Announcements

Provincial Announcement: All Schools Moving to Remote Learning After Spring Break

On April 12, 2021, the Premier of Ontario announced that all Ontario elementary and secondary schools will be moving to remote learning following the Spring Break. Read the News Release here.  According to the Ministry memo received, the decision to move to remote learning has been made to reduce mobility, and support as many households as

March Break Postponed until April 12-16, 2021

On February 11, 2021, the Ontario government provided an update on the timing of March Break for the 2020-2021 school year. The announcement indicated that March Break will be postponed until April 12-16, 2021, as a health and safety precaution to minimize the spread of COVID-19 in our school communities.  This means that all HCDSB elementary and secondary

January 11 – 15 Updates

Highlights for this week… Return to School All elementary students registered for in-person learning return to the school building on Monday, January 25, 2021. We are looking forward to welcoming everyone back to school either in-person or online! Winter Registration: She Can Be Strong! MCRC is excited to announce two program offerings this Winter 2021!

Provincial Announcement: Teacher-Led Remote Learning Extends Until January 25, 2021

On Thursday, January 7, 2021, the Ontario government announced the extension of teacher-led remote learning until January 25, 2021 for elementary students. Secondary students will continue to participate in remote learning until January 25th. Read more in the online News Release. Expectations for Elementary Schools Elementary schools will be closed for in-person learning between January 4-22, 2021.  Beginning

OLV Health and Safety Protocols 2020-2021

Please check your School Messenger email for a detailed copy of the OLV Health and Safety Protocols 2020-2021 for the September 2020 Reopening. Please take time to review the information regarding: Kiss “n” Ride Daily Schedules for staggered recesses and lunches Entrance and Exit Protocols Pavement Zones for recesses to maintain physical distancing between cohorts.  Masks, Physical

September Reopening: Kindergarten

Virtual Interviews The Kindergarten Team at OLV will be using Microsoft Teams to host your virtual interviews. Dates: Tuesday, September 8 OR Wednesday, September 9Time: 10 minute time slotThe individual time slot for your family will be provided in a separate e-mail. The e-mail with the link to the Teams meeting and individual time slot

September 2020 Reopening

Class Placements On Saturday, September 5 at 12 noon, parents will be able to access the class placement for student(s)’ using the OEN number located on the top right corner of the Report card. Go to the Board’s website to enter your student(s)’ OEN number. Look on the right hand sidebar of the website for

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.

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