Announcements

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

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

Weekly Update June 22

Distribution of Report Cards This year, in light of the school closures due to COVID-19, student report cards will be delivered electronically. The report cards will be delivered directly to parents and guardians by email on Wednesday, June 24, 2020.  Parents and guardians will need their child’s Ontario Education Number (OEN) in order to access the

Weekly Update June 15

This year, we are celebrating our Graduating class in a very unique way. We are thankful to our staff, parents and the community for supporting our efforts and students this year. A special thank you to Ms. Herder, Mme. McGowan, Mrs. Skradski-Ouellette and Mrs. Silva for all their time and creativity with planning a special

Weekly Update June 8

Resources to Support Conversations with Children on Race, Racism and Inclusion https://www.embracerace.org/resources/childrens-books https://www.tvo.org/article/how-to-talk-to-your-kids-about-racism?utm_source=citc&utm_medium=citc&utm_campaign=citc CBC website prepares a resource specifically for children: https://www.cbc.ca/kidsnews/post/why-has-the-death-of-george-floyd-sparked-protests Mental Health And Well Being Retrieval of Belongings/Return of Items Parents will be able to retrieve their child(ren)’s belongings and return school items during the last week of school on an assigned day

Weekly Update June 1

Yesterday started Mr. Guerin’s Fundraiser journey for the HCCEF by walking 24km in 24 hours. Today he dedicates his day to praying the Rosary with the St. Benedict Community at sunrise, noon and sunset. Tomorrow, Mr. Guerin will be fasting for 24 hours. We ask that you pray for him and consider donating to support

Weekly Update May 25

HCCEF Fast Fundraiser Mr. Guerin has committed to supporting the Halton Catholic Children’s Education Foundation this year. This organization has supported the St. Benedict community to date with over $5500. The HCCEF have helped 35 families and 60 students in our school community. In turn, we would like to support this organization with your help.

All Schools will Remain CLOSED Until the End of the School Year

On May 19th, the Ministry of Education announced that they are extending the school closure period for all schools in Ontario for the remainder of the school year. This decision has been made as a safety precaution to protect our students and staff, and help minimize the spread of COVID-19 in our community. In light of this