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National Indigenous Peoples Day

Monday, June 21, 2021 What is National Indigenous Peoples Day? This is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. St. Raphael Staff and Students will be wearing orange shirts to honour Indigenous Awareness. Students please check on your D2L Site to see programs available to learn


Friday, June 18th we are having a Beach Spirit Day! Students are encouraged to dress up in their beach wear! We kindly ask you to follow the dress code as laid out in the Student Agenda.

Thank you St. Raphael Garden Volunteers!

A special thank you goes out to Mrs. Stunguris and Mrs. Florez and the yard enhancement committee for all of your hard work with the gardens at St. Raphael Elementary School this week! Also a thank you goes out to Smitty’s landscaping for donating time and work to assist with the project! Below please find some

There’s Only One You!

This week, students at St. Raphael Elementary listened to another story read by Mr. Vigna, Only One You, by Linda Kranz. Students are encouraged to participate in the activities sent out via School Messenger today.

Halton Food For Thought Update

Healthy Student Snack Bags – COVID-19 Update Please see the link below for complete information – the last day for Student Snack Bags is June 25th. There is also a second link below to sign up for support over the summer that needs to be filled out by June 19th.. https://www.haltonfoodforthought.com/halton-food-for-thought-covid-19-update/ Halton Food for Thought


Catholic Parent Involvement Committee (CPIC) to Host Speaker Series

The Catholic Parent Involvement Committee (CPIC) at HCDSB is pleased to be hosting a speaker series throughout the month of June. CPIC is a group of parents, trustees and Board staff who actively support parent engagement and involvement throughout the Halton Catholic District School Board.  CPIC provides an opportunity for Catholic School Council members to network,

Monitoring Survey

How Are We Doing? HCDSB Seeking Input on Year 5 of the Strategic Plan

In September, 2016, the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) launched a new multi-year plan. Each year, the Director of Education reports back to the Board of Trustees on the specific steps undertaken across our school system that align with the goals established in our strategic plan.  Focus on Our Students: Strategic Plan 2016-2021 provides direction that guides the decisions and actions that

Responding with Faith, Hope and Love in the Face of Violence and Hatred

A statement from the Director of Education, Pat Daly, on our commitment to responding to racism and discrimination with Faith, Hope and Love. On Sunday, a family was intentionally struck by a driver in his motor vehicle as they were walking along their neighbourhood in London, Ontario. They were targeted because of their Islamic faith.

Register Your Child in the HCDSB Virtual Elementary School for the 2021-2022 School Year

In light of the current Public Health situation in Ontario due to COVID-19, the Halton Catholic District School Board will continue to offer a virtual school setting for Kindergarten to Grade 8, together with those awarded placements in our optional virtual programing for French Immersion (Grade 1 to 8) and Extended French Grade 5 to Grade 8 for

COVID-19 Youth Vaccination Program.

COVID-19 Youth Vaccination Program

Beginning Monday, May 31st, youth aged 12 years of age and over who live or attend school in Halton will be able to book their COVID-19 vaccination through Halton Region’s online booking system.  Halton Region Public Health will offer first doses to all youth aged 12 to 17 years of age in June, and second doses