decisions and actions that shape us as a school board – who we are, what we do, and why we do it. As the third year of this multi-year strategic plan

Weekly Update for June 10

Prayer Leaders: Mrs. Aquin and Mrs. Forrest’s Kindergarten Students OLP Summer Food Drive We will be collecting food items for Food4Kids, an organization that supports students in our HCDSB schools, from June 10 until June 14. The items we are asking for from each grade are below, and more information is on our website here:

OLP Summer Food Drive

As we approach the end of the school year, thoughts move on to all things ‘summer.’ Here at OLP, we continue to think of others and their needs after the final school bell rings in June. Our food drive collections have been donated to Food4kids, an organization that supports children through various school boards, to

Weekly Update for June 3

Prayer Leaders: Mrs. Marsh and Mrs. Higgins’ Kindergarten Students Copies of 25th Anniversary Montage Available for Purchase If you are interested in buying a copy of the 25th anniversary photo montage, the attached flier has ordering information for you. Our Lady of Peace Celebrating 25 years of Catholic Education 2019 v02 Pizza Make Up Dates

Weekly Update for May 27

Prayer Leaders: Mrs. McNeill and Mrs. Pellicciotta’s Kindergarten Students Copies of 25th Anniversary Montage Available for Purchase If you are interested in buying a copy of the 25th anniversary photo montage, the attached flier has ordering information for you. Our Lady of Peace Celebrating 25 years of Catholic Education 2019 v02 Pizza Make Up Dates

Weekly Update for May 20

Prayer Leaders: Ms. Carrabetta’s Gr 1 Students No school Monday – Victoria Day Holiday! We hope that you have the opportunity to enjoy the long weekend with family and friends. We look forward to seeing students back at school on Tuesday, May 21. Copies of 25th Anniversary Montage Available for Purchase If you are interested

Staff Appreciation Day – May 10, 2019

The Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) celebrates Staff Appreciation Day on May 10, 2019! A day set aside to recognize the accomplishments and exceptional work of all 4600 employees in our schools and in our workplaces. Thank you to all HCDSB staff for going above and beyond to support our students and families. A

Weekly Update for May 13

Prayer Leaders: Mrs. Mitchell’s Gr 1 Students Thank you for joining us as OLP celebrated 25 Years of Catholic Education during Catholic Education Week! We were so pleased that so many of you could join us as we celebrated 25 years of Catholic Education here at OLP this week! We hope that you enjoyed the

Weekly Update for May 6

Prayer Leaders: Ms. Zarafonitis’ Gr 1&2 Students OLP Celebrates 25 Years of Catholic Education During Catholic Education Week! This year’s Catholic Education Week Theme is “Living as Joyful Disciples”. We will celebrate with our school community as we have in the past by inviting you to visit our classrooms. We hope that you received the

HCDSB Celebrates Catholic Education Week!

HCDSB will be joining school boards across the province to celebrate Catholic Education Week from May 5 through May 10, 2019! Throughout the week, students, staff, parents and members of our community will participate in a variety of events and activities that showcase the importance of our Catholic schools. This year’s theme, ‘Living as Joyful Disciples’,

Weekly Update for April 29

Prayer Leaders: Ms. Zador’s Gr 2 Students OLP Celebrates 25 Years of Catholic Education During Catholic Education Week! This year’s Catholic Education Week Theme is “Living as Joyful Disciples”. We will celebrate with our school community as we have in the past by inviting you to visit our classrooms. (A more detailed schedule will be

OLP Celebrates 25 Years of Catholic Education During Catholic Education Week!

This year’s Catholic Education Week Theme is “Living as Joyful Disciples”. We will celebrate with our school community as we have in the past by inviting you to visit our classrooms. (A more detailed schedule will be sent home early the week of April 29.) Our celebration this year will be particularly joyful as we

You’re invited to the INSPIRE AccessAbility Showcase!

We are thrilled to announce that HCDSB is hosting this year’s INSPIRE AccessAbility Showcase​. DATE:             Saturday, May 4, 2019 ​TIME:              11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. WHERE:         Jean Vanier Catholic Secondary School                         1145 Bronte Street South, Milton The showcase features profit, non-profit

Class Placement 2019-2020

Please see the attached letter for information about the process and goals of class placement for the 2019-2020 school year. A hard copy will also go home with the youngest/only child in each family. Please note that the deadline for letting Mrs. Dore-Anderson know in writing about any extenuating circumstances that may affect your child’s

OLP Celebrates Earth Week!

OLP will be celebrating Earth Week from Tuesday, April 23 until Friday, April 26! We will have different events each day: Trashless Tuesday – bring lunch and snacks with no throw-away waste! Walk to School Wednesday – walk or bike to school! Thursday – Blue and Green Day – students may be out of uniform

Weekly Update for April 22

Prayer Leaders: Mr. Amatiello’s Gr 2 Students Good Friday and Easter Monday – No school for students Please note that there will be no school for students on Friday, April 19 and Monday, April 22 as we celebrate Easter. We hope that you and your family have a happy and holy Easter, and we will

Weekly Update for April 15

Prayer Leaders: Ms. Binkley’s Gr 3 Students New to Kindergarten Orientation Open House Presentation Thank you to everyone who joined us for our Kindergarten Open House last week. To view the presentation, please see the link here: Kindergarten Spring Parent Orientation Night v1 Grade 7 Parent and Guardian Meeting – Camp Trip Parents and guardians

Weekly Update for April 8

Prayer Leaders: Mrs. Williams’ Gr 3 Students Lenten Initiatives – Thank you! Thank you for our generous support of our Lenten initiatives and fundraising for the Halton Down Syndrome Association, Epilepsy South Central Ontario, and Autism Ontario – Central West. We raised over $500 for each organization! Catholic School Council Meeting Tuesday Our next Catholic

New to Kindergarten Orientation and Open House

If you have a child who will be starting Kindergarten in September 2019, please come to our Open House on Wednesday, April 10 at 6 pm. You will get to meet our Kindergarten educators, learn about the program, ask any questions, and see the classrooms. If you were unable to attend this event, or would like

Weekly Update for April 1

Prayer Leaders: Mr. Durka’s Gr 3&4 Students Lenten Initiatives During this time of Lent, Our Lady of Peace is continuing our tradition of supporting others and bringing awareness to worthy causes in our community and worldwide. Wear blue on Tuesday and bring in $2 to support Autism Awareness! All donations will go to Autism Ontario

Weekly Update for March 25

Prayer Leaders: Mrs. Gomes’ Gr 4 Students Lenten Initiatives During this time of Lent, Our Lady of Peace is continuing our tradition of supporting others and bringing awareness to worthy causes in our community and worldwide. Wear purple on Tuesday and bring in $2 to support Epilepsy Awareness! All donations will go to Epilepsy South

There’s Still Time to Register for Kindergarten!

Kindergarten is an exciting milestone for your child and for your family! We’re excited to let you know that registration is ongoing ~ there’s still time to register your child for Kindergarten for the 2019-2020 school year.  Our school offers a full-day, 2-year Kindergarten program to engage early learners through different kinds of play, and

Weekly Update for March 18

Prayer Leaders: Mrs. Marinic’s Gr 4&5 Students Catholic School Council Meeting – Mar. 19 Our next Catholic School Council Meeting will be Tuesday, Mar. 19 at 6:30 pm in the library. Parents are welcome to attend. Minutes and agendas for council meetings are posted on the school website here: https://elem.hcdsb.org/ourladyofpeace/about-our-school-council/agenda-minutes/ Lenten Initiatives During this time of

SEA Technology Showcase Evenings!

We are excited to let you know that the Halton Catholic District School Board will be holding two upcoming information evenings about Special Education Assistive (SEA) Technology to enhance student learning! These information evenings are open to all parents, students and staff, and to those that currently use or may benefit from using SEA Technology:

Weekly Update for March 4

Prayer Leaders: Mrs. Porco’s Gr 5 Students Thanks for our Pancake Friday & Mardi Gras Celebration! Thank you to all of the parent, guardian, student, and staff volunteers who made our early Mardi Gras celebration so successful! We are blessed to be members of such a generous and supportive community, and we appreciate everyone’s hard

Wed. Feb. 27/19: SNOW DAY – All Schools are CLOSED

All Schools and Board Offices CLOSED Wednesday, February 27​, 2019: Due to the inclement weather and deteriorating road conditions in today’s forecast, all Halton Catholic District School Board schools and workplaces are CLOSED. All transportation to and from school is cancelled. *All Community Use of Schools permits are CANCELLED. 

Embracing Failure and Mental Wellness Presentation

On Wednesday, Mar. 27 at 7 pm, you are invited to join parents and guardians at the school as we hear from author and Huffington Post blogger Siobhan Kukolic! Ms. Kukolic will also be presenting to students in Grades 4-8 that morning. For more information, please see the flyer here: Our Lady of Peace Embracing Failure Poster

Weekly Update for February 25

Prayer Leaders: Mrs. Connor’s Gr 6 Students Report Card Envelopes and Parent/Guardian Section Please sign and return the last portion of the report card as well as the envelope to your child’s teacher as soon as possible. Grade 8 Graduation Photos Our Grade 8 students will have their graduation photos taken Monday morning on the

OLP Celebrates National Sweater Day!

On Friday, February 22 our EcoClub will be helping us to celebrate National Sweater Day! We will be turning down the heat and wearing our wackiest, tackiest sweaters to school to take action on climate change. The EcoClub will be leading us in fun activities all week to help raise awareness of what we can

February 20/19: All HCAA Games & Practices CANCELLED

February 20, 2019: Due to inclement weather, all Halton Catholic Athletic Association (HCAA) games and practices scheduled for today have been CANCELLED. For more information, please visit: www.hcaa.ca​.

Weekly Update for February 18

Prayer Leaders: Mrs. Smith’s Gr 6&7 Students PA Day & Family Day – No school Friday & Monday There was no school for students on Friday, February 15 as staff participated in professional learning about equity and diversity, and there will be no school on Monday, February 18 for the Family Day holiday. We hope

February 15, 2019 – P.A. Day

Please be advised that there will be no classes for HCDSB students on February 15, 2019.  The Education Act provided by the Ministry of Education requires each school Board to establish a School Year Calendar, identifying instructional days, professional activity (P.A.) days and holidays for each school year. Regulation 304, “School Year Calendar, Professional Activity

PA Day Agenda – 15 Feb 2019

Our staff will be engaging in professional learning about equity, diversity, and culturally responsive pedagogy on the PA day on February 15. For the day’s agenda, please see the link here: 15 Feb 2019 PA Day Agenda OLP

CANCELLATIONS FOR WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 13

Please note that the following events have been canceled for this evening: Intermediate Girls’ Basketball Tournament Intermediate Boys’ Basketball Home Game Gr 2 Parent/Guardian Meeting for First Communion at St. Michael’s Church

All ​Schools OPEN – Transportation CANCELLED

 Feb 13/19 – 6:00 A.M.: All Halton Catholic District School Board schools are OPEN, but transportation to and from school is CANCELLED in all zones. 

Tues. Feb. 12/19: SNOW DAY – All Schools are CLOSED

Tuesday, February 12​, 2019: Due to inclement weather, all Halton Catholic District School Board schools and workplaces are CLOSED. All transportation to and from school is cancelled.

SCHOOL CANCELED TODAY DUE TO WEATHER

All HCDSB schools and worksites are closed on Tuesday, February 12. We will see everyone back at school on Wednesday, February 13!

Weekly Update for February 11

Prayer Leaders: Mr. Miljan’s Gr 8 Students Save the Tax Sale! ISW Uniforms will be running its ‘Save the Tax’ event in-store and online from Saturday, February 2 to Saturday, February 16 2019! For more information please see the flyer here: ISW Uniforms Feb 2019 OAK Book Fair Coming to OLP The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to the

Feb 6/19 – All Schools Closed – All Transportation Cancelled

All Schools and Board Offices CLOSED Wednesday, February 6, 2019: Due to inclement weather, all Halton Catholic District School Board schools and workplaces are CLOSED. All transportation to and from school is cancelled. *NOTE: All Community Use of School permits are CANCELLED for Wednesday, February 6, 2019 due to inclement weather. 

Feb 6/19 – Inclement Weather Update

Due to recent inclement weather reports for Wednesday, February 6, 2019, we are reminding all HCDSB families to please check HCDSB’s website or Twitter @HCDSB on Wednesday morning for transportation updates and potential cancellations or closures. We make every effort to post this information by 6:30 a.m.   In the event that the decision is made to close schools, parents

Weekly Update for February 4

Prayer Leaders: Mrs. DeFazio’s Gr 7 Students Save the Tax Sale! ISW Uniforms will be running its ‘Save the Tax’ event in-store and online from Saturday, February 2 to Saturday, February 16 2019! For more information please see the flyer here: ISW Uniforms Feb 2019 OAK Catholic School Council Meeting – Feb. 4 Our next Catholic School Council Meeting

Jan 29/19 – All Schools and Board Offices CLOSED

Tuesday, January 29, 2019: Due to inclement weather, all Halton Catholic District School Board schools and workplaces are CLOSED. All transportation to and from school is cancelled. *NOTE: All Community Use of Schools permits are CANCELLED for Tuesday, January 29, 2019 due to inclement weather.

SCHOOL CANCELED TODAY DUE TO WEATHER!

All HCDSB schools and worksites are closed on Tuesday, January 29. We will see everyone back at school on Wednesday, January 30!

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