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Weekly Update for Oct.25-29

Holy Family Catholic School

Weekly Update for Oct.25-29

Dear Lord,

I am so sorry for the way I complain about my circumstances. Please forgive me for my bad attitude when things don’t go my way. I want to see Your hand in every part of every day – good or bad. Help me learn how to face every storm with confidence, knowing that You really are in control even though I cannot hear Your voice or see Your hand at work.

In Jesus Name,


  • Picture Day– We were pleased to have Pictures taken once again at Holy Family last week!  We will have an opportunity for Re-takes but are waiting for a date from Edge Imaging. We will keep you updated.
  • Thanks to Paul Davis who spoke to our students about internet safety, social media platforms, and being cautious while on-line.
  • Staff had an opportunity this past Tues. Oct. 26th to meet with our Itinerant Curriculum Teacher Ms. Dolan to discuss supports in Mathematics. We offered a “Lunch and Learn” to review some of the new Math resources and curriculum supports for our classroom teachers. She will be in on a regular basis to support our school.
  • Halloween Dance-a-thon and School Fundraiser: Our Halloween Dance-a-thon was a ‘Spooktacular’ success! Thank you to all parents/guardians that donated to our school. We are still counting, but it looks like we have collected approximately $6500!!!!!! Thank you so much for your generosity!  We will report on the exact dollar amount collected in our next weekly memo and will be part of our SGF (School Generated Funds), report that will be posted on our Website. The following prizes were won by students: 2 Toronto Maple Leaf tickets for a game in February, 2 Signed Toronto Maple Leaf signed jerseys,  Bell bike helmets, Bell Bike Hitch platform rack, several gift certificates to- EB Games, Sportcheck, Indigo, Toys R Us, Sunny Morning Breakfast and Lunch Restaurant.
  • NO HATE IN HALTON Awareness Campaign Framework. In response to the increase of hate related incidents in Halton, and in consultation with several groups within Halton Region, the Awareness Campaign was initiated to bring attention to hate motivated incidents.
  • The Awareness Campaign is focused on identifying and reporting hate motivated incidents, building community in schools by encouraging collaboration within schools, and reducing the stigma associated with victims. Please see the attachment for details. More communication with our HCDSB community will follow.
  • School Council Meeting:  Mon. Nov. 1st at 6:30 pm on Teams. If you are interested in listening to our council, please email Mr. Albani for a link to the meeting:
  • Remembrance Day Liturgy: November 11thThank you to Mr. Coccia’s class for leading our Remembrance Day Liturgy for the whole school. We will doing this virtually.
  • Library Update:  next week thelibrary will focus on: Kindness, Community, and Caring.

Mrs. Benjamin will feature books about kindness, community, and caring, which are qualities we all strive to practice daily. During library time, students will be invited to write a word or two, on 

a white dove cut-out, indicating how They practice kindness, community, and caring. 

Albani, TonyWeekly Update for Oct.25-29