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Weekly Update October 10th

Good afternoon, The Lunch Box program is now available at St. Nicholas for the month of October – please click on the following link for further information: Introduction Letter – St. Nicholas LunchBox 2019.PDF Save the Date: We are excited to announce our annual St. Nicholas Halloween Dance-a-thon. The event is scheduled for Thursday, October

UPDATE: HCDSB Schools will be OPEN on Monday, October 7th!

A provincial agreement has been made with CUPE! All HCDSB schools will remain OPEN to students and will be operating as usual. Thank you for your patience & understanding. See our updates for more information: bit.ly/HCDSB-LabourUpdates

Weekly Update October 4th

Good afternoon, Emails have been sent out by the Halton Catholic District School Board, regarding possible school disruptions for our students for the upcoming week. If you have not received the emails, please click on the attachment below to read about the CUPE job action and its potential impact on students. We know it is

Elementary School Cross Country Meets POSTPONED

The 2019-2020 Elementary School Cross Country Meets, originally scheduled to take place October 8, 9, and 10, 2019  will now take place on April 21, 22, and 23, 2020. This decision was made after careful consideration, and in the interest of ensuring we can provide supervision to allow for maximum participation of students with all

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

Weekly Update September 27th

Good afternoon families, Thank you Mrs. Iannace, Mrs. Bilaver and our St. Nicholas staff, students and families for a wonderful Terry Fox Walk. It was a beautiful day for our walk. We appreciate all the support for this incredible initiative in support of Cancer research! Thank you to our Catholic School Council and all the

Weekly Update – September 26th – Terry Fox Walk

Tomorrow is our Toonie for Terry Fox Walk. Students are reminded to please dress for the weather as we will be walking the neighborhood. We will be collecting donations for the Terry Fox Foundation. We thank all our families for their support with this important initiative. Friday, September 27th is also a non-uniform day –

Our 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

Weekly Update September 20th

Good afternoon families, Thank you to all the families who joined us for our Curriculum Night. It was a great way for us to kick off our 2019-2020 school year. Families that did not have the opportunity to meet their child’s homeroom teacher are encouraged to connect via phone. A special thank you to all

Terry Fox Walk – September 27th – Red & White Day

September 20, 2019 Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s), Thirty nine years ago a young man from British Columbia captivated Canadians with his determination, commitment and energy to find a cure for cancer. His name was Terry Fox. This year, St. Nicholas Catholic School will be holding our second annual Terry Fox Walk to commemorate Terry’s inspirational Marathon of

Emergency Drills 2019-2020

SUBJECT: Police/School Board Protocol – Emergency Drills Dear Parents and Guardians: I am writing to provide you with some information regarding emergency drills that we will be conducting this school year. At St. Nicholas, the safety and well-being of our students is our highest priority. Although we hope that an incident that requires response from

Weekly Update September 13th

Good afternoon, With another busy week quickly coming to a close we have a few reminders before the weekend. Student Verification Forms should be submitted to your child’s homeroom teacher by – Friday, September 13, 2019. Please ensure we have an updated phone number and email address on file. Parent Council Nomination forms are due

Weekly Update September 6th

Good afternoon families, A few reminders before the weekend: Thank you to all our families who attended the St. Nicholas School Open House BBQ.   It was great seeing everyone and having an opportunity to meet and welcome our new families. A special thank you to all our amazing parent volunteers for their time and effort

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

Parish News: An Introduction to the Mystery of Christ

God’s act of creation and plan of salvation is a mystery that transcends the boundaries of the human imagination. Coming to St. Dominic Parish at the end of September 2019, and running every two weeks until the end of March 2020, is a program that is designed to introduce the Mystery of Christ to those

Weekly Update September 3rd

Good afternoon families, We would like to express our sincere thanks to our staff, students and parents for a great start to our academic school year. Student Verification Information forms are going home today with all students. We are asking families to please return all completed forms to the classroom teacher by September 13th. All

Weekly Update August 29, 2019 – Welcome Back!

Welcome Back! We are looking forward to the start of a new school year. Our main office is open all week for new registrations and for parents to drop off medical forms and medication. Class Placements On Friday, August 30th, student class placement will be available on the system website: Please visit: http://www.hcdsb.org Click on

Weekly Update August 24, 2019

We hope all our families are enjoying their summer break! As we prepare for the upcoming school year listed below are a few reminders to help ensure the last few weeks of August are stress free for families. School Uniform – St. Nicholas is a uniform school. Our uniform is now available for purchase through our

Grade 7 School-based Immunization Program 2019-2020

Grade 7 School-based Immunization Program 2019-2020 As you may know, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care provides a school-based immunization program for students that is delivered by the local health departments. The three immunization programs currently delivered in schools provide vaccination for:       Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) November 13, 2019 May 20, 2020       Meningococcal Disease

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

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