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School Update – Jan 25 -29, 2021

“It’s okay, not to be okay” ~ unknown Teacher-Led Remote Learning Extends  The Ontario government announced the extension of teacher-led remote learning for elementary students. We will continue to share information and updates with parents directly via email, as well as post updates on our Return to School Plan website and through our social media channels:  Twitter: @HCDSB Instagram: @HaltonCatholicDSB 

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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

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School Update – Jan 18 – 22, 2021

“Challenges are what makes life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful” ~ J. Marine Paul Davis Parent Presentation Paul Davis is a social medial expert that brings 29+ years of IT knowledge and expertise to his speaking engagements.  He has presented to over 620,000 students from Grade 4-12 from all over Canada

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

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School Update – January 11 – 15, 2021

“What you get by achieving your goals isn’t as important as what you become by achieving your goals” ~ Z. Ziglar Daily 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

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/

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School Update – January 4 – 8, 2021

“For last years words belong to last years language, and next years words await another voice” ~ T.S. Elliot Expectations for Elementary Schools Elementary schools will be closed for in-person learning between January 4-8, 2021.  Beginning Monday, January 4th and ending on Friday, January 8th, all elementary students will learn remotely from home.  On Monday, January 4th,

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

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Christmas Update 2020

“Maybe Christmas doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more” ~ Dr. Seuss St. Joseph Tips With the fourth Sunday of Advent upon us, we look to LOVE.  The fourth candle helps us to remember that God is love and that he loved the world so much that Jesus came.