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May24-29 Announcements

This Week’s Announcements:

Thank you for your continued patience as we work together with Public Health, The Ministry of Education and the Board to devise a plan in which access to the building will be permitted to retrieve student belongings. Please continue to monitor your email for further instructions.

Praying the Rosary: Pope Francis calls all Catholics to pray the Rosary Daily in the Month of May. Please find the following link on our school website to support your family with this request:

Literacy and Math Summer Programs for Grades 6, 7, and 8 students: The Halton Catholic District School Board’s Thomas Merton Centre for Continuing Education is pleased to be offering Literacy and Math Summer Programs for Grades 6, 7, and 8 students from July 6 – July 17, 2020 (Session 1) and July 20 – July 31, 2020 (Session 2). Please note that due to the current COVID-19 situation, the health and well-being of our students continues to remain our highest priority. All Session 1 and Session 2 classes will be offered in a distance (e-learning) format this summer.

NOTE: Teachers will be committed to providing an engaging educational experience and interactive lessons in a virtual format to review the past school year, in preparation for next year. Educators will provide live and/or pre-recorded lessons for all students.
For program details, please review the following information sheet: Literacy and Math Distance Learning Summer Programs

Math Program-This two-week summer program is designed for students who would benefit from additional practice and assistance to ease their transition into Grade 7, 8 & 9.  Students will participate in engaging lessons to meet their individual needs and learning styles.

Literacy Program- Students can be initially engaged in reading by focusing on their comprehension and enjoyment of a given story, poem, blog, or news report.  Fundamentally, balanced literacy revolves around two primary strands, are a reading strand and a writing strand, each of which mirrors the other. Engaging lessons will be provided to ensure all students’ needs and learning styles are met.

Register Now! New this year ~ online registration is available for Session 1 and 2. You may register your child for one or both sessions by filling out the following online form: Summer Distance Learning

The online form to register your child is due by Friday, June 26, 2020. 

HRM is Fasting on June3-4: HRM is joining the Halton Catholic Children Education Foundation on it’s third annual 24-hour Fast!

Similar to a Walk-a-thon, you may:

  1. Join a team (ie. Holy Rosary Milton Team) https://www.canadahelps.org/s/t8Qvq
  2. Ask friends/family to sponsor if they are able
  3. Fast on June 3-4.

You may: fast from Food, Electronics, Social Media, Sugar or something else.

Start at the time you want i.e. AM or PM

Just go about your day at home or work (for most people these days, that’s one in the same). So please join our team and/or donate! https://www.canadahelps.org/s/t8Qvq The Halton Catholic Children Education Foundation has been a great support to our school community and we would like to give back.

For more information you may access the following link to the website, which has information on the 24 Hour Fast – Who, What, When, Where, How

Promoting Well-Being – Bike Safety

Cycling is a fun and healthy activity, it’s a low-cost way to get around, and it’s good for the planet. Cyclists have to share the road with cars, pedestrians and other cyclists.

Before you head out on a bike, learn the rules of the road, helmet information and safety tips for cyclists of all ages. As recommended by Parachute Canada:

  • Always wear a helmet. Properly worn, it can reduce the risk of serious head injury by up to 80%. Know and follow the 2V1 Rule.
  • Be prepared. Know the rules of the road.
  • Check your ride. A fun and safe cycling experience starts with a properly equipped bicycle.
  • Be a role model. Set a good example and practice safety together.

The Ministry of Transportation’s Young Cyclist Guide has additional information on riding tips to keep you safe while cycling.

Follow us on Twitter @HolyRosaryM- We continue to miss you!

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