Exam and Culminating Review – Thursday June 28

Dear Parents/Guardians, To better support authentic feedback, STA will offer students two specific opportunities over the course of the day to find their teacher and to review their final exam/culminating assessments. Using the schedule below, students will meet their teacher, and review their final assessments; students will not be permitted to take pictures or remove final assessments from the classroom. During a student’s scheduled “lunch time”, students are asked to ensure that lockers are cleaned out, books are returned to the library, and text books are returned to the main office. Additionally, please note, staff will be unavailable for student … Continue reading

St. Thomas Aquinas C.S.S. Receives Bronze EcoSchools Certification in 2017-2018!

Ontario EcoSchools is an environmental education and certification program (from Kindergarten to Grade 12) that encourages our school community to develop our ecological literacy and reduce our environmental footprint. The key areas of focus are: Teamwork & Leadership, Energy Conservation, Waste Minimization, School Ground Greening, Curriculum, and Environmental Stewardship.  Through this program, our students and staff participate in environmental education and practices, developing the knowledge, skills, perspectives, and actions needed to be environmentally responsible citizens.   For more information, please visit: http://www.ontarioecoschools.org/ … Continue reading

HCDSB to Host the Eleventh Annual Diocesan Celebration of Catholic Education

The Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) is delighted to host the eleventh annual Diocesan Celebration of Catholic Education, which will be held on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at Holy Cross Church in Georgetown. The annual diocesan mass was established in 2008, and rotates among seven Catholic school boards and one Catholic University to give thanks for the gift of publicly funded Catholic Education. Participating school boards and universities include Halton Catholic District School Board, Hamilton-Wentworth CDSB, Waterloo CDSB, Bruce-Grey CDSB, Wellington CDSB, Haldimand Norfolk CDSB, the Conseil scolaire de district catholique Centre-sud, and St. Jerome’s University. Together with the Catholic … Continue reading

Summer School

June 22 is the last day you can register for summer school in the guidance office. After this date you must register in person on Monday June 25 at one of the summer school sites from 6pm – 8pm. You can also register anytime at the Thomas Merton Centre, 171 Speers Road, Oakville from 8:30am – 3:30pm.

School Climate Surveys

At HCDSB, we want our schools to be safe and welcoming places where students and staff can feel comfortable enough to learn and to work. The School Climate Surveys are conducted every two years to gather information from students, parents and staff, to help us create and sustain safe and welcoming schools. Student Survey From October 5 through November 16, 2017, all students in grades 9 to 12 in our school were able to participate in the School Climate Survey. The School Climate Survey for Students helps school staff learn about students’ feelings towards their school and their thoughts for improving their school environment. The survey is not … Continue reading

Prefect Applications

Prefect applications are due Wednesday June 6, 2018. Please fill out application here: https://goo.gl/forms/saaKu1Beg4Og4qvD2 We are looking for people who: demonstrate strong leadership qualities are mature and responsible. will responsibly serve the school community. Will effectively support school initiatives and be a liaison to guests All students who in good standing are encouraged to apply for this very fulfilling position. If you have any questions, please see Ms. Ferguson, Ms. Power, or Ms. Thorpe. … Continue reading