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Weekly Update: May 24th-28th

Dear Parents and Guardians,

It’s the final week of May! We trust that everyone is enjoying the long weekend and we look forward to another week of learning together!

Please refer to the information updates below:


Victoria Day

Monday, May 24th is Victoria Day. There will be no remote learning activities on Monday. Please enjoy this long weekend with your families!

New Kindergarten Registrations

If you live within our SHOJ boundaries, have a child eligible for Kindergarten but have not registered yet, please do so at your earliest opportunity. For those who have already registered, we are excited to meet your child in September!

When Can My Child Begin Kindergarten?

To register your child to begin Junior Kindergarten (Year 1) in September, 2021, your child must be four years old by December 31, 2021. Children enrolled in Senior Kindergarten (Year 2) must be five years old by December 31, 2021.

How Do I Register?

Click here for more information and to register online.

Special Education Assistive Technology Showcase

HCDSB is excited to host an information evening about the benefits of Special Education Assistive Technology in our schools. 

The information evening will be held virtually on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. on the Board’s YouTube Channel.

The information evening is open to all parents, students, and staff, and will feature a showcase with students and an opportunity to learn more about assistive technology devices and its impact on education.

Watch the session through this link on the day of the scheduled presentation.

Keynote Speaker ~ Carrie Anton

Keynote speaker Carrie Anton, gold medal Paralympian in Goalball, will speak to her experience in being one of Canada’s leading experts in assistive technology and accessibility.  To learn more about Carrie Anton, please visit her website.


Moving for September?

If any families are moving and their child(ren) will not be attending SHOJ next year, please inform Mrs. Gleeson via email ( at the office as soon as possible.

2021 Grade 6-8 Summer School Registration for Literacy and Math

HCDSB’s Thomas Merton Centre for Adult and Continuing Education is currently accepting registrations for Literacy and Math Summer School courses for students in Grades 6-8. Summer school will be virtual this year and will begin on July 5, 2021 through July 30, 2021, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. 

For program details, please click here.

 Register Now!

You may register your child for one or both sessions HERE. The online form to register your child is due by Thursday, June 24, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. Late applications will NOT be accepted.

Ongoing SHOJ Fundraising Initiatives:


Click here for information on how to donate to SHOJ while purchasing gift cards to frequently visited businesses. Registering for FundScrip is an easy way to donate to SHOJ.

See FundScrip’s May promotions here! (Including new partnerships with Doordash, Uber and Uber Eats!!)

Cobs Bread School Donation Support

Cobs Bread customers who visit the Headon Forest location (Unit B18, 3450 Dundas St, Burlington) and indicate that they are with Sacred Heart of Jesus will have 10% of their order total donated to the school.

Cochrane, DarrenWeekly Update: May 24th-28th