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Change to Learning Environment Request Form Now OPEN

The Change to Learning Environment Request Form is now OPEN. Request to Change Learning Environment  If you wish to change your child’s learning environment by switching from remote learning to in-class instruction, or vice versa, you are asked to complete an online request form. Important notes before you complete the online form:  You are asked to submit a separate form for each child.  You will need your child’s Ontario Education Number (OEN) to submit this request.

Donate to Halton Food for Thought this Holiday Season

As you may know, many HCDSB schools offer Student Nutrition Programs in partnership with Halton Food for Thought (HFFT). To ensure the health and safety of all students and staff this school year, HFFT has been providing Grab & Go Healthy Food Boxes to participating HCDSB schools, filled with pre-packaged, nutritious snacks. Now more than ever,

Weekly Update: November 30-December 4, 2020

“The extraordinary thing that is about to happen is matched only by the extraordinary moment just before it happens. Advent is the name of that moment.” – Frederick Buechner The Season of Advent This weekend we celebrate the arrival of the season of Advent, which also marks the beginning of the liturgical year. Advent is a

HCDSB Celebrates International Day of People with Disabilities

The Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) will be celebrating International Day of People with Disabilities (IDPwD) on Thursday, December 3rd and throughout the week (November 30 – December 4, 2020). Over the week, HCDSB schools will be participating in a variety of learning activities to raise awareness, and support the rights and significant contributions of persons

Weekly Update: November 23-27, 2020

“Alone we can do so little.  Together we can do so much.” ~ Helen Keller Progress Report / Kindergarten Communication of Learning / Interviews The Elementary Progress Report for grades 1 – 8 students, and the Kindergarten Communication of Learning: Initial Observations will be issued on November 24, 2020. The reports will be sent home to

Weekly Update: November 16-20, 2020

“We love because he first loved us.” ~1 John 4:19 This week is Anti-Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week The Legislative Assembly of Ontario passed a resolution to recognize the week beginning on the third Sunday of November as Anti-Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week. The purpose of the week is to heighten the awareness of our students

Bullying Awareness & Prevention Week 2020

The third week in November is the designated Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week in Ontario. From November 15-21, 2020, the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) will join school boards around the province in enhancing awareness and understanding about bullying, and the factors that contribute to safe, caring and inclusive schools. This week, and every week, we

Weekly Update: November 9-13, 2020

“They gave their tomorrow so we could have our today.  Lest We Forget” Remembrance Day Service – November 11th November 5 – 11 is Veterans’ Week in Canada. This year’s theme is the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. Holy Cross students will have opportunity to come together in prayer to

Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October 26 to November 20, 2020 marks Cyber Awareness Month. The four-week K-12 campaign, led by The Educational Computing Network of Ontario (ECNO)​ raises awareness of the new educational realities of teaching, learning and connecting that students, parents and staff have experienced this past year. This awareness month emphasizes how we can all do our part to protect against cyber

Weekly Update: November 2-6, 2020

“We too can be saints in our family, in our neighbourhood, wherever we live and work. Be a person who listens to what people need, communicating not only to grieve or tell others about your own problems. Listen in order to intercede and help out.” ~ Pope Francis Hallowe’en Spirit Day at Holy Cross Friday