SafeArrival Student Absence Reporting is Here!

We are pleased to announce that as of Monday, November 5, 2018, our school has moved to a new automated student attendance management system called SafeArrival, offered through SchoolMessenger®, the company that hosts our parent notification system. The SafeArrival system is available 24/7, allowing you to report your child’s absence in one of three ways: using the SchoolMessenger® mobile appby logging into the SchoolMessenger®  web siteby calling into an interactive toll-free phone line Learn more about how to report your child’s absence. Click on the FAQ for more information about how to use the new SafeArrival student attendance management system. The … Continue reading

Keeping Christ in Christmas Student Contest!

With Christmas just around the corner, the Halton Catholic District School Board will once again be running its Keeping Christ in Christmas student contest! This year, the contest will be open for entries fromNovember 9 through December 2, 2018. Students are asked to submit work that best describes the theme of the contest, Keeping Christ in Christmas, and highlight in their individual submissions how we can all do our part to Keep Christ in Christmas. Students may submit entries in the following four (4) categories: Traditional artwork (drawing, painting, photography, collage, sculpture, 3D model, etc.)Original songShort video (no longer than 3 minutes)NEW THIS YEAR! ~ Short story or … Continue reading

Grade 8 Information Night

Welcome to future Loyola students!  Grade 8 Information Night will take place on Wednesday, November 14th at 6:30p in the cafeteria.  The purpose of this night is to provide information for parents of Grade 8 students to ease the transition and registration into Grade 9.  Highlights: Presentation from Student Services on registration process Meet the teachers of various courses Tours around the school and visit our classes Meet students from various leadership groups, clubs and teams Learn about specialty programs like Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) in Health & Wellness or Hospitality & Tourism Meet some of our support staff like our Chaplaincy Leader, Child … Continue reading

Fall Awards

St. Ignatius of Loyola Catholic Secondary School is holding its annual Fall Awards Celebration on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 6:30pm in the school gymnasium.  The purpose of this ceremony is to recognize and congratulate the students who, during the 2017-2018 school year, have excelled in their academic achievements and in their school involvement.  Honour Roll students will also be acknowledged and recognized at the ceremony for their achievement during the 2017-2018 school year. Special Award recipients have been notified and are asked to RSVP their attendance as instructed if they haven’t already done so. … Continue reading

Angel Cuts for Kids

On Wednesday, October 24 (5:00 – 7:00p) in the small gym the cosmetology classes have organized a charity cut to support A Child’s Voice Foundation (www.ACVF.ca). The class is looking for volunteers that will donate hair (Minimum length of 12 inches unbleached natural hair is required) to create wigs.  That evening there will be raffle prizes, food, music and much more. … Continue reading

Custom Uniform Hoodies

New this year, Inschool Wear will be offering customizable uniform hoodies.  Students will have the option of having a team or club name embroidered to their school hoodie.  Students should speak with their coach or club supervisor for more details as orders must go through the teacher. This can be the purchase of a new uniform hoodie, or an addition to a previously purchased uniform hoodies (for the 2018/2019 school year only). As a friendly reminder – spirit wear clothing is not part of the school uniform (ie: maroon or grey hoodies or jackets). … Continue reading

Jr. Dance – Oct. 11

Junior Dance for Grades 9 and 10 Loyola Students – “Under the Sea” Thurs. Oct 11, 2018 6:45 – 10:00p (No in and out) – Please leave bags and backpacks at home $15 for ticket (School Cash Online) Students will not have access to lockers or rest of school  … Continue reading

HCDSB Marks Rowan’s Law Day

On Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 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 a mild bump to the head can be serious. Research indicates that a concussion can affect a student’s school performance in both cognitive activities (school work) and physical activities (physical education program/interschool activities). Research also indicates that engaging in  cognitive and … Continue reading

Girls Night In Survey

We need your help and input!  We’re asking all Loyola girls to please take 2 minutes to complete the following survey (Link: https://goo.gl/6biETV ) to get your feedback on timing, events and activities.  You will need your Loyola Google Account. … Continue reading