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Keeping Christ in Christmas Student Contest!

With Christmas just around the corner, the Halton Catholic District School Board will once again be running its Keeping Christ in Christmas student contest! This year, the contest will be open for entries from November 8 through December 2, 2019. Students are asked to submit work that best describes the theme of the contest, Keeping Christ in Christmas,

HCDSB Recognizes Indigenous Awareness Month

November is the designated Indigenous Awareness Month at the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB). This month, and throughout the school year, students and staff will acknowledge the contributions and legacy of First Nation, Métis and Inuit peoples in Canada. Indigenous Awareness Month is an opportunity to honour and recognize the unique heritage, diverse cultures, and strength of present-day

Focus on Faith: Promotion of Peace

This month’s Catholic Social Teaching is PROMOTION OF PEACE which is the foundational theme for Grade 2. Peace is the work of justice and the result of love. Much more than the absence of conflict, it speaks of a harmony or shalom which is fundamental to God’s original vision for all of creation. Catholic social

Packing Party! Tues. Nov. 12 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Operation Christmas Child is a hands-on project that brings joy and hope to children in desperate situations around the world through gift-filled shoeboxes packed by Canadians. It is one way to remind those children who are suffering as a result of war, poverty, famine, disease, and disaster that they are loved and not forgotten. It

Halloween Parade and Costumes!

Halloween! – As you know, our Halloween Dance-a-thon is fast approaching! St. Michael Catholic School depends on the money raised from this fundraiser to support our school initiatives. Please try your best to secure some donations – no donation is too small! If every student brings in at least $25 we will reach our goal!

Help Us Reach Our Goal at our Halloween Dance-a-Thon!

It’s that spooky time of year and we have a scary day lined up for our annual Halloween Dance-a-Thon which will take place on Thursday, October 31st. Students will once again be able to come to school dressed in their Halloween costumes. We will begin with a parade in our gym, followed by our Dance-a-thon

HCDSB Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

October is the designated Hispanic Heritage Month in Ontario. The Hispanic community is one of the fastest growing communities in the province, with Ontario being home to more than 400,000 first-second and third-generation Canadians of Hispanic origin. At the Halton Catholic District School Board, our largest newcomer population is Hispanic! This month, HCDSB recognizes the dynamic

Our School EQAO Results Are Now Available

Dear Parents and Guardians, On September 25, 2019, the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) released the 2018-2019 Provincial Assessment Reports for each school and school board in Ontario. These reports include the results of the Primary (Grade 3) and Junior (Grade 6) EQAO assessments in reading, writing and mathematics, which took place last school

HCDSB Marks Rowan’s Law Day

On Wednesday, September 25, 2019, the Halton Catholic District School Board will be marking Rowan’s Law Day to raise awareness about concussions. What is a Concussion? A concussion is a brain injury that is caused by a blow to the head, face, neck, or body that can cause a sudden jarring of the head. Even what seems to be

Reporting Your Child’s Absence with SafeArrival

Our school offers an automated student attendance management system called SafeArrival, provided through SchoolMessenger®. The SafeArrival system is available 24/7, allowing you to report your child’s absence in one of three ways: using the SchoolMessenger® mobile app by logging into the SchoolMessenger® web site by calling into an interactive toll-free phone line at 1-844-445-4505 Click on the FAQ for more