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School Weekly Update January 18, 2021

“Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.” ~Lucius Seneca Keeping Our Community Safe Currently, we are still planning a return to face-to-face learning on Monday, January 25th. Our educators are doing an excellent job teaching online, however, they are all anxious to get back into the classroom and we know

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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 Weekly Update January 11, 2021

“Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.” ~ St. Mother Teresa Extension of School Closures As you are aware, the Ministry is extending the closure of schools until January 25th. That means our office is closed with limited access to the school. If you need to contact any staff, please use

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/

School Weekly Update January 4, 2021

“The world needs hope. And with gratitude, with this habit of saying thank you, we transmit a bit of hope. Everything is united and everything is connected, and everyone needs to do his or her part wherever we are.”  ~ Pope Francis Wishing our St. Elizabeth Seton school community, a happy and healthy new year

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 Weekly Update December 18, 2020

“Joy, prayer and gratitude are three ways that prepare us to experience Christmas in an authentic way.” ~  Pope Francis Thank you to all our St. Elizabeth Seton families for your ongoing support and patience over the last several months ~ we ALL made it safely to the Christmas Holidays ~ We have got this!

School Weekly Update December 14, 2020

“Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction and faithful in prayer.”  ~Romans 12:12 Celebrating Advent as a Family The 3rd Sunday of Advent is called Gaudete (Rejoice) Sunday. On this day we celebrate that our waiting for the birth of Jesus on Christmas day is almost over. Rose is a liturgical color that is used