Student Attendance

During this period of remote learning, we continue to promote regular attendance, as it is important for students to remain engaged in their learning so they can stay on top of the curriculum and feel more connected to their peers while our school is closed.  As noted in PPM 164: Requirements for Remote Learning, schools are required

Accessing Your Online Learning Platform

Many students and families were having trouble accessing the log-in page to the online learning platforms on our new HCDSB website. The access points for all three learning platforms – D2L (Brightspace),  Office 365 and Google Classroom, are available on the HCDSB Learn at Home website here:

Christmas Spirit Week!

The week of December 14 – 18, 2020 will be Christmas Spirit Week! All students are encouraged to participate as actively as possible. We look forward to celebrating with our students! Monday, December 11 – Dress like a snowman Tuesday, December 12 – Christmas accessories day (Hats, socks, necklaces, headbands, etc.) Wednesday, December 13 –

The Season of Advent

This weekend we celebrate the arrival of the season of Advent, which also marks the beginning of the liturgical year. Advent is a season of devout and joyful expectation. Its four Sundays highlight our desire and longing for peace, justice and unity. While Advent expresses the deep longing of all humanity for God, it also

School Cash Online Update

As you know, we have made several modifications to how we operate to mitigate the risk of COVID-19. As part of those modifications, we ask you to use our online payment system to purchase school items when possible.   Cash can play a significant role in virus transmission, and we are working toward following the World

We Are All Treaty People

St. Francis of Assisi School is situated within the lands of Treaty No.19, which was entered into agreement on Wednesday, October 28, 1818. We acknowledge and thank the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation for being stewards of this traditional territory.  As part of Ontario’s response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action, Ontario

Grab and Go Healthy Food Boxes

More than ever, Halton students need access to nutritious food to fuel a full day of learning.  As such, our school is happy to share that starting in October, Halton Food for Thought will provide Grab & Go Healthy Food boxes to our school. This will give students access to a nutritious snack to help

Catholic School Council 2020-2021

The “School Councils” regulation under the Education Act, came into effect in December 2000, and sets out specific requirements regarding the composition of school councils and election processes.  One of the requirements of the regulation is that the school council elections, if required, must take place within the first 30 days of each school year.

Healthy Snack Bins

In partnership with Halton Food For Thought, our school will continue to offer health snack bins to our students. All snack items will be packaged off site, are non-perishable, and will be packaged as per the direction of Halton Public Health to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Halton Food For Thought will bulk order non-perishable