Sanctity of Life Motion

Dear Parents and Guardians,

I wanted to provide a follow up to the email I sent you on March 21st regarding the Sanctity of Life Motion related to school fundraising.

At the Regular Board Meeting held on May 1, 2018, the Board of Trustees passed an amendment to the Sanctity of Life Motion (Resolution #61/18 Upholding the Sanctity of Life Through Donations to Charities and Non-Profits).

The details of the amendment are available on our Board’s website here: https://bit.ly/HCDSB-SanctityofLife

The amendment to Resolution #61/18 states that schools and school councils may continue to fundraise in the same manner as they did prior to Resolution #61/18, until an amended fundraising policy is approved by the Board.

Provide Your Input

The community consultation process, requesting stakeholder input on Policy V-04 School Fundraising Activities and Administrative Procedure VI-59 School Fundraising Activities will proceed as scheduled.

We continue to invite parents, students, staff and members of the community to share their thoughts on these new requirements. The deadline for input is 11:59 p.m. on June 1, 2018.

Please click here to view Operating Policy V-04 School Fundraising Activities.

Please click here to view Administrative Procedure VI-59 School Fundraising Activities.

To submit an electronic response you may click here.

Next Steps

The feedback received through the consultation process will be presented and reviewed by the Board of Trustees at a future Board meeting.

We continue to encourage students and staff to participate in fundraising efforts throughout the school year.

Thank you,

Paula Dawson
Director of Education

Halton Catholic District School Board
802 Drury Lane
Burlington, ON   L7R 2Y2
905-632-6300

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