St. Paul Weekly Update April 5-10

Hello St. Paul Families, The staff have been working hard to support our school community with distance learning. At this point every family/child should have been contacted by the classroom teacher and informed of a distance learning platform.  If this has not yet occurred for your family, please check your email (junk file), phone messages, Remind App, etc … we

Televised Sunday Mass with Bishop Crosby

Each week, the Diocese of Hamilton will be televising Sunday Mass live from the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King. Tune in live each Sunday at 11:00 a.m. on Cable 14 or watch the rerun at 1:00 p.m. on CHCH TV. For more information about televised Masses, and to see a list of online Mass

Updated: Food & Resources Available for Families in Halton

During the school closure period, Halton Food for Thought, Food for Life and Food4Kids Halton have partnered to provide food and resources for students and families who need it most. Families in need of additional support are asked to contact Food for Life by phone: 905-635-1106 ext. 7, or through email: to register. For more information about additional food services and

Promoting Positive Mental Health

Helpful Tips and Strategies: ​​​​​​​​Apologize when you’re wrong. Parents need to apologize to their child when they make a mistake. Saying you’re sorry is not enough. Admit you were wrong and explain how it affected your child (e.g., “I’m sorry. I shouldn’t have said your idea was stupid. I know that hurt your feelings.”). Sincere and

All Schools will Remain CLOSED Until Friday, May 1, 2020

On March 31st, the Ministry of Education announced that they are extending the school closure period for all schools in Ontario until Friday, May 1, 2020. This decision has been made as a safety precaution to protect our students and staff, and help minimize the spread of COVID-19 in our community. In light of this

St. Paul Weekly Update for March 30 – April 3

Support For Families: In order to provide food to students and families, Halton Food for Thought, Food for Life, Food 4 Kids Halton and both school Boards have partnered. HALTON FOOD FOR THOUGHT, FOOD FOR LIFE and FOOD 4 KIDS has put together a resource offering support to families. Please click the link to access

Letter to Parents from Minister of Education

On March 22, 2020, the Minister of Education shared a letter with Ontario parents and guardians. Read the letter from Minister Lecce here.​  In his letter, Minister Lecce notes that while at this time the school closures are in effect until April 6, 2020, the Ministry is preparing in the event that the closures need to be

Learning Resources Released by Ministry of Education

On Friday, March 20th, the Ministry of Education released the first phase of the Learn at Home resources to support student learning during this school closure due to COVID-19. They are designed as supplementary resources to help students practice math and literacy skills during the upcoming two-week school closure period.   The Learn at Home resources are available at:

St. Paul Weekly Update March 16-April 5, 2020

Please see below for some important information/updates. PARISH NEWS: Click on the link below to access our St. Raphael Parish News. SACRAMENTS UPDATE: All Sacramental preparation/dates have been postponed until further notice. The future date for Confirmation and First Reconciliation will be communicated to St. Paul School once it has been rescheduled. March 15, 2020

OECTA Reaches Tentative Collective Agreement

We have received notice that the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA), the Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association (OCSTA) and the Government of Ontario reached a tentative collective agreement. As OECTA represents all elementary and secondary teachers in the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB), this means that all job action (withdrawal of services) has been suspended. Thank you for your patience and understanding