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Weekly Update March 8 – 12

Dear Parents and Guardians As we enter the third week of Lent, we prepare for our Lord’s Resurrection at Easter through prayer, fasting and almsgiving. As described last week, our Lenten initiative this year is to participate in the 24 Hour Fast for HCCF from March 30 – 31st. Staff, students and parents are encouraged

Parent Poll: Help Us Plan for the 2021-2022 School Year

We are currently in the early stages of planning for the next school year and are seeking your input to help us determine our staffing needs for September 2021. Preparing for the 2021-2022 School Year Although we have not yet received direction from the Ministry of Education regarding what will be required of school boards

Voluntary, Targeted COVID-19 Testing for Schools

The Ontario Government is requiring school boards to offer voluntary, targeted COVID-19 testing sites for asymptomatic staff and students.  Who Can Be Tested? Testing is voluntary, and consent will be required from parents or guardians.   This voluntary testing is offered only for HCDSB students and staff who are asymptomatic (i.e. not experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms).  At this time, this testing is not being offered to family members, but if this option

Halton Food for Thought Providing Healthy Snack Bags to all Students in Halton

Halton Food For Thought (HFFT), in partnership with Food for Life Halton, is providing Healthy Student Snack Bags to all students in Halton.  Weekly Healthy Student Snack Bags  Healthy Student Snack Bags contain a minimum of 3 nutritious snacks per student per school day. The snack bags contain both perishable and non-perishable food items – i.e., fresh fruit, granola

Weekly Update: March 1 – 5

Dear Parents and Guardians: We send good wishes to all our families as we enter the second week of Lent. Lent is a time of prayer, fasting, and alms-giving. As our Lenten initiative for this year, we are asking our St. Anthony of Padua community to participate and pledge support of the HCCF 24 Hour

Calling for Parent Volunteers to Serve on Milton Elementary School Boundary Review Committee!

At a recent Board Meeting, Trustees approved a motion to proceed with a school boundary review to identify a long-term accommodation plan for the expansion of the French Immersion Program in Milton. This boundary review will involve all Catholic elementary schools in Milton. Background At the December 15, 2020 Board Meeting, staff presented the elementary French Immersion

Weekly Update: Feb. 22 – Feb. 26

Dear Parents and Guardians: We would like to thank you for your ongoing cooperation in following the protocols around Covid-19, mandated by the Ministry of Health. As per the e-mail that was sent home by the HCDSB this week, it is mandatory that students stay home and self-isolate if they have one or more recognized

HCDSB Hosting a Parent Information Meeting for Students with Special Education Needs Entering Kindergarten

The Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) will be hosting an Information Meeting on March 24, 2021, for parents of students with special education needs entering Kindergarten in the 2021-2022 school year. The meeting will be facilitated by Special Education staff, where they will share information about their individual roles, and supports and services offered

Weekly Update: Feb. 15 -19

Dear Parents and Guardians: We would like to send a welcome to those students who are returning to in-school learning on Tuesday. We also send our best wishes to those who are transferring to virtual learning. You will be missed. We wish you all a safe and happy Family Day on February 15th and remind

March Break Postponed until April 12-16, 2021

On February 11, 2021, the Ontario government provided an update on the timing of March Break for the 2020-2021 school year. The announcement indicated that March Break will be postponed until April 12-16, 2021, as a health and safety precaution to minimize the spread of COVID-19 in our school communities.  This means that all HCDSB elementary and secondary