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St. Paul Weekly Update June 15-19

Hello St. Paul Families,

Thank you for your continued participation and support of your child and our teachers as we complete week ten of Distance Learning – 2 more weeks to go! As a reminder, distance learning will continue until the last day of school – Friday, June 26th, 2020. Please continue to stay connected as we complete the 2019-2020 school year.

Happy (Almost) Retirement!

On behalf of the staff and students of St. Paul, I would like to extend a heart felt thank you to Mrs. Patterson as she is retiring at the end of this school year. Her love and dedication to her students throughout the years was evident each and every day. We wish her a joyous and relaxing retirement. Please click here to read a message from Mr. Patterson.


St. Paul Student’s Got Talent! – Please click on the link to watch our much anticipated “Virtual” Talent Show. Make sure you watch until the end as there are a couple of future star surprises!

St. Raphael Parish News:

Dear Parishioners,

Greetings to you. Here is the Sunday mass link,

As mentioned earlier from this Tuesday we will be opening the church. There have been a few inquiries and concerns raised. I do understand that some of you have concerns about reopening. I just want to inform you that even though we are opening the church you don’t have to feel obliged to attend the mass. If you are worried or if you are living with elderly parents it is totally understandable. We can prepare only to a certain extend. This does not guarantee that we will be safe at 100%. So you have the choice. The dioceses have given an exemption to the obligation towards Sunday mass until the pandemic is over.

If you choose to come for mass, you are required to wear the mask and maintain social distance. We try our best to keep everyone safe. The chapel and the office continue to remain closed until further notice. 
With love and Prayers

Father Francis Salasiar CSC

Curbside Pick Up/Drop Off Schedule:

Based on the recommendations of Health Canada regarding physical distancing and in consultation with Halton Region Public Health, our school staff have organized a pick up and drop off of items during the last week of school – June 22-25.

Please note that all devices will need to be returned by the end of June, unless students are enrolled in a summer learning program and they require the device for learning.

Your pick-up/drop off date and time at the school is organized by family surname:

Pick-up/ Drop off timesMonday, June 22   Family Surname:  A-F onlyWednesday, June 24   Family Surname:  G-M onlyThursday, June 25   Family Surname:  N-Z only  
9:00-10:00BA – BLHO – P
10:00-11:00BO – BYI – JR
11:00-12:00CA – CIKSA – SK
12:00-1:00CL – COLSM – SW
1:00-2:00DA – DIMAT
2:00-3:00DO – EMCV
3:00-4:00FME – MOW – Z

AREA 1 – Drop Off (along the exterior gym wall)

  • Technology (devices) borrowed, Special education equipment, Sports uniforms/equipment, Musical instruments, Library books and textbooks

AREA 2 – Pick Up (between main doors and flagpole)

  • Personal belongings from desks and cubbies and/or lockers (locks may have to be cut in the event the teacher does not have the correct combination)
  • EpiPens® or other medications

GRADE 8 FAMILIES – Grade 8 students and their siblings will pick up and drop off their things on Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020. Families have been communicated their pre-scheduled times in a separate email and phone call. Please do not come to pick up sibling items on the Monday, Wednesday or Thursday.

Prior to your scheduled drop off or pick up time frame, you are required to read the full list of instructions outlined in the: HCDSB Elementary School Curbside Access for Student Belongings Protocol for Parents/Guardians. This protocol explains in full detail what to expect as we provide temporary access to our school. Click on the link below.

DOC B CES Parent Protocol June 5, 2020.pdf 

As always, please continue to follow the advice and recommendations of our Public Health professionals. Thank you again for your patience and cooperation as we provide temporary access to our school in a safe and secure manner.

Have a great day!

N. Costa

Elementary PrincipalSt. Paul Weekly Update June 15-19