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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

November 15, 2019 Update

Faithful friends are a sturdy shelter: whoever finds one has found a treasure.  Faithful friends are beyond price; no amount can balance their worth. Sirach 6:14-15 Progress Reports for Grade 1-8 and Kindergarten Communication of Learning:  Initial Observations will be shared on Wednesday, November 20, 2019.  The opportunity to schedule an interview with your child’s

Parent – Teacher Interview Tips

As a parent, you are your child’s first and most important teacher. St. Francis of Assisi School and our parent community have something in common: We both want your child to learn and do well. When parents and teachers talk to each other, each person can share important information about your child’s talents and needs.

School is OPEN but School Bus Transportation CANCELLED for Monday, November 11, 2019

Due to the winter weather advisory and anticipated deterioration of road conditions, Halton Student Transportation Services has cancelled all school bus transportation for Monday, November 11, 2019.  Our school remains open and classes will proceed as planned, however, there will be no school bus transportation to or from school today. Parents who decide to keep

November 8, 2019 Update

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace: where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; where there is sadness, joy. ~ St. Francis of Assisi ~ On Monday, November 11, 2019, our school will

Keeping Christ in Christmas Student Contest!

With Christmas just around the corner, the Halton Catholic District School Board will once again be running its Keeping Christ in Christmas student contest! This year, the contest will be open for entries from November 8 through December 2, 2019. Students are asked to submit work that best describes the theme of the contest, Keeping Christ in Christmas,

HCDSB Recognizes Indigenous Awareness Month

November is the designated Indigenous Awareness Month at the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB). This month, and throughout the school year, students and staff will acknowledge the contributions and legacy of First Nation, Métis and Inuit peoples in Canada. Indigenous Awareness Month is an opportunity to honour and recognize the unique heritage, diverse cultures, and strength of present-day

Parents for Mental Health Support Group

The Parents for Mental Health Support Group is run by parent volunteers and holds monthly peer support meetings where parents can share the experience of raising and/or caring for individuals with mental health disorders/illness, particularly children and youth.  The group has speakers from time to time based on parents’ needs.  For more information and resources,

November 1, 2019 Update

The Saints were not superhuman. They were people who loved God in their hearts, and who shared this joy with others. – Pope Francis – During the month of November our students and staff members will reflect upon and learn how to articulate the Focus on Faith theme of the Option for the Poor and

November Focus: Option for the Poor and Vulnerable – What Does Jesus Ask of Us?

“The measure of the greatness of a society is found in the way it treats those most in need, those who have nothing apart from their poverty.” Tweeted July 25, 2013 by Pope Francis During the month of November, our students and staff members will reflect upon and learn how to articulate the Focus on