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St. Paul Weekly Update November 25-29

Dear St. Paul CES Families, Thank you all for another successful round of parent/teacher interviews; Thank you to the parents/families that supported the book fair this year; Thank you to Ms. McLean for running a fabulous Arctic Book Fair; Thank you to our Peer Mentor Team for the announcements and initiatives this week for Bullying

We’re Celebrating 50 Years of Catholic Education at HCDSB!

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the formation of the Halton Catholic District School Board, and we are celebrating! Our school district was born in 1969, when the Burlington, Georgetown, Milton and Oakville school boards came together to form the Halton County Roman Catholic Separate School Board. At the time of amalgamation, we had

St. Paul Weekly Update November 18-22

Dear St. Paul CES Families, Please see below for important information items for this week. _________________________________________________________________ Morning Prayer Leaders: Mrs Byrnes’ Grade 6 class – Focus on Faith – Human Rights and Responsibilities   Parish News: Click on the blue links below to access our St. Raphael Parish News. November 2019 – Diocesan Workshops and

Bullying Awareness & Prevention Week 2019

The third week in November is the designated Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week in Ontario. From November 17-23, 2019, the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) will join school boards around the province in enhancing awareness and understanding about bullying, and the factors that contribute to safe, caring and inclusive schools. This week, and every

St. Paul weekly Update November 11 – 15

Dear St. Paul CES Families, Inter is just around the corner! Please remember to send your child(ren) to school dressed for the weather. Label all clothing items as our Lost and Found Bin is already busting at the seams. Please see below for important information items for this week. _________________________________________________________________ Morning Prayer Leaders: Mrs Byrnes’

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

St. Paul Weekly Update November 4-8

Dear St. Paul CES Families, Thank you to all Catholic School Council Members and Parent volunteers for making our Dance-a-thon a huge success. Our total Fundraising goal of $9000 was shattered! Our School community raised exactly $13,069.55. Thank you all again for your continued support. Thank you also to all the families that donated items

St. Paul Weekly Update October 28th – November 1st

Dear St. Paul CES Families, It is hard to believe we are headed into the final week of October. Thank you to our school community/parent volunteers/Catholic School Council members for all your hard work in preparing to make this our best fundraiser/dance ever! We are looking forward to seeing all of you on Thursday for

St. Paul Weekly Update October 21-25

Dear St. Paul CES Families, On Monday, October 21st, our School Gymnasium will be the dedicated site for voters to cast their vote in our the Federal Election. We anticipate that there will be a constant flow of cars in and out of the parking lot throughout the day. Please be mindful of this during

St. Paul Weekly Update October 14-18

Dear St. Paul CES Families, Thank you to our Peer Mentors for organizing our Thanksgiving Food Drive for the Saint Vincent de Paul Society. Thank you to all the families that donated food items to the St. Vincent De Paul Thanksgiving food drive. Our School community collected over 1100 items. Wow! Thank you for making

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

St. Paul Weekly Update October 7-11

Dear St. Paul CES Families, In the event of a full withdrawal of services by CUPE, schools will be closed to students on Monday, October 7th, and for the duration of the strike.​ ​ We regret that this decision will pose some challenges for parents and guardians who may have to find childcare arrangements, however closing

Important Update: If CUPE Strike Proceeds, All HCDSB Schools will be CLOSED to Students

In the event of a full withdrawal of services by CUPE, schools will be closed to students on Monday, October 7th, and for the duration of the strike.​ ​ We regret that this decision will pose some challenges for parents and guardians who may have to find childcare arrangements, however closing schools is the only way

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

St. Paul Weekly Update September 30 – October 4

Dear St. Paul CES Families, SAFE ARRIVAL PROGRAM: Please continue to use the SafeArrival system to report student absences. This 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 The safety and wellbeing

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

St. Paul Weekly Update September 23-27

Dear St. Paul CES Families, Thank you to all the families that attended our welcome back bbq and curriculum night event. It was great turnout! A special thank you to Father Francis, the 5073 Knights of Columbus, Our Catholic School Council members and parent volunteers for making the event run so smoothly. Thank you to

St. Paul Weekly Update September 16-20

Dear St. Paul CES Families, Looking forward to another great week at St. Paul School. See you all on Thursday evening for our BBQ, Aussie X and Curriculum Night event! Our Thanksgiving Food Drive begins this week. St. Paul school will be collecting specific items to support the St. Vincent de Paul Food Drive. Please consider

St. Paul Weekly Update September 9-13

Dear St. Paul CES Families, Thank you all for another great first week back. On Monday, we welcome ALL our Kindergarten children as they attend their first full week of school together. Morning Prayer Leaders  Mr. Costa Parish News: September 8, 2019   SAFE ARRIVAL PROGRAM: Our school offers an automated student attendance management system

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

First Day is Almost Here!

Hello St. Paul CES Families, One more sleep to go! Hopefully everyone enjoyed their last long weekend of the summer and we are all well rested to start the school year. There have been a few changes over the summer in our little/big school! We are ready to welcome 365 students into our building this

Welcome Back!

Hello St. Paul CES Families, Welcome (almost) back! Hopefully you all are enjoying the last few days of our summer vacation. Please see below for some information/updates as we prepare for a new school year. The school office will be open the week of August 26th-30th (8:00am – 4:00pm) for new registrations and inquiries. Class

Last Weekly Update! June 24-28

Hello St. Paul Families, It is hard to believe we are headed into our last week of the 2018/19 school year. It has been a very productive and successful year! As a community, we are blessed with dedicated staff and parents who are committed to ensuring that, together, we make a difference in the lives

St. Paul Weekly Update June 17-21

Hello St. Paul Families, Happy Father’s Day to all the Dad’s out there. Hope you all have a great day with the family.   Please see below for some important info items and dates for the following weeks. Prayers This Week: Grade 1 students – CATHOLIC SOCIAL TEACHING: HUMAN DIGNITY   We value your feedback!

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

St. Paul Weekly Update June 10-14

Hello St. Paul Families,   Students are encouraged to wear Red (with Uniform bottoms) on Monday to support our Toronto Raptors and our Canadian Women’s National soccer team as they play their first game in the World Cup Tournament. Go Canada/Raptors Go!   Please see below for some important info items and dates for the

St. Paul Weekly Update June 3-7

Hello St. Paul Families, Good Luck to our Grade 5-7 students participating in the Burlington Track and Field Meet on Monday, June 3rd at Notre Dame High School. Good Luck to our Grade 8’s as they make their way to our Nation’s Capital, Ottawa (June 3rd-5th). Please see below for some important info items and

St. Paul Weekly Update May 27-31

Hello St. Paul Families, It’s hard to believe that June is around the corner. It’s about time we put those winter clothes away for good. That being said, please visit our school this Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday as our Lost and Found Bin will be on display. There are many cold weather items that need

St. Paul Weekly Update May 21-24

Hello St. Paul Families, Please see below for important info items and dates. Parish News: Click here for the weekly Bulletin —>May 19, 2019   Salad Bar: Please go to Schoolcash Online for your chance to order our Salad Bar Lunch on Wednesday. Ordering closes this Friday! EQAO Assessment: Grade 3 and 6 Dates:  Grade

St. Paul Weekly Update May 13-17

Hello St. Paul Families, Thank you to all the families who joined us this week for Catholic Education Week. Students and staff showcased activities and reflections that celebrated our Catholic education in action. This week began with celebrating our amazing volunteers and ended in prayer with our 50th Anniversary Mass and Walk Down Memory Lane

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

BA Bonanza Coming Soon!

The Special Education Department is excited to announce the ABA for All Bonanza event running for one entire day at St. Paul school on Thursday, June 13th. 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 Counselors,

Catholic Education Week Update May 6th – 10th

Hello St. Paul Families, On Wednesday, May 1st,  our grade 7 students received the Sacrament of Confirmation.  We wish them every blessing of the Holy Spirit as they take this step into adulthood in the Catholic Church.  Please continue to keep these young women and men in your prayers.  We are so proud of each

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’,

St. Paul Weekly Update April 29th – May 3rd

Hello St. Paul Families, Catholic Education Week May 6-10th: This year’s celebration is entitled, “Catholic Education: Living as Joyful Disciples” and will be celebrated during the week of May 5 – May 10. A summary of scheduled events will be coming home soon. Please click here for our CEW Calendar of Events –> CEW Calendar May

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

St. Paul Weekly Update April 22-26

Hello St. Paul Families, Christ is Risen! Alleluia! Wishing you all a very Blessed and Joyous Easter Sunday with your loved ones. See below for some important information items and upcoming dates…   Parish News: Click here for the weekly Bulletin —> April 21, 2019 Holy Week   50th Anniversary Update – We still need

St. Paul Weekly Update April 15-18

Hello St. Paul Families, This week is Holy Week, a most sacred time of year. We commemorate and remember the last week of Jesus’ life on earth. The season of Lent, the season of sacrifice and self-denial is about to come to an end. It begins today with Palm Sunday. On Palm Sunday, we remember Jesus’

Earth Week 2019

EarthWeek – April 15 – 19 Students, staff, and families are invited to participate in Earth Week Activities. Students from our ECO Club will be making announcements all week to prepare for our ACTION items the following week. To check out the daily suggestions, and Earth Week tips for each day of the week, click here. Our Schools

St. Paul Weekly Update April 8-12

Hello St. Paul Families, We still need your help! Staff and students are preparing for our 50th Anniversary Mass and celebration on Friday, May 10th. We are creating a visual decade display (Walk Down Memory Lane) of the last 50 years of Excellence in Catholic Education in our school gymnasium. We asking to borrow any

St. Paul Weekly Update April 1-5

Hello St. Paul Families, We need your help! Staff and students are preparing for our 50th Anniversary Mass and celebration on Friday, May 10th. We are creating a visual decade display (Walk Down Memory Lane) of the last 50 years of Excellence in Catholic Education in our school gymnasium. We asking to borrow any photos/memorabilia

St. Paul Weekly Update March 25-29

Hello St. Paul Families,     It is hard to believe that we are heading into the last week in March. So many great things have been happening at St. Paul School this month… -The girl’s and boy’s basketball playoffs are in full swing and they are both starting to make a push for the

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

St. Paul Weekly Update March 11-15

Hello St. Paul Families, Wishing everyone a happy and safe March Break! See below for some information items and important dates.     Parish News: Click here for the weekly Bulletin —> March 10, 2019 Solidarity Calendar Flyer for Formed.org Childrens_Content_ School – Formed   DrumFit Family Fitness Night: Thank you to our Catholic School

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:

St. Paul Weekly Update March 4-8

Hello St. Paul Families, Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, a season of fasting, almsgiving and prayer. Please join us on Wednesday, March 6th at 10:30am in our school gym for a Liturgy and the distribution of Ashes.  Also, please make some time to come by the school to look in our lost and

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