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Weekly Update October 21st, 2019

Our ability to participate in government, to elect our leaders and to imporve our lives is contingent upon our ability to access the ballot. We know in our hearts that voting is a sacred right – the fount from which all others flow. ~ Stacey Abrams Election Day Monday is voting day! St. Andrew School

Weekly Update October 14, 2019

Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings. ~ William Arthur Ward We wish all of our families a blessed Thanksgiving weekend. We hope you enjoy the holiday with your family. There is no school on Monday, October 14th. Thanksgiving Liturgy Last Thursday, our Grade

UPDATE: HCDSB Schools will be OPEN on Monday, October 7th!

A provincial agreement has been made with CUPE! All HCDSB schools will remain OPEN to students and will be operating as usual. Thank you for your patience & understanding. See our updates for more information: bit.ly/HCDSB-LabourUpdates

Weekly Update October 7, 2019

The best way to show my gratitude to God is to accept everything, even my problems, with joy. ~ Saint Teresa of Calcutta Aussie X  Our students have had a wonderful t learning how to play “footie” with our friends from down under. Catholic School Council Our Catholic School Council held their first meeting on

Halloween Boogie-a-thon Fundraiser

GET READY TO BOOGIE! On Thursday, October 31st, we will be hosting our ANNUAL ST. ANDREW BOOGIE-A-THON! This is our one major fundraiser for the year. The money from our fundraiser will be used to purchase items and activities for our students that will enhance their experiences here at St. Andrew School. Every child who

HCDSB Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

October is the designated Hispanic Heritage Month in Ontario. The Hispanic community is one of the fastest growing communities in the province, with Ontario being home to more than 400,000 first-second and third-generation Canadians of Hispanic origin. At the Halton Catholic District School Board, our largest newcomer population is Hispanic! This month, HCDSB recognizes the dynamic

Weekly Update September 30, 2019

“Autumn is the season to find contentment at home by paying attention to what we already have.” ~ Unknown JOB ACTION The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), representing education workers across the province, will begin a province-wide ‘Work-to-Rule’ as of Monday, September 30, 2019.  Work-to-rule is a form of job action that involves a

HCDSB Marks Rowan’s Law Day

On Wednesday, September 25, 2019, the Halton Catholic District School Board will be marking Rowan’s Law Day to raise awareness about concussions. What is a Concussion? A concussion is a brain injury that is caused by a blow to the head, face, neck, or body that can cause a sudden jarring of the head. Even what seems to be

Weekly Update September 23, 2019

Pizza and Milk Please note that our first Pizza Day will be on October 18th. Please consider using the website or the electronic calendar to track our Pizza Days. Milk will begin on September 30th. We have extended the date to order until Monday, September 23rd. Please use our School Cash Online to order your children’s milk and