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Weekly Update November 15th – 19th, 2021.

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Bullying Awareness Week

Once again, the Halton Catholic District School Board will be participating in National Bullying Awareness Week. During Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week, Ontario students, school staff, and parents are encouraged to learn more about bullying and its effects on student learning and well-being

This year the theme is Rebuild, Restore, Renew together. As a Catholic school community we believe that each of us is made in the image of God, worthy of dignity, kindness and respect. This week, and every week at SHOJ we work to ensure that our school is a welcoming, safe and inclusive environment where everyone belongs.

Parent-Teacher Interviews

We will be holding Parent-Teacher Interviews on Thursday, November 25th from 4:00 – 8:30 pm and Friday, November 26th from 9:00 am – 1:45 pm. Once again, this year, you will be able to schedule your Parent-Teacher Interviews online. You should have received an email last week outlining the steps for accessing the Parent-Teacher Interview System. You will be able to access the system to schedule your appointments until November 24th at 11:00 pm.

Thank you!

The numbers are in!  Our Indigo FUNdraiser was a tremendous success! Our SHOJ library will be receiving just over $1300 which will be used to purchase more books and library materials for our students. Thank you to our SHOJ community for your generosity and support of this fundraiser!

Keeping Christ in Christmas

Keeping Christ in Christmas

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 express in their own creativity how we can all do our part to Keep Christ in Christmas. We welcome entries from HCDSB students of all ages and abilities!

Students may submit entries electronically in the following four (4) categories:

  • Visual artwork (drawing, painting, photography, collage, sculpture, 3D model, etc.)
  • Original song
  • Short video (maximum length is 3 minutes)
  • Short story or poem (up to 250 words)

Looking Ahead …

  • Pizza Lunch and Milk begin on November 22nd
  • Report Cards go home November 24th
  • Parent-Teacher Interviews November 25th & 26th
  • Junior Intramural Dodgeball
  • Interschool sports – Grade 7&8 Boys and Girls Volleyball – GO PRIDE!
  • School Uniform Exchange – details forthcoming

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Picture Day
Nov 12 all day
Bullying Prevention and Awareness Week
Nov 15 – Nov 19 all day
Pizza Day
Nov 22 all day
Spirit Assembly and Jersey Day
Nov 23 @ 2:45 pm – 3:15 pm
Report Cards Sent Home
Nov 24 all day
School Council Meeting
Nov 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Father Gregory Visits Grade 2 Classes
Nov 25 all day
First Week of Advent
Nov 28 – Dec 4 all day
Pizza Day
Nov 29 all day
Durand, PaulaWeekly Update November 15th – 19th, 2021.