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December 20, 2018 Update

When the angels went away from them into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, “Let us go, then, to Bethlehem to see this thing that has taken place, which the Lord has made known to us.” So they went in haste and found Mary and Joseph, and the infant lying in the manger. Luke 2:15-16

A reminder that tomorrow is the final day of school before Christmas Break, and will be an early release day for students.  St. Francis of Assisi students will be dismissed 90 minutes early this day, dismissal time will be 2:10pm.  Bus drop off times will be adjusted accordingly.  Please ensure that your family has a plan in place for after school care for your child.


  • The Christmas Mass schedule for Holy Cross Church is below:

Christmas Eve – 5:00pm, 7:00pm, 9:00pm and 12:00am Solemn Midnight Mass

Christmas Day – 9:00am, 10:30am

There will be no afternoon or evening Masses at Holy Cross Church or the Diocese of Hamilton on Christmas Day.


  • Students will return to school on Monday, January 7, 2019.

On behalf of the staff of St. Francis of Assisi School, a heartfelt thank you for all of the wonderful Christmas gifts that have been shared with us.  May the Peace, Joy and Love of Christmas fill your heart and home throughout this festive season.

Our calendar for the week of January 7, 2019:

Jan
7
Mon
School Resumes
Jan 7 all day
Jan
17
Thu
Liturgy – Solidarity
Jan 17 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Jan
18
Fri
Ignite Student Leadership Team Trip to Dr. Simone Warehouse
Jan 18 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Swim Test – Grade 8 Students & Cardboard Boat Challenge Representatives
Jan 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Jan
22
Tue
Grade 7 Immunization Clinic
Jan 22 all day

October 16, 2018 – HepB and HPV #1

January 22, 2018 – Menactra

April 29, 2019 – HepB and HPV #2

Kindergarten Registration
Jan 22 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Registration for students new to Kindergarten is completed online, via the following link:

Student Registration

Once parents have completed the registration online, you are welcome to bring your documentation into the school to complete the process.

Jan
23
Wed
Kindergarten Registration
Jan 23 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Registration for students new to Kindergarten is completed online, via the following link:

Student Registration

Once parents have completed the registration online, you are welcome to bring your documentation into the school to complete the process.

Jan
30
Wed
Grade 4, 5, 6 & Structured Teaching Class Trip to Raptors 905 Game
Jan 30 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Jan
31
Thu
Grade 8 Camp Tanamakoon Trip – Second Installment Due
Jan 31 all day
Feb
1
Fri
Professional Development Day – Report Card Writing
Feb 1 all day

Elementary PrincipalDecember 20, 2018 Update