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January 14, 2022 Update

COVID-19 Safety Measures All schools have been directed by the Ministry of Education to collect confirmation of the completion of the daily COVID School Screen. This expectation is in place until further notice. Log sheets were sent home with all students who were in attendance during the last week of school in December dated for

Grade 1 French Immersion Program Registration Opens January 19!

Registration for the Grade 1 French Immersion Program begins on January 19, 2022! Online Registration Coming Soon! The online registration form will be available on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 until Friday, February 18, 2022. A direct link to online registration will be available on the HCDSB French Immersion page, and can also be accessed on the homepage of

January 7, 2022 Update

COVID-19 Safety Measures The Province has updated its guidance on self-isolation, symptoms, testing and what to do if you are exposed to COVID-19. To get the latest information on what you need to do to protect yourself and others please go to ontario.ca/exposed. What to do if you test positive for COVID-19: If you test positive for

Change to Learning Environment for Elementary Students – Request Form Now Open!

The online form to request a change to your child’s learning environment in elementary school (i.e. virtual or in-person) is now open.  As per Ministry of Education direction, we have moved to remote learning for all students until at least January 17, 2022. NOTE: Any requested changes will come into effect on January 24, 2022, however,

Remote Learning Code of Conduct

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

Important Update

Updated Public Health Guidance

Molecular testing (PCR) has now been prioritized by the Government of Ontario for those at increased risk of severe outcomes and those living and working in highest risk settings. Molecular testing is no longer being recommended by the Government of Ontario for all individuals in the community with symptoms compatible with COVID-19. Please continue to

January 2, 2022 Update

Updated Public Health Guidance The Government of Ontario has announced that molecular testing (PCR test) has now been prioritized for those at increased risk of severe outcomes and those living and working in highest risk settings, molecular testing is no longer being recommended for all individuals in the community with symptoms compatible with COVID-19. Students

Attendance Matters

St. Francis of Assisi School is dedicated to helping your son or daughter develop the spiritual, intellectual, aesthetic, emotional, social and physical capabilities to live fully and to meet the future challenges of adult roles and responsibilities.  The school can best contribute to your child’s education and development when you form a partnership with them.

December 16, 2021 Update

When the angels went away from them into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, “Let us go, then, to Bethlehem to see this thing that has taken place, which the Lord has made known to us.” So they went in haste and found Mary and Joseph, and the infant lying in the manger.  Luke 2:15-16 Holy

December 10, 2021 Update

This weekend we light the pink candle on our Advent Wreath as a sign of joy. It reminds us of the joy we will share in our coming celebration of Jesus’ birth at Christmas.  May the hope and joy of this season fill our hearts and make us living signs of love for a world