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School Weekly Update June 24, 2019

Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened. ~ Dr. Seuss Play Day – June 24 Monday, June 24 will be our Gr. 1-8 Play Day (weather permitting) and it is a civvies day so students should be wearing comfortable clothing to be active in. Please ensure students are properly dressed for activities outside

School Weekly Update June 17, 2019

To the world you are a Father but to your family you are the world… ~ Anonymous Happy Father’s Day to our Dads We wish all Fathers a day filled with love and laughter with family and friends as you celebrate this special day together! Graduation Thank you all who were able to attend our

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 Weekly Update June 10, 2019

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.”~ Matthew 5:9 Catholic School Council Thank you Your Catholic School Council has had a successful year representing the voice of the parent community in the life of St. Elizabeth Seton School.  Thank you to your Council Co-Chairs, M. Shannon & K. Dickinson, and

School Weekly Update June 3, 2019

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. ~ Martin Luther Track and Field Meet – June 3 Our track and field team will be participating in the Burlington meet on June 3rd at Notre Dame Secondary School. We wish them good luck – Go Saints! Grade 7 Religion

Saint’s Senior Soccer Teams 2019

Senior Girls’ Soccer team 2019 These ladies are an extraordinarily talented group of girls who played with heart and skill. Coaches Lipinski and Horvath are incredibly proud of this team! Go Saints! Senior Boys’ Soccer Team 2019 Congratulations to the boys’ soccer team who competed with heart and demonstrated true grit! Coach Brens and Biso

School Weekly Update May 27, 2019

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you will go. ~ Dr. Seuss ABA Bonanza The Special Education Department is excited to announce the ABA for All Bonanza event running on Monday, May 27.  This event will showcase what we do in education to

School Weekly Update May 20, 2019

It’s not about how much you do, but how much love you put into what you do that counts ~ Mother Teresa Victoria Day – May 20th A reminder that Monday, May 20th is a holiday. Please enjoy this time with your families. Emergency Drills We conducted a successful Lockdown drill last Thursday, May 16.

Corpus Pasta Night

Join Corpus for their 10th Anniversary                  Pasta Night! This event takes place on Thursday, May 23, 2019. Tickets are available online until May 20th at https://hcdsb.schoolcashonline.com/ For more information click here: Pasta Night Corpus

School Weekly Update May 13, 2019

  To be a mother is a great treasure. Mothers in their unconditional & sacrificial love for their children are the antidote to individualism. ~ Pope Francis Happy Mother’s Day! We wish the mothers in our parent community a wonderful Mother’s Day on Sunday. We hope you enjoy the time with your families! Yearbook– Last

Staff Appreciation Day – May 10, 2019

The Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) celebrates Staff Appreciation Day on May 10, 2019! A day set aside to recognize the accomplishments and exceptional work of all 4600 employees in our schools and in our workplaces. Thank you to all HCDSB staff for going above and beyond to support our students and families. A

Student Class Placement 2019

Student Class Placement – September 2019 – Preparations are now being made to ensure that our school is organized for the 2019-2020 school year. In the coming weeks, teachers will be organizing student class placements. As you can appreciate, many hours of meetings and consultations go into the class building process to ensure the appropriate placement of

ABA Bonanaza

ABA Bonanza The Special Education Department is excited to announce the ABA for All Bonanza event running on Monday, May 27th.  This event will showcase what we do in education to support the use of ABA Methodology, highlighting the collaboration of multiple disciplines (Behaviour Analysts, Itinerants, Child and Youth Counselors, Speech-Language Pathologists and Communication Disorder Assistants),

School Weekly Update May 6, 2019

At every moment in our life we have an opportunity to choose joy. ~ Henri J.M. Nouwen Catholic Education Week & Mental Health Week: May 6 – 10th “Our Catholic schools help to form joyful disciples as hearts and minds are opened to the transforming love of God and to the flame of faith in

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

Dear Families, Catholic Education Week takes place from May 5 through May 10, 2019. The province-wide theme for this year, ‘Living as Joyful Disciples’, reminds us that our Catholic Schools exist to help students form and grow as disciples of Christ. During Catholic Education Week, we are inviting our community to engage in meaningful activities

School Weekly Update April 29, 2019

We love because He first loved us – 1 John 4:19 Congratulations of Achievement On Monday, April 29th, 2019, the Halton Catholic District School Board will host its annual Student Award of Excellence celebration.  The Student Award of Excellence is presented annually to one student from every school who demonstrates outstanding qualities in the areas of

Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books Competition Results Both the Junior and Senior teams had great success at their respective competitions held at the Burlington Public Library in the past few weeks.  The Junior team finished 6th out of 15 teams, and the Seniors made it to the Grand Battle for the second year in a row

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

School Weekly Update April 22, 2019

  He is not here; He is RISEN – Mark 16:6 A reminder that there is no school on Monday as it is Easter Monday. We hope our families enjoy a blessed Easter. Rejoice, He is risen! ECO- Friendly Initiatives  – April 23-26 Earth day is Monday, April 22. Last week the staff and students

School Weekly Update April 15, 2019

  Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; and whoever lives by believing in me will never die. ~ John 11:25-26. There is no school for the students on Good Friday and Easter Monday. What is Holy Week? Check

What is Holy Week?

Holy Week Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; and whoever lives by believing in me will never die. ~ John 11:25-26. This week is Holy Week, a most sacred time of year. We commemorate and remember the last week

St. Elizabeth Seton Hockey Team

St. Elizabeth Seton had another successful season with the ice hockey team wrapping up their season winning the St. Marguerite March Madness Hockey Tournament on March 26th.   The team fought hard winning all 4 games played.  Special congratulations go to Richard S for winning team MVP. The team also competed at 2 tournaments at the

School Weekly Update April 8, 2019

During Lent, let us find concrete ways to overcome our indifference ~ Pope Francis Professional Activity Day Friday April 12, 2019 is a PA Day. There is no school for students. School staff will be involved with workshops and information sessions on Mathematics and Health & Safety. School Council Our next School Council Meeting will

School Weekly Update April 1, 2019

Lent is a call to renew a commitment grown dull, perhaps, by a life more marked by routine than by reflection ~ Joan Chittister World Autism Awareness Day – April 2nd We ask our community to wear blue on April 2nd for World Autism Awareness Day. Please see our webpage for more information on this

Autism Awareness Month

World Autism Awareness Day – April 2nd April is Autism Awareness month and April 2 is worldwide Autism Awareness Day. People with autism can have a hard time communicating and understanding social cues. The symbol for Autism Awareness is the puzzle piece as the puzzle pattern reflects the complexity of the autism spectrum. The different colours and shapes represent

School Weekly Update March 25, 2019

Let us allow God to fill our hearts with his goodness and mercy. ~Pope Francis Lenten Food Drive The Good Shepherd has identified their top donation priorities which we can focus on.  Items such as sugar, small oil, puddings, jams, crackers, canned fruit, pasta sauce, instant coffee, canned vegetables, small packages of noodles, canned pasta,

School Weekly Update March 18, 2019

Rest is so necessary for the health of our minds and bodies, and often so difficult to achieve due to the many demands placed on us. But rest is also essential for our spiritual health so that we can hear God’s voice and understand what he asks of us. ~ Pope Francis Welcome Back! We

Lent

  What is Lent? Lent is the 40-day season of preparation for Easter. Lent has two major purposes: It recalls or prepares for Baptism, and emphasizes a spirit of penance. Through forty days of closer attention to God’s Word and of more fervent prayer, we are prepared to celebrate the Paschal Mystery. Lent is a time of

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

SEA Technology Showcase Evenings!

We are excited to let you know that the Halton Catholic District School Board will be holding two upcoming information evenings about Special Education Assistive (SEA) Technology to enhance student learning! These information evenings are open to all parents, students and staff, and to those that currently use or may benefit from using SEA Technology:

School Weekly Update March 4, 2019

In order to pray well, we need to have the heart of a child. ~ Pope Francis St. Elizabeth Seton Spirit Wear Kick of Day ~ Staff and students that have purchased our new St. Elizabeth Seton Spirit Wear are welcome to join us on Monday, March 4th  as our kick off day! We look

Wed. Feb. 27/19: SNOW DAY – All Schools are CLOSED

All Schools and Board Offices CLOSED Wednesday, February 27​, 2019: Due to the inclement weather and deteriorating road conditions in today’s forecast, all Halton Catholic District School Board schools and workplaces are CLOSED. All transportation to and from school is cancelled. *All Community Use of Schools permits are CANCELLED. 

School Weekly Update February 25, 2019

Encourage one another and build each other up.                       ~ 1 Thessalonians 5:11 Parking Lot Safety Reminder ~ We have a number of safety concerns in our parking areas. There have been reports of adults speeding, not using caution while backing up, and appearing distracted on cell

February 20/19: All HCAA Games & Practices CANCELLED

February 20, 2019: Due to inclement weather, all Halton Catholic Athletic Association (HCAA) games and practices scheduled for today have been CANCELLED. For more information, please visit: www.hcaa.ca​.

School Weekly Update February 15, 2019

School Weekly Update February 18, 2019 Let all that you do be done with love.  ~ 1 Corinthians 16:14 Family Day Holiday A reminder that tomorrow, Monday, February 18th, is Family Day. There is no school for students. Public Speaking Competition Our school Public Speaking Competition will be held on Thursday, February 21st beginning at 1:00 pm in

February 15, 2019 PA Day Agenda

Exploring Renewing the Promise; Link to Equity & Inclusion  Rationale: Based on the Bishops of Ontario’s Pastoral Letter Renewing the Promise, schools will plan their own site-based PD Day, with the plan to link equity and inclusion literacy to Renewing the Promise. An Inquiry into Renewing the Promise: Reflection, Discernment and Passionate Commitment on the

February 15, 2019 – P.A. Day

Please be advised that there will be no classes for HCDSB students on February 15, 2019.  The Education Act provided by the Ministry of Education requires each school Board to establish a School Year Calendar, identifying instructional days, professional activity (P.A.) days and holidays for each school year. Regulation 304, “School Year Calendar, Professional Activity

All ​Schools OPEN – Transportation CANCELLED

 Feb 13/19 – 6:00 A.M.: All Halton Catholic District School Board schools are OPEN, but transportation to and from school is CANCELLED in all zones. 

Tues. Feb. 12/19: SNOW DAY – All Schools are CLOSED

Tuesday, February 12​, 2019: Due to inclement weather, all Halton Catholic District School Board schools and workplaces are CLOSED. All transportation to and from school is cancelled.

School Weekly Update February 11, 2019

Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.~ Michael J. Fox Valentine’s Day Thursday, February 14th, students are invited to participate in our civvies non-uniform day.  Everyone is encouraged to show school spirit and wear pink, red and/or white. We kindly ask parents not to send in any food treats with the Valentines the children bring to

Feb 6/19 – All Schools Closed – All Transportation Cancelled

All Schools and Board Offices CLOSED Wednesday, February 6, 2019: Due to inclement weather, all Halton Catholic District School Board schools and workplaces are CLOSED. All transportation to and from school is cancelled. *NOTE: All Community Use of School permits are CANCELLED for Wednesday, February 6, 2019 due to inclement weather. 

Feb 6/19 – Inclement Weather Update

Due to recent inclement weather reports for Wednesday, February 6, 2019, we are reminding all HCDSB families to please check HCDSB’s website or Twitter @HCDSB on Wednesday morning for transportation updates and potential cancellations or closures. We make every effort to post this information by 6:30 a.m.   In the event that the decision is made to close schools, parents

School Weekly Update February 4, 2019

  Nothing is impossible if we turn to God in prayer. We can all be builders of peace.  ~Pope Francis Dear Families, Welcome to the first full week of February! We look forward to an exciting week of learning at St. Elizabeth Seton. We have two civvies days this week with World Cancer Day and National

Jan 29/19 – All Schools and Board Offices CLOSED

Tuesday, January 29, 2019: Due to inclement weather, all Halton Catholic District School Board schools and workplaces are CLOSED. All transportation to and from school is cancelled. *NOTE: All Community Use of Schools permits are CANCELLED for Tuesday, January 29, 2019 due to inclement weather.

Jan 29/19 – All Schools and Board Offices CLOSED

Tuesday, January 29, 2019: Due to inclement weather, all Halton Catholic District School Board schools and workplaces are CLOSED. All transportation to and from school is cancelled. *NOTE: All Community Use of Schools permits are CANCELLED for Tuesday, January 29, 2019 due to inclement weather.

School Weekly Update January 28, 2019

  “Tell me, and I forget.  Teach me, and I remember. Involve me, and I learn.” ~ Benjamin Franklin PA Day Friday, February 1st A friendly reminder to parents that this upcoming Friday is a PA Day and there is no school for students. Gr. 8 Parent Information Meeting Camp Muskoka We invite Gr. 8

Winter Parish Update

Winter 2019 Newsletter – St Paul the Apostle Parish This update is a Winter Newsletter from St. Paul the Apostle and notes events and celebrations for the months of February and March. Please refer to the parish bulletin and/or website stpaultheapostleburlington.com for more details, or call the parish office 905-332-5115. Confirmation celebrations take place February

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