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February 13, 2020 Update

Whenever we encounter another person in love, we learn something new about God – Pope Francis –

A reminder that Friday, February 14, 2020 is a PA Day for all students and that Monday, February 17, 2020 is Family Day. Our students return to school on Tuesday, February 18, 2020.

Staffing Updates

  • Our school is in need of additional lunch supervisors.  This is a paid position that involves supervising our students, inside and outside, from 12:10pm to 1:10pm daily.  If you or someone you know is interested in a part time employment opportunity, please contact the school office.
  • We wish Ms. Pemberton well as she has been assigned to Lumen Christi School in Milton.  We welcome Ms. Ruppel to our school as our new Library Technician.

The Halton Catholic District School Board has provided a link on our school website to assist parents with accessing the most up to date information regarding labour negotiations.  You can access this information here:  Labour Negotiations

As a community of faith, we will enter into the season of Lent on Wednesday, February 26, 2020.  With support from our Catholic School Council, our school will celebrate Shrove Tuesday on February 25, 2020 by offering a pancake along with a juice box to each of our students.  The pancake mix that will be used is Aunt Jemima Complete, students will have the option of adding Aunt Jemima syrup to their pancake also.  An information link to the ingredients of this mix can be found here:  Aunt Jemima Complete.

Our Catholic School Council is seeking parents/guardians who may be able to volunteer their time to assist with the preparation of the pancakes for our students.  If you have a valid police check on file with the school and are able to assist, please contact the Catholic School Council via email at

Term 1 Report Cards for Grade 1-8 students and Communication of Learning for Kindergarten students will be distributed on February 19, 2020.  As a parent, you are your child’s first and most important teacher. St. Francis of Assisi School and our parent community share the common goals of wanting your child to experience academic, social, emotional and spiritual growth.  Parents / guardians are always encouraged to contact our staff members at any time to discuss the progress of your child.

Our calendar for the week of February 18, 2020 is below:

Elementary PrincipalFebruary 13, 2020 Update