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School Update – Week of October 14, 2019

St. Brigid Weekly Update – Week of October 14, 2019 Dear Parents, Our Senior Girl’s and Senior Boy’s Volleyball Teams both continued season play this week. On Friday, our senior boys will participate in our St. Brigid Bears Invitational Volleyball Tournament and our senior girls will participate in the Catholic Cup Tournament on Friday and

School Update – Week of October 7, 2019

St Brigid Weekly Update – Week of October 7, 2019 Dear Parents, THANK YOU once again for your incredible support of our Thanksgiving Food Drive to support the Georgetown Bread Basket. Your generous contributions of over 5,715 food items will go a long way in helping feed those less fortunate in our Georgetown community. In

UPDATE: HCDSB Schools will be OPEN on Monday, October 7th!

A provincial agreement has been made with CUPE! All HCDSB schools will remain OPEN to students and will be operating as usual. Thank you for your patience & understanding. See our updates for more information: bit.ly/HCDSB-LabourUpdates

Important Update: If CUPE Strike Proceeds, All HCDSB Schools will be CLOSED to Students

In the event of a full withdrawal of services by CUPE, schools will be closed to students on Monday, October 7th, and for the duration of the strike.​ ​ We regret that this decision will pose some challenges for parents and guardians who may have to find childcare arrangements, however closing schools is the only way

EQAO 2018-2019 School Results

SUBJECT: Our School EQAO Results Are Now Available Dear Parents and Guardians, On September 25, 2019, the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) released the 2018-2019 Provincial Assessment Reports for each school and school board in Ontario. These reports include the results of the Primary (Grade 3) and Junior (Grade 6) EQAO assessments in reading,

Elementary School Cross Country Meets POSTPONED

The 2019-2020 Elementary School Cross Country Meets, originally scheduled to take place October 8, 9, and 10, 2019  will now take place on April 21, 22, and 23, 2020. This decision was made after careful consideration, and in the interest of ensuring we can provide supervision to allow for maximum participation of students with all

School Update – Week of September 30, 2019

St Brigid Weekly Update – Week of September 30, 2019 Dear Parents, We would like to thank our St. Brigid community for the overwhelming response in supporting our Hometown Hockey Food Drive over the past week. We had 5715 food items brought in that will be donated to the Georgetown Bread Basket to help those

HCDSB Marks Rowan’s Law Day

On Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 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

School Update – Week of September 23, 2019

Dear Parents, Cross country try-outs are underway! Students interested in representing St. Brigid School must attend try-outs. The HCDSB North Halton Cross Country Meet will take place on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at Kelso Conservation Area. This meet will be for all students in Grades 4 to Grade 8 who are selected to represent St.

Term 1 Pizza and Milk Orders

Milk and pizza orders for Term 1, which runs from October 2, 2019-February 1, 2020,  are now available through school-cash-online. If you have not already done so, please take a few minutes to register! Step 1:       Please visit: https://hcdsb.schoolcashonline.com Step 2:       Register by selecting the “Get Started Today” and following the steps. Step 3:       After you

School Update – Week of September 16, 2019

Dear Parents, Each month we focus on a Gospel Value. Our Gospel Value for the month of September is Faith. Faith is the great value of believing in God and trusting that God is with us. A faithful person believes that we are created, guided by and destined to be reunited with God. A faithful

School Update – Week of September 9, 2019

St Brigid Weekly Update – Week of September 9, 2019 Dear Parents, The first week of school is always exciting, as we catch up with old friends, meet new friends and meet new teachers. It is also a week when we learn new routines and expectations both in individual classrooms and in all areas of

Reporting Your Child’s Absence with SafeArrival

Our school offers an automated student attendance management system called SafeArrival, provided through SchoolMessenger®. The SafeArrival system is available 24/7, allowing you to report your child’s absence in one of three ways: using the SchoolMessenger® mobile app by logging into the SchoolMessenger® web site by calling into an interactive toll-free phone line at 1-844-445-4505 Click on the FAQ for more

School Update – Week of August 26, 2019

St Brigid Weekly Update – Week of August 26, 2019 Dear Parents, A warm welcome to all our new and returning students and their families! Each week a St. Brigid Weekly Update is posted on our school website: St. Brigid School. Bookmark the link and visit often! The update provides parents with a brief summary

Welcome Back to the 2019-2020 School Year

Welcome back to all families and a special welcome to our new families and staff.  We hope you all had a wonderful and relaxing summer and had a chance to spend some needed family time together.  We are all looking forward to working with you in helping your child to grow spiritually, academically, socially and

School Update – Week of June 24, 2019

St. Brigid Weekly Update – Week of June 24, 2019  Dear Parents, It is hard to believe the final week of school has arrived! Our Grade 8 Students participated in their Graduation Mass at Holy Cross Church and Grad Luncheon last Tuesday. Special thanks to Father Dave, William for celebrating the Mass and all those

School Update – Week of June 17, 2019

St. Brigid Weekly Update – Week of June 17, 2019  Dear Parents, It’s been another busy week! On Tuesday we celebrated our year end school Mass at Holy Cross Church. Thanks to Father Dave and all those parents and grandparents who joined us! On Monday our St. Brigid Bears Track and Field Team finalists participated

Let Us Know What You Think!

In September, 2016, the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) launched a new multi-year plan. Focus on Our Students: Strategic Plan 2016-2021, provides direction that guides the decisions and actions that shape us as a school board – who we are, what we do, and why we do it. As the third year of this multi-year strategic plan

School Update – Week of June 10, 2019

St. Brigid Weekly Update – Week of June 10, 2019  Dear Parents, It’s been another busy week!  On Monday Father David Reilander from Catholic Missions in Canada presented to our school community and shared how the work of Catholic Missions in Canada supports communities in northern Ontario. As a school community, we look forward to

School Update – Week of June 3, 2019

St. Brigid Weekly Update – Week of June 3, 2019  Dear Parents, It’s been another busy week! Congratulations to our grade 2 students in Madame Anthony’s and Ms. Monteiro’s classes on making their First Holy Communion this weekend at Holy Cross Church! Special thanks to Monsignor Sheridan and the team at Holy Cross for making

HCAA Boys Soccer Tournament, May 28, 2019 – POSTPONED

Due to the playing conditions of the fields and the inclement weather, the HCAA Elementary Boys Soccer Tournament scheduled for today (May 28)  for North Halton Boys has been postponed. The makeup date for this tournament will be Friday May 31, 2019. Details will be shared with St. Brigid Bears team members!

School Update – Week of May 27, 2019

St. Brigid Weekly Update – Week of May 27, 2019  Dear Parents, It’s been a busy week! Congratulations to our grade 2 students in Ms. Maciel, Mrs. Sequeira and Mrs. Dysselhof’s classes on making their First Holy Communion this weekend at Holy Cross Church! Special thanks to Father Dave and the team at Holy Cross

School Update – Week of May 20, 2019

St. Brigid Weekly Update – Week of May 20, 2019  Dear Parents, We hope you enjoyed the Victoria Day long weekend! Last week our Grade 2 students visited Holy Cross Church for their First Communion Retreats. We look forward to all our grade 2 students receiving the sacrament of First Communion with their families over

School Update – Week of May 13, 2019

St. Brigid Weekly Update – Week of May 13, 2019  Dear Parents, Thank you to all our families who visited St. Brigid School during Catholic Education Week! It was a busy week and we know our children were excited to have you visit their classrooms and join in liturgies and activities!  On Thursday we participated

School Update – Week of May 6, 2019

St. Brigid Weekly Update – Week of May 6, 2019  Dear Parents, Thank you to all our families who participated in our St. Brigid Family Math Night! It was an exciting evening!  One of our goals at St. Brigid School is to support our students to make sense of math, to build conceptual understanding of

HCDSB Celebrates Catholic Education Week!

HCDSB will be joining school boards across the province to celebrate Catholic Education Week from May 5 through May 10, 2019! Throughout the week, students, staff, parents and members of our community will participate in a variety of events and activities that showcase the importance of our Catholic schools. This year’s theme, ‘Living as Joyful Disciples’,

Catholic Education Week at St. Brigid School

This year’s Catholic Education Week theme is “Living as Joyful Disciples.” The 2019 theme was inspired by three sources: Renewing the Promise, The Pastoral Letter on Catholic Education from the Bishops of Ontario; Gaudete et exsultate, the Apostolic Exhortation of Pope Francis on the Call to Holiness; and Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment,

School Update – Week of April 29, 2019

St. Brigid Weekly Update – Week of April 29, 2019  Dear Parents, This week our Co-ed Grade 7 Soccer Team brought home the silver medal in the Tournament of Champions and our Senior Girls Basketball Team finished in first place in the Christ the King Basketball Tournament! Our Senior Boys put up a great fight

You’re invited to the INSPIRE AccessAbility Showcase!

We are thrilled to announce that HCDSB is hosting this year’s INSPIRE AccessAbility Showcase​. DATE:             Saturday, May 4, 2019 ​TIME:              11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. WHERE:         Jean Vanier Catholic Secondary School                         1145 Bronte Street South, Milton The showcase features profit, non-profit

St. Brigid Family Math Night

Dear Parents & Guardians, Please see the flyer below regarding our St. Brigid Family Math Night on Thursday, May 2, 2019.  Please RSVP at:  Family Math Night Registration

School Update – Week of April 22, 2019

St. Brigid Weekly Update – Week of April 22, 2019 Dear Parents, “On the first day of the week, at first light, the women came to the tomb bringing the spices they had prepared. They found the stone rolled back from the tomb, but when they entered, they did not find the body of the

Ultimate Frisbee Intramurals – Grade 5, 6, 7 & 8

Dear Parents and Guardians, Our CTK Sports Leadership Students will be leading intramurals, Ultimate Frisbee, during the lunch hour for our St. Brigid Students in Grades 5, 6, 7 & 8. Interested students were provided with a two-sided paper permission form. If you wish your child to participate in intramurals, specifically, ultimate frisbee, please complete

Intramural Information for Students & Parents, Grades 1 ,2, 3 & 4

Dear Parents and Guardians, Our CTK Sports Leadership Students will be leading “Open Games” intramurals during the lunch hour from 12:05 p.m. until 12:40 p.m. for our St. Brigid Students in Grades 1, 2, 3 & 4. Each student in these grades will receive a two-sided paper permission form. If you wish your child to

School Update – Week of April 15, 2019

St. Brigid Weekly Update – Week of April 15, 2019 Dear Parents, It’s hard to believe Lent is coming to an end and Holy Week has begun!  Classes will be recognizing Holy Week in a variety of ways. We begin with Palm Sunday. On Palm Sunday we remember Jesus’ journey into Jerusalem. We are nearing

Earth Week 2019

Earth Week  St. Brigid students, staff, and families are invited to participate in Earth Week, during the week of April 15 – April 19th, 2019!   At St. Brigid we have set daily eco-goals as follows: Paperless Monday, Trashless Tuesday, Walk to School Wednesday, Bring Your Own Water Bottle Thursday, and Lights Out Friday. Students, staff, parents and members of our broader community are welcome

School Update – Week of April 8, 2019

St. Brigid Weekly Update – Week of April 8, 2019 Dear Parents, Our St. Brigid Running Club, including students in grades 4 through 8, began lunchtime runs this week! Students of all abilities are encouraged to participate! Activities will continue to take place during the lunch hour! On Tuesday, April 9th it’s Jersey Day! We

School Update – Week of April 1, 2019

St. Brigid Weekly Update – Week of April 1, 2019 Dear Parents, It is hard to believe it is the fourth Sunday of Lent and the beginning of April! Our Gospel value for the month of April is conscience. CONSCIENCE is the voice of God within us.  Our conscience reminds us how to act towards

School Update – Week of March 25, 2019

St. Brigid Weekly Update – Week of March 25, 2019 Dear Parents, It has been a busy week! Congratulations to our Grade 2 students who received the sacrament of First Reconciliation on Saturday. Our Senior Bears’ Basketball Teams wrapped up their seasons this week in two well-played quarter final games. Congratulations to both teams on

Lenten Craft & Family Lenten Mass at Holy Cross Church

You’re invited! St. Brigid Catholic School Council invites all families to participate in a Lenten Craft prior to the Lenten Family Mass at Holy Cross Church on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. RSVP at: Lenten Craft RSVP   

School Update – Week of March 18, 2019

St Brigid Weekly Update – Week of March 18, 2019 Dear Parents, We hope that everyone enjoyed the March Break! A huge THANK YOU to all our parent volunteers who made pancakes for our entire school community on Shrove Tuesday! Special thanks to Father Dave Walter for leading our Ash Wednesday Liturgy. Father reminded us

See the Problem, Be the Solution – St. Brigid Finalists

On March 6th we recognized our finalists in the “See the Problem, Be the Solution” Contest. A poster, created by Isabel H. and a video created by Paulina T., Sara D. and Nikko P. were shared with our school community. The poster is our “featured image”. The video was entered in the HCDSB Contest. Congratulations

St. Brigid School Presents “Annie Jr.”!

Wednesday, April 10th & Thursday, April 11th Show Time: 6:45 PM Doors Open at 6:30 PM  Tickets: $5 each  Tickets are available for sale on Cash Online starting Monday, March 18th (tickets will be delivered to classrooms) Book by                      Music by                    Lyrics by Thomas Meehan     Charles Strause     Martin Charnin Original Broadway Production

There’s Still Time to Register for Kindergarten!

Kindergarten is an exciting milestone for your child and for your family! We’re excited to let you know that registration is ongoing ~ there’s still time to register your child for Kindergarten for the 2019-2020 school year.  Our school offers a full-day, 2-year Kindergarten program to engage early learners through different kinds of play, and

Shrove Tuesday

Dear Parents, Please see the letter at the following link for information about Shrove Tuesday. Shrove Tuesday Letter

School Update – Week of March 4, 2019

St Brigid Weekly Update – Week of March 4, 2019 Dear Parents, Thank you for your participation in Pink T Shirt Day on February 28, 2019! Our grade 8 students demonstrated excellent leadership skills through their work with all classes at St. Brigid School.  We will continue to work together to stop bullying by celebrating

Inclement Weather Update – February 27, 2019

St. Brigid School, like all HCDSB schools and offices, is closed today due to the forecasted inclement weather and deteriorating road conditions expected today. As such, we will endeavor to reschedule all events. Please note the following: Thanks to our grade 8 students for all their work in planning and supporting PINK DAY. We will

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