School Update

School Update – Week of January 17, 2022

Thank you to everyone for the support and patience over the past two weeks during teacher-led virtual learning to make it as successful as possible.  We know that this learning environment may not be ideal for everyone but are so proud of how well our students, staff and families adapted and did the best they

School Update – Week of January 10, 2022

Thank you to our students, staff and families for your support and patience this week as we moved to teacher-led remote learning.  We want to ensure students are engaged in their learning and continue to stay connected to their teachers and classmates throughout this remote learning period. The relationship between home and school is key

School Update – Week of January 4, 2022

Epiphany The epiphany, or showing, of Jesus, teaches us that Jesus’ coming into the world was important to the whole world and that the Good News of Jesus Christ is meant for everyone! The word epiphany comes from the Greek Epiphania,  meaning “revelation.” At Epiphany we recall the visit of the Magi to the newborn Jesus: “And behold, the

School Update – Week of December 13 – 17, 2021

Christmas Spirit Week This coming week, we will be having our Christmas spirit week.  Please see below for theme days students are able to participate in. Please see School Cash Online, starting on Monday, December 13th, for the ability to provide a donation that will go to support Holy Cross HELPS. Thank you for your

School Update – Week of December 6 – 10, 2021

Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations This year, we are focusing on The Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations as a school community.  Each month a student from each class will be chosen who represents the OCGE of the month.  One award per class will be given for the student who demonstrates these traits. For December, we will focus

School Update – Week of Novemeber 29 – December 3, 2021

Advent This weekend we celebrate the arrival of the season of Advent, which also marks the beginning of the liturgical year. 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

School Update – Week of November 22 – 26, 2021

Human Rights and Equity Advisory Council Our HCDSB schools are committed to creating safe, inclusive and welcoming learning environments that support student achievement and well-being in our Catholic schools. Human Rights and Equity are guiding values that are consistent both with Catholic Social Teaching, reaffirming the dignity of every individual, as well as the Ontario

School Update – Week of November 15, 2021

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week The Legislative Assembly of Ontario passed a resolution to recognize the week beginning on the third Sunday of November as Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week. The purpose of the week is to promote safe schools, increase awareness of what constitutes bullying and address the impact it can have on the

School Update – Week of November 8, 2021

Gingerbread Houses This year, we are continuing to offer the purchase of gingerbread houses, from Parties Made Simple, a nut and peanut-free facility.  We would typically host an evening to decorate the houses here at school, however, due to Covid-19 restrictions we won’t be able to hold an evening in-person this year.  Instead, we will

School Update – Week of November 1, 2021

Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectation This year, we are focusing on The Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations as a school community. Each month a student from each class will be chosen who represents the OCGE of the month. On award per class will be given for the student that demonstrates these traits through a school-wide virtual assembly.