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Update #9: Update! All HCDSB Schools will be OPEN to Students on Tues., February 25, 2020

The Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) has announced that the potential one-day, full withdrawal of services (walkout) in all HCDSB schools on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 has been CANCELLED. All HCDSB schools will be OPEN to students on Tuesday, February 25, 2020. OECTA has announced that the series of rotating strikes across the province

Update #8: OECTA Announces Potential Walkout – Tuesday, February 25​

It was announced today that OECTA will move to a series of rotating strikes across the province next week, if a provincial settlement is not reached by then. This means that OECTA will potentially hold a one-day, full withdrawal of services in all HCDSB schools on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, unless a strike is averted. OECTA represents all of our

Weekly Update February 17

“Children’s children are a crown to the aged, and parents are the pride of their children.” – Proverbs 17:6 Family Day Holiday A reminder that tomorrow, Monday, February 17th is Family Day. There is no school for students. We wish you all a wonderful day spending time with your family. Term 1 Reports Our Term

Update #7: All HCDSB Schools will be CLOSED to Students on Fri., February 21, 2020

It was announced today that on Friday, February 21, 2020 all elementary and secondary teachers, as well as many education workers across the province, will participate in a one-day walkout. This walkout will include members of the following four education unions in Ontario: Association des enseignantes et des enseignants franco-ontariens (AEFO); Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario

Notre Dame March Madness Basketball Camp

NOTRE DAME CATHOLIC SECONDARY SCHOOL  “MARCH MADNESS BASKETBALL CAMP” 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM        Monday, March 16 to Friday, March 20 Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School is proud to bring to you its 3rd Annual “MARCH MADNESS BASKETBALL CAMP”. The Development Basketball Camp will focus on introducing players (Grades 1-8) to individual fundamentals and team concepts. 

Playground Pros Comes to St. Anne in July

Last month MLSE, the parent company of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Raptors, Argonauts and Toronto FC took over your child’s gym class at St.Anne. The MLSE Youth development staff lead kids through fun activities in the sports of floorball, basketball, soccer and flag football. They emphasized the importance of staying active and living a healthy lifestyle

Weekly Update February 10

“A joyful heart is good medicine.” ~ Proverbs 17:22 Confirmation Congratulations to all of our grade 7 Confirmandi who received the Sacrament of Confirmation on Saturday.  May the outpouring of the Holy Spirit during this sacrament of initiation bring all of our grade 7s into a deeper communion with our Lord Jesus Christ. New Milk

Celebrating Our Catholic School Graduates!

We are thrilled to announce the launch of the HCDSB Alumni Award – and we’re looking for nominations! About the Award  The HCDSB Alumni Award has been created as part of the board’s 50th Anniversary Celebration, to recognize the graduates of our system who embody the attributes of the Ontario Catholic School Graduate Expectations (OCSGEs). Beginning this year, and

Parent Engagement Evening with Paul Davis: Save the Date

On Thursday, February 27th, Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic School will host Paul Davis who will be speaking about Social Networking and Online Safety. Topics will include: Snapchat, Instagram, Smartphones and Digital Trails, Photo Sharing, Online Security. This session is for parents and guardians and will take place in the SHOJ Library from 6:30-8:00 p.m. For those attending

Weekly Update February 3rd

“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” ~ Romans 8:28 Labour Negotiations Update Our school will be CLOSED to students on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 as a result of the recent announcement by OECTA of a province-wide, one-day full withdrawal of

Update #6: All HCDSB Schools will be CLOSED to Students on Tues., February 4, 2020​

The Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) announced today that they will hold a one-day, province-wide full withdrawal of services on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. As OECTA represents all of our HCDSB elementary and secondary school teachers, a full withdrawal of services would mean that no instruction would take place in any of our classrooms. This poses significant

Book Fair starts soon!

Books!  Books!  Books! We are all super excited at St. Anne’s about our upcoming BOOK FAIR! Click HERE for more info! Please note that Tuesday, February 4th the book fair will be closed due to the OECTA one-day strike.

Weekly Update January 27th

“And they were bringing children to Him so that He might touch them; but the disciples rebuked them. But when Jesus saw this, He was indignant and said to them, “Permit the children to come to Me; do not hinder them; for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these. “Truly I say to

Potential French Immersion Expansion & Boundary Changes

At the January 21st Board Meeting, the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) Board of Trustees considered a motion to expand the French Immersion Program beginning in the 2020-21 school year. Trustees deferred making a decision until the February 18, 2020 Board Meeting, in order to allow time to share this information with all parents who

Auditions for Tarzan Musical Grades 4 to 8

Corpus Christi Secondary School has extended an exciting invitation to our students in grades 4-8.  They will be staging a production of Tarzan this year and will be holding auditions for elementary students this Saturday, January 25th. The director and production crew have invited interested parents of students in grades 4-8 to review the audition

Notre Dame Trivia Night

Notre Dame is hosting a Trivia Night on Friday, February 21st @ 7p.m. in hopes of raising money for the students of Notre Dame. For more info, click HERE. If you are interested in attending, please click HERE to register. Are you a Raptor fan? Notre Dame will be showcasing an amazing one-time prize opportunity

Weekly Update January 20th

“Bear with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgive each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive.” ~ Colossians 3:13 Labour Negotiations Update Our school will be CLOSED to students on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 as a result of the recent announcement by OECTA of a province-wide, one-day full withdrawal

Update #5: All HCDSB Schools CLOSED to Students on Tues. January 21, 2020

On January 13, 2020, the Ontario Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA), representing Catholic teachers across the province, gave notice that they will hold a one-day, province-wide full withdrawal of services (strike) on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. As OECTA represents all of our HCDSB elementary and secondary school teachers, a full withdrawal of services would mean that

We Are Excited to Welcome Your Child to 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

Update #4: OECTA Announces One-Day Strike on Tues. Jan 21, 2020

The Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA), representing Catholic teachers in Ontario, announced today that they will hold a one-day, province-wide full withdrawal of services on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. We are currently gathering information and will follow up with parents and guardians as soon as we have more to share. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Weekly Update January 13th

“Train up a child in the way he should go. Even when he is old he will not depart from it.” ~ Proverbs 22:6 Review Routines and Expectations We had the opportunity to hold our Grade 1- 8 Code of Conduct assemblies on Tuesday, January 7th and reviewed with the students the routines and expectations

Notre Dame March Madness Basketball Camp

Please click on the links below for more information on the Notre Dame Basketball March Break Camp being offered. Basketball Camp Basketball Camp Application Form

UPDATE: OECTA Job Action Proceeds – All Schools Will Remain OPEN Jan. 13

We were notified yesterday afternoon that the provincial negotiations with OECTA were adjourned, with no further meeting dates scheduled at this time. As a result, OECTA is moving ahead with the job action across the province, beginning Monday, January 13, 2020. All schools will remain OPEN, teachers will report to work, and student instruction will

All Schools Will Remain OPEN on Jan. 13 if OECTA Job Action Proceeds

The Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA), representing Catholic teachers across the province, will begin ‘job action’ as of Monday, January 13, 2020, if a provincial settlement is not reached by then. All schools will remain OPEN and student instruction will continue in our classrooms during this period of job action.

We Are Excited to Welcome Your Child to 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

School Uniform Provider ~ We Want Your Feedback!

The Halton Catholic District School Board’s (HCDSB) current contract with the sole uniform provider for our schools is expiring on December 31, 2020. Before moving ahead, we are seeking feedback from parents, students and staff on the desired characteristics of our next school uniform provider. This consultation is not intended to solicit comments that are

Weekly Update January 6

“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!” 2 Corinthians 5:17 Happy New Year! A very Happy New Year to all our St. Anne families!  May we rejoice in the Lord for He has great plans for all of us in this New Year!

Happy New Year!

We wish all of our St. Anne families a New Year filled with great joy and peace!   A New Year’s Prayer Lord, You make all things new You bring hope alive in our hearts And cause our Spirits to be born again. Thank you for this new year For all the potential it holds.

Merry Christmas!

A very blessed Christmas to all of our wonderful St. Anne Families!   God, our Creator, we offer this humble prayer on Christmas Day. We come to worship with a song of thanks in our hearts—a song of redemption, a song of hope and renewal. We pray for joy in our hearts, hope in our

Christmas Joy at St. Anne!

A very big thank you for all who were able to come join us at our Christmas Performances today!  The children certainly expressed their JOY for Jesus’ birth! We extend our appreciation to Miss Jackie and her entire cast and crew who did a fantastic job in spreading the JOY to all of our St.

HCDSB Schools NOT Affected by OSSTF Walk-out on Dec. 18/19

Our HCDSB schools are NOT affected by the potential OSSTF job action on Wednesday, December 18, 2019. None of our HCDSB staff are members of OSSTF. All ​​​HCDSB schools will be OPEN and school buses will be running, as scheduled.   At this time there is no pending labour disruption in our school board. If anything

Weekly Update December 16

“Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer” ~ Romans 12:12 Christmas Performance Our Christmas Concert for Grades K-3 takes place this Wednesday, Dec 18th. We have two times for the scheduled performance: 10:00 AM and 1:30 PM. Details about the classes performing can be found HERE and the class attire information can

Rabies Update in Halton Region

Rabies is a fatal disease that affects the central nervous system of warm-blooded animals, including humans. The virus spreads through exposure to saliva from infected animals – bites, scratches, or licks on broken skin and mucous membranes such as eyes or mouth. After someone is exposed to rabies, timely administration of rabies treatment can prevent

Weekly Update December 9

“Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.”  Mark 11:24 Grade 2 Sacrament of Reconciliation Congratulations to our Grade 2 students who received the sacrament of Reconciliation this past week. May God bless you on your continued journey in your Catholic faith.

OSSTF Job Action WILL NOT IMPACT HCDSB Schools

You may have recently read or seen in the news about the potential strike by the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF), which may take place on Wednesday, December 4, 2019. We are posting this message to let you know that schools and workplaces in the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) are NOT affected by

The Season of Advent Begins…

Advent Prayer for Families Heavenly Father, your son, Jesus, is your greatest gift to us, a great sign of your love. Guide us as we strive to walk in that love together as a family this Advent. As we prepare our hearts for Christmas, bring us closer to each other and to your son. Give

Weekly Update December 2

“It is the beautiful task of Advent to awaken in all of us memories of goodness and thus to open doors of hope.” ~ Pope Benedict XVI Celebrating Advent as a Family One of the most popular ways to celebrate Advent is with an Advent wreath or Advent candle holders. Four candles (three purple and

Christmas Concert

Our Christmas Concert is fast approaching and will be taking place on Wednesday, December 18th. Please click HERE for the parent information letter regarding details of the performances that went home via email in early November. Please click HERE for the costume list. We very much look forward to this wonderful day of performances.

Weekly Update November 25

“How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity!” – Psalm 133:1 Parent Teacher Interviews The St. Anne staff want to express their gratitude to all families who attended Parent-Teacher Interviews with the goal of supporting learning and achievement in the months to come. We appreciate your commitment to working together

We’re Celebrating 50 Years of Catholic Education at HCDSB!

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the formation of the Halton Catholic District School Board, and we are celebrating! Our school district was born in 1969, when the Burlington, Georgetown, Milton and Oakville school boards came together to form the Halton County Roman Catholic Separate School Board. At the time of amalgamation, we had

Weekly Update November 18

“We love because he first loved us.” -1 John 4:19 Progress Reports & Parent-Teacher Interviews Progress Reports will be sent home on Tuesday, November 19th. Parent-Teacher Interviews will take place on Thursday, November 21st (3:30-8:40 p.m.) and Friday, November 22nd. A notification confirming your scheduled interview time will be included with your child’s Progress Report.

Bullying Awareness & Prevention Week 2019

The third week in November is the designated Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week in Ontario. From November 17-23, 2019, the Halton Catholic District School Board (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

Remembrance Day Ceremony

A very big thank you to Mrs. Quintal and the grade 7 students for leading a beautiful and memorable Remembrance Day Liturgy and Ceremony today.  A special thank you to Warrant Officer Skip Newman and Captain Shannon Tyrrell for your presence today and for sharing your stories with us.  There was also a proud moment

STEAM DAY @ Notre Dame Secondary School

Notre Dame’s STEAM club is hosting STEAM DAY on  Saturday, November 30th from 9:45 am to 12:00 pm at Notre Dame CSS in Burlington STEAM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. This day will focus on these areas, showcasing fun and interactive activities for elementary students to explore.  This event will

We Remember…

Prayer for Remembrance Day Let us pray for all who suffer as a result of conflict, and ask that God may give us peace: for the service men and women who have died in the violence of war, each one remembered by and known to God; may God give peace. God give peace. For those

Weekly Update November 11

“Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.” – Colossians 3:15 Remembrance Day Our Remembrance Day Liturgy, hosted by our grade 7 students, will take place on tomorrow, Monday, November 11th at 10:40 a.m. in our gymnasium.  Parents are invited

Keeping Christ in Christmas Student Contest!

With Christmas just around the corner, the Halton Catholic District School Board will once again be running its Keeping Christ in Christmas student contest! This year, the contest will be open for entries from November 8 through December 2, 2019. Students are asked to submit work that best describes the theme of the contest, Keeping Christ in Christmas,

HCDSB Recognizes Indigenous Awareness Month

November is the designated Indigenous Awareness Month at the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB). This month, and throughout the school year, students and staff will acknowledge the contributions and legacy of First Nation, Métis and Inuit peoples in Canada. Indigenous Awareness Month is an opportunity to honour and recognize the unique heritage, diverse cultures, and strength of present-day

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