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Week of June 28

Happy Summer Break! I would like to express a heartfelt thank you to our staff, parents and students for all their support, kindness and efforts this year at St. John Paul II Catholic Elementary School. We wish you a relaxing and restful summer break. We hope you can spend time with your families as restrictions are lifted and rejuvenate. The SJPII CES staff look forward to seeing all our students in the new school year. Our office will open

Week of June 21-25

Happy Father’s Day to all our SJPII dads, grandfathers, uncles and father figures! Enjoy your day. St. Matthew Parish – From the Pastor’s Desk… Sunday, June 20 is the Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time. God’s power is on full display in this selection of readings. His ability to order all things according to his will

Week of June 14-18

Pride Awareness Day-June 14 As you know, June is the designated Pride Month in Canada, and throughout this month, we are joining the schools in our district in raising awareness, and nurturing our call to build safe and inclusive learning environments where every student and every member of the community is welcomed, valued, and respected.

CPIC

Catholic Parent Involvement Committee (CPIC) to Host Speaker Series

The Catholic Parent Involvement Committee (CPIC) at HCDSB is pleased to be hosting a speaker series throughout the month of June. CPIC is a group of parents, trustees and Board staff who actively support parent engagement and involvement throughout the Halton Catholic District School Board.  CPIC provides an opportunity for Catholic School Council members to network,

Monitoring Survey

How Are We Doing? HCDSB Seeking Input on Year 5 of the Strategic Plan

In September, 2016, the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) launched a new multi-year plan. Each year, the Director of Education reports back to the Board of Trustees on the specific steps undertaken across our school system that align with the goals established in our strategic plan.  Focus on Our Students: Strategic Plan 2016-2021 provides direction that guides the decisions and actions that

Responding with Faith, Hope and Love in the Face of Violence and Hatred

A statement from the Director of Education, Pat Daly, on our commitment to responding to racism and discrimination with Faith, Hope and Love. On Sunday, a family was intentionally struck by a driver in his motor vehicle as they were walking along their neighbourhood in London, Ontario. They were targeted because of their Islamic faith.

Week of June 7-11

Sunday, June 6 is the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ. Everything about the weekend’s liturgy points us to the mysterious gift from on high that stands at the very centre of our faith: the Eucharist. Christians the world around have longed for a return to our celebrations of this sacrament,

Register Your Child in the HCDSB Virtual Elementary School for the 2021-2022 School Year

In light of the current Public Health situation in Ontario due to COVID-19, the Halton Catholic District School Board will continue to offer a virtual school setting for Kindergarten to Grade 8, together with those awarded placements in our optional virtual programing for French Immersion (Grade 1 to 8) and Extended French Grade 5 to Grade 8 for

COVID-19 Youth Vaccination Program.

COVID-19 Youth Vaccination Program

Beginning Monday, May 31st, youth aged 12 years of age and over who live or attend school in Halton will be able to book their COVID-19 vaccination through Halton Region’s online booking system.  Halton Region Public Health will offer first doses to all youth aged 12 to 17 years of age in June, and second doses

Week of May 31-June 4

St. Matthew Parish Sunday May 30 is the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity. The Deuteronomist behind the First Reading is marvelling at a reality that awestruck the faithful of ancient Israel: that God was willing to draw close to his people, to address and commune with them directly. He had always seemed too important,