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HCDSB Marks Rowan’s Law Day

On Wednesday, September 30, 2020, the Halton Catholic District School Board will be marking Rowan’s Law Day to raise awareness about concussions. What is a Concussion? A concussion is a brain injury that is caused by a blow to the head, face, neck, or body that can cause a sudden jarring of the head. Even what seems to be

OLP Weekly Update

Weekly Update for September 28

Catholic School Council 2020-2021 Nominations Our Catholic School Council is established for the purposes of developing, encouraging, and promoting activities which will enhance the quality of school programs and improve levels of student achievement. The Catholic School Council provides insight to the Principal, and where appropriate to the School Board, on issues outlined by the

Update on Changes to COVID-19 Symptom Protocol

New COVID-19 School Screening Tool On Thursday, September 17, 2020, the Ontario government released to school boards an online screening tool available for families, school staff and essential visitors to meet their obligation to screen themselves or their children for symptoms of illness each day before going to school. School boards and local health units

OLP Weekly Update

Weekly Update for September 21

Thank you for a great first week! We appreciate your continued support as we practice our school procedures and routines to keep everyone safe. Students have done an excellent job wearing their masks and adapting to the new routines. This week we have mastered our new morning line up and school entry routines, and we

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Weekly Update for September 14

Welcome Back! We were so excited to see so many familiar faces, and to greet new ones, this week! We were very proud at how well everyone adapted to the changes, and we look forward to having everyone together as a school community next week. Thank you to our families who worked so hard to

Class Placement and Information About the First Few Days of School

Class Placement for All Gr 1-8 Students On Saturday, September 5, 2020, at 12 noon, you will be able to access information about your child’s class placement. This information will be available on the Board’s website at: www.hcdsb.org. On the Home page, please click on the “Schools” tab and then on the “School Listing” tab

Gradual Return to School for Elementary Students

To help ease the transition for our students, and ensure a safe and healthy return for all, the first day of school will be delayed, and we will be implementing a gradual (staggered) return to class for our elementary students, beginning Wednesday, September 9th. All students in Grades 1-8 will begin instruction on Monday, September 14th.

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Webinar: Preparing for a Safe and Healthy Return to School

Preparing for a Safe and Healthy Return to School: A Webinar with Dr. Hamidah Meghani, Commissioner & Medical Officer of Health for Halton Region Join us for a live webinar with Dr. Meghani as she shares important information with our HCDSB community on how to protect against COVID-19, and ensure a safe and healthy return

Return to School Plan & Survey Now OPEN

The Return to School Plan is now available for review on HCDSB’s Return to School website: http://bit.ly/HCDSB-ReturntoSchool. Please note that information and updates will continue to be added to this website as they become available.  Parents may also find it helpful to review the FAQs on our website for more information about the return to school. NEW UPDATE: At the Special Board Meeting held

Ministry of Education Releases Guide for Safe Reopening of Schools in September

On Thursday, July 30, 2020, the Minister of Education announced that all elementary students (Kindergarten to Grade 8) will return to school in September, 2020.  This means in-class instruction with enhanced health and safety protocols.  Multiple strategies will be employed to ensure our schools are healthy and safe for students and staff, including: Self screening  Adapted school