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Update #9: Update! All HCDSB Schools will be OPEN to Students on Tues., February 25, 2020

The Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) has announced that the potential one-day, full withdrawal of services (walkout) in all HCDSB schools on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 has been CANCELLED. All HCDSB schools will be OPEN to students on Tuesday, February 25, 2020. OECTA has announced that the series of rotating strikes across the province

Update #8: OECTA Announces Potential Walkout – Tuesday, February 25​

It was announced today that OECTA will move to a series of rotating strikes across the province next week, if a provincial settlement is not reached by then. This means that OECTA will potentially hold a one-day, full withdrawal of services in all HCDSB schools on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, unless a strike is averted. OECTA represents all of our

Weekly Update: February 17

“In everything do to others as you would have them do to you, for this is the law and the prophets.” ~ Matthew 7:12 Family Day Holiday- Feb. 17 A reminder that tomorrow, Monday, February 17th, is Family Day. There is no school for students. We wish you all a wonderful day spending time with

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: February 10, 2020

“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” ~ Romans 8:28 Valentine Spirit Day- Feb. 13 To support the St. Vincent De Paul Society of St. Matthew Church, students are encouraged to wear red, white or pink on

Celebrating Our Catholic School Graduates!

We are thrilled to announce the launch of the HCDSB Alumni Award – and we’re looking for nominations! About the Award  The HCDSB Alumni Award has been created as part of the board’s 50th Anniversary Celebration, to recognize the graduates of our system who embody the attributes of the Ontario Catholic School Graduate Expectations (OCSGEs). Beginning this year, and

Weekly Update: February 3, 2020

Every child deserves a champion: an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists they become the best they can possibly be.” ~ Rita Pierson Thank you to our School Council for hosting our Family STEM Night. It was wonderful to see so many of our students

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: January 27, 2020

“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” ~ Mother Teresa International Holocaust Memorial Day- Jan. 27 Tomorrow, Monday, January 27th, the St. Mary School Community, together with our HCDSB, will recognize and participate in the International Holocaust Memorial Day commemorating the tragedy of the Holocaust that occurred

Potential French Immersion Expansion & Boundary Changes

At the January 21st Board Meeting, the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) Board of Trustees considered a motion to expand the French Immersion Program beginning in the 2020-21 school year. Trustees deferred making a decision until the February 18, 2020 Board Meeting, in order to allow time to share this information with all parents who