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Weekly Update – October 19th to 23rd

10th Annual HCCEF Evening with Bishop Crosby – Virtual Edition 10TH ANNUAL HCCEF EVENING WITH BISHOP CROSBY – VIRTUAL EDITION The HCCEF Evening with Bishop Crosby is always such a wonderful gathering of the Halton Community. Although we will not be able to meet in person this year, we can still gather virtually as a community.

Weekly Update – October 12th to 16th

Happy Thanksgiving! The staff of St. Teresa would like to wish all of our families a safe and blessed Thanksgiving and offer a special Thanksgiving prayer for the holiday. Father in Heaven, Creator of all and source of all goodness and love, please look kindly upon us and receive our heartfelt gratitude in this time

Weekly Update – October 5th to October 9th

Changes to the COVID-19 School Screening Tool The Ontario government released changes to the COVID-19 School Screening Tool used to monitor for signs and symptoms of COVID-19 in children. The guidelines continue to evolve as we learn more about COVID-19, how it spreads, and how it affects children and adults in different ways. The updated screening

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! Each year, during the month of

HCDSB Celebrates Islamic History Month

In 2007, the Parliament of Canada proclaimed October as Canadian Islamic History Month in recognition of the significant contributions the Muslim community has made to Canadian society. Muslim-Canadians contribute to the prosperity and heritage of our country through their outstanding achievements in many fields, including literature, mathematics, science, sports and the arts. Islamic History Month gives

HCDSB Marks Rowan’s Law Day

On Wednesday, September 30, 2020, 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

Weekly Update – September 28th to October 2nd

Dear Parents, please review the Updated Public Health Recommendations for School Reopening below. Orange Shirt Day – Wednesday, September 30th Students and staff are invited to wear an orange shirt to school on September 30th, to recognize the harm residential schools did to children’s sense of self-esteem and wellbeing. This day also honours those that

Daily COVID 19 Self-Assessment

Dear St. Teresa families, As we all work together to keep each other safe, please continue to perform the required daily assessment/checklist with your children to determine if they are fit to attend school on that day. Additional information may be found in our “Return to School Parent Guide” (https://learnathome.hcdsb.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/18/2020/08/2020-08-ReturntoSchool-ParentGuide.pdf)  Please refer to the attached HCDSB

Gradual Return to School for Elementary Students

To help ease the transition for our students, and ensure a safe and healthy return for all, the first day of school will be delayed, and we will be implementing a gradual (staggered) return to class for our elementary students, beginning Wednesday, September 9th. All students in Grades 1-8 will begin instruction on Monday, September 14th.

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Webinar: Preparing for a Safe and Healthy Return to School

Preparing for a Safe and Healthy Return to School: A Webinar with Dr. Hamidah Meghani, Commissioner & Medical Officer of Health for Halton Region Join us for a live webinar with Dr. Meghani as she shares important information with our HCDSB community on how to protect against COVID-19, and ensure a safe and healthy return