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Weekly Update Oct. 4

MANDATORY DAILY SELF SCREENING

Parents and guardians must continue to perform daily screening of their child(ren) for COVID-19 symptoms BEFORE arriving at school using the https://covid-19.ontario.ca/school-screening/

CATHOLIC SCHOOL COUNCIL Oct. 4th @ 6:00pm

Our St. Benedict Catholic School Council will hold their commissioning virtual meeting on Monday, October 4th at 6:00 p.m. via Microsoft Teams. We will inform our parent community of upcoming council meeting dates in the Parent Weekly Update and the school website calendar.

Thank you to all the parents who have stepped forward to be on our 2021-22 Catholic School Council. We are blessed to work together this year.

Please email Mr. Guerin if you would like to join our council meeting and we will send you the <TEAMS LINK>

PA DAY – Friday, October 8th

Please note in your calendars the upcoming PA Day on Friday, October 8th. There will be no school for students on this day.

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

A reminder for families that Monday, October 11th is Thanksgiving.  There will be no school. Wishing our St. Benedict Community a restful and beautiful weekend.

Thank you to all the families who have sent items in for our Thanksgiving Food Drive. Classes are having fun counting their donated items, for a chance to win our Pizza Party (per division)! We will continue collecting non-perishable food items/gift cards until Thursday, Oct. 7th. Let’s continue taking care of each other, especially during this time of thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving Prayers - Catholic Prayers | Short Thanksgiving Prayers to God
We look forward to our Virtual Thanksgiving Liturgy on Thursday. Thank you to Ms. Daponte & Mlle. Vandervelden’s classes for leading us in prayer.

Upcoming Events

Sep
30
Thu
Orange Shirt Day: National Day for Truth & Reconciliation
Sep 30 all day
Oct
7
Thu
Last day for Food Drive Items- Thank you!
Oct 7 all day
Oct
8
Fri
P.A. Day- No School for Students
Oct 8 all day
Oct
10
Sun
World Mental Health Day
Oct 10 all day
Oct
11
Mon
Thanksgiving Holiday Monday- School Closed
Oct 11 all day
Oct
18
Mon
CPIC Meeting
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm
Oct
26
Tue
Grade 8 AP Information Night @ Bishop Reding Catholic Secondary School
Oct 26 @ 6:30 pm
Oct
29
Fri
Outdoor Halloween Dance-a-Thon
Oct 29 all day
Nov
1
Mon
CSC November Meeting
Nov 1 @ 6:00 pm
Nov
3
Wed
HCDSB Council of Chairs Meeting
Nov 3 @ 7:00 pm
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