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Week of May 20-24

Parents/Guardians Please see below for important information and dates MR. SUB Day is this Friday Our next Mr. Sub Day is on Friday, May 24.  Please visit school cash on line to place an order or contact the school office for a paper order form.  All orders are due on or before midnight, Tuesday, May

Week of May 13-17

Happy Mother’s Day to all of our Holy Rosary Moms! THANK YOU! To all of our families who visited us during Catholic Education Week and especially to those of you who joined us for our annual Lasagna Night and Student Art Gallery.  The evening was a tremendous success!  We continue to be truly blessed to be a

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

ABA for All Bonanza on Thursday, May 9

Parents/Guardians, The HCDSB Special Education Department is excited to announce the ABA for All Bonanza event being held at our school on Thursday, May 9th, 2019. This event will showcase what we do in education to support the use of ABA Methodology, highlighting the collaboration of multiple disciplines (Behaviour Analysts, Itinerants, Child and Youth Counselors,

Week of May 6-10

Welcome to Catholic Education Week 2019 Catholic Education Week Prayer Loving God, We thank you for our Catholic school community where we can journey in faith together. Help us to accompany each other in our learning as we grow, living as joyful disciples of Jesus and bringing good news to the world. May your love

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’,

Week of April 29-May 3

Please see below for important information and dates Safe Arrival Attendance Program As you know, our school is using an automated student attendance management system called SafeArrival. The SafeArrival system is available 24/7, allowing you to report your child’s absence in one of three ways: using the SchoolMessenger® mobile app by logging into the SchoolMessenger® 

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

Week of April 22-26

  Wishing all of our families a very Happy Easter!     Please see below for important information and dates MR. SUB Day is this Friday Our next Mr. Sub Day is on Friday, April 26th.  Please visit school cash on line to place an order or contact the school office for a paper order form. 

Week of April 15-19

  We would like to thank you for your generous donations to our Lenten Initiative.   This week is Holy Week, a most sacred time of year. We commemorate and remember the last week of Jesus’ life on earth. The season of Lent, the season of sacrifice and self-denial is about to come to an

Week of April 8-12

Parents/Guardians, Please see the information below for important dates and updates Looking Ahead-2019/2020 Student Class Placement Although we are only in April, preparations are now being made to ensure that our school is organized for the 2019/2020 school year.  In preparation for this, teachers will be working hard on student class placements in the coming months. 

Week of April 1-5

Parents/Guardians, Please see the information below for important dates and updates Thank you to all our families who have already donated items to our Lenten Initiatives. Lenten Initiative-Care Packages for the Homeless As a part of our Lenten initiatives this year, we will be making care packages for the homeless and less fortunate in our

Week of March 25-29

Parents/Guardians, Please see the information below for important dates and updates Thank you to all our families who have already donated items to our Lenten Initiatives. Lenten Initiative-Care Packages for the Homeless As a part of our Lenten initiatives this year, we will be making care packages for the homeless and less fortunate in our

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

Week of March 18-22

Parents/Guardians, Welcome Back!  We hope everyone had a wonderful March Break. Please see the information below for important dates and updates Lenten Initiative-Care Packages for the Homeless As a part of our Lenten initiatives this year, we will be making care packages for the homeless and less fortunate in our community.  We are kindly asking

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:

Week of March 4-8

Parents/Guardians, Please see the information below for important dates and updates Lent Begins on Wednesday, March 6.  The season of Lent is a high point in the Catholic calendar.  It is an opportunity for “spiritual self-improvement” as we look towards living Lent with mercy. Lent focuses on an increased emphasis on prayer, fasting and almsgiving.

HCCEF Wants Your Feedback!

The Halton Catholic Children’s Education Foundation (HCCEF) is currently seeking input from the HCDSB community! HCCEF is charitable organization that supports students and families in the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB). While HCCEF directs its funds toward our board, it is an independent foundation, governed by its own Board of Directors. HCCEF is asking

Week of February 25-March 1

Parents/Guardians, Please see the information below for important dates and updates Report Cards Term 1 reports cards went home with all Kindergarten to Grade 8 students on Wednesday, February 20.  Please remember to sign and return your child’s report card and envelope to their classroom teacher. Pink Shirt Day-Wednesday, February 27 In Canada, the last

Week of February 18-22

Parents/Guardians, Please see the information below for important dates and updates Kiss n Ride Please park in designated spots only.  The Kiss & Ride lane is for dropping or picking students up ONLY.  Please DO NO PARK in the Kiss & Ride lane and get out of your vehicle with your child.  Staff will assist

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

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.

Week of February 11-15

Parents/Guardians, Please see the information below for important dates and updates February is Random Acts of Kindness Month During the month of February we will be catching our students and staff showing random acts of kindness in their classrooms and the school. Students will be invited to write their names on a heart and it

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

Week February 4-8

Parents/Guardians, Please see the information below for important dates and updates Morning Supervision begins at 8:20 am Just a reminder that morning supervision begins at 8:20 am.  For your child’s safety, please do not drop off your child before supervision begins.  Thank you! Professional Activity Day – February 15 Please note that Friday, February 15th

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.

Week of January 28-February 1

Parents/Guardians, Please see the information below for important dates and updates Morning Supervision begins at 8:20 am Just a reminder that morning supervision begins at 8:20 am.  For your child’s safety, please do not drop off your child before supervision begins.  Thank you! Professional Activity Day – February 1 Please note that Friday, February 1st 

Week of January 21-25

Parents/Guardians, Please see the information below for important dates and updates Home School Communication Just a reminder to all families that all communication from the school including cash online catalog items for purchase are sent out electronically to the email address(es) we have on file at school.  If we do not have an updated email

Week of January 14-18

Parents/Guardians, Please see the information below for important dates and updates Home School Communication Just a reminder to all families that all communication from the school including cash online catalog items for purchase are sent out electronically to the email address(es) we have on file at school.  If we do not have an updated email

Week of January 7-11

Dear Parents/Guardians, HAPPY NEW YEAR AND WELCOME BACK! Traffic & Parking Lot Safety Thank you to all the parents/guardians who make a sincere effort to help us keep our students safe. Please continue to: Park only in designated parking areas. NOT leave your vehicle in the “Kiss & Ride” lane. This is a 30 second

Week of December 17-21

 WISHING YOU AND YOUR FAMILY ALL THE BLESSINGS AND JOYS OF THE HOLIDAY SEASON.  MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM ALL OF US HERE AT HLRB! Candy Cane Sales Continue this week Our Grade 8 students will continue to sell candy canes for a loonie on Tuesday and Thursday this week at lunch. Christmas

Week of December 10-14

Thank you to all our families who purchased gifts for our Tree of Hope and Poinsettias. All proceeds from these initiatives help to make the holidays special for families in need. Joy Day-Non Uniform Day-December 11 On Tuesday, the school will be partaking in some Christmas activities within their classrooms to get into the Christmas

Week of December 3-7

Dear Parents/Guardians, Thank you to all of the families who joined us for our annual Breakfast with Santa event on Saturday.  We had over 200 children and adults enjoy a delicious breakfast and a visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus.  A very special thank you to our Catholic School Council who coordinated the event, the

Week of November 26-30

Please read below for important updates and upcoming events. Breakfast with Santa-Saturday, December 1  Have you purchased your tickets for this wonderful annual family event?  Orders are due by Wednesday, November 28.  Our annual “Breakfast with Santa” has been posted in the School-Cash Online catalog for purchase. Please note there are two items in the catalog for

Week of November 19-23

Dear Parents/Guardians, Please read below for important updates and upcoming events. Save the Date-Christmas Celebrations Our annual Christmas Celebrations are just around the corner.  Our Grade 1-8 Celebration will be held on Tuesday, December 18 at 10:15 in the gym.  Our Kindergarten Christmas Celebration will be held on Wednesday, December 19 at 1:15 in the

SafeArrival Student Absence Reporting is Here!

We are pleased to announce that as of Monday, November 5, 2018, our school has moved to a new automated student attendance management system called SafeArrival, offered through SchoolMessenger®, the company that hosts our parent notification system. The SafeArrival system is available 24/7, allowing you to report your child’s absence in one of three ways: using

Week of November 12-16

Dear Parents/Guardians, Please read below for important updates and upcoming events. SafeArrival Student Absence Reporting-Have you signed up yet? The safety and wellbeing of our students is our highest priority, on Monday, November 5, 2018, the HCDSB introduced a new automated student attendance management system called SafeArrival. The SafeArrival system will be available 24/7, allowing you

Week of November 5-9

Dear Parents/Guardians, Please read below for important updates and upcoming events. SafeArrival Student Absence Reporting begins tomorrow The safety and wellbeing of our students is our highest priority, and we are happy to announce that starting Monday, November 5, 2018, our school will be moving to a new automated student attendance management system called SafeArrival.

Week of October 29-November 2

Dear Parents/Guardians, Please read below for important updates and upcoming events. Halloween Dance-a-thon Our Halloween Dance-a- thon was a tremendous success.  I would like to thank all the parent volunteers who decorated the gym and who volunteered the day of the dance.  Your support is always greatly appreciated.   Mrs. Bozzo is busy counting the last

Week of October 22-26

Dear Parents/Guardians, Please see the information below for upcoming information and dates School Photos Retakes Photo retake day is Monday, October 22nd, 2018. Mr. SUB orders due Tuesday Our next Mr. Sub Day is Friday, October 26th .  Orders can now be placed on School Cash Online.  The deadline for orders is Tuesday, October 23

Week of October 15-19

Dear Parents/Guardians, Halloween Dance-a-Thon-Friday, October 26th  Please keep those Halloween Dance a Thon pledges coming in .  We have already received many envelopes back and are looking forward to our best fundraiser yet.  If every child brings in just 25 dollars in pledges, we will reach our goal of $12 000. All pledges are due

Week of October 8-12

Dear Parents/Guardians, Thank you for your generous donations to our Thanksgiving Food Drive.  We were able to stock the shelves in the Hub for Thanksgiving! Snack Program The Halton Food for Thought Snack Program begins this week.  Holy Rosary is proud to be a part of this wonderful initiative.  Each week, classrooms are provided with

Week of October 1-5

Dear Parents/Guardians, Thank you for your very generous donations to our Terry Fox Walk/Run.  Our first count  was over $1700 which does not include online donations yet.  If you have not returned your pledge form it is not too late-please return it tomorrow.  All monies raised will be sent to the Terry Fox Foundation. Thank you!

HCDSB Marks Rowan’s Law Day

On Wednesday, September 26, 2018, the Halton Catholic District School Board will be marking Rowan’s Law Day to raise awareness about concussions. What is a Concussion? A concussion is a brain injury that is caused by a blow to the head, face, neck, or body that can cause a sudden jarring of the head. Even

Week of September 24-28

Dear Parents/Guardians, We will continue to try to be efficient and environmentally friendly with school-to-parent communication by maintaining our practice of sending home correspondence such as the school newsletter, calendar and weekly updates to parents via e-mail. If you are not receiving the newsletter and other important information/messages from the school by way of your

Week of September 17-21

Dear Parents/Guardians, Thank you to all of our families who came out to our Welcome Back BBQ, Aussie X Movement and Curriculum Night. It was great to see our wonderful community come together to begin another exciting school year. PA Day-Monday, September 17 Just a reminder that Monday, September 17 is PA Day and therefore

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