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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

School Update – Week of January 18, 2021

St Brigid Weekly Update – Week of January 18, 2021 Dear Parents, Thank you for all your support and patience as we come to the end of the second week of remote learning.  We recognize that this model of learning is different, however, are so proud of our students, staff and families for navigating these

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

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/

HCDSB Message to Parents Dec 30th

(message emailed to all families Dec 30th) Dear Parents and Guardians, I hope you and your family had a wonderful Christmas and that you have enjoyed a safe and happy break so far. On December 21, 2020, I wrote to advise you that the provincial government has directed all school boards to move to teacher-led remote

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

School Update – December 18, 2020

St Brigid Weekly Update – Week of December 14- 18, 2020 Dear Parents, As the third week in Advent unfolded and we lit the pink candle of our Advent Wreath, we are reminded by Pope Francis that, “Joy, prayer and gratitude are three ways that prepare us to experience Christmas in an authentic way.” Our

School Update – Week of December 7, 2020

St Brigid Weekly Update – Week of December 7, 2020 Dear Parents, As a school community, we joined virtually this week to celebrate the second week of Advent in liturgy and reflection.  Please feel free to watch the liturgy at home.  As we prepare for Christmas, let us be reminded that we are called to

Register Your Child for Kindergarten!

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