Announcements

NEWS FROM YOUR PARENT COUNCIL

2020-2021 Issue No. 2 Contact Us: standrewparentcouncil145@gmail.com Hello St. Andrew Families.  We know this first month of 2021 has not been easy but we pray that there is a light at the end of the tunnel.  To get us through these next couple of tough months, Parent Council has some exciting initiatives planned: Calling all

Code of Conduct for Remote Learning

As responsible, Catholic, digital citizens, students need to recognize the rights, responsibilities and opportunities of living, learning and working in an interconnected digital world, and in ways that are safe, legal, ethical and demonstrate our Ontario Catholic School Graduate Expectations. Students are required to demonstrate Catholic digital citizenship through the appropriate use of technology as

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

My Child is Sick! When Can (S)He Return to School?

There has been a lot of confusion about what caregivers need to do when a child becomes ill. This post will clarify the steps you need to take if your child becomes ill, and will help you know when your child can safely return to school. Each and every day, 7 days a week, parents/guardians

Pick Up and Drop Off Procedures

To avoid congregating and maintain safety, each class will enter and exit the school via different doors. We ask that no parents or caregivers go beyond the yellow gates as teachers will be holding classes outside as often as possible. We therefore cannot have any parents or guardians on our schoolyard at the beginning or

Digital Learning Code of Conduct

As responsible, Catholic, digital citizens, students need to recognize the rights, responsibilities and opportunities of living, learning and working in an interconnected digital world, and in ways that are safe, legal, ethical and demonstrate our Ontario Catholic School Graduate Expectations. Students are required to demonstrate Catholic digital citizenship through the appropriate use of technology as

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

Welcome to Kindergarten!

Kindergarten Entry Welcome to all our little ones as they come to join us in the big school! We are so looking forward to meeting you. Once our community has been surveyed, and we know who will be joining us for Face-to-Face learning in class, we will be sending out interview times via email to

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