Announcements

Weekly Update – March 2nd

Lent comes providentially to reawaken us, to shake us from our lethargy ~ Pope Francis OECTA Job Action – All HCDSB Schools Will Be CLOSED to Students on Thursday, March 5, 2020 The Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) announced that they will hold a one-day, province-wide full withdrawal of services (walkout) on Thursday, March

Update #10: All HCDSB Schools Will Be CLOSED to Students on Thursday, March 5, 2020

The Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) announced that they will hold a one-day, province-wide full withdrawal of services (walkout) on Thursday, March 5, 2020. OECTA represents all of our HCDSB elementary and secondary school teachers. A full withdrawal of services would mean that no instruction would take place in any of our classrooms, posing significant

Mental Health Tip of the Month

Mental Health Tip of the Month – February 2020 – Self Care Despite February being a short month with only 28 days, it can feel like a long one due to the shorter days, lack of sunshine and cold weather.  Being attentive to how we are feeling, along with being intentional about our self-care is

Update #9: Update! All HCDSB Schools will be OPEN to Students on Tues., February 25, 2020

The Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) has announced that the potential one-day, full withdrawal of services (walkout) in all HCDSB schools on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 has been CANCELLED. All HCDSB schools will be OPEN to students on Tuesday, February 25, 2020. OECTA has announced that the series of rotating strikes across the province

Weekly Update – February 24th

Intelligence plus character, that is the goal of true education ~ Martin Luther King Jr. Celebrating Black History Month During this month, we will be sharing information on important people and events from our History over the PA. This past week we learned about the Civil Rights Movement and its impact on making change. This

Update #8: OECTA Announces Potential Walkout – Tuesday, February 25​

It was announced today that OECTA will move to a series of rotating strikes across the province next week, if a provincial settlement is not reached by then. This means that OECTA will potentially hold a one-day, full withdrawal of services in all HCDSB schools on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, unless a strike is averted. OECTA represents all of our

Weekly Update – February 17th

You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right ~ Rosa Parks Labour Negotiations Update It was announced that on Friday, February 21, 2020 all elementary and secondary teachers, as well as many education workers across the province, will participate in a one-day walkout. This walkout will include members of

Update #7: All HCDSB Schools will be CLOSED to Students on Fri., February 21, 2020

It was announced today that on Friday, February 21, 2020 all elementary and secondary teachers, as well as many education workers across the province, will participate in a one-day walkout. This walkout will include members of the following four education unions in Ontario: Association des enseignantes et des enseignants franco-ontariens (AEFO); Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario

Weekly Update – February 10th

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. ~ Nelson Mandela Celebrating Black History Month During this month, we will be sharing information on important people and events from our History over the PA. This week we are highlighting the Underground Railroad. Here is an excerpt of one of our

Staying Healthy During Flu/Cold Season

To help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, the following are some tips for you from the Halton Health Department: Wash your hands frequently and thoroughly using soap and water and/or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer** (N.B. Hand sanitizer is not a substitute for handwashing, if soap and water are not available, using a hand