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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

School Photos are coming!

Please see the flyer for information about our School Photo day on FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15th:

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.

Drop Off/Pick Up of Items: Mon. Jun. 28th!

Access to School for Personal Belongings & to Drop Off Borrowed Items Dear St. Anne Parents and Guardians,  We are writing to let you know that our “curbside pick-up/drop off” has been arranged for Monday, June 28th. This curbside approach will maintain public health guidelines for physical distancing and allow you to return all borrowed tech devices

Grad Update: June 14

GRADE 8 GRADUATION UPDATE Good morning to our Grade 8 Graduation Families! On Friday, June 11th our Board, along with the Halton Public Health, released information to all of us about the requirements for the outdoor component to our Graduation celebrations. Schools need to exercise caution for any outdoor component, and must follow the Provincial

School Update: June 11

Happy Friday to all our St. Anne Families! We hope this week has been a good one! Information will be coming out today at some point from our Board regarding the end of the school year. Please know that once we receive this information we will be formulating our final plans and will share with

CPIC

Catholic Parent Involvement Committee (CPIC) to Host Speaker Series

The Catholic Parent Involvement Committee (CPIC) at HCDSB is pleased to be hosting a speaker series throughout the month of June. CPIC is a group of parents, trustees and Board staff who actively support parent engagement and involvement throughout the Halton Catholic District School Board.  CPIC provides an opportunity for Catholic School Council members to network,

Monitoring Survey

How Are We Doing? HCDSB Seeking Input on Year 5 of the Strategic Plan

In September, 2016, the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) launched a new multi-year plan. Each year, the Director of Education reports back to the Board of Trustees on the specific steps undertaken across our school system that align with the goals established in our strategic plan.  Focus on Our Students: Strategic Plan 2016-2021 provides direction that guides the decisions and actions that

Responding with Faith, Hope and Love in the Face of Violence and Hatred

A statement from the Director of Education, Pat Daly, on our commitment to responding to racism and discrimination with Faith, Hope and Love. On Sunday, a family was intentionally struck by a driver in his motor vehicle as they were walking along their neighbourhood in London, Ontario. They were targeted because of their Islamic faith.

Grad Update: June 4

GRADE 8 GRADUATION UPDATE With the recent announcement about our schools being closed for the remainder of this school year, our Grade 8 Grad Committee team is still determined to make this a memorable time for our students. As you may have heard, Mr. Doug Ford surprisingly announced an encouragement for an outdoor celebration. This

Register Your Child in the HCDSB Virtual Elementary School for the 2021-2022 School Year

In light of the current Public Health situation in Ontario due to COVID-19, the Halton Catholic District School Board will continue to offer a virtual school setting for Kindergarten to Grade 8, together with those awarded placements in our optional virtual programing for French Immersion (Grade 1 to 8) and Extended French Grade 5 to Grade 8 for

COVID-19 Youth Vaccination Program.

COVID-19 Youth Vaccination Program

Beginning Monday, May 31st, youth aged 12 years of age and over who live or attend school in Halton will be able to book their COVID-19 vaccination through Halton Region’s online booking system.  Halton Region Public Health will offer first doses to all youth aged 12 to 17 years of age in June, and second doses

School Update: May 28

Happy Friday to all our St. Anne Families! We hope this week has been a good one! We are anticipating some information from our Provincial Government about plans for returning to school, so stay tuned. Any information we have will be communicated to you from our Board. In the meantime, here are a few updates

We Are All Wonderfully Made

HCDSB Celebrates Pride Month

June is designated as Pride Month in Canada, and throughout the month, our HCDSB schools will be raising awareness around Pride Month and nurturing our call to build safe and inclusive learning environments where every student and every member of the community is welcomed, valued, and respected.  This June, and each day of every month, our Catholic schools are committed to nurturing safe, welcoming and

COVID-19 Testing for Schools

Fifth Round of Voluntary, Targeted COVID-19 Testing

For the past few months, HCDSB has offered voluntary COVID-19 testing at school sites for asymptomatic staff and students.  During this round of testing, all staff and families are able to attend any of the testing site locations (i.e. you will not have to attend the site designated for your family of schools).  Who Can Be Tested? Testing is voluntary, and consent will be required

School Update: May 19

We hope you are loving this weather! Here are a few quick updates for this week: Reminder that the School Climate Surveys are currently available online until May 24th. All parents in our school community are invited to complete the School Climate Parent Survey. Check your email inbox for your invitation to complete the survey online. 

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Join us for a Special Education Assistive Technology Showcase Evening!

HCDSB is excited to host an information evening about the benefits of Special Education Assistive Technology in our schools.  Special Education Assistive Technology Showcase Evening Details The information evening will be held virtually on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. on the Board’s YouTube Channel. The information evening is open to all parents, students, and

School Climate Survey

As part of our ongoing efforts to create and maintain safe, inclusive and accepting schools, the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) undertakes a School Climate Survey to gather input from parents, students in Grades 4-12 and staff in each of our HCDSB schools. The survey is required by the Ministry of Education as part of the Safe

School Update: May 13

Happy Wednesday everyone! We hope you are having a good week as our weather finally shows us that Spring is here! Here are a few updates for this week: Each year, the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) celebrates exceptional students across our school district at the Annual Student Awards of Excellence Ceremony. This year, due to

Staff Appreciation Day ~ May 7, 2021

The Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) celebrates Staff Appreciation Day on May 7, 2021! Staff Appreciation Day is a day set aside to recognize the accomplishments and exceptional work of all 5700+ employees in our schools and in our workplaces. Thank you to all HCDSB staff for going above and beyond to support our students

Journeying Together in Jesus

Journeying Together ~ Annual Walk with Jesus

A Liturgy in honour of HCDSB’s Annual Walk with Jesus will take place on Thursday, May 6th at 10:00 AM, with greetings from Bishop Crosby. Don’t forget to follow along and join in the conversation on Twitter by using the hashtag #HCWWJ! A Message from Father Con O’Mahony 

Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) to Host Speaker Series

The Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) at HCDSB is pleased to be hosting a speaker series to discuss inclusivity and diversity, and how to better support children with additional needs. SEAC’s mandate is to make recommendations to the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) in matters affecting the establishment and development of Special Education programs and services

Catholic Education Nurturing Hope: May 2 - May 7, 2021

Nurturing Hope During Catholic Education Week

During the week of May 2 to May 7, 2021, the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) joins school boards in celebrating the significant contributions that Catholic education has made to our community and across the province of Ontario!  The province-wide theme of this year’s Catholic Education Week is Nurturing Hope, reminding us that our Catholic schools exist to inspire students to cultivate their faith; so that they may prosper in hope by our

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