Weekly Update

December 4, 2020 Update

Experience God’s peace, which is far more wonderful than the human mind can understand. His peace will keep your thoughts and your hearts quiet and at rest as you trust in Christ Jesus.  Philippians 4:7 In the second week of Advent, we pray and reflect on the peace of God.  The peace of God allows

November 26, 2020 Update

The mission of schools is to develop a sense of truth, of what is good and beautiful. And this occurs through a rich path made up of many ingredients. – Pope francis – The Season of Advent This weekend we celebrate the arrival of the season of Advent, which also marks the beginning of the

November 20, 2020 Update

“Differences are a richness, because I have something and you have something else, and by putting the two together we have something more beautiful, something greater. Diversity is not something to fear, but is the path to improvement, to be more beautiful and richer” Pope Francis COVID-19 Reminders The Province’s COVID-19 Response Framework has five

November 13, 2020 Update

COVID-19 Awareness and Prevention A reminder that all parents/guardians are required to self-screen your child each day before sending them to school. It is recommended that you use the Government of Ontario’s COVID-19 school and child care screening tool. This tool can be accessed here: https://covid-19.ontario.ca/school-screening/ If your child is sick, regardless of the symptoms,

November 6, 2020 Update

COVID-19 Reminders At St. Francis of Assisi School, we review and model for our students each day the importance of the following: Hand hygiene – Using soap and water for 20 seconds, regularly during the day, before/after eating, after washroom use, and before/after outdoor play. Respiratory etiquette – Covering our nose and mouth by sneezing/coughing

October 30, 2020 Update

We too can be saints in our family, in our neighbourhood, wherever we live and work. Be a person who listens to what people need, communicating not only to grieve or tell others about your own problems. Listen in order to intercede and help out. – Pope Francis – COVID-19 Reminders Stopping the spread of

October 23, 2020 Update

Each one of us is called to be an artisan of peace, by uniting and not dividing, by extinguishing hatred and not holding on to it, by opening paths to dialogue and not by constructing new walls! – Pope Francis – Virtual Curriculum Night As has been our board’s long standing practice, our annual Curriculum

October 16, 2020 Update

Some people want to know why I wished to be called Francis. For me, Francis of Assisi is the man of poverty, the man of peace, the man who loves and protects creation – Pope Francis – Stopping the spread of COVID-19 is a community effort.  Working together to follow Public Health measures, we can

October 9, 2020 Update

Thanksgiving Blessing May you always remain thankful for the gift of your life, and never take for granted the miracle of each breath you take, for your life is God’s gift to you. May you always remain thankful for the beauty of creation, and never take for granted clean air, green trees, and drinkable water,

October 2, 2020 Update

Happiness and love are choices that we get to make in each and every moment. Frequently Asked Questions Over the past week, many emails have been sent to members of our school community from the school, board, and Halton Public Health. We hope that these messages have been helpful as our primary concern is to