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Exposure to COVID-19 in the St. Mary Catholic School Community

SUBJECT: Exposure to COVID-19 at St. Mary Catholic Elementary School April 18, 2021 Dear Parents and Guardians, We are writing to let you know we have recieved communication from Halton Region Public Health about 3 new positive cases of COVID-19 in our school community. Public Health has notified all high-risk contacts of the cases and

Weekly Update- April 19-23, 2021

“Although you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and rejoice with an indescribable and glorious joy.” 1 Peter 1:8 Technology Requests for Remote Learning- April 19 As noted in previous messaging from the Board, Monday, April 19th will be a transition

Provincial Announcement: All Schools Moving to Remote Learning After Spring Break

On April 12, 2021, the Premier of Ontario announced that all Ontario elementary and secondary schools will be moving to remote learning following the Spring Break. Read the News Release here.  According to the Ministry memo received, the decision to move to remote learning has been made to reduce mobility, and support as many households as

April 9, 2021

Dear Parents and Guardians, Thank you for continuing to follow the public health and safety measures that have kept schools open and safe for students and staff. It is our collective effort that continues to ensure your children can learn in the classroom. As per recent announcements, the province has implemented a provincewide shutdown for

Voluntary, Targeted COVID-19 Testing for Schools

The Ontario Government is requiring school boards to offer voluntary, targeted COVID-19 testing sites for asymptomatic staff and students.  Who Can Be Tested? Testing is voluntary, and consent is required from parents or guardians.   Targeted testing is offered only for individuals who are asymptomatic (i.e. not experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms).  Voluntary COVID-19 testing is available to: All students and their families All school staff and their household members All Child Care

We Want Your Feedback ~ Bronte Green Catholic Elementary School Proposed Boundary Option

We are currently undergoing a School Boundary Review Process involving St. Mary and St. Joan of Arc Catholic Elementary Schools. A School Boundary Review (SBR) Committee was established to gather and share information with members of our school communities. You can now access the Virtual Public Information Meeting (VPIM) for the Bronte Green Catholic Elementary School Boundary Review process here. Background Bronte Green (formerly Saw Whet Golf Course) is a

Weekly Update- April 6-9th, 2021

Daily Screening Tool and Isolation Requirements We thank you for your continued support in following the Ministry and Public Health guidelines. 1. Updates to the COVID-19 School and Child Care Screening Tool.  The COVID-19 School Screening Tool has been changed and will now require students and staff with any new or worsening symptoms of COVID-19, even those with only one (1) symptom, to

Weekly Update- March 29- April 1, 2021

“For God so loved the world that He gave His only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life” John 3:16 This Easter, may we remember God’s gift to us and the promise of eternal life. Voluntary COVID-19 Testing- March 30 As you may be aware, the Province of Ontario


Fostering Mental Health & Well-Being: Parent Information Sessions

The Special Education Services department at HCDSB is pleased to be hosting a series of parent information sessions to help families adjust and respond to the new norms faced during a global pandemic and how to cope with the mental health and well-being of their children in times of uncertainty and change. For the health and safety