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January 18, 2022: All Schools Closed to Students and Staff

All school bus transportation is CANCELLED to and from school today and all schools are CLOSED to students and staff. Students will be able to access asynchronous learning materials/tasks in their classroom learning platforms by 10:00 a.m. Educators will be available to support students during regular school hours.

Jan 17, 2022: All Schools CLOSED & Classes CANCELLED

Monday, January 17, 2022 All HCDSB schools and workplaces are CLOSED today due to inclement weather. All school bus transportation is CANCELLED. All in-person and virtual (online) classes are CANCELLED. 

Weekly Update – Jan 17th

Let us look to our hands, often so empty of love, and today let us try to think of some gift we can offer freely Pope Francis Return to School We look forward to greeting our students on Monday! Thank you to our staff, parents, and students for working together during remote learning. A reminder

Grade 1 French Immersion Program Registration Opens January 19!

Registration for the Grade 1 French Immersion Program begins on January 19, 2022! Online Registration Coming Soon! The online registration form will be available on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 until Friday, February 18, 2022. A direct link to online registration will be available on the HCDSB French Immersion page, and can also be accessed on the homepage of

Save the Date! Student Census Parent Information Session on January 13th

HCDSB elementary families are invited to a virtual Parent Information Session on Thursday, January 13th, 2022 at 7:00 p.m., which will discuss the Student Census Survey, available from February 28 through April 4, 2022! The Parent Information Session will be live-streamed and available on the Board’s YouTube channel at the scheduled time on January 13th.

Weekly Update – Jan 10th

Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present. Jim Rohn Extension of School Closures As you are aware, the Ministry is extending the closure of schools until January 17th. That means our office is closed with limited access to the school. If you need to contact

Change to Learning Environment for Elementary Students – Request Form Now Open!

The online form to request a change to your child’s learning environment in elementary school (i.e. virtual or in-person) is now open.  As per Ministry of Education direction, we have moved to remote learning for all students until at least January 17, 2022. NOTE: Any requested changes will come into effect on January 24, 2022, however,

Important Update

All Schools Moving to Remote Learning on January 5, 2022

Dear Parents and Guardians, Earlier today the Premier of Ontario announced that at 12:01 a.m. on January 5, 2022, our province will temporarily move to a modified Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen Ontario to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 Omicron variant of concern. Read the News Release here.  The Premier also announced that all schools will move to teacher-led remote learning on January 5, 2022

Weekly Update – Jan 3rd

Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. Ralph Waldo Emerson Return to School Update – Jan 5th As per the recent Ministry announcement, students are expected to return to school on Wednesday, January 5th. Please review the Board’s messaging on this government announcement found here. Happy New

Return to Instruction Delayed for All Students Until January 5, 2022

Dear Parents and Guardians,  I hope you and your family are well and have enjoyed a safe and healthy Christmas break so far. As you have likely heard in the media, earlier today the Chief Medical Officer of Health announced additional measures that will be put in place to help curb the spread of COVID-19