Announcements

Weekly Update – Feb. 17

“I’VE LEARNED THAT PEOPLE WILL FORGET WHAT YOU SAID, PEOPLE WILL FORGET WHAT YOU DID, BUT PEOPLE WILL NEVER FORGET HOW YOU MADE THEM FEEL.” Maya Angelou OECTA Labour Negotiations Update Our school will be CLOSED to students on Friday, February 21, 2020, as a result of the recent announcement by OECTA of a province-wide, one-day full withdrawal of services.

Update #7: All HCDSB Schools will be CLOSED to Students on Fri., February 21, 2020

It was announced today that on Friday, February 21, 2020 all elementary and secondary teachers, as well as many education workers across the province, will participate in a one-day walkout. This walkout will include members of the following four education unions in Ontario: Association des enseignantes et des enseignants franco-ontariens (AEFO); Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario

Weekly Update – Feb. 10

“LOVE ONE ANOTHER, AS I HAVE LOVED YOU.” John 15:12 Celebrating Our Catholic School Graduates! We are excited to announce the launch of the HCDSB Alumni Award.  The HCDSB Alumni Award has been designed to celebrate the graduates of our system who embody the attributes of the Ontario Catholic School Graduate Expectations (OCSGEs). Beginning this

Weekly Update – Feb. 3

“LET NO ONE EVER COME TO YOU WITHOUT LEAVING BETTER AND HAPPIER. BE THE LIVING EXPRESSION OF GOD’S KINDNESS: KINDNESS IN YOUR FACE, KINDNESS IN YOUR EYES, KINDNESS IN YOUR SMILE.” Saint Teresa of Calcutta February is a wonderful “look-ahead” month as we encounter the mid-point not only of the winter season, but also of

Update #6: All HCDSB Schools will be CLOSED to Students on Tues., February 4, 2020​

The Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) announced today that they will hold a one-day, province-wide full withdrawal of services on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. As OECTA represents all of our HCDSB elementary and secondary school teachers, a full withdrawal of services would mean that no instruction would take place in any of our classrooms. This poses significant

Weekly Update – Jan 27

“ABOVE ALL, LOVE EACH OTHER DEEPLY.” 1 Peter 4:8 Welcome to another wonderful week at St. Mark School, where we are thankful for the opportunities to learn, pray, grow and play together. Welcome Welcome back Mrs. Richardson, who has returned to St. Mark School, as our Office Assistant! Starting this week, please welcome Ms. Gerda

Weekly Update – Jan. 20

“IF YOU SEE SOMEONE WITHOUT A SMILE, GIVE THEM ONE OF YOURS.” Dolly Parton Food Bank Friday Thank you for this week’s generous donations of non-perishable food items! We have raised 147 bags of food so far, this year! Together, we continue to make a difference in our Burlington community.  Thank you!! OECTA Labour Negotiations

Update #5: All HCDSB Schools CLOSED to Students on Tues. January 21, 2020

On January 13, 2020, the Ontario Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA), representing Catholic teachers across the province, gave notice that they will hold a one-day, province-wide full withdrawal of services (strike) on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. As OECTA represents all of our HCDSB elementary and secondary school teachers, a full withdrawal of services would mean that

Update #4: OECTA Announces One-Day Strike on Tues. Jan 21, 2020

The Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA), representing Catholic teachers in Ontario, announced today that they will hold a one-day, province-wide full withdrawal of services on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. We are currently gathering information and will follow up with parents and guardians as soon as we have more to share. Thank you for your patience and understanding.