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Weekly Update – Mar 2-6 2020

Surrender to what is. Let go of what was. Have FAITH in what will be. ~ S. Ricotti

St. Joseph’s Tips

Lent is a 40-day journey to focus on God and prepare to remember and celebrate Jesus dying on the cross and rising from the grave to save each of us. Many people decide to “give up” things for Lent to help them remember that Jesus gave his life for us, but you can also “take on” doing good things, just like Jesus did.  Read the Parable of the Good Samaritan Luke 10:25-37 and explore questions such as “Who are our neighbours?’, “How can we serve our neighbours?” and “How is this walking in the ways of Jesus?”.

Spring Forward

A friendly reminder that Sunday, March 8th is Daylight Savings.  Make sure to “spring” your clocks ahead one hour.  Looking forward to the warmer weather arriving.

Lunch Time Supervisor Position

Our school is in need of additional lunch supervisors.  This is a paid position that involves supervising our students, inside and outside, from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm daily.  If you or someone you know is interested in a part-time employment opportunity, please contact the school office.

ROCK Parent Drop-In sessions

March 31, 2020, 5:30-7:30 pm Topic: Co-parenting through separation and divorce We will be discussing how to approach conversations with children around separation and divorce. We will also discuss some ‘do’s and don’ts’ to consider to minimize the impact of the separation/divorce on children’s lives.

April 30, 2020, 5:30-7 pm Topic: Supporting Your Child Through Grief and Loss An information session for parents and caregivers who want to learn ways to support their child through grief and loss.

Location: Acton Public Library Community Room 17 River Street
For more information please contact Ashley at

Grateful for our Volunteers

Special thanks to all of our parents and guardians who give the gift of your time to our school through volunteering.  From pizza/pancake days to school trips, Catholic School Council, community walks, school team transportation, and countless other ways,  we greatly appreciate all of our school volunteers!

Labour Negotiations

The Halton Catholic District School Board has provided a link to assist parents with accessing the most up to date information regarding labour negotiations.  You can access this information here:  Labour Negotiations

Elementary PrincipalWeekly Update – Mar 2-6 2020