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Weekly Update: January 20 – 24

Dear Parents/Guardians:

Thank you for your continued support at entrance and dismissal times. Please ensure if you need to exit your car when dropping off your child that you park in a designated parking spot. Staff who are on duty are more than happy to assist your child. Please feel free to roll down your window and ask for assistance.

We are fortunate to have many afterschool opportunities for students to participate in extra-curricular activities. Students who are not on the team and wish to observe these events must be supervised by a parent. Thank you for your support.

Friday, January 24th is Jersey Day! Students are invited to wear a jersey or tee shirt of their favourite sports team.

Congratulations to the SAOP Hockey Team for winning the Stone Ridge New Year’s Jamboree hockey tournament this week. The players exhibited great teamwork and sportsmanship.  Thanks to Mr. Zielke, Mr. Mahaney, Ms. MacLennan and Mr. Race for coaching the team.

On Thursday, June 16th, SAOP hosted our annual Girl’s Basketball Tournament. Congratulations to our girls at winning the tournament! Thank you to Mr. Zielke and Mr. Mahaney, Ms. Marzilli, Mr. Zilli, Mr. Stelter and all students who helped to make this event successful.


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 of services.

Although classes will be cancelled on Tuesday, January 21stour school office will remain open for Advanced Kindergarten Registration on January 21st.  

Please note that there may be picket lines present at our school location, which may impact traffic flow and cause potential minor delays in our school parking lot.

Thank you for your patience and understanding during this time. For more information, please visit the Halton Catholic District School Board’s website: Labour Negotiations Update.

We are now taking term 2 orders for milk (Feb 18 – June 20) and pizza (Feb 20 – June 19). Orders must be placed on school cashonline by February 7th.

New Pita orders begin January 22nd. Orders closed January 8th.

Kernel’s Popcorn: will be delivered to classes on February 6, 13, 20, 27 and March 5, 12, 26. Orders are due on School Cashonline by January 20th. 

The last day for Term 1 Before School Reading Program will be January 24th. Thank you to our Educational Assistants for running this program.

For upcoming events and spirit days, please see the calendar: 

Kernels Popcorn Orders
Jan 20 @ 6:46 pm – 7:46 pm

Thank you for the continued support for our popcorn program!  Buttersalt seems to be the fan favourite here at St. Anthony of Padua!  The next deliveries will be happening on February 6, 13, 20, 27 and March 5, 12, 26.  Are you brave enough to try a new flavour?  Check out CASHONLINE and get your orders in for the month of February and March, as the deadline to order is January 20th.

Kindergarten Registration
Jan 21 – Jan 22 all day

Kindergarten Registration will take place between 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM on the 21 and 22 of January. Please click on the link for further information:

Grade Seven Menactra Vaccinations
Jan 23 all day
Jersey Civvies Day- Wear your favourite team’s jersey or shirt
Jan 24 all day
PA Day – No School for Students
Jan 31 @ 6:53 pm – 7:53 pm
ISW Winter Uniform Sale
Feb 1 – Feb 8 all day

Online Code: febsale

Catholic School Council meeting in the library
Feb 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Milk Orders Due
Feb 7 all day

Milk Orders for term 2 (February 18 – June 19) are due on School Cashonline Feb 7th.

Last date for term 1 milk is Feb 15th.

Pizza Orders Due
Feb 7 all day

Pizza Orders for Feb 20 – June 19 due on school cashonline Feb 7.

Last day of delivery for term one is Feb 13.

Black History Month Assemby
Feb 12 all day

Grades 6-8: 1:15 PM

Grades K-5:  2:00 PM


Your partners in Catholic Education, 

G. Giacalone,    L. MacLennan,     D. Owens

Elementary Vice-PrincipalWeekly Update: January 20 – 24