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St. Paul Weekly Update: May 17-21

Hello St. Paul CES Families,

The provincial stay-at-home order has been extended until at least Wednesday, June 2nd, which means we will continue with remote learning until further notice. Thank you to all the staff, students and families for all your hard work as we enter into our fifth week of remote learning. Keep up the great work as you are all doing a wonderful job!

FRIDAY, MAY 21 – DRESS LOUD DAY!

  • May is Speech and Hearing Month and the Halton Chapter of VOICE for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children is launching their annual DRESS LOUD DAY!
  • Dress Loud is a school spirit day that encourages all participants to dress in their loudest, wackiest outfits to create awareness about the impact of hearing loss. Please click here – https://www.voicefordeafkids.com/Dressloud/ to visit the Voice for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children website for additional information and activities.

GRADE 6,7,8 LITERACY AND MATH SUMMER PROGRAMS:

  • HCDSB’s Thomas Merton Centre for Adult and Continuing Education is pleased to announce that we are currently accepting registrations for Literacy and Math Summer School courses for students in Grades 6-8.

SCHOOL CLIMATE SURVEY – YOUR OPINION COUNTS!

  • In an ongoing effort to promote safe, inclusive, and accepting schools, we are writing to invite you to complete the School Climate Parent/Guardian Survey
  • About the Parent/Guardian School Climate Survey: School Climate Surveys are conducted every two years to gather information from parents, students, and staff to help us create and sustain safe and welcoming schools. The survey provides feedback to each school about the extent to which parents feel their school supports learning and positive behaviour and promotes a safe and inclusive environment.

Some important notes about the parent survey:

  • The survey is completely voluntary.
  • You may skip any questions you do not wish to answer.
  • The survey is anonymous and confidential. Names will not be collected, and your responses will be securely stored by HCDSB Research and Development Services staff.
  • Results of this survey will be reported at the school-level and individual respondents will not be identified. 
  • The survey should take you no longer than 15 minutes to complete. Once you access the website, you will be asked for the following password: ParentSchoolClimate2021
  • For more information about the School Climate Survey for Parents, please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions – see attached.
  • Questions? If you have any further questions, please contact Dr. Lisa Collimore, Chief Officer, Research and Development Services at: CollimoreL@hcdsb.org

Asian Heritage Month:

Asian Heritage Month has been celebrated across Canada since the 1990s. In May 2002, the Government of Canada signed an official declaration to designate May as Asian Heritage Month. 

Over the last two centuries, immigrants have journeyed to Canada from East Asia, Southern Asia, Western and Southeast Asia, bringing our society a rich cultural heritage representing many languages, ethnicities and religious traditions.

This month, HCDSB recognizes the long and rich history of Asian Canadians and their contributions to the growth and prosperity of our country.

Join us as we celebrate Asian Heritage Month virtually with multiple activities and resources to enjoy at home with your family! Please see the flyer for more details.

Have a great week.

N. Costa and the St. Paul Staff

May
21
Fri
Dress Loud Day – Awareness Day For Deaf and Hard of Hearing
May 21 all day
May
24
Mon
Victoria Day – No School For Students
May 24 all day
Jun
1
Tue
Rainbow Day!
Jun 1 all day
Jun
2
Wed
Community Family Game Night
Jun 2 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Jun
4
Fri
PA Day – No School for Students
Jun 4 all day
Jun
11
Fri
Attending Virtual School for September 2021? – form due today
Jun 11 all day
Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
Jun 11 all day
Jun
14
Mon
PRIDE Awareness Day
Jun 14 all day
Costa, NelsonSt. Paul Weekly Update: May 17-21