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

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

Ontario Student Voice Awards – Applications are Open!

The ​Ontario Student​ ​Trustees’​ ​Association​ ​(OSTA-AECO) is now offering Ontario Student Voice Awards, presented annually to students doing exceptional work across the province of Ontario. Ontario Student Trustees present the awards to students who dedicate their time passionately representing their community and advocating for the issues most important to them. This year alone, six awards, each valued at $500 will be given to students in the following categories: • Student Voice • Commitment to Justice • Dedication to the Arts • Sports Leadership • Entrepreneurial Initiative • Cultural Involvement The deadline for all applications is March 20, 2018. For more … Continue reading

It’s that time of year again and the deadline for course selections is fast approaching!

Grade 10 students and their parents are encouraged to watch the following recorded presentation: Let’s Talk About Pathways! to learn more about selecting the appropriate courses for their Grade 11 year, as they plan their educational journey and career pathway.

Students are encouraged to speak to our Student Services department, should they have any questions about course selections and choosing a pathway.

For more information, please visit: http://studentsuccess.hcdsb.org/

 

School Climate Student Survey

In the fall of the 2017-2018 school year, all grade 4 to 12 students across the Halton Catholic District School Board will have an opportunity to participate in a school climate student survey.

The survey is voluntary and anonymous, and will allow students to share their thoughts about our school community. Students will be given time to complete the survey during the school day.

For more information, please visit the following page on the Board’s website: School Climate Surveys.

Monitoring our Multi-Year Strategic Plan

As the first year of the Halton Catholic District School Board’s new multi-year strategic plan comes to an end, we are gathering feedback from the HCDSB community to monitor our efforts this past year.

We Want Your Feedback!

Please take a moment to share your thoughts here. This survey will remain open until June 30, 2017.

All of the feedback gathered will be shared with our Board of Trustees.

Please note that all information collected will remain anonymous; no school or respondent names will be shared.

Questions?

If you have any questions about this data collection process, please contact Dr. Lisa Collimore, Chief Research Officer, at: collimorel@hcdsb.org

Grade 8 Parent Information Evening – November 17 @ 7pm

Attention Parents and Guardians of Grade 8 Students: You are cordially invited to attend our Grade 8 Parent Information Evening which will be held on Thursday November 17 beginning at 7.00pm. This is an important opportunity to learn about Loyola’s range of programs, as well as, the different pathways available to your sons and daughters as they prepare for high school. Parents will have an opportunity to experience all that Loyola has to offer through interactive displays and demonstrations, and visits with various teachers and heads of departments. The evening promises to be informative and exciting – please join us! … Continue reading

Student Timetables for 2016-17

All students in grades 10 through 12 may access their timetables through the Student Information System (SIS).  The SIS system will be available on Friday, September 2 after 7:00 p.m.  Click here to access SIS. Students must use their HCDSB student number (NOT their OEN number), which is listed on their student card.  Should students experience difficulty accessing this information, please note that student timetables will be distributed to students in their period 1 class on Wednesday, September 7.  Students will be able to locate their Period 1 class on the lists posted in the Atrium on Wednesday morning. We are … Continue reading

Welcome and Welcome Back to Loyola!

We are pleased to welcome all new students to Loyola for September 2016 – and welcome back to all returning Loyola students! A reminder that our Loyola Hawks Orientation Day for Grade 9 students will be held on September 1st  from 12:00 noon – 1:30pm. Grade 9 students are asked to arrive in the Atrium (inside at the front of the school) at 11:45 am to sign in. Grade 9 students are reminded to bring a combination lock for their locker which will be assigned during the orientation day. Returning students (all students entering grades 10, 11 and 12) will receive a synermail message during the week prior … Continue reading