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Parent Weekly Update – Week of January 25th, 2020

From my point of view, God is the light that illuminates the darkness, even if it does not dissolve it, and a spark of divine light is within each of us. ~Pope Francis Big thanks…to all of our amazing students, staff members, and families for making Remote Learning successful again this week. We could not have

Parent Weekly Update – Week of January 18th, 2020

“In worship, we make it possible for the Lord to transform us by His love, to kindle light amid our darkness, to grant us strength in weakness & courage amid trials” ~ Pope Francis THANK YOU! Thank you…to our students for all their work online – it is great seeing and learning alongside of you during

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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

Parent Weekly Update – Week of January 11th, 2020

I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. ~Jimmy Dean THANK YOU! Thank you to all of our families for your patience and understanding as we moved to remote learning the week of January 4th – 8th, 2021! TEACHER-LED REMOTE LEARNING On Thursday, January

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: https://learnathome.hcdsb.org/remote-learning-platforms/

Parent Weekly Update – Week of January 4th, 2020

“Our life spreads light when it is given in service. The secret of service is living to serve.” ~Pope Francis ADMINISTRATORS’ MESSAGE On behalf of the St. Peter CES community, we would like to extend a warm ‘Welcome Back’ to each one of our students and their families! We hope that all of you had a

Parent Weekly Update – Week of December 28th, 2020

When asked the source of her joy, Mother Teresa replied: “Joy is prayer — joy is strength — joy is love — joy is a net of love. . . A joyful heart is the normal result of a heart burning with love . . . loving as He loves, helping as He helps, giving

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