Letter to Parents from Minister of Education

On March 22, 2020, the Minister of Education shared a letter with Ontario parents and guardians. Read the letter from Minister Lecce here.​  In his letter, Minister Lecce notes that while at this time the school closures are in effect until April 6, 2020, the Ministry is preparing in the event that the closures need to be

Learning Resources Released by Ministry of Education

On Friday, March 20th, the Ministry of Education released the first phase of the Learn at Home resources to support student learning during this school closure due to COVID-19. They are designed as supplementary resources to help students practice math and literacy skills during the upcoming two-week school closure period.   The Learn at Home resources are available at:

Weekly Update: March 16-20

Weekly Update: March 16-20 Thank you for another great week at OLF.  With all the is going on in our world right now, we wish you good health during this March Break.  Be safe everyone. Coronavirus (Covid-19) Minister of Education’s directive to close all publicly funded schools in Ontario for two weeks following March Break.

OECTA Reaches Tentative Collective Agreement

We have received notice that the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA), the Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association (OCSTA) and the Government of Ontario reached a tentative collective agreement. As OECTA represents all elementary and secondary teachers in the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB), this means that all job action (withdrawal of services) has been suspended. Thank you for your patience and understanding

Weekly Update: March 9-13

Weekly Update: March 9-13 Thank you for another great week at OLF.  We look forward to another great week leading up to March Break at OLF.  During Lent we offer up our prayer: Almighty and Everlasting God, You have given the human race Jesus Christ our Saviour, as a model of humility. He fulfilled Your

Weekly Update: March 2-6

Weekly Update: March 2-6 Thank you for another great week at OLF.  We look forward to another great week at OLF.  During Lent we offer up our prayer: Lord, we pray that you will stir up in us a hunger to follow you and to live on your every word. May we recognize in you

Update #10: All HCDSB Schools Will Be CLOSED to Students on Thursday, March 5, 2020

The Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) announced that they will hold a one-day, province-wide full withdrawal of services (walkout) on Thursday, March 5, 2020. OECTA represents all of our HCDSB elementary and secondary school teachers. A full withdrawal of services would mean that no instruction would take place in any of our classrooms, posing significant

A Statement from Director Daly Regarding Jean Vanier

As a school district, we are shocked and deeply saddened to hear the reports of sexual abuse that have surfaced about Jean Vanier, founder of L’Arche. This news is especially upsetting to us, given that one of our schools bears the namesake of Jean Vanier. As a former Principal of Jean Vanier Catholic Secondary School in Milton,

Weekly Update: February 24-28

Weekly Update: February 24-28 Thank you for another great week at OLF. We look forward to another great week at OLF. Teacher Job Action As you have already heard, the group representing our teachers have decided to CANCEL the scheduled strike day on Tuesday, February 25th. Therefore, classes will resume as scheduled. Shrove Monday Due

Update #9: Update! All HCDSB Schools will be OPEN to Students on Tues., February 25, 2020

The Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) has announced that the potential one-day, full withdrawal of services (walkout) in all HCDSB schools on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 has been CANCELLED. All HCDSB schools will be OPEN to students on Tuesday, February 25, 2020. OECTA has announced that the series of rotating strikes across the province