Announcements

March Break Postponed until April 12-16, 2021

On February 11, 2021, the Ontario government provided an update on the timing of March Break for the 2020-2021 school year. The announcement indicated that March Break will be postponed until April 12-16, 2021, as a health and safety precaution to minimize the spread of COVID-19 in our school communities.  This means that all HCDSB elementary and secondary

Weekly Update for Week of January 25th, 2021

St Scholastica Classrooms We want to thank you all again for your patience and support over the past few weeks.  This newest announcement regarding the continued closure of our schools creates new challenges for all our families in different ways.  We want to let you know that if you have any questions regarding your child’s

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

Halloween Parade

Please join us for our virtual Halloween Parade! We know this is an exciting time of the year for our students and parents/guardians and we would love nothing more than to invite you into St Scholastica but unfortunately, that is just not possible this year! Please follow the link below to “participate” in our Halloween

Curriculum Night Meeting Link

Please note this link is for the Administrators’ Welcome at 6:30 pm. You should have already received an invitation from your child’s teacher. https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_YzA1NjI4YWYtMWViZC00M2M2LTk5NGQtYTUzZWZjNzZhODc2%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%222537ab7d-25bd-498a-a642-7c135779e6d2%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%228c260902-6721-4583-9b93-61dd36139187%22%7d

Weekly Update: Week of September 21st, 2020

Dear St. Scholastica Families, What a fantastic start to the school year!  We are all so happy to be back.  Although it has been a very different start to the school year, our students have had an opportunity to visit with staff and reconnect with friends.  As we continue to grow, we welcome all the

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