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HRM Weekly Update- Oct.11

“The Secret of happiness is to live moment by moment and to thank God for what He is sending us every day in His goodness.” St. Gianna Beretta Molla

Happy Thanksgiving! Wishing you and your families a blessed and safe Thanksgiving weekend, we are so thankful for all of your support!

Dear HRM Families,

Thank you Mme. Gibson for all of your hard work and dedication. We wish you all the best! Welcome to Mlle. Pimentel who will joing our FSL department.

Thank you Ms. Belmonte, Ms. Holden, and Ms. Robinson for facilitating our first Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations Assembly. Big thanks to all the students involved.

Thank you Ms. Ventura, Ms. Daum, Mme. MacKay, and all the Grade 5 and 6 Extended French students for leading our Thanksgiving and the Holy Rosary Feast Day Liturgy.

Thank you Ms. Holding, Ms. Belmonte, and Ms. Ventura for leading Student Parlaiment this year.

Thank you Mr. T for all of your help while setting up our new basketball net in the school yard.

Thank you to all the amazing parents and guardians who have committed to our HRM Catholic School Council for this year. We look forward to working together to continue the wonderful work shared about our fabulous school community. Special congratulations to Ms. O’connor-Fenette and Ms. Bivand who are the co-chairs this year.

Monday- October 11- Thanksgiving Monday-NO school

NEW Daily Self-Assessment of COVID-19 Symptoms: Please ensure that you conduct the daily self-assessment BEFORE students arrive at school. Staff is to monitor self and students for signs/symptoms of COVID-19.  All Staff and students who are experiencing new or worsening symptoms consistent with COVID- 19 must go home/stay at home and seek appropriate medical attention as required, including getting tested for COVID-19. Take the Daily Self-Assessment and follow the recommendations shared previously. Students with any symptoms must remain home. Students must be symptom-free for 24 hours to be able to return to school.

School Picture Day-We are excited for our school’s Picture Day on October 20– Only individual pictures are taken.

Friendly Reminders: This is a friendly reminder that students should not arrive before 8:50 am on school property. This includes the school yard, as there is no supervision provided. Staff supervision starts at 8:50 am and ends at 3:50pm for the dismissal process. For the safety and well being of all of our students, please ensure that students are not arriving before the start of supervision.

As shared at the start of school year, no parent or guardian is permitted on school property starting at 8:50am, in addition to no parent or guardian is allowed inside the school building unless permission is granted by administration. This includes families who are picking up or dropping off for the YMCA Program.

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Reminder for Grade7 & 8 Families ~ School-based Immunization Program 2021-2022: Due to pandemic-related disruptions, students have missed the opportunity to receive vaccines over the past two school years. As a follow up to the email you received, we are writing to remind you that these vaccines will not be provided at school this Fall. Instead, Halton Region Public Health will be offering the school-based vaccines by appointment to eligible students in Grades 7-12 (born in 2004-2009) at community clinics throughout Halton. The following vaccines will be offered at community clinics:

  •       Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)
  •       Meningococcal Disease
  •       Hepatitis B

Read more in the letter to all parents from Halton Region Public Health: 

Book an Appointment: To book an appointment, or learn more about clinic eligibility, locations, and schedules, visit Halton’s Grade 7 School-based Immunizations web page or call 311. Please bring any immunization records you may have for your child to the appointment, where Public Health staff will fully assess their vaccination history and obtain consent.

Important Letter to Parents from Bishop Crosby – HPV Vaccination:

Additional Information: For more information about the school-based immunization program, you may contact the Halton Regional Health Department by calling 311, or visit their website at:
Please note: COVID-19 vaccines are separate from the School-Based Immunization Program.

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Wishing you a great weekend – the Staff of Holy Rosary-Milton CES

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