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Weekly Update for June 15

Yearbook Orders Due Friday

  • If you would like to order a yearbook for the 2019-2020 school year, you may do so through SchoolCashOnline until Friday, June 19. Yearbooks are scheduled to arrive in September as they usually do, but we may receive them later due to earlier business closures.

Student Belongings – Pick Up/Drop Off June 23 & 24

  • On June 23 and 24, parents and guardians will be able to pick up their children’s belongings and drop off items that belong to the school. Each family will have a scheduled 10-minute time between 8 am and 4 pm to make the exchange, and we will use multiple entrances and employ social distancing to ensure that we are being as safe and efficient as possible.
  • We will divide up the school by student last name and will be using the following entrances for each group:
    • Door 1 (Front Entrance) – ABAB-DACO
    • Door 3 (Door from East (Primary) Parking Lot) – DAVS-JOHN
    • Door 6 (Gym East – back of school) – KAFA-MOHE
    • Door 8 (Gym West – back of school) – MOLD-TAMA
    • Door 12 (Door between Y and Kindergarten yards – West Parking Lot) – TAYL-ZVAN
  • You will receive a phone call from the school office some time during the day on Monday, June 15 confirming your appointment. The call will be made to your primary contact number on file at the school. If you do not receive a phone call on Monday, please contact Mrs. Lupton on Tuesday, June 16 at luptonn@hcdsb.org to confirm your appointment. Please note that we will not be able to reschedule appointments. If you are unable to pick up your child(ren)’s belongings, please let the office know.
  • For more information, and to review the social distancing guidelines, please see the attachment below, and contact Mrs. Dore-Anderson at dorer@hcdsb.org with any questions.

Summer Learning for Students in Grades 6, 7 and 8 – Waiting List Open

  • The Halton Catholic District School Board’s Thomas Merton Centre for Continuing Education is pleased to be offering Literacy and Math Summer Programs for Grades 6, 7, and 8 students from July 6 – July 17, 2020 (Session 1) and July 20 – July 31, 2020 (Session 2). 
  • Due to demand, the program is currently closed but students may still apply to be on the waiting list here: https://merton.hcdsb.org/youth-programs/summer-literacy-numeracy/
  • The completed online form to register your child is due by Friday, June 26, 2020

Reach Ahead Credits Available for Grade 8 Students

Courtesy Seat Requests for Buses for September 2020

  • Families with children who take the bus to school are advised that the application process for receiving courtesy seats on school buses will be delayed for the 2020-21 school year. Due to physical distancing measures in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19, it may not be possible to grant courtesy seats or the process may be delayed for next school year.
  • Parents and guardians can continue to submit a Courtesy Seat Application, and will be notified via email once a decision on this process has been made.
  • Please note that there is no guarantee that a courtesy seat will be offered if you submit an application, or if your child had a courtesy seat in the past. Visit the Halton Student Transportation Services website for more information: www.haltonbus.ca
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