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Parent Weekly Update for Week of May 17th, 2021

Dress Loud Day May is the Speech and Hearing month! On Friday, May 28, staff and students are encouraged to participate in Dress Loud Day to celebrate the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) community. We want to see your brightest, most sparkly, patterned LOUD outfits in your virtual classrooms. On this day, teachers will

Student Census Pilot Study

Student Census Pilot Study

Select classes in our school have been invited to participate in the 2021 Student Census Pilot Study. About the Student Census Pilot Study This pilot study will help HCDSB determine how to best collect identity-based information (i.e., race, gender, language, etc.) from students and/or parents using a survey method. The pilot study will also help our school board prepare for the Board-wide Census in

School Climate Survey

As part of our ongoing efforts to create and maintain safe, inclusive and accepting schools, the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) undertakes a School Climate Survey to gather input from parents, students in Grades 4-12 and staff in each of our HCDSB schools. The survey is required by the Ministry of Education as part of the Safe

Weekly Update for Week of May 10th, 2021

New to Canada Networking St. Scholastica is hosting a virtual meeting for Newcomers to Canada on June 2nd, at 6:30.  Please note, this meeting is for parents and guardians who, themselves, were born outside Canada.  The purpose of this gathering is to provide Newcomers an opportunity to network with families in our St. Scholastica community

Journeying Together in Jesus

Journeying Together ~ Annual Walk with Jesus

A Liturgy in honour of HCDSB’s Annual Walk with Jesus will take place on Thursday, May 6th at 10:00 AM, with greetings from Bishop Crosby. Don’t forget to follow along and join in the conversation on Twitter by using the hashtag #HCWWJ! A Message from Father Con O’Mahony 

Weekly Update for Week of May 3rd, 2021

This week is Catholic Education Week. Our theme this year is “Nurturing Hope”.  This reminds us that Catholic education is a call to service.  Regardless of our position or our responsibilities with Catholic education, our role is a call birthed in Baptism, to bring the saving message of Jesus Christ into the lives of those

Catholic Education Nurturing Hope: May 2 - May 7, 2021

Nurturing Hope During Catholic Education Week

During the week of May 2 to May 7, 2021, the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) joins school boards in celebrating the significant contributions that Catholic education has made to our community and across the province of Ontario!  The province-wide theme of this year’s Catholic Education Week is Nurturing Hope, reminding us that our Catholic schools exist to inspire students to cultivate their faith; so that they may prosper in hope by our

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HCDSB Participates in Mental Health Week

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) designates the first week in May as Mental Health Week. This year, it runs from May 3-7, 2021, and the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) will join organizations across Canada in raising awareness about mental health.  The HCDSB Mental Health team has designated Get Real About How You Feel as the theme of this year’s Mental Health Week. Daily Mental Health Themes The HCDSB Mental Health team are suggesting a daily focus for each day during Mental Health Week: Monday: Naming Our Emotions

COVID-19 Testing for Schools

Fourth Round of Voluntary, Targeted COVID-19 Testing

For the past several weeks, HCDSB has offered voluntary COVID-19 testing at school sites for asymptomatic staff and students.  During this round of testing, all staff and families are able to attend any of the testing site locations (i.e. you will not have to attend the site designated for your family of schools).  Who Can Be Tested? Testing is voluntary, and consent will be required

Student Awards of Excellence

HCDSB Announces the Student Award of Excellence Recipients!

Each year, the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) celebrates exceptional students across our school district at the Annual Student Awards of Excellence Ceremony. This year, due to COVID-19 precautions in place, we are recognizing and congratulating our student recipients virtually! Congratulations to Maria Eduarda Nalevaiko who won the Student Award of Excellence for our school! About Maria Maria is an outstanding, hardworking