Weekly Update Jan. 18

Mental Health & Well Being The message below is taken from In our roles as parents, we must continue to help our children feel heard, understood and supported, but you don’t have to do it alone.  Our child and youth mental health centres across Ontario have been providing front-line mental health supports throughout the pandemic helping families navigate, not

Weekly Update Jan. 11th

Student Attendance during remote learning: During this period of remote learning, we continue to promote regular attendance, as it is important for students to remain engaged in their learning so they can stay on top of the curriculum and feel more connected to their peers while our school is closed.  As noted in PPM 164: Requirements

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

Weekly Update Jan. 4th

We wish you and your families all the prayers, love and blessings for 2021. As we begin 2021 together, we are reminded of the exceptional times we are in. We are called, once again, to “lean in” on each other to navigate online learning, our health and new protocols to keep us all safe. We

Happy New Year

Good afternoon,  Happy New Year to you and your family. It is my hope that you are having an enjoyable Christmas break.   Families who requested devices through the board survey can come to the front of the school on Monday starting at 7:45 a.m. to pick up a device or devices.   For the upcoming week, parents who have children in kindergarten can expect a minimum of 180

Weekly Update Dec. 14

We thank Father Jim and Mlle Carroll’s class for leading our Advent Liturgy this week. Thank you to all our families who joined us for our amazing Christmas Kahoot Night! A special thank you to Ms. Mifsud, Ms. Maciel and Mrs. Oudesluys for organizing and hosting such a special evening. Thank you to all our

Weekly Update Dec. 7

Advent Liturgy Mme. Carroll’s morning class and Father Jim Petrie will be leading us in our Advent Liturgy on Wednesday. We look forward to virtually celebrating as a school and community. Change to Learning Environment Form-CLOSES MONDAY On Monday, November 30, 2020, the survey to change your child’s learning environment was sent out to let

Weekly Update Nov. 30

International Day of Persons with Disabilities The United Nations has proclaimed that December 3rd as the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, and beginning this year, HCDSB will recognize and celebrate board-wide an annual weeklong initiative to build system awareness and education. The international theme for this year is “Not All Disabilities are Visible”. At

Weekly Update Nov. 23

Daily Self-Assessment of COVID-19 Symptoms Staff are to monitor self and students for signs/symptoms of COVID-19.  All Staff and students who are experiencing new or worsening symptoms consistent with COVID- 19 must go home/stay at home and seek appropriate medical attention as required, including getting tested for COVID-19. Take the October 1st Update – COVID-19

Weekly Update Nov. 16

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week (Nov. 15-21) Ontario has designated November 15 – 21, 2020 as Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week to help promote safe schools and a positive learning environment. During Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week Ontario students, school staff and parents are encouraged to learn more about bullying and its effect on student