Durand, Paula


Elementary Vice-Principal

November 29th – December 3rd, 2021.

In the midst of our hurry, as we prepare for Christmas, the Holy Season of Advent calls to us. This call to God’s people reminds us to slow down and wait “in joyful hope” as we prepare for Christ’s coming. The word Advent means coming or arrival. Advent is a time of preparation, a time

Weekly Update – November 22nd – 26th, 2021

Pray to have eyes that see the best in people, a heart that forgives the worst, a mind that forgets the bad, and a soul that never loses faith in God. Progress Reports and Parent Teacher Interviews This Wednesday, November 24, 2021 the Progress Reports for Grades 1–8, and Kindergarten Communication of Learning: Initial Observations,

Weekly Update November 15th – 19th, 2021.

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter @SHOJ_HCDSB 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

Weekly Update November 8th-12th, 2021

November is a busy month here at SHOJ. We would like to thank Mme Inch and Mrs. Frazer’s Grade 8 class for preparing our Remembrance Day liturgy taking place virtually this Thursday, November the 11th. As a school community we will take time to remember those individuals who have given up so much for us

Weekly Update November 1st – 5th

Thank you! A huge thank you to all of our students, staff, and families for making our SHOJ Halloween Danceathon such a tremendous success!  It was wonderful to see such an array of creative costumes and being able to come together for such a fun day. A special thank you to our parent volunteers who

Weekly Update October 25th – 29th, 2021.

I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers. L.M. Montgomery Another busy month here at SHOJ is almost over. As October comes to a close, excitement is in the air, as we prepare for our annual Hallowe’en Danceathon this week.  It is sure to be a ghoulishly good time for all!

Weekly Update October 18th – 22nd

Give thanks to the Lord for He is good. His love endures forever. Psalm 107:1 A huge thank you to our SHOJ Community for your outstanding generosity to our Fall Food Drive.  A special thank you to Mrs. Bowles’ Grade 8 class for organizing such a successful event!  Hallowe’en Danceathon Mark your calendars for Friday,

Weekly Update October 11th – 15th

“To be grateful is to recognize the love of God in everything.” Thomas Merton Happy Thanksgiving to all our SHOJ families.  We hope that this long weekend provides you with the opportunity to spend time together and pause for a moment to remember that no matter how difficult life sometimes gets, there is so very

Weekly Update October 4th – 8th

To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under heaven. Ecclesiastes 3:1 As we begin the month of October, we look forward to cooler days, the changing colours of the fall season and we take time to reflect upon all that we are thankful for in our lives.  As we settle

Weekly Update September 27th – October 1st

Autumn shows us how beautiful it is to let things go. As we move through this final week of September, it is amazing how quickly this month has passed.  A huge thank you to our staff, students and families for your cooperation, patience and flexibility as we unexpectedly and very quickly had to reorganize some