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Update June 12, 2020

Lord, reawaken in us a sense of praise and gratitude for our Earth, and for everything You have created.

~Pope Francis

Thank you for your continued participation and support of your child and our teachers as we complete week ten of Distance Learning.

Thank you to all our families who continue to support the Burlington “Front Porch Clap” in support of our essential workers! Please remember to show your support each Friday evening at 7pm ~ TOGETHER Let’s make some NOISE & show our appreciation!!!

Thank you to all who signed up for Curbside Pick Up and Drop Off as per the school messenger email this week. Here are the directions if you missed the email:

1. Go to the scheduling webpage at https://stpatrick.parentinterview.com/
2. Enter the Access Code (printed below) and click “Sign In”
     Please make a note of your Confirmation #
3. Fill in your contact information and click “Continue to Make Appointments”
4. Click on “Appointments for Belongings Collection”
5. Click on “Available” for a time at which you wish to attend the school to retrieve your child’s belongings and returned items listed below – ONE APPOINTMENT PER FAMILY
6. Click on “My Schedule” (top left of the page)
7. Print out, email or copy down your appointment time

The Access Code for this appointment is pat2020
Please do not share this code with anyone outside your school community
– thank you

We will have the following ready for you to pick up at DOOR TEN:

  • Personal belongings in lockers, desks and cubbies 
  • EpiPens® or other medications

Please bring the following for Drop Off at DOOR ONE

  • Technology (devices) borrowed 
  • Special education equipment 
  • Sports uniforms
  • Library books
  • Textbooks
  • Musical instruments and mouth pieces (where applicable)

Please note that all devices/technology will need to be returned by the end of June.

SPECIAL EDUCATION SUMMER LEARNING PROGRAM

Dates: July 13th to 24th – Time: 9am – 11 am

  • This two-week special education summer learning program is designed for students who would benefit from additional functional literacy, functional numeracy, social skills and communication skills.
  • This program will be comprised of 2 hours per day of virtual synchronous learning.
  • This program will be taught by a special education teacher and may include a speech and language pathologist, educational assistant and/or a behaviour analyst.

SPECIAL EDUCATION TRANSITION SUMMER LEARNING PROGRAM

Dates: August 17th to 28th – Time: 9am – 11 am

  • This two-week special education summer learning program is designed for students who would benefit from additional functional literacy, functional numeracy, social skills and communication skills with a focus on transition back into school.
  • This program will be comprised of 2 hours per day of virtual synchronous learning.
  • This program will be taught by a special education teacher and may include a speech and language pathologist, educational assistant and/or behaviour analyst.

ISW June Sale – Save 10% on your entire purchase

Returning Students – Log into your account to shop for your uniform. Our new chat window lets you connect with one of your uniform experts while you shop!

New Students 3 WAYS TO SHOP

  1. IN-STORE APPOINTMENT – New families are welcome to book an in-store one-on-one appointment with one of our uniform experts.
  2. VIRTUAL APPOINTMENT – New families are welcome to book an appointment from home via video chat with one of our uniform experts.
  3. ONLINE LIVE CHAT – Our new chat window lets you connect with one of our uniform experts while you shop.

~ https://www.iswuniforms.com/

Promoting Well-Being ROCK – Reach Out Centre for Kids

  • ROCK has put together some resources and suggestions to help support children, youth, and families at this time of uncertainty. They will be updating them regularly, so please check back for new content. To access them, please click here for the Resources for Families Guide, and click for Part 1 and Part 2 of the Resources Kit for Families, ages 0-6.
  • ROCK is fully supporting the Province of Ontario’s plan to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and is following protocol to practice social distancing. In order to ensure your own health and safety, all in-person programming and walk-ins will be suspended until further notice.
  • They remain available to our clients via phone support, email and the implementation of innovative services to support their program offerings for the duration of the provincial school closure.
  • ROCK is dedicated to supporting families during this difficult time. They are committed to live answering phone calls from the hours of 9 – 5 p.m. each business day. Families will have the ability to speak directly to a ROCK staff person who is available to answer questions. They have also created the opportunity to connect families to a pathway coordinator staff who will assess and support connection to brief virtual consultation services.

If you are in crisis, contact our 24/7 ROCK Crisis Line at 905-878-9785. For all other queries related to services, call the Live Answer Access Line at 289-266-0036 between 9 – 5 p.m. each business day. Messages cannot be left on this number.

~https://rockonline.ca/ 

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Wishing you great weekend ~ the Staff of St. Patrick CES

Jun
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Mon
Kindergarten & Primary Adventure Theme Week
Jun 8 – Jun 12 all day
Jun
15
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Kindergarten & Primary Games Theme Week
Jun 15 – Jun 19 all day
Jun
22
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Kindergarten & Primary Beach Theme Week
Jun 22 – Jun 25 all day
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Last Day of School – EARLY DISMISSAL – 2:00 pm
Jun 26 all day
Red & White for Canada Day
Jun 26 all day

 

Elementary PrincipalUpdate June 12, 2020