Announcements

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

We Are All Treaty People

As part of Ontario’s response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action, Ontario has designated the first week of November each year as Treaties Recognition Week. The goal of this week is to promote public education and awareness about the history and importance of treaties and treaty relationships. First Nations were the original

Volunteering at St. Francis of Assisi School

“As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace” 1 Peter 4:10 The Value of Volunteering Enriches educational programs and services; Enhances student success and achievement; Provides members of the community with opportunities to use their knowledge and skills; Enables members of the community to

Our School EQAO Results Are Now Available

On September 19, 2018, the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) released the 2017-2018 Provincial Assessment Reports for each school and school board in Ontario. The Primary (Grade 3) and Junior (Grade 6) EQAO assessments in reading, writing and mathematics took place last school year during May and June. Our school results are now available