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Last Message of the School Year

“Remember the past with gratitude, live the present with enthusiasm, look forward to the future with confidence.” ~ Saint John Paul II Happy Summer Break! We would like to thank all our parents and students for a wonderful year at Holy Rosary-Milton Catholic Elementary School. We wish you a relaxing and restful summer break. Take

Report Card Reward!

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HRM Weekly Update- June 24

“From my point of view, God is the light that illuminates the darkness, even if it does not dissolve it, and a spark of divine light is within each of us.” Pope Francis Dear HRM parents and Guardians, Thank you to Mrs. Fernandes and her team for continuing to sell Ice-Dawgs and Freezies; Thank you

HRM Weekly Update- June17

“Let us love, not in word or speech, but in truth and action.” ~ 1 John 3:18 Dear HRM parents and Guardians, CONGRATULATIONS to our HRM System Track and Field finalist for an amazing morning on Monday with great results – check out our twitter site for the highlights! Thank you for the great turnout

Let Us Know What You Think!

In September, 2016, the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) launched a new multi-year plan. Focus on Our Students: Strategic Plan 2016-2021, provides direction that guides the decisions and actions that shape us as a school board – who we are, what we do, and why we do it. As the third year of this multi-year strategic plan

HRM Weekly Update- June10

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.” ~ Matthew 5:9 Dear HRM parents and Guardians, Thank you to our Holy Rosary-Milton CES Track & Field Team and the coaches for an amazing day at the Milton Meet. Good luck to our students who will compete in the HCDSB system finals

School BBQ & Uniform Exchange

Please click End of Year BBQ (1) for more information. Thank you to our Catholic School Council for organizing this amazing community event!  Hope to see you all there.  

HRM Weekly Update- June 3

“We are not called by God to do extraordinary things, but to do ordinary things with extraordinary love.” ~ Jean Vanier Dear HRM parents and Guardians, Thank you to the Grade 3 and 6 teachers for all their work leading to EQAO testing. Thank you to all staff members who assisted with the delivery of

HRM Weekly Update- June3

“We are not called by God to do extraordinary things, but to do ordinary things with extraordinary love.” ~ Jean Vanier Dear HRM parents and Guardians, Thank you to the Grade 3 and 6 teachers for all their work leading to EQAO testing. Thank you to all staff members who assisted with the delivery of

HRM Weekly Update-May27

“Let all that you do be done in love.” ~ 1 Corinthians 16:14 Dear HRM parents and Guardians, Thank you to the Grade 3 and 6 teachers for all their work leading to EQAO testing; Thank you to the staff members who will be leading and supervising Grade 7 students during their Camp Trip. Wishing

Bishop Reding Summer Sports Camp INFO

BR Summer Sports Camp Flyer 2019 (click for general information) BR Summer Sports Camp Registration Form 2019 (click for registration form) Parent Consent Form Summer Camp – Day Trip (click for parent consent form) PLEASE NOTE:  Due to renovations at BR high school this summer, the camp will run at Guardian Angels Elementary School. 

HRM Weekly Update- May20

“Faith in action is love – and love in action is service.” ~ St. Teresa of Calcutta Dear HRM parents and Guardians, Thank you for to Miss Fernandes, Mrs. Wicks, Mr. Baillie, Mrs. Gallo, Mrs. Rehan, Mrs. Jackson, and Mrs. Vileneuve for leading the STC Open House on Thursday night; Thank you to Mrs. Skinner

HRM Weekly Update- May13

“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” ~ St. Teresa of Calcutta Dear HRM parents and Guardians, Thank you for all of your support with Catholic Education Week. We appreciate all of your support with the baskets, and for attending the different activities Thank you to Mrs.

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

May Community Events

Our parent council would like you to know about the following Milton Events: Girls Inc. Youth Speakers’ Bureau on May 08, 2019 Start Date:Wednesday, 08 May 2019 End Date:Wednesday, 08 May 2019 Time:4:00 PM – 6:00 PM All ages: Free Location & VenueMilton Public Library 1010 Main Street East, Milton ON, L9T 6h7 Phone:905-875-2665  

HRM Weekly Update-May6

“At every moment in our life we have an opportunity to choose joy…”  ~ Henri J.M. Nouwen Dear HRM parents and Guardians, Thank you to everyone for your support with Daffodil- Yellow Day, your generosity is greatly appreciated. Special thanks to Mrs. Babin for leading this great initiative; Thank you for all of your support

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’,

ABA Bonanza Day: June 11th

The Special Education Department is excited to announce the ABA for All Bonanza event running for one entire day in our school on Tuesday, June 11.  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,

HRM Weekly Update- Apr.29

“In the Eucharist you really meet Jesus, share His life, feel His love; there you experience that His death & resurrection are for you.” ~Pope Francis Congratulations to our Grade 2 students who will receive the Sacrament of First Communion this Sunday; please keep them in your prayers. Congratulations to Eve Delanty for representing our

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

HRM Weekly Update- Apr.21

“Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.” ~ Pope John Paul II Dear HRM parents and Guardians, Happy Easter to you and your families. Thank you for all of your generosity and support during the blessed Lenten Season, especially with the Maryan Foundation Lenten Initiative Backpacks.

APRIL Community Events

Please see below for some exciting events in our community!  Once again thank you to our Parent Council for researching these great activities: Family Swim – April 17, 2019 Time: 10am-11am Location: Milton Sports Centre, 605 Santa Maria Blvd All Ages, Cost: $4.50, $3.15 children 6-17, $1.60 kids 0-5 Details: Play pool only. Children 14

Earth Week- Earth Angels

Holy Rosary’s very own Earth Angels Challenge our community to complete the following: Tupperware Tuesday-April 16 Tidy-up Wednesday-April 17 (on your own time try to pick up garbage that you see outside at recess, on your walk to and from school or around your house) Reusable Thursday-April 18 try to be as many reusable things

Church Youth Rally @ Bingeman Convention Center

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ Thank you again for your prayers for the youth of Milton and your support and encouragement. This year we had three Come and See events. We’ll be praying and preparing for more youth activities for the fall. We have one more event for youth this year. The Diocese of

EARTH WEEK- Lights Out Monday

Our HRM Earth Angels have designated Monday as “Lights Out Monday”. We challenge staff and students to try to go the whole day, or half the day, without turning on the lights. Not only does the sun provide us with Vitamin D, which helps improve skin and bone development, but exposure to sunlight is said

HRM Weekly Update- Apr.15

“For by grace you have been saved through faith and this is not you own doing; it is the gift of God”  ~ Ephesians 2:8 Dear HRM parents and Guardians, Thank you to all our volunteers – Catholic School Council members, Pizza Parents, Halton Food for Thought Snack Program, Pancake Tuesday, End of Year BBQ,

What is Holy Week?

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 end. It begins with Palm Sunday. On Palm Sunday, we remember Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem,

April 12 PA Day Agenda

PA Day Agenda – Friday April 12, 2019 am- Professional Development focusing on Math lunch pm- Health & Safety Training

HRM Weekly Update- Apr.8

“Words which do not give the light of Christ increase the darkness.” ~ Mother Teresa Dear HRM parents and Guardians, Thank you to Mrs. Gilchrist, our Pathways Itinerant, for supporting our Intermediate students; Thank you for your support throughout this Lenten season – Please return all bags to the school; Thank you to Mrs. Cutrara

HRM Weekly Update- Apr. 1

“Help one another; this is what Jesus teaches us.” ~Pope Francis Dear HRM parents and Guardians, Thank you to Mrs. Aquilina for all her hard work and dedication as a Lunchtime Supervisor this year. We wish Mrs. Aquilina all the best! Welcome to Ms. Silva who is joining the HRM team as a lunchtime supervisor.

HRM Weekly Update- Mar.25

“Let us allow God to fill our hearts with his goodness and mercy.” ~Pope Francis Dear HRM parents and Guardians, Thank you to Mrs. Piazza for all her hard work and dedication as a Lunchtime Supervisor this year. We wish Mrs. Piazza all the best! Thank you for your continued support throughout this Lenten season

Holy Rosary Passion Play (Good Friday)- Actors Needed!

Holy Rosary Parish “First Annual Passion Play” Lent is a journey that moves us towards ‘The Cross’. GOA -Milton Chapter would like to invite you to walk this journey with them through their “First Annual Passion Play” at the Holy Rosary Parish Milton on April, 19th. Good Friday at 7:00 pm. Students from the “Family of

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

World Down Syndrome Day: Thursday March 21

On Thursday March 21, we will be recognizing World Down Syndrome Day by encouraging our school community to wear colourful mismatched socks to start a conversation about diversity, uniqueness, inclusion and acceptance.  Rocking our colourful crazy socks will highlight that our differences are what make us all great!

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:

HRM Weekly Update- Mar.18

“I am certain in my heart that all that I am, I have received from God.” ~ St. Patrick Dear HRM parents and Guardians, Thank you to all who supported our Pancake Tuesday – the day was a great success due to the collaboration and contributions of students, staff, parents and community members – we

Lenten Drive-Maryan’s Backpack Starts today!

As the Lenten season approaches us, we are reminded of God’s message of love. This Lenten season we are asked to participate in the Lenten Drive to help the Christian refugees in the Middle East through Maryan the Divine Mercy Foundation. Maryan Divine Mercy Foundation is a humanitarian campaign mobilizing a surge of love for

HRM Weekly Update- Mar.4.19

And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.    ~ Micah 6:8 Dear HRM parents and Guardians, Thank you to all who participated in #PinkShirtDay and demonstrate what it means to #BeKind each and every day at Holy Rosary-Milton CES; Thank you to Mme. MacKay, Mlle.

Wed. Feb. 27/19: SNOW DAY – All Schools are CLOSED

All Schools and Board Offices CLOSED Wednesday, February 27​, 2019: Due to the inclement weather and deteriorating road conditions in today’s forecast, all Halton Catholic District School Board schools and workplaces are CLOSED. All transportation to and from school is cancelled. *All Community Use of Schools permits are CANCELLED. 

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

HRM Weekly Update- Feb.25

“Encourage one another and build each other up.” ~ 1 Thessalonians 5:11 Dear HRM parents and Guardians, Thank you to HRM Student Parliament, Mrs. Helston, Mrs. McArthur, and all the staff who volunteered on Thursday for the Junior/Intermediate Movie Night; Thank you to Mrs. Skinner & Mlle. Sheahan for leading HRM Winter Walk last Wednesday;

Our New Healthy Hawks Committee

HRM is starting a new and exciting student-led initiative: The Healthy Hawks!  Our group is made up of STAFF, PARENTS, STUDENTS and COMMUNITY MEMBERS who are working towards teaching us how to maintain a healthy mindset. The Healthy Hawks will work together to increase student engagement and leadership, for example, team building exercises, such as the “8 Whatevers Activity” and

Holy Rosary Knights of Columbus Shrove Tuesday Event

The Holy Rosary Knights of Columbus invite you to a pancake dinner on Shrove Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 in the Parish Hall (located 139 Martin Street) from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. The menu will feature: pancakes, latke potatoe cakes, sausages, various fruit toppings, coffee, tea, and juice.   A donation is welcome and proceeds will

February 20/19: All HCAA Games & Practices CANCELLED

February 20, 2019: Due to inclement weather, all Halton Catholic Athletic Association (HCAA) games and practices scheduled for today have been CANCELLED. For more information, please visit: www.hcaa.ca​.

February Community Events

An Afternoon Of Astronomy (All Ages – FREE) Start Date:Saturday, 09 February 2019End Date:Saturday, 09 February 2019Time:2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Milton Public Library – Main Branch 1010 Main Street East, Milton ON, L9T2L5 Join MPL and the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada for an afternoon of astronomy. Learn about the night skies and even

Milton Summer Camp Regisitration

Summer Camp registration begins tomorrow. Attached is a snapshot of what we will be offering this year. More information can be found at hCOMMS-REC18-037_CampGuideBrochure_R7ttps://www.milton.ca/en/play/Camps.asp  

HRM Weekly Update- Feb.18

“Let all that you do be done with love.” ~ 1 Corinthians 16:14 Dear HRM parents and Guardians, Thank you to Holy Rosary-Milton CES families for participating in Red/White and Pink Day in support of the Halton Food for Thought Snack Program at our school – your generous donations continue to support healthy morning snacks

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

Agenda: Equity & Inclusion PA Day

Staff Agenda: Equity & Inclusion PA Day Introduction Overall Reflection Learning Goals Outlined Opening Prayer Mind On Activity: Linked to Renewing the Promise Action Activity (Break out Groups with Questions of Inquiry) Lunch (Celebrating Cultures Around the World) Consolidation Activity Equity Action Plan Activity Exit Ticket

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