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School Update – Nov 8, 2021

“To all veterans of all branches: Thank you for your sacrifice, your bravery, and the example you set for us all. In short, thank you for your service!

National Aboriginal Veterans day

This November 8th is National Aboriginal Veterans Day, a day of remembrance and commemoration of the contributions of Indigenous veterans in the First and Second World Wars, as well as the Korean War. This Aboriginal Veterans Day, we would like to express our gratitude for the contributions Indigenous veterans have made to Canada and the world.

Remembrance Day Liturgy

On Thursday, November 11th our school will be participating in a remembrance day liturgy.

Everyday counts

It is imperative that students attend school on a regular basis and on time.  Students are more likely to succeed in school when they attend consistently.  Please make sure to continue with your positive daily routines to ensure that all students arrive on time and ready to learn for the day.

School Fundraiser

November is the Month of Giving which is a perfect time to reflect and be thankful for what we have and to give back to our community. 

Please donate online at:  GIVE BACK HERE

At St. Marguerite, our priority is making sure students have the tools they need to learn and grow. Your gift will help purchase digital technology (i.e. iPad, smartboard, accessories) and/or recess/gym sports equipment.

Important: Please do not forget to select our school, St. Marguerite d’Youville, from the drop-down list. Feel free to add your family name in the message section. 

Book Fair

Our book fair runs from November 5-17. The fair is both virtual (books ship free to St. Marguerite) and in-school. Shop online starting November 5 or browse new books today via this link:

No hate in Halton

We all have a responsibility to work towards eliminating hate. Through a collaborative approach involving our Police Service, the Halton and Catholic District School Boards, French Catholic BoardConseil Scolaire Catholique MonAvenir, French School BoardConseil Scolaire Viamonde, Crime Stoppers of Halton and
community stakeholders, we are launching an anti-hate
awareness campaign.

During the week of Nov 8th – 12th, our goal is to eliminate all forms of hate in our Region by bringing anti-hate awareness
and education to school-aged youth and the broader community in Halton.

TWITTER: @haltonpolice
INSTAGRAM: @haltonpolice
FACEBOOK: @HaltonPoliceService

The hashtag that we will be using for this campaign will be #NoHateInHalton

St. Marguerite Tips

Everyone has periods of feeling anxious, however, some feel as though they have no control over how their body is reacting and aren’t able to function in their day-to-day lives. Some signs that your child might have anxiety are excessive worry, sleep disturbance, panic attacks, nausea or muscle tension. Seeking the right support early is key.  The Children’s Anxiety Group is a cognitive-behavioural group for children with, or at risk of, anxiety disorders. The goals of the group are to teach children to recognize emotional and physiological symptoms of anxiety and to learn to more accurately appraise anxious situations. The children also learn strategies (e.g., coping, self-talk, relaxation) to help them manage their levels of anxiety. (For more information visit ROCK)

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