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Week of June 8-12

Thank you for your continued patience as we complete week nine of Distance Learning.

Pick Up of Student Belongings

The HCDSB has completed the Elementary School Curbside Access for Student Belongings Protocol for Parents/Guardians – found below. Details for family pick up times and information will be emailed separately in school messenger. Please note that K-8 classroom teachers will gathering ALL student belongings from the classroom and the lockers and bagging them for parent curbside pickup.

Pick up dates will be during school hours on

  • Thursday, June 18 (Grade 7 & 8 only)
  • Wednesday, June 24 (Kindergarten to Grade 6)

Grade 7 & 8 Parents wishing to empty their child’s locker personally as per the attached protocol, please contact Mrs. Choma and/or Mrs. Scannell to arrange for an access time. Please note that emptying your child’s locker is not a requirement and we are happy to do it for you.

Medication

All students who have medication at school such as inhalers, Epi-Pens and non prescription medication will be included in your child’s bag.

Mrs. Scannell

It is with mixed emotions that we share with you that Mrs. Scannel will be joining the St. Anthony of Padua School Community in Milton in September as Vice Principal.

SJPII has been truly blessed to have her as part of the school community for the past three years. Her always positive approach, passion for teaching and learning and her enduring love for ALL children will never be forgotten.  Mrs. Scannell you will be sorely missed! 

I would like to also take this opportunity to welcome Mrs. Tracey Babic to SJPII in September.  Tracey is currently the Vice Principal at St. Benedict in Milton.  Please join me in welcoming her to our awesome school community.

ROCK-Reach Out Centre for Kids Event

Back by popular demand…Anxiety Part 1 Webinar! A discussion on understanding what anxiety is and how it shows up in children and teens. Join ROCK Clinicians on June 8 for this informative session. For more information and to register, please visit https://rockevents.ca/event/anxiety-part-1-webinar/

OCGE Focus for the Month of June

Our Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectaion for the month of June is I HAVE RESPONSIBILITIES! 

  • I am a peace-maker. 
  • I am fair.
  • I am forgiving. 
  • I follow rules and do my share. 
  • I help the poor and care for people in need. 
  • I stand up for what is right. I know that all life is precious. 
  • I respect and protect the world and all that is in it. 
  • Because I accept my responsibilities, I can make a difference, and will live my life like Jesus.

Grade 6-8 Literacy and Math Summer Programs

The Halton Catholic District School Board’s Thomas Merton Centre for Continuing Education is pleased to be offering Literacy and Math Summer Programs for Grades 6, 7, and 8 students from July 6 – July 17, 2020 (Session 1) and July 20 – July 31, 2020 (Session 2). 

Please note that due to the current COVID-19 situation, the health and well-being of our students continues to remain our highest priority. All Session 1 and Session 2 classes will be offered in a distance (e-learning) format this summer.

NOTE: Teachers will be committed to providing an engaging educational experience and interactive lessons in a virtual format to review the past school year, in preparation for next year. Educators will provide live and/or pre-recorded lessons for all students.

For program details, please review the following information sheet: Literacy and Math Distance Learning Summer Programs

Register Now!
New this year ~ online registration is available for Session 1 and 2. You may register your child for one or both sessions by filling out the following online form: Summer Distance Learning

The online form to register your child is due by Friday, June 26, 2020. 

Please follow us on Twitter @SJPIIOakville ~ We MISS our students and the laughter & joy in our hallways & classrooms!

Take good care.

#togetherapart

Mrs. Choma and Mrs. Scannell

Elementary PrincipalWeek of June 8-12