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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 for Week of January 18th.

Back to School As it stands, we are still planning on schools opening face-to-face on Monday, January 25th.  There will be an announcement on January 20th to confirm plans moving forward. Our staff have been working very hard teaching virtually and we cannot wait to see all our students in the building once again, but

Weekly Update for Week of January 11th, 2021

Thank you for a fantastic first week of remote learning. We are very blessed to have such dedicated educators at St Scholastica!  We would be remiss in thinking that we did this on our own and for this reason, we would also like to congratulate and thank our parents and guardians for your patience and

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/

Weekly Update for Week of January 4th, 2021

2021 is upon us!  The St. Scholastica staff would like to welcome all our students back to school after what we hope has been a cherished time with family.  We hope the birth of Jesus has filled all our hearts with the gift of love and hope!  We wish you all good health and happiness

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 for Week of December 14th, 2020

This week marks the last week of the year in school for 2020!!  This past year has been filled with many celebrations but also a great number of challenges for many in our community. Not only is this Advent a season a time to celebrate the birth of Jesus, it is also a time to

Register Your Child for Kindergarten!

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