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Together in Faith

Catholic schools have been part of Ontario communities for over 170 years and play a vital role in the province by producing graduates who are collaborative contributors to the common good of society.
The Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association (OCSTA) provides the provincial voice for elected Catholic school trustees to promote and protect publicly funded Catholic education. The OCSTA has launched a new campaign to strengthen support of Catholic education in Ontario.
This new campaign, entitled Together in Faith, is designed to strengthen our community of support for Catholic education in Ontario.  When you sign up you will be provided with ongoing information about our Catholic system and will be counted among the many Ontarians who want to protect our incredible Catholic schools.
We’d like to invite you to sign up and join in strengthening our community of support for Catholic education in Ontario. You can sign up for this new initiative by visiting your school website where you will find a link to Together in Faith or
Thank you for continuing to choose Catholic education. We look forward to continuing this journey together. 

Renewing the Promise

Parents, we invite you to share your thoughts on contemporary issues in Catholic education. From the link below, click on “Join the Conversation”, and enter your email address and school board. You will be sent a link to answer three questions. We value your input!

Relay for Life May 26th at SJCHS

Our CDSBEO Catholic Education Coalition is planning regional events for all CDSBEO schools to celebrate Catholic education. The event for our Lanark Area region will be held at St. John Catholic High School in Perth on Friday, May 26th, 2017. The twelve schools that make up our regional Catholic Education Coalition will each attend with a school team of students and supervisors.

Grades 5 to 8 students from Holy Name of Mary Catholic School will be travelling by bus to St. John Catholic High School in Perth to participate in the school’s Relay For Life event for cancer research. We will be leaving the school at 9:10 a.m. and return to our school in time for regular bus dismissal. Please see the attached form for further details.

Relay for Life CEC Event Permission Form May 26 17

Move for Mental Health “Toonie” Dance Party

The Holy Name of Mary Social Justice Squad is hosting a “Toonie” Dance Party on Friday, April 21st. Students in Kindergarten and Grade One students will take part from 10:50 to 11:50 am. Grades 2-5 will dance from 1:00 until 2:00 pm, and Grades 6-8 will dance from 2:00 until 3:10.

Students are asked to donate a toonie for the entrance fee and we ask that they wear blue to the “Dance Party” as this is the colour for Defeat Depression. All of the money collected will be given to our Move for Mental Health, Defeat Depression Campaign.Thank you for your support!

The HNOM Social Justice Squad

Move for Mental Health Dance Party Fundraiser 2017

LEGO Batman Movie at Notre Dame April 20th

On Thursday, April 20th, Notre Dame Catholic High School is hosting a Family Fundraising Movie Night featuring LEGO Batman. All Holy Name of Mary families are invited. See details below!

Help Shape the Future of Catholic Education!

We are at a time in our province when we need to come together in conversation, gathering as a community to name and understand the challenges presented by an increasingly complex and secular society and to identify and build consensus around the opportunities that will shape our future.

Members of the community are invited to share their thoughts about contemporary issues in Catholic education. Your unique perspective will assist us in better understanding the challenges and opportunities for our Catholic schools and the students who attend them. Please take time to share your ideas and access the survey at:

All members of our community can access the site and share ideas until May 19. We encourage everyone to visit and share their ideas.

Catholic School Council Meeting – April 12th

This month’s Catholic School Council meeting has been rescheduled to Wednesday, April 12th at 6:30pm. The meeting will take place in the school library and should be over by 8:00pm. All are welcome!

HNOM CSC Agenda – April 12

Parent Engagement Symposium

The Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) is hosting a Parent Engagement Symposium on Wednesday, April 19th at St. Michael CHS in Kemptville 6:00-8:00 pm. This is a great opportunity to hear about Building Resilient Children and Youth.  It is all about Positive Mental Health and Well-Being.  Supper is provided and doors open at 5:30 pm.

Symposium Program

Vesey’s Bulbs Fundraiser

We are bloomin’ happy to share with you our new fundraiser; Vesey’s bulbs! Please look through the magazine that was sent home and share it with your friends and family! Due date for Cheque/cash is Thursday April 13th. (NO LATE ORDERS, AND ALL MONIES MUST BE COLLECTED BY THEN). As these are live products, some orders (bulbs) ship in April, and others later on, closer to the date that you can plant them. (ie. Beginning of May). This fundraiser is for school technology and incentives in the coming year and supports our ECO School Initiatives.

Thank you,

HNOM Catholic School Council

March 7th, 2017

All transportation has been cancelled for today. The Senior Girls and Boys basketball tournaments have been rescheduled to tomorrow.

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