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Weekly Update – June 3, 2019

Start where you are.  Use what you have. Do what you can ~ Arthur Ashe

Cody Deaner Presentation

On Monday June 3rd the students in Gr 1-8 will get a chance to meet and hear Cody Deaner speak about overcoming adversity, setting goals, striving to be a positive influence, and putting in the work in order to achieve your dreams. Since a very young age, Cody dared to dream BIG. He has been a professional wrestler since 2000. He has wrestled all across North America, including World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), IMPACT Wrestling (formerly TNA – Total NonStop Action Wrestling), and numerous independent wrestling companies.

Water Safety Week

June 1-8, 2019, is Water Safety Week, an annual campaign to educate Canadians on how to stay safe around water and prevent drowning incidents. Every year, approximately 520 Canadians die needlessly in unintentional water-related fatalities. A high percentage of these preventable water-related fatalities consist of young children, almost always due to lack of or adequate supervision. For more information visit  

Track and Field

The Halton Hills Track and Field races will be held on Wednesday June 5th with the HCDSB Track and Field races on Monday June 10th.   Good luck to everyone who is participating.

Girls Inc of Halton – Summer Camp

There are some summer camp programs available for all girls in Gr 1-8 this summer.  Programs include: STEM-Technology, Girls Dig It, Forensic Science, Discovery Leadership, Sporting Chance and Arts & Technology.   Camp is July 8th – August 23rd and cost $175/week.  Subsidies are available.  For more information email 

They also offers a Girls at Bat program starting in June.  It is 2x a week – Tues/Thurs. Cost is $60. 

PA Day 

A reminder that there is no school on Friday June 7th.

St. Joseph Tips

With the warmer weather upon us, make sure to discuss Water Safety with your children. Children should be aware of staying away from high waters and being alert around pools.  Children should learn and practice water safety skills and make sure that they know what to do in an emergency.   For more information on Water Safety, visit

Elementary PrincipalWeekly Update – June 3, 2019