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Weekly Update June 14-18

Good afternoon families,

PRIDE AWARNESS Day – June 14th

At St. Nicholas we will be celebrating PRIDE Awareness Day on Monday June 14th, as we believe that we are all created in the image and likeness of God, and we honour the dignity in each person by treating one another with care, compassion and respect.  We are committed to nurturing a safewelcoming, and inclusive learning environment for all of our students – regardless of their race, gender identity, gender expression, disability, sex, sexual orientation, creed, or age. To learn more about our commitment to Equity and Inclusive Education, please take a few minutes to read Responding with Faith, Hope & Love.

Picking Up Student Belongings/Returning School Materials-Resources

We are in the process of finalizing details for a Curbside Access for Student Belongings, in consultation with Halton Public Health. Families will have the opportunity to pick up their children’s belongings and drop off student textbooks, resources, library books and borrowed electronic devices on Monday, June 28th and Tuesday, June 29th.  Student belongings will be packed by school staff, this includes locker items. Families will have the opportunity to register online for a specific pickup/drop off time – the online link will be provided next week. We thank everyone for their patience as we work through the logistics to ensure the health and safety of all. Student/families will not be permitted to enter the building.

STUDENT MEDICATION ~ YEAR END PICK-UP & MEDICAL CONDITIONS SEPTEMBER START-UP

If we are currently hold medication for your child, you are asked to pick up the items between Tuesday June 15th and Thursday June 17th, 2021 – 8:30am-3:30pm.  Please note, we do not store medications over the summer.  You will also be provided with pre-populated health care forms for the 2021/2022 school year.  Please review, and verify the information found on these forms. Revise ANY pertinent information directly on the forms and sign. Please note, these forms MUST be completed and returned to the school during the week of August 30-Sept. 3, 2021

Grade 8 Graduation – June 24th

Preparations for graduation have begun.  We ask our graduates to please refer to their scheduled pick-up time outlined on their class D2L page and communicate with their homeroom teacher if there are any conflicts. Please note that this is a closed event and only graduates and their immediate family are expected to arrive during their scheduled time.  Families and friends not in grade 8 or scheduled to graduate are unfortunately, not invited. We have been given strict guidelines by both the ministry and Halton Health to ensure that social distancing rules are followed. We look forward to celebrating and honouring our Graduating Class of 2021!  

Graduation Liturgy – June 22nd

A virtual graduation liturgy has been scheduled for Tuesday, June 22 at 9:35 am – a Team’s link will be emailed to families as well as posted to the students D2L platform.  We look forward to coming together in prayer and celebrating our Graduating Class of 2021.

SAVE THE DATE – End of the Year Liturgy – June 23rd

Our final liturgy of the school year will be held on Wednesday, June 23rd @9:35 am – a Team’s link will be emailed to families next week as well as posted to their child’s D2L platform

Moving 2021-2022?

Please let us know if your family is moving and won’t be returning in September 2021. We are in the process of organizing for next year’s classes and the information is very helpful for the planning process. If you child is not returning to St. Nicholas, please email Mrs. Kennific directly – KennificT@hcdsb.org 

https://elem.hcdsb.org/stnicholas

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Yours in Catholic Education,

Mr. Cacciola & Mrs. Spotswood 

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