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HRM Opening School Year Liturgy

As we begin the school year, we participated in our virtual School Opening Liturgy. Please access the liturgy using the attachment below. God bless,

HRM Weekly Update- Sept.18

“There is nothing small in the service of God.” St. Francis De Sales Dear HRM Parents and Guardians, Thank you to our amazing students, staff, and families for all of your support this week. Our first official back to school week has been a huge success because of all of you- THANK YOU!   Agendas

HRM Weekly Update- Sept14

“Pray, hope, and don’t worry. Worry is useless. God is merciful and will hear your prayer.” St. Padre Pio Dear HRM Parents and Guardians, Thank you to all the parents and guardians for supporting us as we are working through the different parts of our new routines. We appreciate your understanding, support, and cooperation. As

HRM Important Information for School Start Up

“Cast your cares on the Lord and He will sustain you; He will never let the righteous fall.”  Psalm 55:22 Good Morning HRM Parents and Guardians, We hope that you enjoyed the last week of Summer and are ready to return to school whether in-person or virtually. This school year may seem or look different

Gradual Return to School for Elementary Students

To help ease the transition for our students, and ensure a safe and healthy return for all, the first day of school will be delayed, and we will be implementing a gradual (staggered) return to class for our elementary students, beginning Wednesday, September 9th. All students in Grades 1-8 will begin instruction on Monday, September 14th.

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Webinar: Preparing for a Safe and Healthy Return to School

Preparing for a Safe and Healthy Return to School: A Webinar with Dr. Hamidah Meghani, Commissioner & Medical Officer of Health for Halton Region Join us for a live webinar with Dr. Meghani as she shares important information with our HCDSB community on how to protect against COVID-19, and ensure a safe and healthy return

Return to School Plan & Survey Now OPEN

The Return to School Plan is now available for review on HCDSB’s Return to School website: http://bit.ly/HCDSB-ReturntoSchool. Please note that information and updates will continue to be added to this website as they become available.  Parents may also find it helpful to review the FAQs on our website for more information about the return to school. NEW UPDATE: At the Special Board Meeting held

Yr. 1 K Entry Interviews & Staggered Entry Plan

Dear Parents/Guardians, Please note that emails have been sent to families outlining information regarding Year 1 Kindergarten Interviews and Year 1 Staggered Entry Schedules for this 2020-2021 school year. If you have not recieved an email, kindly contact Ms. Murad at muradm@hcdsb.org or Ms. MacLeod at macleods@hcdsb.org. Many thanks, Ms. Murad & Ms. MacLeod

Ministry of Education Releases Guide for Safe Reopening of Schools in September

On Thursday, July 30, 2020, the Minister of Education announced that all elementary students (Kindergarten to Grade 8) will return to school in September, 2020.  This means in-class instruction with enhanced health and safety protocols.  Multiple strategies will be employed to ensure our schools are healthy and safe for students and staff, including: Self screening  Adapted school

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Online K-12 Registration Available Now!

We are excited to announce that online registration is now available for students from Kindergarten to Grade 12! Please note: Online registration is for new students only. If your child is already registered at an HCDSB school, you do not need to register online. How Do I Register? Part 1 – Online Registration Online registration is available as the first step of the registration process. If you have never

Return to School Options ~ We Want Your Feedback

In preparation for the return to school, we are taking into consideration what the current COVID-19 situation may look like in September by planning for all potential scenarios.  As we await further direction from the Ministry of Education, we are seeking parent feedback about some of the options we are considering.  Let Us Know What

HRM Virtual Talent Show, Goodbye Message, & Gr8 Clap Out Videos

As Friday marked the end of our school year, we want to thank you for all of your support and collaboration during such a unique time. Please find the links below for our school’s Virtual Talent Show and a Goodbye Message from our staff. The second link is our Grade 8 Clap Out video highlighting

Elementary Report Card Access – Email Service Currently DOWN

Elementary report cards are being sent now through email. SchoolMessenger is DOWN across Canada – parents who try to access the report card will receive an error message. SchoolMessenger is working to fix this issue. If you are not able to open your child’s report card, please try again later. Thank you for your patience

Grade 8 Virtual Liturgy & Graduation Ceremony

Good Evening our wonderful Grade 8 Graduates and Families,  As today would have been our Graduation Ceremony, we hold you all close to our hearts and in our prayers. It was such a blessing to share with you all last Thursday and celebrate with you, in person. Your joy, pride and spirit resonated throughout the

HRM Virtual Play Day Video

Please use the link provided to access this year’s HRM Virtual Play Day Video- hope you enjoy the activities with your families. https://youtu.be/QFplfQqbDBY

June 22- 26 Announcements

This Week’s Announcements: Thank you for your continued participation and support of your child and our teachers as we complete week ten of Distance Learning. Thank you to our amazing staff and families for an awesome Grade8 Graduation this week– the virtual ceremony will be sent this Tuesday along with our Grade8 Liturgy. We will

Donate Your Empty Bottles to Food4Kids Halton!

Food4Kids Halton is a not-for-profit organization that provides healthy food packages for at-risk children who have limited access to food. From June 22 to July 9th, Food4Kids Halton will be available to collect empty bottles from families in our community. If you have empty bottles (wine, beer, coolers, liquor bottles or cans) Food4Kids Halton will take

We Want Feedback from Our Community – Multi-Year Strategic Plan Monitoring Survey

In September, 2016, the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) launched a new multi-year plan. Each year, the Director of Education reports back to the Board of Trustees on the specific steps undertaken across our school system that align with the goals established in our strategic plan.  Focus on Our Students: Strategic Plan 2016-2021, provides direction that guides the decisions and actions that shape us as a school

June 15-19 Announcements

This Week’s Announcements: As we complete week ten of Distance Learning we would like to thank you for your support of your child and our teaching staff here at Holy Rosary-Milton CES.  This has been a time of learning for all of us and we are grateful for your patience and perseverance during these unique

June 8-12 Announcements

This Week’s Announcements: Thank you for your continued patience as we complete week nine of Distance Learning. The HCDSB has completed the Elementary School Curbside Access for Student Belongings Protocol for Parents/Guardians – please refer to email sent on Friday June 5th. Details for family pick up times, days, and information will be emailed separately

Silence is Not an Option

Like many of you, I was both saddened and outraged to learn of the situation in Minnesota last week that resulted in the death of George Floyd.  We have all read the reports on social media in disbelief as the disturbing details began to emerge, and with heavy hearts we have watched the outcry that

Celebrating Filipino, Italian & Portuguese Heritage Month

June is Filipino, Italian and Portuguese Heritage Month in Canada. This month is an opportunity to honour and celebrate the contributions of Filipino, Italian and Portuguese Canadians to the social, economic, political and cultural life of our country. Canada is home to many people of Filipino, Italian and Portuguese descent. These communities add to the

National AccessAbility Week – May 31 – June 6, 2020

May 31 to June 6, 2020 is National AccessAbility Week in Canada.​ National AccessAbility Week​ is an opportunity to celebrate the valuable contributions of Canadians with disabilities. This week, we also recognize the efforts of individuals, communities and workplaces that work to remove barriers to accessibility and inclusion. At the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB),

June1-5 Announcements

This Week’s Announcements: Here we are at the end of week 8 of Distance Learning! Thank you for all your support during these uncertain times and for reaching out to me via email with your questions. The staff and I truly miss our students Thank you to Mrs. Pellegrino, Mrs. Ventura, Miss. Holding, and our

HRM Kindergarten Virtual Orientation

Please use the link below to access this year’s HRM Kindergarten Virtual Orientation which will also be directly sent out this upcoming week to all future HRM families who are starting in September. Special thanks to our amazing Kindergarten team and Mrs. Ventura for all their hard work in creating this. https://youtu.be/UtuRruDIB_Q

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

Praying the Rosary

Our Holy Father Pope Francis continues to encourage everyone to pray the Rosary each day during the month of May. As we enter the final week of May, let’s end the month with prayers and present our intentions to God. Please find the following  link to his message and of two beautiful prayers which can be

All Schools will Remain CLOSED Until the End of the School Year

On May 19th, the Ministry of Education announced that they are extending the school closure period for all schools in Ontario for the remainder of the school year. This decision has been made as a safety precaution to protect our students and staff, and help minimize the spread of COVID-19 in our community. In light of this

May 18-22 Announcements

This Week’s Announcements: Thank you for your continued support as we wrap up the 6th week of Distance Learning. Monday May 18th is Victoria Day ~ Please enjoy a wonderful long weekend with your family! Grade7 and 8 Trips refunds: We have received the refund from Camp Muskoka on Friday, therefore, the wonderful Mrs. Babin

HCDSB Announces the Student Award of Excellence Recipients!

Each year, the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) celebrates exceptional students across our school district at the Annual Student Awards of Excellence Ceremony. This year, due to COVID-19 precautions in place, we are recognizing and congratulating our student recipients virtually! Congratulations to Gwen Llewellyn who won the Student Award of Excellence & Cheyenne Ross who won the Spirit of Inclusion Award for Holy Rosary Catholic

Virtual Public Information Meeting #2 ~ Milton Boundary Review

The Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) is currently undertaking a school boundary review involving all HCDSB schools in Milton. Between April 24th and May 4th we held our first Virtual Public Information Meeting to share some possible options being considered by the School Boundary Review Committee. The feedback gathered from the first Virtual PIM will be shared with the

May10-15 Announcements

Thank you for all of your support during Catholic Education Week, special thanks for your contribution to the Staff Appreciation Video, we truly appreciate you! Thank you to all of the HRM staff for also contributing to Catholic Education Week, your great work truly highlighted the significance and importance of Catholic Education in our lives.

“Staff Appreciation Day 2020” Video

Please view the link provided to access the “Appreciation Video” created as a tribute to our staff, on behalf of our parent community, to celebrate this year’s “Staff Appreciation Day”. The video captures the many pictures and messages of thanks shared by our families, expressing their gratitude and appreciation for the dedication and the impact

Staff Appreciation Day – May 8, 2020

The Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) celebrates Staff Appreciation Day on May 8, 2020! Staff Appreciation Day is a day set aside to recognize the accomplishments and exceptional work of all 4800 employees in our schools and in our workplaces. Thank you to all HCDSB staff for going above and beyond to support our students

Online K-12 Registration Available Now!

We are excited to announce that online registration is now available for students from Kindergarten to Grade 12! Please note: Online registration is for new students only. If your child is already registered at an HCDSB school, you do not need to register online. How Do I Register? Part 1 – Online Registration Online registration is available as the first step of the registration process. If you have never

Weekly Updates

Good Morning HRM Parents and Guardians, We will continue to send all the weekly updates on Sunday Mornings directly to your email as it has been the new trend since March 13. However, we will also post only the announcements in this section to allow for easy access. We hope that you find this helpful.

“Lean on Us” Video by HRM Staff

Please view the link provided to access “Lean on Us” video by our amazing HRM staff. We dedicated this video on World Day of Gratitude to all the frontline and essential workers for all that they do, and we also dedicate it to our wonderful Mrs. Martins asking her to “lean on us” during this

A Message from the Wonderful HRM Staff

Please use the link provided to access the video message from our wonderful HRM staff- Looking forward to seeing everyone soon.

May4-8 Announcements

Thank you to all our families for your patience and commitment to “Distance Learning”. We know it can be challenging but please know we are all in this together! Thank you to all our staff for your dedication and commitment to our students and our families! As we come to the end of week five

Mental Health Week 2020 ~ Practicing Self-Care

May 4-10, 2020 is the designated Mental Health Week in Canada, and the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) is joining organizations across the country to raise awareness about mental health. While supporting mental health is always a priority for us, this year Mental Health Week takes on a special significance in light of the current COVID-19

Igniting Hope During Catholic Education Week

During the week of May 3 to May 8, 2020, the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) joins school boards in celebrating the significant contributions that Catholic education has made to our community and across the province of Ontario!  The province-wide theme of this year’s Catholic Education Week is Igniting Hope, reminding us that our Catholic schools exist to spread

You’re Invited to OAPCE’s Virtual Parent Summit!

The Ontario Association of Parents in Catholic Education (OAPCE) is holding a Virtual Parent Summit on Saturday, May 9, 2020! The event will engage the community, advocate, and enhance Catholic Education in Ontario. Guest speakers include Sara Westbrook, Robert Gallo, Paul Davis and Minister of Education, Stephen Lecce. All parents with children attending a Catholic school in Ontario are welcome to participate

All Schools Will Remain CLOSED Until At Least May 31, 2020

On April 26th, the Ministry of Education announced that they are extending the school closure period for all schools in Ontario until at least May 31, 2020. This decision has been made as a safety precaution to protect our students and staff, and help minimize the spread of COVID-19 in our community. In light of

An Easter Message from the Chair of our Board

To Our HCDSB family,  As Catholics, Holy Week is a marked time of renewal and hope, typically pronounced by the physical church as a visible social institution where our clergy are able to tend to us. During these unprecedented times of a pandemic which has led to schools and churches being closed, social distancing, isolation from family, friends and co-workers, our priests are having to find new ways to connect so that we may

Holy Week at Home

Families are invited to participate in the rituals and spirit of Holy Week at home. View the following Holy Week at Home resources for Palm Sunday, Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Vigil and Easter Sunday.

Part 1 of Kindergarten Registration Available Online!

Although schools are closed, we are still accepting Kindergarten registrations online! When Can My Child Begin Kindergarten? To register your child to begin Junior Kindergarten (Year 1) in September, 2020, your child must be four years old by December 31, 2020. Children enrolled in Senior Kindergarten (Year 2) must be five years old by December

Access to Student Learning Platforms

At HCDSB, we support the use of the following online learning platforms:  D2L Google for Education Microsoft Office 365​​ Your child’s teacher will use one of the above platforms to provide instruction. Visit the website links above to access your child’s online learning and for more information about each platform. If your child needs assistance

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