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School Update: Nov. 29, 2021

Monday, November 29, 2021 The Advent Season is upon us! This season of Advent, this beginning of the Church’s new liturgical year, is an opportunity for us to take the time to enjoy the journey, to proceed a little more slowly and intentionally towards Christmas – to notice what God is doing in our lives,

Focus on Faith: Community & the Common Good

This month’s Catholic Social Teaching is COMMUNITY AND THE COMMON GOOD which is the foundational theme for Grades 3 and Grade 5. Common good is to be understood as “the sum total of social conditions which allow people, either as groups or as individuals, to reach their fulfillment more fully and more easily.” The common

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

Spirit Wear Now Available!

Our online store is now available. Please check out the flyer for St. Anne Spirit Wear:

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

School Update: Nov. 23

It’s a short week this week, with a PA Day on Friday, November 26th! Therefore, there will be NO SCHOOL for students on Friday as we hold our Parent/Teacher Interviews, as well as Thursday evening. So don’t forget to book your Parent/Teacher Interviews online! Interview times will be on Thursday, November 25th from 3:30pm to

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,

Apply to the HCDSB Human Rights and Equity Advisory Council

Our HCDSB schools are committed to creating safe, inclusive and welcoming learning environments that support student achievement and well-being in our Catholic schools. Human Rights and Equity are guiding values that are consistent both with Catholic Social Teaching, reaffirming the dignity of every individual, as well as the Ontario Human Rights Code, which safeguards students

Human Rights and Equity Advisory Committee

Our HCDSB schools are committed to creating safe, inclusive and welcoming learning environments that support student achievement and well-being in our Catholic schools. Human Rights and Equity are guiding values that are consistent both with Catholic Social Teaching, reaffirming the dignity of every individual, as well as the Ontario Human Rights Code, which safeguards students

School Update: Nov. 16

As we move into the last half of November, here are a few updates and reminders for this week: Don’t forget to book your Parent/Teacher Interviews online! Interview times will be on Thursday, November 25th from 3:30pm to 8:30pm and on Friday, November 26th until 1:30pm. You are now able to reserve preferred time slots

Remembrance Day Liturgy

This year’s Remembrance Day Liturgy will be virtual. An email will be sent to our families on Thursday, November 11th at 10:00am with a link to watch our video presentation simultaneously with our school at 10:45am. This month, we are highlighting our Catholic Social Teaching theme of “Promotion of Peace,” the theme for our Grade

School Update: Nov. 8, 2021

What a beautiful November day! Here are a few updates for this week: The #NoHateInHalton launches today in schools across the Halton Region. This is a community campaign that was developed by our Halton Regional Police Services in collaboration with the four school districts in Halton. As a school, we will be promoting this campaign

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

School Update: Nov. 2, 2021

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 Here are a few pieces of information and some reminders to get us through the rest of this week: Our first PIZZA DAY is this Thursday. Thank you to the volunteers who are ready to tackle this first return to a hot lunch day. Let’s hope it goes smoothly! Information was

A Message from Father Gregory

My name is Father Grzegorz (Gregory) Ogorzalek and I am the newly assigned Associate Pastor at St. Paul the Apostle Parish in Burlington. I was ordained 14 years ago and most recently served as Spiritual Director at the Seminary in Lublin, Poland. I am excited to be in Canada working in this parish and with

Focus on Faith: Promotion of Peace

This month’s Catholic Social Teaching is PROMOTION OF PEACE which is the foundational theme for Grade 2. Peace is the work of justice and the result of love. Much more than the absence of conflict, it speaks of a harmony or shalom which is fundamental to God’s original vision for all of creation. Catholic social

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

Corpus Christi’s Gr. 8 Parent Info Night

Hello to our Grade 8 Parent/Guardians! Corpus Christi Catholic Secondary School is hosting their annual “Grade 8 Parent Information Night” VIRTUALLY this year on Thursday, November 4th at 6:30pm. Please see the attached flyer for details:

Thurs. Oct. 28

Your orders from our Big Box Fundraiser are ready to take home tomorrow, Friday, October 29th! They are being separated and delivered to classrooms today. Your orders will be sent home with your child tomorrow, so be prepared! Please reach out to the teacher of your oldest child if you have a large order that

Photo Retakes: Nov. 5th

In case you missed individual photos at our school, Pegasus will be back on FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5th for Retakes!

Donate to our School!

Welcome new and returning families to the 2021-22 school year! St. Anne is a wonderful place to learn and grow. Teachers, administrators, and support staff work together to ensure the needs of each child are being met, with the goal of preparing students for a lifetime of personal fulfillment and contribution to society. To aid

Mon. Oct. 18, 2021

It’s another Monday and we are back to a full week at St. Anne! Here are a few pieces of information and some reminders to get us through this week: Don’t forget to get your PIZZA DAY orders to the school! Please complete your order and return to the school before Friday, October 22nd! The

Focus on Faith: Solidarity

The Halton Catholic District School Board is rooted in, and envisions education based on the true model of moral character, Jesus Christ. By inculcating gospel values into all of our pursuits, we work for the highest ideal of human character. At St. Anne Catholic School we support our Board’s initiative to ensure Christ-centered character formation

October 13th, 2021

We hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving Weekend and enjoyed the beautiful weather! Here are a few other quick reminders: Thank you for your orders towards our Big Box Fundraiser! We sold over 600 boxes, which means we will be able to participate in the draw for the iPod Touch or the Samsung Tablet.

Halloween Costumes: Questions to Consider

Halloween is a great time to dress up and have fun with costumes. In our Catholic education community, we want to promote respect, inclusion, and empathy for all individuals. As students select Halloween costumes, we encourage everyone to reflect critically, be mindful of cultural appropriation and create welcoming school environments for all. The following are

PA DAY: Friday, October 8th

No school for students! Staff will be attending a Faith Day session, about “Renew, Rebuild, Restore” and other Community Building Activities. For information about our day, please see the agenda outline:

Thursday, October 7th, 2021

This weekend is our Thanksgiving Weekend, a time to reflect and give thanks for all that we have, especially during this continued pandemic. Monday, October 11th is a holiday and there will be NO SCHOOL. Also remember that tomorrow, Friday, October 8th is a PA DAY and there will be no school for students. Enjoy

Monday, October 4th

Welcome to October! Here are a few updates and reminders for this week: Our first Fundraiser ends on Thursday, October 7th! So don’t miss out on our Big Box Fundraiser which gives you an opportunity to order an “All Occasion Box” of cards, or an “All Birthday Box” of cards, or both, or as many

Big Box Fundraising!

St. Anne’s Big Box fundraising Event We are exciting to bring back this year, the Big Box of Card fundraiser to St. Anne, featuring a box of 33 All Occasion cards and/or a box of 33 All Birthday cards for the low price of $33. That is only $1 per card! We have outlined the

Monday, September 27th

Welcome back to another week and the last one of September! Thank you all for attending our virtual Curriculum Night last week! We were glad you were able to attend and meet our teachers and get a glimpse into the classrooms! Please keep the lines of communication open with your child’s teacher to ensure a

HCDSB Marks Rowan’s Law Day ~ September 29, 2021

On Wednesday, September 29, 2021, 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

September 23, 2021

Tonight is our VIRTUAL Curriculum Night from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. Classroom teachers will be available tonight through their virtual platforms. If you haven’t received an invitation from them yet, please reach out so that you can join in virtually for the evening presentation. There will be two scheduled presentations, with the first starting at 6:30pm,

September 20, 2021

Welcome back to the start of our second full week at St. Anne Catholic Elementary School! We hope that you had a restful weekend and you are all settling into the new routines. Our entry in the morning is smooth, and students are finding their way to their classrooms easier. Please remember that our doors

School Update: Sept. 14

Dear Parents and Guardians, As we settle into the first full week of school, we wanted to send you an update about some upcoming events and remind you to complete the Family Information/Consent form electronically. Complete the Family Information/Consent Electronic Form! Parents are asked to complete the form, which may be accessed HERE. The form

School Update: Sept. 9, 2021

Good afternoon St. Anne Families! Thank you for your preparations in ensuring that the morning entry went fairly smooth today! Everyone did manage to find their way to their classrooms on this first attempt with the help of our staff, so rest assured that once inside the building they are well looked after. Teachers will

‘Duty to Report’ & ‘Attendance Letter’

‘Duty to Report’ The HCDSB is committed to meeting the legal requirements of the Family Services Act. The safety of our students is a sacred trust. Within our school system, every person who has reason to believe that a child is or may be abused or neglected must report his/her suspicions directly to the Children’s

Daily Confirmation Log

Please click here to access an electronic version of the Daily Confirmation Log:

Entry Procedures

RE: ENTRY PROCEDURES To all our St. Anne Families! Thank you all for a smooth first day! We have checked in on every classroom once again today, getting to see some familiar eyes and meet new ones! Thank you all for your support in helping this amazing staff assist your children in adjusting to being

Exit Procedures/Daily Confirmation

Thank you all for a smooth start today! For those students who are here for their first day today, we have checked in on every classroom this morning, and we all had our first recesses outside on the pavement, so we are all adjusting to back to school wonderfully, with our Public Health protocols back

Student Accident Insurance Information

September 2021 Dear Parent/Guardian: We all know that accidents can, and do, happen. While your provincial coverage or your employee benefits plan may cover some medical, dental or other expenses related to these accidents, they may not cover all of them. Student Accident Insurance helps to protect your family from these unexpected costs if your

The First Day of School!

Good morning to all our St. Anne families, We hope you have enjoyed the “final week” of summer holidays, and you are all excited for the return to in-person learning at St. Anne. For our in-school learners, the health and well-being of our students, families and staff is our first priority. Our school board is working

Class Lists

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

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

PA Days: Sept. 1st and 2nd

Staff will be attending in-school Professional Activities on Wednesday, September 1st and Thursday, September 2nd, 2021. For information on the day, please see the agenda for staff:

Welcome Back!

August 27, 2021 We hope you have had a wonderful summer and you have all managed to stay healthy and well during this time. Our staff are looking forward to welcoming our students back to in-person instruction and remain committed to providing a quality Catholic education that is flexible and engaging. Whether you are returning in-person

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

Grad Photo Book is IN!

Grad Photo Book Available for Pickup on Monday & Tuesday! Good afternoon to our Grade 8 Graduation Families! Great news – the Grade 8 Grad Photo Books have arrived! For those that ordered, these are available for pick-up on the following days and times: Monday, June 28th from 1:30pm to 3:30pm at the FRONT DOOR

School Update: June 25

This is it: our final day of synchronous learning! Congratulations on making it to the end of remote learning for the 2020/2021 School Year. The St. Anne face-to-face teachers will be posting asynchronous material for next week in order to facilitate the pick-up of materials, with our official last day of school on Tuesday, June

Grad Update: June 18

We are almost there! An email was sent this morning with the link to our Virtual Graduation Ceremony on Monday, June 21st starting at 6:30pm. This is a LIVE EVENT so please use one device where possible to allow as many guests as we can onto the platform. Please remember when you log on to

School Update: June 18

Happy Friday to all our St. Anne Families! With only one more week of synchronous learning to go, we wanted to give you a few updates as things begin to wrap up! Thank you to our Grade 4s for their assistance with creating our “End of the Year Liturgy!” Students will be viewing this today.

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