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Weekly Update: January 25, 2021

There is always light, if only we’re brave enough to see it. If only we’re brave enough to be it. ~ Amanda Gordon Thank you A sincere thank you to our St. Patrick School community for your continued work remotely as we continue to stay safe at home. Ministry Updates – Remote Learning EXTENDED HCDSB

Weekly Update: January 18, 2021

If you are going down a road and don’t like what’s in front of you and look behind you and don’t like what you see, get off the road. Create a new path!”   Maya Angelou Thank you! A most sincere thank you to all of our amazing staff, students and families for all of

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World Religion Day

“The different religions, based on their respect for each human person as a creature called to be a child of God, contribute significantly to building fraternity and defending justice in society.” (Pope Francis, Fratelli Tutti) The third Sunday in January is annually observed as World Religion Day. This year, it falls on Sunday, January 17, 2021.   World Religion Day was

Weekly Update: January 11, 2021

“Actions speak louder than words, let your words teach and your actions speak.”   ~ St. Anthony of Padua Thank you! I would like to extend a big thank you to all of our amazing students, staff, and families for a very positive and smooth start to Remote Learning this week. We could not do

Update! Advanced Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten is an exciting milestone for your child and for your family! Our school offers a full-day, 2-year Kindergarten program, designed to engage curious early learners through different kinds of play, that help children learn how to reason and problem-solve as they interact with one another. When Can My Child Begin Kindergarten? To register your

Provincial Announcement: Teacher-Led Remote Learning Extends Until January 25, 2021

On Thursday, January 7, 2021, the Ontario government announced the extension of teacher-led remote learning until January 25, 2021 for elementary students. Secondary students will continue to participate in remote learning until January 25th. Read more in the online News Release. Expectations for Elementary Schools Elementary schools will be closed for in-person learning between January 4-22, 2021.  Beginning

Accessing Your Online Learning Platform

Many students and families were having trouble accessing the log-in page to the online learning platforms on our new HCDSB website. The access points for all three learning platforms – D2L (Brightspace),  Office 365 and Google Classroom, are available on the HCDSB Learn at Home website here:

Weekly Update: January 4, 2021

Principal’s Message My name is Diana Comito, and I have the privilege and the blessing of being appointed as the new Principal of St. Patrick School. I am very excited to join your school community, a community that I am eager to also call my new family. Over these Christmas holidays, I have been moved

All Schools Moving to Teacher-Led Remote Learning on January 4, 2021

On Monday, December 21, 2020, the Premier of Ontario announced that at 12:01 a.m. on December 26, 2020, our province will enter a period of additional public health restrictions and protocols to help curb the spread of COVID-19. Read the News Release here. One of these protocols is related to schools, and requires all publicly funded

Weekly Update – December 14-18

THIRD WEEK OF ADVENT This weekend we light the pink candle on our Advent Wreath as a sign of joy. It reminds us of the joy we will share in our coming celebration of Jesus’ birth at Christmas.  May the hope and joy of this season fill our hearts and make us living signs of love for