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St. Joseph Elem (Mississauga)
"We C.A.R.E.: Catholic Community, Acceptance, Respect, Excellence"
905.826.4422
  • St. Joseph Elem (Mississauga)
  • 249 Church Street
  • Mississauga ON , L5M 1N1
  • Principal: Mariangela Cavaliere
  • Vice Principal(s):



  • Superintendents: Martine Lewis
  • Trustee: Luz del Rosario (Mississauga Ward 11)
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​Welcome to St. Joseph Catholic Elementary School!

 

We C.A.R.E.: Catholic Commmunity, Acceptance, Respect, Excellence.

 

School Hours

​Time

​Schedule

​8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.

​Morning Arrival: Supervision begins at 8:30 a.m.

​8:45 a.m.

​Morning Bell

​10:10 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.

​First Recess

​11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

​Lunch Hour

​2:10 p.m. - 2:25 p.m.

​Last Recess

​3:15 p.m.

​Dismissal

 

Attendance Line    905-826-4422

 

Absences  - Please telephone the school and inform of your child(ren)'s absence at the number below.  Our answering service is available 24 hours a day, and messages are regularly picked up between 8:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m..  When leaving a message please provide your child(ren)'s name(s), grade(s) and the name of their teacher(s) and the date of your child(ren)'s return to school.

Lates - Students, who are late, must first report to the Office and receive a Late Slip before proceeding to class.  This applies in the morning, and, should the student leave the school, at Lunch.  If you know your child(ren) will be late, you may leave a message at the number below.

 

Bus Lane and Kiss and Ride

 

Please do not park your car or leave your car unattended in the Bus Loading Lane or the Kiss and Ride Lane. In order to ensure your child's safety, they are to enter and exit the car from the passenger side. The leftmost lane is a Drive Through Lane only.

Remember that we are an Idle Free school. Support our Dads Against Dirty Air initiative (DADA Canada) and turn off your ignition while you wait.

 

St. Joseph Hot Weather Plan

 

Heat Stress is the overloading of the body's cooling system.  Working or playing when it is hot puts stress on your body's cooling system.  When heat is combined with other stresses, such as hard physical work, loss of fluids, fatigue or some medical conditions it may lead to heat related illness.

Students are encouraged to wear light coloured clothing, hats, sunglasses and sunscreen. 

St. Joseph with monitor the weather through Environment Canada and will follow the Heat Warning guidelines as issued by the Region of Peel's Medical Officer of Heath. As per Board guidelines, hot weather procedures will be reviewed with staff and our Hot Weather Plan will be implemented.

St. Joseph's Hot Weather Plan includes:

  • Ensure staff members are aware of the Hot Weather Plan

  • Monitor the local weather and humidex

  • Ensure that all staff monitor students for signs of heat stress

  • Encourage the extra drinking of water and water breaks throughout the day, including during recess and outdoor play

  • Limit or reschedule activities taking place in the gym as it is not air conditioned

  • Modify or implement indoor recesses as per board guidelines to allow students to stay inside the air conditioned building

 

PEEL REGION TIPS FOR HOT DAYS:

  • Drink lots of plain cool water before you feel thirsty

  • Stay cool and if possible, stay in an air-conditioned place

  • Wear a wide brimmed hat, UV protective sunglasses, and loose-fitting long shirts and pants.

  • Stay in the shade whenever possible

  • Reschedule or plan outdoor activities for cooler parts of the day

  • Call or visit family, friends and neighbours, especially isolated adults and seniors who are at greater risk of suffering from heat-related illness

  • If you feel faint, have difficulty breathing or feel confused and disoriented because of the heat, call your doctor. In an emergency, call 911.

For more information on how to protect your health during the heat, visit the Peel Region HEAT web site or review the various GUIDELINES which outline steps to help prevent heat-related illnesses.

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