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School Update – Week of December 16, 2019

St Brigid Weekly Update – Week of December 16, 2019 Dear Parents, As the third week in Advent unfolds and we light the pink candle of our Advent Wreath, we are reminded by Pope Francis that, “Joy, prayer and gratitude are three ways that prepare us to experience Christmas in an authentic way.” Our St.

School Update – Week of December 9, 2019

St Brigid Weekly Update – Week of December 9, 2019 Dear Parents, Thank you to all our families who joined us for our Advent Craft and Family Advent Mass at Holy Cross Church last week! Special thanks to Father Dave for celebrating Mass and to our CSC members for organizing the craft for our families!

Pilgrimage of the Cross – Arriving soon at St. Brigid School!

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the formation of the Halton Catholic District School Board.  ​The 50th Anniversary was officially launched at the Regular Board Meeting on November 19th, with the unveiling of the Pilgrimage of the Cross, which was then transported to the starting point of the journey, beginning at Christ the King

Advent and Christmas 2019

As we prepare to enter into the wondrous, miraculous Advent journey, we are reminded that we are all called to patience, perseverance and prayer at many times in our lives.  This is a time when we find ourselves turning to the comfort and security of familiar routines, places and people.  For many, this is a

OSSTF Job Action WILL NOT IMPACT HCDSB Schools

You may have recently read or seen in the news about the potential strike by the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF), which may take place on Wednesday, December 4, 2019. We are posting this message to let you know that schools and workplaces in the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) are NOT affected by

School Update – Week of December 2, 2019

St Brigid Weekly Update – Week of December 2, 2019 Dear Parents, Advent is a season of joyful preparation for the Birth of Christ at Christmas. Advent is a season of hope and of longing, of joyful expectation. In the words of Pope Francis, “Advent is the time to welcome the Lord who comes to

School Update – Week of November 25, 2019

St Brigid Weekly Update – Week of November 25, 2019 Dear Parents, Thank you for your participation in student-led conferences this week. We know that when students, parents and educators work together, student achievement and well-being is enhanced! We look forward to continued communication and collaboration throughout the school year. Thanks to all our parents

We’re Celebrating 50 Years of Catholic Education at HCDSB!

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the formation of the Halton Catholic District School Board, and we are celebrating! Our school district was born in 1969, when the Burlington, Georgetown, Milton and Oakville school boards came together to form the Halton County Roman Catholic Separate School Board. At the time of amalgamation, we had

School Update – Week of November 18, 2019

St Brigid Weekly Update – Week of November 18, 2019 Dear Parents, On Monday we gathered for our Remembrance Day Assembly led by the Grade 5 classes. Thank you so much for your overwhelming contributions to our Dr. Simone’s Candy Drive. Together we collected 509lbs of candy for children in need.  If there is anyone

Bullying Awareness & Prevention Week 2019

The third week in November is the designated Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week in Ontario. From November 17-23, 2019, the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) will join school boards around the province in enhancing awareness and understanding about bullying, and the factors that contribute to safe, caring and inclusive schools. This week, and every