Weekly Update: September 21st-25th

Dear Parents and Guardians, We had an amazing second week and we have much to be thankful for at Sacred Heart of Jesus. A huge thank you goes out to all our families for helping make the start of the year fantastic, especially at morning drop off! It has been wonderful to see the positive

Weekly Update: September 14th-18th

Dear Parents and Guardians, We have completed our staggered entry for students, and we hope that you and your child had an amazing first day of school! It has been wonderful to see the Sacred Heart of Jesus hallways, classrooms and playground alive with activity once again. Learning, playing and praying together, our staff and

Welcome Back to SHOJ!

September 4, 2020 Dear Parents and Guardians, Welcome back to school! We hope you and your family had a safe and wonderful summer! This school year will be different in many respects, but we will all work together to ensure the health and well-being of our students, families and staff. Our school board is working

September Placement Information

Dear Parents and Guardians, Please be advised that effective Saturday, September 5, 2020, after 12:00 p.m., you will be able to access information about your child’s class placement. This information will be available on the Board’s website at: On the Home page, please click on the “Schools” taband 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.

Return to School Plan & Survey Now OPEN

The Return to School Plan is now available for review on HCDSB’s Return to School website: 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

Return to School Options ~ We Want Your Feedback

In preparation for the return to school, we are taking into consideration what the current COVID-19 situation may look like in September by planning for all potential scenarios.  As we await further direction from the Ministry of Education, we are seeking parent feedback about some of the options we are considering.  Let Us Know What

Letter from Fr. Ed: June 25th

Please see below for this week’s message from Father Ed. Throughout the summer months, these messages will be available on the parish website (

Elementary Report Card Access – Email Service Currently DOWN

Elementary report cards are being sent now through email. SchoolMessenger is DOWN across Canada – parents who try to access the report card will receive an error message. SchoolMessenger is working to fix this issue. If you are not able to open your child’s report card, please try again later. Thank you for your patience