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Weekly Update June 7 – 11

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Ministry Announcement – Remote Learning to Continue

The Ministry has announced that schools will not re-open for in-person learning for the rest of the current school year. We will continue with remote learning until June 29th which is our last school day before summer break. Families are reminded to please continue to report any absences using School Messenger. We appreciate your support in working together to ensure a successful end of year for our students.

Halton Youth COVID Vaccination Program

Beginning Monday, May 31st, Halton youth aged 12 years of age and over who live or attend school in Halton will be able to book their COVID-19 vaccination booking appointments through Halton Region’s online booking systemPlease note that children must be 12 at the time of receiving their first dose.

Indigenous History Month

June is National Indigenous History Month in Canada. This month, and every day, the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) celebrates and honours the history, heritage and diversity of Indigenous peoples in our country, and in our HCDSB community.

National Indigenous History Month is a time for learning about, appreciating and acknowledging the contributions First Nations, Inuit and Métis people have made in shaping Canada. It is also an opportunity to recognize the strength of present-day Indigenous communities.

HCCF Golf Tournament

Being outside…check!  Spending the day at the golf course…check!  Helping HCDSB students & families in need…check!  Join HCCF for a fun day of fellowship and fundraising! All to help HCDSB students in need to succeed in school.

As a Catholic Community, we are called by Jesus to care for others. At the Halton Catholic Children’s Foundation (HCCF), they strive to do this by providing financial assistance to HCDSB students and their families in need – creating Hope, Dignity and Equity so that students can access learning and education without financial barriers to success.

You are invited to support the 10th Annual HCCF Charity Golf Classic on July 20th – Piper’s Heath Golf Club. Golfers, sponsors and prizes are needed.

Not a golfer? Please pass this information along to someone who is, or consider making a personal / corporate donation. For information about the Golf Classic or HCCF visit their website – https://www.hccf.ca/charity-golf-classic/ , or contact Marc Clare, Executive Director, HCCF at clarema@hccf.ca, 905-802-0918.

GRADE 6-8 LITERACY + NUMERACY SUMMER SCHOOL

HCDSB’s Thomas Merton Centre for Adult and Continuing Education is pleased to announce that we are currently accepting registrations for Literacy and Math Summer School courses for students in Grades 6-8. Summer school will begin on July 5, 2021, through July 30, 2021, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.  Thecourses will be offered in a virtual/remote format. To Register by June 24th: Click HERE. Please be advised that all HCDSB student registration submissions must be approved by your child’s home School Principal before students can be officially enrolled in a summer school course.

For students in Kindergarten to Grade 8, there is an Indigenous Languages Program being offered. Please click on the following link for more information and registration: https://merton.hcdsb.org/youth-programs/international-languages/

We wish everyone a safe weekend!

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Yours in Catholic Education,

Mr. Cacciola & Mrs. Spotswood 

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