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Friday, November 13, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
HCDSB Participates in Bullying Awareness & Prevention Week
 



The third week in November is the designated Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week in Ontario. 
 
From November 15-21, 2020, the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) will join school boards around the province in enhancing awareness and understanding about bullying, and the factors that contribute to safe, caring and inclusive schools. 
 
Throughout the week, staff and students will participate in various activities and events to support safe schools and encourage the fostering of positive school climates. These activities will increase awareness on what constitutes bullying and address the impact it can have on the overall school environment. 
 
By participating in Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week, our students will be affecting positive change in their learning, achievement and well-being by promoting a safe learning environment, which is essential to their success. 
 
Read more​​ about our commitment to bullying prevention. For more information about Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week, please visit the Ontario Ministry of Education’s website.​ 

Cyberbullying ~ Parent Resource

As student interactions through online learning environments and social media platforms have increased, it is important to raise awareness and understand the effects of cyberbullying. 

The Ministry of Education has created a Cyberbullying Parent Resource to highlight instances of cyberbullying and provide information to caregivers to support their children’s success. View the Cyberbullying Parent Resource here.​
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The Halton Catholic District School Board is a model learning community, widely recognized as distinctively Catholic. A provincial leader in student achievement, HCDSB provides exceptional educational experiences and services to over 37,000 students of all ages. God’s call to love and to serve is nurtured across our 45 elementary schools, 9 secondary schools, and 3 continuing education facilities, serving the communities of Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton, and Oakville. With a focus on Achieving, Believing, and Belonging, we provide our students and staff with the tools for realizing their fullest potential, while also instilling a life-long commitment to the community.

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