School Cash Online

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We are pleased to advise you that the Halton Catholic District School Board has completed the implementation of a new online payment initiative – School Cash Online.

School Cash Online provides parents with easy access and convenience at any time to make online payments for a variety of student activities, while maintaining an electronic receipt history for items purchased and providing greater flexibility and control on how payments are made to the school. This new online payment method will also help reduce the risk of theft and cash misplacement.

This new initiative was introduced throughout our Board in 3 phases, and St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School was part of the third phase of implementation which is now “Live”.

For more information including an FAQ, the benefits of this program, and how to register for School Cash Online, please visit: http://www.hcdsb.org/Parents/Pages/School-Cash-Online.aspx

To register, click here.

Holy Trinity Trivia Night

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The Holy Trinity Robotics Team – Team 3161 will be hosting the third Annual Holy Trinity Trivia Night on Thursday, May 14th beginning at 7:00 pm. Please see the attached poster for more information. All members of the community are welcome to come out and enjoy a fun evening while supporting our Robotics team Questions can be forwarded to: Roger Balech balechr@hcdsb.org … Continue reading

St. Michael Catholic School 50th Anniversary

This school year marks the 50th anniversary of St. Michael Catholic School! Festivities have been scheduled for Wednesday, May 6th during Catholic Education Week, so please save the date. Activities for this day will include: “A Journey through the Decades” presentation, a display of the time capsule and its contents from the opening of the school, and a celebration mass at St. Michael’s Church followed by a BBQ reception at the school. All former staff and students are invited to attend this monumental event. 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. “A Journey through the Decades” presentation & time capsule display at … Continue reading

St. Thomas Aquinas Students Learn about Workplace Safety

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On Monday, April 13, 2015, MySafeWork gave a powerful presentation on workplace safety to students and staff at our school. The Minister of Labour, MPP Kevin Flynn, Mayor of Oakville, Rob Burton, and over 40 members of the business community were amongst the guests and panelists in attendance for the special presentation. Also in attendance were Arlene Iantomasi, Vice-Chair of the Halton Catholic District School Board, Superintendent of Education, Toni Pinelli, the Board’s Health & Safety Officer, Kim George, and Pathways Itinerant Teacher, Mike Johnston. Click here to read more. … Continue reading

Social Change and Youth Leadership Conference

The Social Change and Youth Leadership Conference (SCYLC) is an annual conference hosted by the Engineers Without Borders, University of Toronto Chapter. The purpose of this event is to immerse secondary school students in difficult challenges surrounding social change and how their impact is significant to driving this world forward. When is SCYLC 2015? Saturday May 9th to Sunday May 10th Where will it be held? University of Toronto, St. George Campus What is the cost? $75.00CAD Why should you come? We have a ton of amazing speakers and fun activities planned for you, as you experience an overnight stay … Continue reading

Parent Teacher Interview Night – Thursday March 26

PTI This is a reminder of Parent Teacher Interview Night on Thursday March 26, 2015 from 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Please have your son or daughter speak to their Subject Teacher for an interview. All students will be given an appointment booking slip closer to the interviews. If Teachers do not have any appointments left, please contact the Subject Teacher directly, by calling the school at 905 842-9494. Interviews will occur at the school in either the gym or cafeteria. Upon your arrival, please check the white board in the foyer to determine each teacher’s location. We look forward to meeting you.

OSSLT – Thursday March 26 – SPECIAL SCHEDULE

osslt-300x206 In order to enhance a testing atmosphere conducive to maximizing success and to minimizing distractions we will be revising the school day schedule on March 26th as follows:

Time Frame for the OSSLT:

8:25 a.m.-8:30 a.m.- Booklet 1 – test set up 8:30 a.m.-9:45 a.m. - Time Frame for students to complete Booklet 1 9:45 a.m.-10:00 a.m. - Break & Booklet 2 set up 10:00 a.m.-11:15 a.m. - Time Frame for students to complete Booklet 2 11:15 a.m.-11:25 a.m. - Student Questionnaire

Schedule For Afternoon:

Common Lunch 11:25 a.m. -12:05 p.m. Start Time: Period 1 - 12:10 – 12:40 p.m. Period 2 - 12:45 – 1:15 p.m. Period 3/4 - 1:20 – 1:50 p.m. Period 5 - 1:55 – 2:27 p.m.

C.A.P.P. for KIDS (Community & Parent Partners for Kids)

C.A.P.P. for KIDS presents Building Stronger Families with Guest speaker: Mary Tabak. Mary Tabak is the Our Kids Network (OKN) Developmental Asset Project Manager and is accredited in the Triple P Positive Parenting Program. She has worked in Halton schools for over 20 years with extensive experience in community development, strength based approaches and parent engagement. Click here for more info. … Continue reading