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Return to School Options ~ We Want Your Feedback

In preparation for the return to school, we are taking into consideration what the current COVID-19 situation may look like in September by planning for all potential scenarios.  As we await further direction from the Ministry of Education, we are seeking parent feedback about some of the options we are considering.  Let Us Know What

Summer Update 2020

“Every summer has it’s own story” ~ unknown St. Joseph Tips As another school year wraps up and we prepare for the summer vacation, we congratulate our Grade 8 students as they finish their elementary school education and move on to high school. We would also like to take this opportunity to say goodbye to

Elementary Report Card Access – Email Service Currently DOWN

Elementary report cards are being sent now through email. SchoolMessenger is DOWN across Canada – parents who try to access the report card will receive an error message. SchoolMessenger is working to fix this issue. If you are not able to open your child’s report card, please try again later. Thank you for your patience

Weekly Update – June 22-26, 2020

“May every Sunrise hold more Promise, and every Sunset hold more Peace! ~ Blessing Happy Fathers Day On June 21st we celebrate all the amazing Fathers, Dad, Grandfathers, and Uncles who are always there for us. Farewell and Good luck As the year comes to an end, we wish Mrs. Birk and Mrs. Nevins all

ECOSchool Certification

Congratulations St. Joseph School for another ECO Certification. We have earned our certification by EcoSchools certification by demonstrating achievements in environmental learning and action. With actions such as walking to school, bringing in a waste-free lunch, and promoting water conservation along with many other eco-initiatives, we earned points towards certification. Thank you to our staff

Donate Your Empty Bottles to Food4Kids Halton!

Food4Kids Halton is a not-for-profit organization that provides healthy food packages for at-risk children who have limited access to food. From June 22 to July 9th, Food4Kids Halton will be available to collect empty bottles from families in our community. If you have empty bottles (wine, beer, coolers, liquor bottles or cans) Food4Kids Halton will take

We Want Feedback from Our Community – Multi-Year Strategic Plan Monitoring Survey

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 shape us as a school

Weekly Update – June 15 – 19, 2020

Among the most sacred gifts, you can give your child is the gift of health. This gift is best given by example.” ~Dr. Rand Olson Graduation 2020 Please join us for our virtual Graduation on Thursday, June 18th. A link will be provided for families to join the celebration. God Bless our Graduates. Retirements We

Weekly Update – June 8-12 2020

“If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” “Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.” “Change is painful, but nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don’t belong.” “Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” ~ unknown 5K Laker Fun Run As COVID has kept us all apart for so long and away from all

Silence is Not an Option

Like many of you, I was both saddened and outraged to learn of the situation in Minnesota last week that resulted in the death of George Floyd.  We have all read the reports on social media in disbelief as the disturbing details began to emerge, and with heavy hearts we have watched the outcry that