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HRM Weekly Update- Mar.8

“God never tires of forgiving us; we are the ones who tire of seeking his mercy.” Pope Francis    Dear HRM Parents and Guardians, Please keep our Grade2 students in your prayers as they receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation tomorrow morning. Thank you to our amazing staff for their daily flexibility with various changes and

Parent Poll: Help Us Plan for the 2021-2022 School Year

We are currently in the early stages of planning for the next school year and are seeking your input to help us determine our staffing needs for September 2021. Preparing for the 2021-2022 School Year Although we have not yet received direction from the Ministry of Education regarding what will be required of school boards

Voluntary, Targeted COVID-19 Testing for Schools

The Ontario Government is requiring school boards to offer voluntary, targeted COVID-19 testing sites for asymptomatic staff and students.  Who Can Be Tested? Testing is voluntary, and consent will be required from parents or guardians.   This voluntary testing is offered only for HCDSB students and staff who are asymptomatic (i.e. not experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms).  At this time, this testing is not being offered to family members, but if this option

Halton Food for Thought Providing Healthy Snack Bags to all Students in Halton

Halton Food For Thought (HFFT), in partnership with Food for Life Halton, is providing Healthy Student Snack Bags to all students in Halton.  Weekly Healthy Student Snack Bags  Healthy Student Snack Bags contain a minimum of 3 nutritious snacks per student per school day. The snack bags contain both perishable and non-perishable food items – i.e., fresh fruit, granola

HRM Weekly Update- Mar.1

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” Martin Luther King Jr.   Dear HRM Parents and Guardians, Thank you to our amazing staff for their daily flexibility with various changes and covering duties to ensure we continue to maintain the safety and

Calling for Parent Volunteers to Serve on Milton Elementary School Boundary Review Committee!

At a recent Board Meeting, Trustees approved a motion to proceed with a school boundary review to identify a long-term accommodation plan for the expansion of the French Immersion Program in Milton. This boundary review will involve all Catholic elementary schools in Milton. Background At the December 15, 2020 Board Meeting, staff presented the elementary French Immersion

HRM Weekly Update- Feb.22

“You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.” Rosa Parks Dear HRM Parents and Guardians, Thank you Ms. Holden and the Grade5/6 for leading the Ash Wednesday Liturgy. Thank you Ms. Dinning for preparing and leading Pink Shirt Day activities. Thank you to all the families for sharing your

HCDSB Hosting a Parent Information Meeting for Students with Special Education Needs Entering Kindergarten

The Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) will be hosting an Information Meeting on March 24, 2021, for parents of students with special education needs entering Kindergarten in the 2021-2022 school year. The meeting will be facilitated by Special Education staff, where they will share information about their individual roles, and supports and services offered

HRM Weekly Update- Feb.15

“Never be limited by other people’s limited imaginations.” Dr. Mae Jamison Dear HRM Parents and Guardians, Big thanks to everyone for a very smooth first week back to in-person learning. Thank you to all the families for joining us on our second Family Fun Night this year. Congrats to the Pulstrup family for their second

March Break Postponed until April 12-16, 2021

On February 11, 2021, the Ontario government provided an update on the timing of March Break for the 2020-2021 school year. The announcement indicated that March Break will be postponed until April 12-16, 2021, as a health and safety precaution to minimize the spread of COVID-19 in our school communities.  This means that all HCDSB elementary and secondary