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Jan 17, 2022: All Schools CLOSED & Classes CANCELLED

Monday, January 17, 2022 All HCDSB schools and workplaces are CLOSED today due to inclement weather. All school bus transportation is CANCELLED. All in-person and virtual (online) classes are CANCELLED. 

Weekly Update January 17, 2022

“To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake, it is necessary to stand out in the cold.” Aristotle Return to School We look forward to greeting our students on Monday! Thank you to our staff, parents, and students for working together during remote learning. A reminder that students must provide proof of passing the self-screening daily – see

Grade 1 French Immersion Program Registration Opens January 19!

Registration for the Grade 1 French Immersion Program begins on January 19, 2022! Online Registration Coming Soon! The online registration form will be available on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 until Friday, February 18, 2022. A direct link to online registration will be available on the HCDSB French Immersion page, and can also be accessed on the homepage of

Save the Date! Student Census Parent Information Session on January 13th

HCDSB elementary families are invited to a virtual Parent Information Session on Thursday, January 13th, 2022 at 7:00 p.m., which will discuss the Student Census Survey, available from February 28 through April 4, 2022! The Parent Information Session will be live-streamed and available on the Board’s YouTube channel at the scheduled time on January 13th.

Weekly Update January 10, 2022

“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” – Jimmy Dean January 9th – The Baptism of our Lord “Epiphany” means to show or reveal.  In last week’s gospel, Jesus was revealed as the Saviour and Light of the World.  This week is another

Change to Learning Environment for Elementary Students – Request Form Now Open!

The online form to request a change to your child’s learning environment in elementary school (i.e. virtual or in-person) is now open.  As per Ministry of Education direction, we have moved to remote learning for all students until at least January 17, 2022. NOTE: Any requested changes will come into effect on January 24, 2022, however,

Important Update

All Schools Moving to Remote Learning on January 5, 2022

Dear Parents and Guardians, Earlier today the Premier of Ontario announced that at 12:01 a.m. on January 5, 2022, our province will temporarily move to a modified Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen Ontario to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 Omicron variant of concern. Read the News Release here.  The Premier also announced that all schools will move to teacher-led remote learning on January 5, 2022

Weekly Update January 3, 2022

Welcome Back and Happy New Year! We wish everyone a happy new year and hope that you all had a grace-filled holiday with your loved ones. As per Dr. Moore’s announcement, we will have a delayed start to our first week back as we prepare for a safe start to the new school year. We

Return to Instruction Delayed for All Students Until January 5, 2022

Dear Parents and Guardians,  I hope you and your family are well and have enjoyed a safe and healthy Christmas break so far. As you have likely heard in the media, earlier today the Chief Medical Officer of Health announced additional measures that will be put in place to help curb the spread of COVID-19

Weekly Update – December 13 – 17, 2021

Celebrating Advent as a Family The 3rd Sunday of Advent is called Gaudete (Rejoice) Sunday. On this day we celebrate that our waiting for the birth of Jesus on Christmas day is almost over. Rose is a liturgical color that is used to signify joy, so we light the single pink candle on the third