School Update – Week of September 28, 2020

St Brigid Weekly Update – Week of September 28, 2020 Dear Parents, We would like to thank our St. Brigid community for the continued support as we get started with this school year.  The dedication of students, parents and staff are greatly appreciated each day.  We appreciate the continued effort of parents to socially distance

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

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

Courtesy Seats on School Buses for the 2020-2021 School Year

Courtesy Seats on School Buses for the 2020-2021 School Year Families with children who take the bus to school are advised that the application process for receiving courtesy seats on school buses will be delayed for the 2020-21 school year. Due to physical distancing measures in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19, it may not

School Update – June 5, 2020

Dear Families, We hope this message finds you healthy and safe.  It’s hard to believe we are already into the month of June!  We miss all of our St. Brigid students and families during this time and are proud of each one of you for the work you’re doing.  It has been nice to see

School Update – May 29, 2020

Dear Families, We hope this email finds you and your family healthy and safe.  What a great week of virtual learning at St. Brigid School!  We enjoyed popping into virtual classrooms this week to take part in the live learning and chats happening.  It was so nice to see so many of your smiling faces!