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Weekly Update: January 25th-29th

Dear Parents and Guardians, Welcome to the last week of January. It is incredible how fast this month flew by! As you have heard, based on the most recent data and advice from the Chief Medical Officer of Health, the Provincial government has extended Remote Learning for elementary students in Halton. SHOJ staff, students and

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World Religion Day

“The different religions, based on their respect for each human person as a creature called to be a child of God, contribute significantly to building fraternity and defending justice in society.” (Pope Francis, Fratelli Tutti) The third Sunday in January is annually observed as World Religion Day. This year, it falls on Sunday, January 17, 2021.   World Religion Day was

Weekly Update: January 18th-22nd

Dear Parents and Guardians, It is Week 3 of Remote Learning. We are thankful for the continued opportunities to learn, grow and play together this week even though we are physically apart. We look forward to welcoming back our students and staff to the school on Monday, January 25th! More direction will come from the

Update! Advanced Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten is an exciting milestone for your child and for your family! Our school offers a full-day, 2-year Kindergarten program, designed to engage curious early learners through different kinds of play, that help children learn how to reason and problem-solve as they interact with one another. When Can My Child Begin Kindergarten? To register your

Weekly Update: January 11th-15th

Dear Parents and Guardians, As we begin a second week of virtual learning, we would like to acknowledge the hard work of our SHOJ staff for pivoting quickly and creating an engaging learning environment. We also want to recognize our hard-working students for their dedication, flexibility and energy in learning remotely! Finally, thank you to

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

Accessing Your Online Learning Platform

Many students and families were having trouble accessing the log-in page to the online learning platforms on our new HCDSB website. The access points for all three learning platforms – D2L (Brightspace),  Office 365 and Google Classroom, are available on the HCDSB Learn at Home website here: https://learnathome.hcdsb.org/remote-learning-platforms/

Weekly Update: January 4th-8th

Dear Parents and Guardians, Happy New Year and welcome to January 2021! We trust that all our SHOJ families had a restful break and an opportunity to spend time together as a family at Christmas. We are excited to return to learning, beginning virtually and look forward to returning in person when we are able.

All Schools Moving to Teacher-Led Remote Learning on January 4, 2021

On Monday, December 21, 2020, the Premier of Ontario announced that at 12:01 a.m. on December 26, 2020, our province will enter a period of additional public health restrictions and protocols to help curb the spread of COVID-19. Read the News Release here. One of these protocols is related to schools, and requires all publicly funded

Weekly Update: December 14th-18th

Dear Parents and Guardians, Welcome to the third week of Advent, the last week of school for 2020 and our last weekly update till the New Year. This week we focus on Joy and we wish to thank you for the joy your children bring to the Sacred Heart of Jesus Community. They truly make