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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 Weekly Update December 16, 2019

To you is born this day in David’s city a Savior, who is Christ, the Lord – Luke 2:11 Celebrating Advent as a Family The Third Sunday of Advent is called Gaudete (Rejoice) Sunday. On this day we celebrate that our waiting for the birth of Jesus on Christmas day is almost over. Rose is

Raccoon Rabies Prevention

  Raccoon Rabies Prevention Please see important information below from the Halton Health Department: Rabies is a fatal disease that affects the central nervous system of warm-blooded animals, including humans. The virus spreads through exposure to saliva from infected animals – bites, scratches, or licks on broken skin and mucous membranes such as eyes or mouth. After

School Weekly Update December 9, 2019

This Advent, make yourself small, make yourself humble, make yourself a servant of others, and the Lord will give you the ability to understand how to make peace. – Pope Francis Celebrating Advent as a Family The circular shape of the wreath, without beginning or end, symbolizes God’s complete and unending love for us—a love

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 Weekly Update December 2, 2019

It is the beautiful task of Advent to awaken in all of us memories of goodness and thus to open doors of hope. ~ Pope Benedict XVI Celebrating Advent as a Family One of the most popular ways to celebrate Advent is with an Advent wreath or Advent candle holders. Four candles (three purple and

School Weekly Update November 25, 2019

Let us learn to live with kindness, to love one another, even when they do not love us. ~ Pope Francis Creating a Culture of Kindness and Care Last week was our Board’s Bullying Awareness & Prevention Week and we joined schools across the province in enhancing awareness and understanding about bullying, and the factors

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 Weekly Update November 18, 2019

Every thought you produce, anything you say, any action you do, it bears your signature. ~ Thich Nhat Hanh Code of Conduct As referenced in the Syner email sent, St. Elizabeth Seton staff appreciate any support that you can provide at home to reinforce the messages that we are providing at school for student behaviour.

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