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January 18, 2022: All Schools Closed to Students and Staff

All school bus transportation is CANCELLED to and from school today and all schools are CLOSED to students and staff. Students will be able to access asynchronous learning materials/tasks in their classroom learning platforms by 10:00 a.m. Educators will be available to support students during regular school hours.

Jan 17, 2022: All Schools CLOSED & Classes CANCELLED

Monday, January 17, 2022 All HCDSB schools and workplaces are CLOSED today due to inclement weather. All school bus transportation is CANCELLED. All in-person and virtual (online) classes are CANCELLED. 

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Weekly Update for January 17

Returning to In-Person Learning We are so excited to welcome everyone back to in-person learning on Monday! We hope that you are looking forward to it too, and thank you again for all you have done to keep the learning going while we were online. We know that the board will be communicating more information

Grade 1 French Immersion Program Registration Opens January 19!

Registration for the Grade 1 French Immersion Program begins on January 19, 2022! Online Registration Coming Soon! The online registration form will be available on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 until Friday, February 18, 2022. A direct link to online registration will be available on the HCDSB French Immersion page, and can also be accessed on the homepage of

Save the Date! Student Census Parent Information Session on January 13th

HCDSB elementary families are invited to a virtual Parent Information Session on Thursday, January 13th, 2022 at 7:00 p.m., which will discuss the Student Census Survey, available from February 28 through April 4, 2022! The Parent Information Session will be live-streamed and available on the Board’s YouTube channel at the scheduled time on January 13th.

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Weekly Update for January 10

Congratulations and Thank You for a Wonderful First Few Days Online! We are so proud of our students and staff for adapting so smoothly to learning online again, and we are so grateful for the support from our families in making it happen. Thank you for everything you’ve done this week to keep the learning

Change to Learning Environment for Elementary Students – Request Form Now Open!

The online form to request a change to your child’s learning environment in elementary school (i.e. virtual or in-person) is now open.  As per Ministry of Education direction, we have moved to remote learning for all students until at least January 17, 2022. NOTE: Any requested changes will come into effect on January 24, 2022, however,

Important Update

All Schools Moving to Remote Learning on January 5, 2022

Dear Parents and Guardians, Earlier today the Premier of Ontario announced that at 12:01 a.m. on January 5, 2022, our province will temporarily move to a modified Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen Ontario to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 Omicron variant of concern. Read the News Release here.  The Premier also announced that all schools will move to teacher-led remote learning on January 5, 2022

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Weekly Update for December 13

Daily School Screening Thank you for your continued diligence in completing the COVID-19 school screening for each child every day. Completing the screening, wearing masks, maintaining proper hand hygiene, distancing, and staying home when sick are all ways we can help to keep the children in our care and our community safe. Please note that the Ministry

Kindergarten student outdoor playground

Register Your Child for Kindergarten!

Kindergarten is an exciting milestone for your child and for your family! Our school offers a full-day, 2-year Kindergarten program, designed to engage curious early learners through different kinds of play, that help children learn how to reason and problem-solve as they interact with one another. When Can My Child Begin Kindergarten? To register your

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Weekly Update for December 6

Daily School Screening Thank you for your continued diligence in completing the COVID-19 school screening for each child every day. Completing the screening, wearing masks, maintaining proper hand hygiene, distancing, and staying home when sick are all ways we can help to keep the children in our care and our community safe. Please note that the Ministry

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Weekly Update for November 29

Daily School Screening Thank you for your continued diligence in completing the COVID-19 school screening for each child every day. Completing the screening, wearing masks, maintaining proper hand hygiene, distancing, and staying home when sick are all ways we can help to keep the children in our care and our community safe. Please note that the Ministry

HCDSB Celebrates International Day of People with Disabilities 2021

Students and staff from the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) will be celebrating International Day of People with Disabilities on Friday, December 3rd and throughout the week (November 29 – December 3, 2021). HCDSB schools will be participating in a variety of learning activities next week to raise awareness, and support the rights and

COVID-19 Youth Vaccination Program 5-11 year olds

COVID-19 vaccination for 5-11 year olds

Calling all Halton Heroes! First dose COVID-19 vaccination appointments for 5-11 year olds can now be booked through Halton Region’s online booking system for children five to 11 years of age (or turning five in 2021). Second doses can be booked at a date closer to the recommended eight week interval. Appointments are dependent on paediatric vaccine

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Support OLP while you shop using one of the links below: Indigo Mabel’s Labels QSP (Magazines) A percentage of each purchase comes back to our school!

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Weekly Update for November 22

Daily School Screening Thank you for your continued diligence in completing the COVID-19 school screening for each child every day. Completing the screening, wearing masks, maintaining proper hand hygiene, distancing, and staying home when sick are all ways we can help to keep the children in our care and our community safe. Please note that the Ministry

Bullying Awareness & Prevention Week 2021

November 21-27, 2021 is Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week in Ontario, and HCDSB will join school boards around the province in enhancing awareness and understanding about bullying, and the factors that contribute to safe, caring and inclusive schools. This week, and every week, we work to ensure that our school is safe and welcoming for all,

Registration for Extended French ~ Opens December 1!

We are happy to announce that Our Lady of Peace Catholic Elementary School will offer the Extended French Program for the 2022-2023 school year. The Extended French Program is an exciting, fast-paced, optional French program. Students must be entering Grade 5 in order to be eligible to participate in the Board’s Extended French Program. How

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Weekly Update for November 15

Daily School Screening Thank you for your continued diligence in completing the COVID-19 school screening for each child every day. Completing the screening, wearing masks, maintaining proper hand hygiene, distancing, and staying home when sick are all ways we can help to keep the children in our care and our community safe. Please note that the Ministry

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Weekly Update for November 8

Daily School Screening Thank you for your continued diligence in completing the COVID-19 school screening for each child every day. Completing the screening, wearing masks, maintaining proper hand hygiene, distancing, and staying home when sick are all ways we can help to keep the children in our care and our community safe. Please note that the Ministry

Keeping Christ in Christmas

Keeping Christ in Christmas Student Contest!

With Christmas just around the corner, the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) will once again be running its annual Keeping Christ in Christmas student contest! This year, the contest will be open for entries from Friday, November 5 through Friday, December 3, 2021. Students are encouraged to submit entries that highlight the theme of the contest, and

Student Census 2022

Coming Soon! February 28, 2022 The Student Census 2022 will be implemented February 28 and April 4, 2022 (inclusive). All students will be invited to complete the Student Census on a voluntary basis, as follows: Kindergarten – Grade 8To be completed by parents and guardians Why is it important to collect identify-based information? Identity-based data

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Weekly Update for November 1

Daily School Screening Thank you for your continued diligence in completing the COVID-19 school screening for each child every day. Completing the screening, wearing masks, maintaining proper hand hygiene, distancing, and staying home when sick are all ways we can help to keep the children in our care and our community safe. The Saidat Show Friday On

Poinsettia Sale

Our Catholic School Council will be hosting a Poinsettia Sale to raise funds for the school.  What a great way to kick off the holiday decorating season with these beautiful poinsettias which are available in 6, 8, and 10 inch sizes and in different colours! Orders are due by 3 pm on Friday, November 12.

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Weekly Update for October 25

Daily School Screening Thank you for your continued diligence in completing the COVID-19 school screening for each child every day. Completing the screening, wearing masks, maintaining proper hand hygiene, distancing, and staying home when sick are all ways we can help to keep the children in our care and our community safe. Thank you! Thank you for

Hallowe’en at OLP

We will celebrate Hallowe’en at OLP on Friday, October 29. Classrooms will hold their own celebrations appropriate to the students’ ages and interests, and educators will share more information about that with students as we draw closer to Hallowe’en. Please remember that students are not allowed to share food at any time to protect those

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Weekly Update for October 18

Daily School Screening Thank you for your continued diligence in completing the COVID-19 school screening for each child every day. Completing the screening, wearing masks, maintaining proper hand hygiene, and distancing are all ways we can help to keep the children in our care and our community safe. Terry Fox Walk Monday or Tuesday Given our Friday

Volunteers in Schools

We are looking forward to being able to begin welcoming volunteers back into our schools. Our volunteers help us with activities such as our hot lunch program, reading programs, and other school events. There may also be opportunities to volunteer at home (e.g. by cutting out materials for reading centres or crafts). If you would

Picture Day!

Students will have their individual pictures taken at school on Wednesday, October 20. At this time, we will not be taking any class photos. A retake day for any students who are absent has been scheduled for November 24. Our photographers will follow our current public health guidelines.

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Weekly Update for October 11

Daily School Screening Thank you for your continued diligence in completing the COVID-19 school screening for each child every day. Completing the screening, wearing masks, maintaining proper hand hygiene, and distancing are all ways we can help to keep the children in our care and our community safe. You can also help us keep our whole community

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Weekly Update for October 4

Daily School Screening Thank you for your continued diligence in completing the COVID-19 school screening for each child every day. Please note that even when you don’t need to send us the results, you still need to complete the screening every day before your child comes to school. Completing the screening, wearing masks, maintaining proper hand hygiene,

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Weekly Update for September 27

Daily School Screening Thank you for your continued diligence in completing the COVID-19 school screening for each child every day. Please note that even when you don’t need to send us the results, you still need to complete the screening every day before your child comes to school. Completing the screening, wearing masks, maintaining proper hand hygiene,

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Weekly Update for September 20

Daily School Screening Thank you for your continued diligence in completing the COVID-19 school screening for each child every day. As of Monday, September 20, you DO NOT need to send us the daily results. Please note that even when you don’t need to send us the results, you still need to complete the screening

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Weekly Update for September 13

Welcome Back – and Thank You! We had a great first week back at OLP, and we appreciate all of the preparation and practice you did with your children at home to help them get ready. We are so proud of how quickly everyone adjusted to our routines and procedures. We couldn’t do it without

Class Lists Available Friday, September 3rd

We are currently finalizing elementary class placements and making adjustments based on new registrations that have come in over the summer. Final placements will be available on Friday, September 3rd after 3:00 p.m.   Parents and guardians will be able to access the class placement for each child, using your child’s Office 365 email and password. You will

September 1 and 2 PD Day Agenda for Staff

In accordance with Ministry of Education policy, the agenda for what our staff will be learning on September 1 and 2 is posted here for our school community’s reference.

Welcome – or Welcome Back! – OLP!

We hope that you had a wonderful summer with time to relax and recharge and that your children are looking forward to starting the school year. We have been busy getting the school ready to receive everyone next week and practicing our revised procedures to help keep everyone safe and happy while we are learning

Return to School Plan

Returning to School for the 2021-2022 Year

The Return to School Plan 2021-2022 is now available for review on the HCDSB website: https://www.hcdsb.org/return-to-school/ The Return to School Plan 2021-2022 provides the protocols, guidelines and expectations that will be in place to help prevent and respond to cases of COVID-19 in our schools and workplaces throughout the year.  This plan was developed in consultation with Halton

Dr. Meghani

Webinar: Preparing for a Safe & 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

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Weekly Update for June 28

Drop Off Reminders Our drop off days for technology, textbooks, and any other resources belonging to the school will be Monday, June 28 and Tuesday, June 29 between 9 am and 3 pm. Drop off will take place at the main doors of the school. If you were unable to pick up your child’s personal belongings

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Weekly Update for June 21

Happy Father’s Day! We wish all fathers, grandfathers, uncles, and caregivers in our school community a very Happy Father’s Day this Sunday! Pop Up Vaccination Clinic This Weekend There will be a pop up vaccination clinic at St. Thomas Aquinas June 19 and 20 for people age 12+ to receive their first dose of the

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Weekly Update for June 14

Registering for the HCDSB Virtual School for the 2021-2022 School Year – DEADLINE MIDNIGHT TONIGHT In light of the current public health situation in Ontario due to COVID-19, the Halton Catholic District School Board will continue to offer a virtual school setting for Kindergarten to Grade 8, together with those awarded placements in our optional virtual programing for

CPIC

Catholic Parent Involvement Committee (CPIC) to Host Speaker Series

The Catholic Parent Involvement Committee (CPIC) at HCDSB is pleased to be hosting a speaker series throughout the month of June. CPIC is a group of parents, trustees and Board staff who actively support parent engagement and involvement throughout the Halton Catholic District School Board.  CPIC provides an opportunity for Catholic School Council members to network,

Grade 8 Graduation Update

We are looking forward to celebrating our Grade 8 Graduates on Thursday, June 24 with a drive-through and virtual ceremony! For more information, please see the attached letter. To book your preferred time slot for the drive-through ceremony, please use the link here by 4 pm on Friday, June 18: OLP Grade 8 Graduation Drive-Through

Monitoring Survey

How Are We Doing? HCDSB Seeking Input on Year 5 of the Strategic Plan

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

Responding with Faith, Hope and Love in the Face of Violence and Hatred

A statement from the Director of Education, Pat Daly, on our commitment to responding to racism and discrimination with Faith, Hope and Love. On Sunday, a family was intentionally struck by a driver in his motor vehicle as they were walking along their neighbourhood in London, Ontario. They were targeted because of their Islamic faith.

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Weekly Update for June 7

Continuation of Online Learning Like many of you, we heard the news about the continuation of online learning for the rest of the school year with mixed emotions. While we miss seeing everyone in person, we are grateful that we have the option to learn together and spend time with one another online. We hope

Register Your Child in the HCDSB Virtual Elementary School for the 2021-2022 School Year

In light of the current Public Health situation in Ontario due to COVID-19, the Halton Catholic District School Board will continue to offer a virtual school setting for Kindergarten to Grade 8, together with those awarded placements in our optional virtual programing for French Immersion (Grade 1 to 8) and Extended French Grade 5 to Grade 8 for

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Weekly Update for May 31

Catholic School Council Meeting Monday Our next Catholic School Council Meeting will be on Monday, May 31 at 6:30 pm, and it will be conducted virtually. If you would like to attend the meeting please email Mrs. Dore-Anderson at dorer@hcdsb.org. COVID-19 Youth Vaccination Program Begins Monday Beginning Monday, May 31st, youth aged 12 years of

COVID-19 Youth Vaccination Program.

COVID-19 Youth Vaccination Program

Beginning Monday, May 31st, youth aged 12 years of age and over who live or attend school in Halton will be able to book their COVID-19 vaccination through Halton Region’s online booking system.  Halton Region Public Health will offer first doses to all youth aged 12 to 17 years of age in June, and second doses

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