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Week of October 26-30

Curriculum Night Thank you to all of our parents who joined us for our virtual curriculum night presentations. As always, if you have any questions please contact your child’s teacher via email of phone. A very special THANK YOU to all of our families who have gone online and already participated in our School’s Fundraiser this year! We

Week of October 19-23

Curriculum Night On Thursday October 22nd, we will be hosting a Virtual Curriculum Night. Teachers will offer 2 sessions for you to attend: 6:00pm and 6:45pm. Their presentations will be posted ahead of time for you to peruse on their Virtual Learning Platform (by October 21st). A Teams meeting invitation will be sent to all

Week of October 12-16

Happy Thanksgiving! Wishing all of our St. John Paul II families a blessed Thanksgiving weekend. We are grateful for all of you and pray for your good health and happiness. A reminder that Monday is a holiday and we look forward to seeing everyone after a restful long weekend on Tuesday. Catholic School Council On

Week of October 5-9

Terry Fox Walk We joined schools across Canada by holding our Terry Fox Walk on Thursday. The morning began with a lovely liturgy followed by all of our staff and students ‘dipping their toe’ into the Atlantic Ocean and then travelling across Canada as Terry did on his Marathon on Hope to raise funds for

Hispanic Heritage Month

October is the designated Hispanic Heritage Month in Ontario. The Hispanic community is one of the fastest growing communities in the province, with Ontario being home to more than 400,000 first-second and third-generation Canadians of Hispanic origin. At the Halton Catholic District School Board, our largest newcomer population is Hispanic! Each year, during the month of

HCDSB Celebrates Islamic History Month

In 2007, the Parliament of Canada proclaimed October as Canadian Islamic History Month in recognition of the significant contributions the Muslim community has made to Canadian society. Muslim-Canadians contribute to the prosperity and heritage of our country through their outstanding achievements in many fields, including literature, mathematics, science, sports and the arts. Islamic History Month gives

HCDSB Marks Rowan’s Law Day

On Wednesday, September 30, 2020, the Halton Catholic District School Board will be marking Rowan’s Law Day to raise awareness about concussions. What is a Concussion? A concussion is a brain injury that is caused by a blow to the head, face, neck, or body that can cause a sudden jarring of the head. Even what seems to be

Week of Sept. 28-Oct. 2

Orange Shirt Day On Wednesday, September 30, all staff and students are invited to participate in “Orange Shirt Day”. On this day, we wear an “Orange Shirt”, as a way to come together, and discuss all aspects of residential schools in Canada, and the legacy they left behind. Since “Orange Shirt Day” began in 2013,

Week of September 21-25

Thank you to our entire school community for a another great week! We have put together a short little video for you to catch a glimpse inside our school: Arrival and Dismissal Thank you to all of our families who have been following the arrival and dismissal procedures that have been outlined. We ask

Week of September 14-18

Thank you to our entire school community for a very smooth first week! Students were able to settle in to their new classes and adjust to a ‘new’ normal at school. They were extremely diligent in washing and sanitizing their hands and everyone did a great job wearing their masks. We look forward to seeing