School Screening Tool

Daily Self-Screening ​A self-assessment must be completed by all staff and essential visitor prior to entering the school. ​ Parents and guardians must perform daily screening of their child(ren) for COVID-19 symptoms before leaving for school, using the COVID-19 Self-Assessment. ​ If a student or staff member shows signs or symptoms of COVID-19 or has

Weekly Update- September 21-25, 2020

Let us never set conditions for God; let us instead allow hope to conquer our fears. —POPE FRANCIS We would like to thank our students, staff and families for a great first week back. We are so proud of our students who are adjusting to our new normal and doing their best to learn our

Weekly Update- September 14- 18, 2020

“In a world where you can be anything, be kind.” We had a fantastic week at St. Mary, welcoming our students back to school each day.  Thank you to our parents, students and staff, who did a fantastic job following the new routines and protocols to ensure everyone’s safety.  This coming week, we look forward

Weekly Update- September 8- 11, 2020

“You’re off to great places, today is your day, your mountain is waiting, so get on our way!” ~ Dr. Seuss Class Placements- Sept 8  Our school class placements will be posted at Noon on Tuesday, September 8.  Please go to the HCDSB website, click on schools and select St. Mary.  Please visit: Click

Welcome Back to the 2020-2021 School Year!

“And suddenly you just know it is time to start something new and trust the magic of beginnings”. Welcome back St. Mary Families! We hope that everyone enjoyed a wonderful summer.  We are looking forward to re-connecting with our students, whether in-person or through remote learning.  We know that this year will present us with

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: 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