S. McGee - Head Secretary M. Kelly - Secretary


S. McGee - Head Secretary M. Kelly - Secretary

October 19, 2015

Dear Parents/Guardians:

Students will have the opportunity to participate in a Halloween dance on Friday, October 30 th . The approximate schedule is as follows:

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM – FDK

11:30 AM to 12:00 PM – Grades 4,5,6

1:55 PM to 3:25 PM – Grades 7,8

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM – Grades 1,2,3

1:15 PM to 1:55 PM – Grades 4,5,6

Parents are welcome to join their children in the dance. Please sign in at the office. Please do not park in the driveway at the front of the school. This is a fire route and subject to ticketing. Please be aware of parking restrictions on Heatherdale Drive.

This road is subject to ticketing as well.

The cost of the DJ is offset by our fundraising efforts. A fee to participate in the dance is not required. Please be reminded that

Freedom of Information provisions allow only for pictures of your child may be taken. Pictures of other children without parent permission is not allowed.

What is an appropriate costume in our Catholic Schools?

Halloween is an annual fun event celebrated across the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board community. In an effort to create safe, caring and inclusive spaces within our schools, please consider the impact costume choices may have on others.

Please select costumes that may not be considered offensive to someone’s religion, culture, gender, gender expression, ability, heritage, or sexual orientation. Everyone has the freedom to express themselves within reasonable limits. As a caring Catholic community, we must ensure that the costume are not offensive to, or mocking of, others.

Does your costume: a.

Mock or condescend historically oppressed people and/or cultures? b.

Include painting one’s face to match the skin colour of a specific person/people? c.

Incorporate sanctified objects/clothing of others’ cultures? d.

Caricaturize marginalized groups or persons (historical or current) in a way that may serve to trivialize them?

Other guidelines:


No masks that cover the face thus making identification difficult.


No weapons like replica guns, knives, bats, sticks, swords, etc.


Costumes must be appropriate for a Catholic School culture.

Thank you for your support and consideration.

Mr. Mark Cassar