Announcements

CATHOLIC SCHOOL COUNCIL NOMINATION PACKAGE

ST. PATRICK CATHOLIC SCHOOL COUNCIL ELECTION PACKAGE 2020 DUE DATE FOR NOMINATION FORMS: SEPTEMBER 28th, 2020 If more than required qualified nominations are received: PUBLICATION OF NOMINATIONS FORMS:  SEPTEMBER 28th, 2020 CATHOLIC SCHOOL COUNCIL ELECTIONS (if required): SEPTEMBER 30th, 2020 School Council Election Procedures September 2020 A new “School Councils” regulation under the Education Act,

Weekly Update: September 20/20

Update September 21, 2020 We would like to thank our families for a great second week back!  Thank you to our school community for your support.  Our students did a great job adjusting to our new normal and doing their best to learn our new school routines, procedures, and protocols.  We are so happy to

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: http://bit.ly/HCDSB-ReturntoSchool. 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

All Schools will Remain CLOSED Until the End of the School Year

On May 19th, the Ministry of Education announced that they are extending the school closure period for all schools in Ontario for the remainder of the school year. This decision has been made as a safety precaution to protect our students and staff, and help minimize the spread of COVID-19 in our community. In light of this

Marian Consecration ~ May 1st

Please find the following link to the Marian Consecration for families on May 1 as guided by Pope Francis:

Praying the Rosary

Our Holy Father Pope Francis is encouraging everyone to pray the Rosary each day during the month of May. Please find the following  link to his message and of two beautiful prayers which can be said at the end of the rosary to pray for the end of the pandemic. http://www.vatican.va/content/francesco/en/letters/2020/documents/papa-francesco_20200425_lettera-mesedimaggio.html