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January 22, 2021 Update

Francis of Assisi tells us we should work to build peace. But there is no true peace without truth! There cannot be true peace if everyone is his own criterion, if everyone can always claim exclusively his own rights, without at the same time caring for the good of others, of everyone, on the basis

January 15, 2021 Update

From my point of view, God is the light that illuminates the darkness, even if it does not dissolve it, and a spark of divine light is within each of us – Pope Francis – COVID-19 Safety Measures On December 26, 2020, the Ontario Government Framework was paused and was replaced with a Province-wide shutdown. The

Student Attendance

During this period of remote learning, we continue to promote regular attendance, as it is important for students to remain engaged in their learning so they can stay on top of the curriculum and feel more connected to their peers while our school is closed.  As noted in PPM 164: Requirements for Remote Learning, schools are required

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

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. Remote Learning As noted in the Ministry memo to school boards, teacher-led remote learning during this

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/

December 18, 2020 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 COVID-19

December 11, 2020 Update

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit Romans 15:13 This weekend we light the pink candle on our Advent Wreath as a sign of joy. It reminds us of the joy

Christmas Spirit Week!

The week of December 14 – 18, 2020 will be Christmas Spirit Week! All students are encouraged to participate as actively as possible. We look forward to celebrating with our students! Monday, December 11 – Dress like a snowman Tuesday, December 12 – Christmas accessories day (Hats, socks, necklaces, headbands, etc.) Wednesday, December 13 –