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Weekly Update June 27

Dear Parents/Guardians, As the end of the school year approaches, listed are a few important informational items and upcoming dates. Term 2 Report Cards: Report Cards for Grades 1 – 8 students and the Kindergarten Communication of Learning Documents were distributed on Tuesday, June 25th, 2019. Please return the response forms by Thursday, June 27th,

Weekly Update June 21

Good afternoon, Congratulations to our first ever graduating Class of St. Nicholas Elementary School! We wish you all continued success at your new Secondary school in September! Report Cards – Term II Report Cards will be sent home on Tuesday, June 25th.  Please review your child’s report card, fill out the parent comment section and

Weekly Update June 14

Good afternoon, Play Day 2019– Our school Play Day for Kindergarten to Grade 8 will take place on Tuesday, June 18th. This is a non-uniform day. Students should dress for the weather and wear sunhats, sunscreen and running shoes. Please do not forget a water bottle! We thank Mrs. Iannace and Mrs. DaSilva for organizing

Let Us Know What You Think!

In September, 2016, the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) launched a new multi-year plan. Focus on Our Students: Strategic Plan 2016-2021, provides direction that guides the decisions and actions that shape us as a school board – who we are, what we do, and why we do it. As the third year of this multi-year strategic plan

Weekly Update June 6

Good afternoon families, Toronto Raptor Day – Congratulations to the Toronto Raptors for their second win in their quest for and NBA Championship. To cheer on the Raptors we are asking students to wear Red/Black and or their Toronto Raptor gear on top of their school uniforms on Monday, June 10th– Let’s Go Raptors!  Congratulations

Weekly Update May 31

Good day families, ABA for ALL Bonanza – St. Nicholas school will be hosting an Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) for All Bonanza from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm on Wednesday, June 5th.  This event has been planned by our school board’s ABA for All Working Group and is designed to bring awareness of what Educational

Weekly Update May 24th

Good day families, Confirmation – Please keep our Grade 7 students in your thoughts and prayers as they will receive the sacrament of Confirmation tomorrow, May 25 at St. Dominic Parish. A special thank you to Mrs. Iannace, Mr. Lucibello, Father Louis and Father Ranjan for preparing our students for this important sacrament. Yearbook –

Weekly Update May 17

Good day families, Please note that Monday, May 20th is Victoria Day and there is no school. We will see all our students back on Tuesday, May 21st. Yearbook – Families can now order their 2018-2019 Yearbook on the St. Nicholas Cash Online system. Yearbook Poster.pdf Just a reminder to all students who participated in

Weekly Update May 10

Good afternoon,   Thank you to all our staff, students and parents for a wonderful Catholic Education Week. We appreciate the families who joined us this week to celebrate the gifts and efforts of our students, and all those who helped to honour our wonderful school volunteers.   HCDSB Staff Appreciation – Every member of

Staff Appreciation Day – May 10, 2019

The Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) celebrates Staff Appreciation Day on May 10, 2019! A day set aside to recognize the accomplishments and exceptional work of all 4600 employees in our schools and in our workplaces. Thank you to all HCDSB staff for going above and beyond to support our students and families. A

HCDSB Celebrates Catholic Education Week!

HCDSB will be joining school boards across the province to celebrate Catholic Education Week from May 5 through May 10, 2019! Throughout the week, students, staff, parents and members of our community will participate in a variety of events and activities that showcase the importance of our Catholic schools. This year’s theme, ‘Living as Joyful Disciples’,

Weekly Update May 3

Good afternoon, First Communion – Please keep our Grade 2 students in your thoughts and prayers as they receive the sacrament of First Holy Communion this Saturday, May 4 at St. Dominic and Sunday, May 5 at St. James Parish. Appreciation is extended to Mrs. Cerisano, Mrs. Di Felice, Mrs. Hecimovic and Miss. Martinac, Father

ABA Bonanza – June 5th

The Special Education Department is excited to announce the ABA for All Bonanza event running for one entire day in our school on Wednesday June 5th, 2019.  This event will showcase what we do in education to support the use of ABA Methodology, highlighting the collaboration of multiple disciplines (Behaviour Analysts, Itinerants, Child and Youth

Weekly Update April 26

Good afternoon, Student Award of Excellence – Congratulations to Olivia K. who is our award recipient. Olivia was chosen for this award because of her Catholic leadership qualities, her kindness and her daily contribution to our Catholic school community. Olivia will be recognised at a special award ceremony this Monday, April 29th at Holy Trinity

You’re invited to the INSPIRE AccessAbility Showcase!

We are thrilled to announce that HCDSB is hosting this year’s INSPIRE AccessAbility Showcase​. DATE:             Saturday, May 4, 2019 ​TIME:              11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. WHERE:         Jean Vanier Catholic Secondary School                         1145 Bronte Street South, Milton The showcase features profit, non-profit

Weekly Update April 18

Good afternoon, Thank you to all who joined us today for the Stations of the Cross presentation. Congratulations to all our Gr. 8 students who did an outstanding job sharing our Catholic Story and putting our faith in action. A special thank you to Mrs. Iannace, Mrs. Da Silva and Mrs. Kotsopoulos for supporting and

Weekly Update April 11

Good afternoon, PA Day – Families are reminded that tomorrow – Friday April 12, 2019 is Professional Activity Day and that there is no school for students. Our Lenten initiative Sleeping Children Around the World continues until Easter. Thank you to all the students and families who have purchased Bed Kits this Lenten season. St.

Weekly Update April 5

Good afternoon, Our Lenten initiative Sleeping Children Around the World continues until Easter. Thank you to all the students and families who have purchased Bed Kits this Lenten season. St. Nicholas has purchased over 90 Bed Kits to date. We continue to work towards our school goal of 100 bed kits. Families are reminded that

Weekly Update March 29

Good afternoon, Earth Hour – Congratulations to the St. Nicholas Eco Team for leading our Earth Hour today and for helping to make St. Nicholas responsible stewards. Families are reminded that tomorrow Saturday, March 30th is Earth Hour and that we collectively work together to reduce our own personal energy consumption. We wish all our

Weekly Update March 22

Good day, Sleeping Children Around the World – Our St. Nicholas Lenten initiative, Sleeping Children Around the World continues until Easter. Bed Kit donations can be given to homeroom Teachers / purchases can be completed online. We thank all our families for supporting our project and helping us reach our 100-bed kit total. Earth Hour

There’s Still Time to Register for Kindergarten!

Kindergarten is an exciting milestone for your child and for your family! We’re excited to let you know that registration is ongoing ~ there’s still time to register your child for Kindergarten for the 2019-2020 school year.  Our school offers a full-day, 2-year Kindergarten program to engage early learners through different kinds of play, and

Weekly Update March 8

Dear Families Listed below are a few updates/reminders: Lent: Lent began on Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 with a special Ash Wednesday Liturgy. The season of Lent is a high point in the Catholic calendar. It is an opportunity for “spiritual self-improvement” as we look towards living Lent with mercy. Lent focuses on an increased emphasis

SEA Technology Showcase Evenings!

We are excited to let you know that the Halton Catholic District School Board will be holding two upcoming information evenings about Special Education Assistive (SEA) Technology to enhance student learning! These information evenings are open to all parents, students and staff, and to those that currently use or may benefit from using SEA Technology:

Momo Challenge Parent Update

Dear Parents and Guardians, You may have read recent reports in the media about an internet hoax called the ‘Momo Challenge’ that is presumably being shared on social media platforms. The existence of the ‘Momo Challenge’ has not been verified, however the phenomenon has been getting a lot of attention in the media, and as

Weekly Update March 1

Dear Families Listed below are a few updates/reminders: Parking Lot – families are reminded to take extra care in our parking lot before/after school. Student safety is always our priority. Please practice patience at dismissal time. We find after a snowfall the landscaper must pile the snow near the Kiss n Ride, unfortunately it limits

Wed. Feb. 27/19: SNOW DAY – All Schools are CLOSED

All Schools and Board Offices CLOSED Wednesday, February 27​, 2019: Due to the inclement weather and deteriorating road conditions in today’s forecast, all Halton Catholic District School Board schools and workplaces are CLOSED. All transportation to and from school is cancelled. *All Community Use of Schools permits are CANCELLED. 

Weekly Update February 22

Dear Families Listed below are a few updates/reminders: Term 1 Report Cards and Communication of Learning went home earlier this week with all students K – 8. Families are reminded to please review the report card and sign the acknowledgement form on the last page. If you would like to discuss your child’s progress, please

February 20/19: All HCAA Games & Practices CANCELLED

February 20, 2019: Due to inclement weather, all Halton Catholic Athletic Association (HCAA) games and practices scheduled for today have been CANCELLED. For more information, please visit: www.hcaa.ca​.

Term 1 Report Card and Communication of Learning

Term 1 Report Card and Communication of Learning: Term 1 Report Cards will be going home with students on Wednesday, February 20th, 2019.   Students from Grades 1 to 8 are issued the Elementary Report Card.  Kindergarten students are issued the Kindergarten Communication of Learning document. The elementary provincial report card is a tool that: Emphasizes and gives

St. Nicholas Groundbreaking 2019

On Thursday, February 14, 2019, the Halton Catholic District School Board held a Ground-Breaking Ceremony for the new St. Nicholas Catholic Elementary School. Students, staff, trustees and members of the HCDSB community gathered to celebrate the start of construction for the new school building, which will be located at 477 Warminster Drive in Oakville. The

February 15, 2019 – P.A. Day

Please be advised that there will be no classes for HCDSB students on February 15, 2019.  The Education Act provided by the Ministry of Education requires each school Board to establish a School Year Calendar, identifying instructional days, professional activity (P.A.) days and holidays for each school year. Regulation 304, “School Year Calendar, Professional Activity

Weekly Update February 14

Good afternoon, Black History Month: February is Black History Month. Black History Month is intended to honour and pay tribute to Black Canadians, both past and present. Many of our classes have taken the time this month to learn and extend their understanding of the importance of Black History. For more information on board events visit: https://www.hcdsb.org/News/Pages/Black-History-Awareness-Month.aspx  Upcoming PA

Weekly Update February 13

Good morning, Please be advised that all school bus transportation has been cancelled today due to icy road conditions. All schools are OPEN. Please ensure that your child has transportation arrangements today after school – if you need to communicate how your child will be getting home later today please contact our main office. If

All ​Schools OPEN – Transportation CANCELLED

 Feb 13/19 – 6:00 A.M.: All Halton Catholic District School Board schools are OPEN, but transportation to and from school is CANCELLED in all zones. 

Tues. Feb. 12/19: SNOW DAY – All Schools are CLOSED

Tuesday, February 12​, 2019: Due to inclement weather, all Halton Catholic District School Board schools and workplaces are CLOSED. All transportation to and from school is cancelled.

Weekly Update February 8th

Good afternoon, Looking ahead to next week we are excited to announce our Ground-breaking Ceremony for the future home of St. Nicholas Catholic Elementary School. The event is scheduled for Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. Please follow our twitter account for pictures and updates! Congratulations to Olivia K. in grade 8 who is

Feb 6/19 – All Schools Closed – All Transportation Cancelled

All Schools and Board Offices CLOSED Wednesday, February 6, 2019: Due to inclement weather, all Halton Catholic District School Board schools and workplaces are CLOSED. All transportation to and from school is cancelled. *NOTE: All Community Use of School permits are CANCELLED for Wednesday, February 6, 2019 due to inclement weather. 

Feb 6/19 – Inclement Weather Update

Due to recent inclement weather reports for Wednesday, February 6, 2019, we are reminding all HCDSB families to please check HCDSB’s website or Twitter @HCDSB on Wednesday morning for transportation updates and potential cancellations or closures. We make every effort to post this information by 6:30 a.m.   In the event that the decision is made to close schools, parents

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