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Attendance Matters

St. Francis of Assisi School is dedicated to helping your son or daughter develop the spiritual, intellectual, aesthetic, emotional, social and physical capabilities to live fully and to meet the future challenges of adult roles and responsibilities.  The school can best contribute to your child’s education and development when you form a partnership with them.

Gradual Return to School for Elementary Students

To help ease the transition for our students, and ensure a safe and healthy return for all, the first day of school will be delayed, and we will be implementing a gradual (staggered) return to class for our elementary students, beginning Wednesday, September 9th. All students in Grades 1-8 will begin instruction on Monday, September 14th.

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Webinar: Preparing for a Safe and Healthy Return to School

Preparing for a Safe and Healthy Return to School: A Webinar with Dr. Hamidah Meghani, Commissioner & Medical Officer of Health for Halton Region Join us for a live webinar with Dr. Meghani as she shares important information with our HCDSB community on how to protect against COVID-19, and ensure a safe and healthy return

Elementary Class Placements

Please be advised that you will be able to access information about your child’s class placement on Friday, September 4, 2020 after 9:00am.  This information will be available on the Board’s website at: www.hcdsb.org. On the Home page, please click on the “Schools” tab and then on the “School Listing” tab in the drop-down menu. 

June 26, 2020 Update

The 2019-2020 school year was unlike anything many of us have experienced.  However, we greet its closure with grateful hearts for the blessings our Lord continues to bestow upon us.  Throughout this school year, I have been fortunate to witness first-hand the incredible strength of our school community; most recently during distance learning, which could

Kindergarten Parent Orientation

The Kindergarten program is a child-centred, developmentally appropriate, integrated program of learning for four- and five-year-old children. The Kindergarten program reflects the belief that four- and five-year-olds are capable and competent learners, full of potential and ready to take ownership of their learning. The program recognizes that our children are unique individuals who live and

Silence is Not an Option

Like many of you, I was both saddened and outraged to learn of the situation in Minnesota last week that resulted in the death of George Floyd.  We have all read the reports on social media in disbelief as the disturbing details began to emerge, and with heavy hearts we have watched the outcry that

D2L Distance Learning Access for Students

To access the D2L Learning Environment, students will need to: Proceed to www.hcdsb.org Click on the “Students” tab Students will then see a large D2L button on the right side of the page. Click on this button. Students will be prompted for their username and password. This username and password is the same as the

Reporting Your Child’s Absence with SafeArrival

Our school offers an automated student attendance management system called SafeArrival, provided through SchoolMessenger®. The SafeArrival system is available 24/7, allowing you to report your child’s absence in one of three ways: using the SchoolMessenger® mobile app by logging into the SchoolMessenger® web site by calling into an interactive toll-free phone line at 1-844-445-4505 Click on the FAQ for more