Weekly Update

May 10 – 14 Update

Highlights for this week… As you know, for the past several weeks, HCDSB has offered voluntary COVID-19 testing at school sites for asymptomatic staff and students.  During this round of testing, all staff and families are able to attend any of the testing site locations (i.e. you will not have to attend the site designated to our family of schools). Click here to view

May 3 – 7 Update

Highlights for this week… “Those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength.” Isaiah 40:31 This week is Catholic Education Week across Ontario. At OLV, the staff will be sharing daily prayers, Liturgy of the Word, and activities to invite students and parents to celebrate the distinctiveness of the gift of Catholic education as

April 26 – 30 Updates

Provincewide Shutdown As per recent announcements, the province has implemented a provincewide shutdown for six weeks in response to worsening trends in key health indicators across the province. The mental health and well-being of children continues to be a key government priority and schools will remain open for in-person learning for those students who cannot

April 19 – 23 Updates

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

Spring Break Reminders April 12 – 16

Spring Break Reminders Thank you for continuing to follow the public health and safety measures that have kept schools open and safe for students and staff. It is our collective effort that continues to ensure your children can learn in the classroom. As per recent announcements, the province has implemented a provincewide shutdown for four

April 5 to 9 Update

Highlights for this week… Return to School There is no school on Easter Monday, April 5. We will welcome students back to in-person and Virtual School on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. The Ontario government declared a province-wide Lockdown across all Public Health units on Thursday, April 1. At this time, the schools will remain in

March 29 – April 2 Update

Highlights for this week… Thank YOU! Thanks to your generosity and support for the annual, major fundraiser, the OLV Read-a-thon raised $3050.00! The OLV Catholic School Council met its goal. All proceeds will be used to purchase technology, program support materials, sports and playground equipment, and to celebrate our Grade 8 graduates as they transition

March 22 – 26 Update

Highlights for this Week… OLV CSC Annual Fundraiser – Read-A-Thon Our MAJOR fundraiser for this year is winding down! With your support, we have reached $1300 in donations and hope to bring in more over the coming week. We are encouraging all families to participate. Any reading counts!  All tracking sheets that are returned at the

March 15 – 19 Update

Highlights for this Week… International Down Syndrome Awareness, March 21, 2021 March 21st is World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD)! OLV Student Ambassadors have messages and awareness activities for all of our students. March 21st is designated WDSD because it is the 21st day of the 3rd month. People with Down Syndrome have 3 of the

March 8 – 12 Update

Highlights for this week… The Ontario Government is requiring school boards to offer voluntary, targeted COVID-19 testing sites for asymptomatic staff and students.  Who Can Be Tested? Testing is voluntary, and consent will be required from parents or guardians.   This voluntary testing is offered only for HCDSB students and staff who are asymptomatic (i.e. not experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms).  At this time, this testing is not being offered to family members,