Announcements

Update #5: All HCDSB Schools CLOSED to Students on Tues. January 21, 2020

On January 13, 2020, the Ontario Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA), representing Catholic teachers across the province, gave notice that they will hold a one-day, province-wide full withdrawal of services (strike) on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. As OECTA represents all of our HCDSB elementary and secondary school teachers, a full withdrawal of services would mean that

School Update – Week of January 20, 2020

St Brigid Weekly Update – Week of January 20, 2020 Dear Parents, It’s been a busy week with regular clubs resuming, volleyball seasons concluding, basketball season getting started and “Battle of the Books” tryouts. On Thursday we hosted our annual Junior Volleyball Tournament for the boys. The boys’ volleyball skills have developed so much since

Update #4: OECTA Announces One-Day Strike on Tues. Jan 21, 2020

The Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA), representing Catholic teachers in Ontario, announced today that they will hold a one-day, province-wide full withdrawal of services on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. We are currently gathering information and will follow up with parents and guardians as soon as we have more to share. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

School Update – Week of January 13, 2020

St Brigid Weekly Update – Week of January 13, 2020 Dear Parents,  We had a great week at St. Brigid as we all returned to regular routines!  We celebrated our Epiphany liturgy Friday morning in the gym, led by the Grade 1 classes.  The cross, which we received in December to commemorate the 50th Anniversary

UPDATE: OECTA Job Action Proceeds – All Schools Will Remain OPEN Jan. 13

We were notified yesterday afternoon that the provincial negotiations with OECTA were adjourned, with no further meeting dates scheduled at this time. As a result, OECTA is moving ahead with the job action across the province, beginning Monday, January 13, 2020. All schools will remain OPEN, teachers will report to work, and student instruction will

All Schools Will Remain OPEN on Jan. 13 if OECTA Job Action Proceeds

The Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA), representing Catholic teachers across the province, will begin ‘job action’ as of Monday, January 13, 2020, if a provincial settlement is not reached by then. All schools will remain OPEN and student instruction will continue in our classrooms during this period of job action.

School Update – Week of January 6, 2020

St Brigid Weekly Update – Week of January 6, 2020 Dear Parents, Happy New Year! We trust that you enjoyed a blessed Christmas and we wish all our St. Brigid families all the best in 2020!  May God’s love light your way and lead you through a year full of love and many blessings! The

HCDSB Schools NOT Affected by OSSTF Walk-out on Dec. 18/19

Our HCDSB schools are NOT affected by the potential OSSTF job action on Wednesday, December 18, 2019. None of our HCDSB staff are members of OSSTF. All ​​​HCDSB schools will be OPEN and school buses will be running, as scheduled.   At this time there is no pending labour disruption in our school board. If anything

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!