Announcements

LunchBox Orders – Vendor Update

Regrettably,  La Vita Fine Foods will be closing its business down by the end of March 2019. As the last week of March will be needed for final cleanup of its premises,  the final “La Vita” LunchBox order day will be Friday, March 22, 2019.   For parents who have ordered beyond this date, LunchBox Orders

The Lenten Season

What is Lent? Lent is the 40-day season of preparation for Easter. Lent has two major purposes: It recalls or prepares for Baptism, and emphasizes a spirit of penance. Through forty days of closer attention to God’s Word and of more fervent prayer, we are prepared to celebrate the Paschal Mystery. Lent is a time of preparation

Immunization of School Pupils Act

Immunizations protect you and those around you against disease. The Health Department provides a variety of immunization services, including: OneHalton: the Region at your fingertips; NEW – Online immunization record request making it easier than ever to get your immunization records sent to you; Community immunization clinics for routinely recommended vaccines; School-based immunization programs (Hepatitis

Concussion Protocol

The Halton Catholic District School Board, in partnership with parents and members of the community, value a healthy and safe learning environment for our students, that provides essential preconditions for effective learning. As an extension to this commitment, a comprehensive protocol based on current research and best practices has been developed to address the needs

Professional Development Day Agenda – Friday, February 15, 2019

An Inquiry into Renewing the Promise: Reflection, Discernment and Passionate Commitment on the Journey to Deepening Equity and Inclusion in Catholic Education as a True Encounter with Jesus 1.    Opening Prayer/ Honouring the Land and Territory 2.    Introduction and Greetings from the Director of Education and Senior Manager of Human Rights and Equity Our Learning

Raccoon Rabies

The Halton Health Department has requested that information on raccoon rabies be provided to all parents.  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

Understanding Your Child’s Progress Report Card

At the Halton Catholic District School Board, school communities exist to foster and exemplify Catholic values. Educational programs, facilitated in the context of faith, promote the intellectual, physical, social and spiritual development of students. The Elementary Progress Report Card for students in Grades 1−8 is designed to “show a student’s development of the learning skills

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.

Criminal Reference Check / Vulnerable Sector Screening – Online Tool

St. Francis of Assisi School values and encourages parent involvement in our school.  School trips, lunch days, or classroom assistance, we can always use your help.  However, to ensure the safety of our children all volunteers must have a valid Criminal Reference Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening on file at the school.  This initial copy

Inclement Weather Reminders

As winter weather is fast approaching, parents are reminded of important information and reminders regarding the Board’s Inclement Weather procedures and the Inclement Weather Transportation Zones map here: http://bit.ly/HCDSBInclementWeather   Details about school emergency closures, bus cancellations, and transportation zones are available in our 2018-2019 School Year Calendar. Looking for Notifications on Bus Delays and Cancellations? Halton Student Transportation Services (HSTS) provides important information for parents and