Announcements

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

Parent Protocol: Curbside Access for Student Belongings

The Ministry of Education is allowing temporary access to our school for families to retrieve any personal belongings that may have been left in schools since the start of the school closure period, and to return any items that belong to the school.  The dates of access are June 22-25, 2020. Parents/Guardians are required to

Synchronous Learning Guidelines and Expectations

The purpose of synchronous learning is for students to engage with their classmates and teachers to create a greater sense of classroom community during distance learning. While not mandatory , these sessions will provide opportunities for staff members to further explain concepts that have been taught during distance learning, answer any questions students may have

Distance 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

Mental Health Week 2020 ~ Practicing Self-Care

May 4-10, 2020 is the designated Mental Health Week in Canada, and the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) is joining organizations across the country to raise awareness about mental health. While supporting mental health is always a priority for us, this year Mental Health Week takes on a special significance in light of the current COVID-19

10 Ways Parents Can Support Learning at Home

The following are suggestions to help parents support their children’s success while learning at home. Establish routines Establish a schedule for learning that reflects the needs of family members. A regular routine will support everyone. Make sure the schedule allows time for learning, meals, encourages movement, breaks for physical activity, creative play and keeps normal bedtime

Are You Receiving Emails?

Having trouble receiving emails from your child’s school or HCDSB? If so, follow these instructions: Log into your Outlook, Hotmail, Live, or MSN email account from a computer. Click the Settings button (or gear icon) in the upper right-hand corner of the page. In the settings bar, type in “safe” and then select Safe senders

Learning Resources Released by Ministry of Education

On Friday, March 20th, the Ministry of Education released the first phase of the Learn at Home resources to support student learning during this school closure due to COVID-19. They are designed as supplementary resources to help students practice math and literacy skills during the upcoming two-week school closure period.   The Learn at Home resources are available at: https://www.ontario.ca/page/learn-at-home.

“More than Food” – Nutrition Month

March is Nutrition Month! This year, dietitians want you to know that healthy eating is about so much more than food – how you eat is important too! Nutrition Month 2020 is your chance to focus on healthy eating habits such as eating mindfully and cooking more often. Healthy eating is about more than just