CEMC Workshop in Computer Science for Young Women

The CEMC Workshop in Computer Science for Young Women was designed to encourage young women considering computer science as a career for the first time. It is a unique opportunity designed to ignite enthusiasm for computer science in interested female students from across Canada who have had little or no previous exposure to computer science. The young women invited learn that computer science is about much more than using and programming computers. Through lectures, labs and hands-on activities, the workshop … Continue reading

Canada Day Challenge

The 2016 Canada Day Challenge was launched this week! The Challenge will be a great opportunity for Canadian youth between 8 and 18 years of age, inviting them to express their creativity. We invite Canadian youth to start thinking about the Challenge now and how they can demonstrate your pride in Canada. We have three exciting categories: DRAW IT! Draw, paint, and sketch! Youth can draw inspiration from Canada’s past and present to create a colourful poster design. SNAP IT! … Continue reading

HaltonParents: Connect With Us!

This video showcases the many ways to connect with HaltonParents public health nurses at the Halton Region Health Department. You are not alone! We are here to help and support your parenting journey, whether you are thinking about having a baby or raising a teenager. Connect with us for quality, trusted information by visiting us online: join in the conversation on Facebook or Twitter; follow our weekly HaltonParents blogs; send us an email; or give us a call. … Continue reading

Immunization Clinic

The Halton Region Health Department is holding an immunization clinic for students to catch up on immunization. Clinics are available for: Grade 7 students who have missed their Hepatitis B vaccine Grade 8 girls who missed their HPV vaccine Students born in 1998-2001 who received an immunization notice from the Health Department advising that they are missing required vaccines to attend school. Required immunizations include: tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis, polio, measles, mumps, rubella and meningitis This clinic will be held on: … Continue reading

Corpus Christi’s 8th Annual Parent Information Night

Parents are cordially invited to attend Corpus Christi’s 8th Annual Parent Information Night on Thursday, November 12th at 7pm. Our Grade 8 Parent Information Night will highlight Corpus Christi Catholic Secondary School Program. This will include an overview of what our school has to offer in terms of academic and extracurricular activities. We will discuss OSSD graduation requirements, pathways and level choices. Please join us in celebrating a new phase in your child’s life in Catholic Education. For further inquiries please … Continue reading

Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)

Did you know that there is a committee in each school board or school authority that provides important and relevant advice on Special Education? This committee is known as the Special Education Advisory Committee or SEAC. SEAC is made up of school board trustees and representatives of local associations with a common goal of protecting the interests and well-being of exceptional children or adults. Associations currently represented on HCDSB SEAC are: Association for Bright Children (ABC) Ontario, Halton Chapter Autism Ontario … Continue reading

‘Keeping Christ in Christmas’ Student Contest

With Christmas just around the corner, it is time for the ‘Keeping Christ in Christmas’ student contest! This year, the contest will run from November 5 through November 23, 2015. As in previous years, students are asked to submit work that best describes the theme of the contest, Keeping Christ in Christmas. New this year, a prize will be awarded for the winning entries in the following three (3) categories: Best artwork (drawing, painting, collage, sculpture, 3D model, etc.) Best … Continue reading

WE ARE ALL CONNECTED TO SAVE ‘LIFE’

To all secondary students: Do you want to win a $500.00 prize? What we need from you: to create a LOGO that is ATTRACTIVE, INFORMATIVE and CREATIVE that represents ‘a Culture of Life’! Either digital or hard copy, black & white or in colour, (14x10cm) Submission deadline: November 17, 2015 to: L. Brun del Re brundelrel@hcdsb.org, electronically or via courrier Click here to see details. … Continue reading

Annual “We Scare Hunger Food Drive”

Corpus Christi’s Free the Children Committee will be running their annual We Scare Hunger Food Drive over the week of Monday, October 26th through Friday, October 30th. Our goal is to reach 10,000 donated items in support of Burlington’s Partnership West Food Bank! Did you know that food bank usage is 31% higher than is was is 2008? Every month, over 700 people receive food from Burlington’s Partnership West Food Bank. In 2014 they provided food to over 7,500 Burlington … Continue reading