Announcements

Weekly Update – Sept. 21

“To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven.” Ecclesiastes 3:1 Thank you to all the parents and guardians for supporting us as we are working through our safety routines. We appreciate your understanding, support, and cooperation! Thank you! We all had a very successful first week back at

Weekly Update – Sept. 14

“Walk hand and hand with me through your life. Together we will face whatever each day brings.” John 15:13 Preparations for a Safe Start We all had a very successful “Gradual Return” to School, this past week. We are delighted to see our students back at school! We were able to review all new safety

Weekly Update – Sept. 8, 2020

“We choose hope over fear. We see the future not as something out of our control, but as something we can shape for the better through concerted and collective effort” Barak Obama St. Mark Reopens with a Safe Start Plan (Apologies in advance for the longest Weekly Update thus far) St. Mark Staff members have

Return to School Update

“Let go of yesterday. Let today be a new beginning and be the best that you can, and you’ll get to where God wants you to be.” Joel Osteen Welcome back St. Mark Families! We hope that everyone enjoyed a wonderful summer.  We are looking forward to re-connecting with our students, whether in-person or through

Gradual Return to School for Elementary Students

To help ease the transition for our students, and ensure a safe and healthy return for all, the first day of school will be delayed, and we will be implementing a gradual (staggered) return to class for our elementary students, beginning Wednesday, September 9th. All students in Grades 1-8 will begin instruction on Monday, September 14th.

Return to School Plan & Survey Now OPEN

The Return to School Plan is now available for review on HCDSB’s Return to School website: http://bit.ly/HCDSB-ReturntoSchool. Please note that information and updates will continue to be added to this website as they become available.  Parents may also find it helpful to review the FAQs on our website for more information about the return to school. NEW UPDATE: At the Special Board Meeting held

Ministry of Education Releases Guide for Safe Reopening of Schools in September

On Thursday, July 30, 2020, the Minister of Education announced that all elementary students (Kindergarten to Grade 8) will return to school in September, 2020.  This means in-class instruction with enhanced health and safety protocols.  Multiple strategies will be employed to ensure our schools are healthy and safe for students and staff, including: Self screening  Adapted school

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

Elementary Report Card Access – Email Service Currently DOWN

Elementary report cards are being sent now through email. SchoolMessenger is DOWN across Canada – parents who try to access the report card will receive an error message. SchoolMessenger is working to fix this issue. If you are not able to open your child’s report card, please try again later. Thank you for your patience

Mr. Rapai Grade 8 Pick Up / Drop Off Schedule

Dear Parents and Guardians of Mr. Rapai’s Gr. 8 Class,  I am writing to let you know that a protocol has now been established to allow temporary access to our school for families to retrieve any personal belongings that may have been left in the school during the school closure period, and to return any borrowed items.