Updated COVID-19 Screening Tool & Protocols

CURRENT COVID-19 SCREENING TOOL AND PROTOCOLS – PLEASE READ: We continue to highlight changes recently made to the  COVID-19 School and Child Care Screening Tool. In addition, there were also updates to the self-isolation requirements for household members. Please see below for more information, as these new protocols will impact our day to day operations at the

March Break Postponed until April 12-16, 2021

On February 11, 2021, the Ontario government provided an update on the timing of March Break for the 2020-2021 school year. The announcement indicated that March Break will be postponed until April 12-16, 2021, as a health and safety precaution to minimize the spread of COVID-19 in our school communities.  This means that all HCDSB elementary and secondary

Feb. 8th – Entrance & Dismissal Routines

Entrance and Dismissal – School Reopening (February 8th): We will continue with the entrance and dismissal routines we established in the fall. Students will enter the school building/ portables directly upon arrival in the morning. We ask that you please remind your child(ren) to physically distance as they move about the school yard and inside

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Weekly Update – Jan. 25th – 29th

Together Apart – Thank you St. Dominic Community! We learned last week that this period of remote learning has been extended. At this time, we do not know the next potential return date. The Board will continue to communicate updates as they are received from the ministry. Continued thanks for everyone’s efforts! Support During School

New Uniform Provider – HCDSB

Although we are currently in remote learning, we wanted to let you know that our school board has a new vendor for our school uniform. McCarthy’s, who serviced our board for many years previously, has returned. Please see the attached file to view the available items for our school. Please note you must first register

Code of Conduct During Remote Learning

As Digital Citizens, users recognize the rights, responsibilities and opportunities of living, learning and working in an interconnected digital world, in which they act in ways that are safe, legal and ethical.  Students are required to demonstrate digital citizenship through the appropriate use of technology as outlined in our code of conduct.  Our school’s Code of Conduct can be found on

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

Celebrating Christmas at St. Dominic

Please remember to consider our Advent Outreach Initiatives – Angel Tree and Mitten Tree…Click here to read more! Celebrating Christmas at St. Dominic School: The Advent and Christmas season is an enjoyable time in our Catholic school environment. Our celebrations will look different this year, however, we will continue to celebrate safely with our students

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Weekly Update – Dec. 7th – 11th

A Message from St. Dominic Parish – Christmas Celebrations: Please see the following link to view Father Ranjan’s Christmas message and an outline of the parish’s Advent/Christmas liturgy and mass schedule. Please note that registration in advance must take place to attend particular liturgies/celebrations.St. Dominic Parish – Christmas Message & Schedule Our Student Ambassadors’ November

Advent Outreach 2020 – Angel Tree and Mitten Tree!

Part of being a Catholic community is living our faith in the way we support others. We are happy to continue our annual Advent tradition with two initiatives this year, our Angel Tree and Mitten Tree. Please see below for more information on how to participate and support those in need this Christmas!