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The Week Ahead: September 28th to October 2nd

A Great Week of...Learning. I know we have been in the building for a few weeks now, but it is starting to feel like learning is happening regularly. Our students have adjusted well to the masks, distancing and hygiene routines. Our teachers have their Google Classrooms up and running. Our E.A.s are connecting with new

By |2020-09-28T07:26:37-04:00September 27th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Updated Guidance from Public Health…

Hi Defenders, As promised, when Public Health updates their guidance, we will let you know. We have been advised that healthy siblings are no longer required to be sent home to self-isolate , but are being asked to self-monitor. In a school setting, we have designed our environment to allow students and staff to safely

By |2020-09-25T12:27:52-04:00September 25th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Elementary Transition Window Open

Hi Defender Families, To assist in planning to accommodate the needs of families, interested families with students in elementary schools will find the transition form on the school board main webpage from Sept 24th at 9 a.m. to Sept 28th at 6 p.m. Requests must be made within this window of time at www.wcdsb.ca If

By |2020-09-24T09:39:50-04:00September 24th, 2020|News|0 Comments

A Few Updates…

Hi Defender Families, First of all, I want to thank you for continuing to partner with us around Health and Safety. I think it is fair to say there is a lot of feelings being experienced right now by our community. There is some genuine fear around public health guidance that tells us to have

By |2020-09-22T15:24:56-04:00September 22nd, 2020|News|0 Comments

The Week Ahead: September 21st to 25th

Congratulations to our Grade 3 Students who made their First Communion It was a wonderful celebration on Saturday and it was a privilege to be a part of this sacrament. We had 15 students participate in their First Communion. If you were not able to make it because of illness or extenuating circumstances, you are

By |2020-09-20T15:01:50-04:00September 20th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Updated COVID-19 Sibling Protocol

Hi Defender Families, As we receive updated guidance from Public Health, we let you know as soon as we are able. As a result of further consultation regarding best practices when a student is exhibiting one or more symptoms consistent with COVID-19 at school, Public Health has advised us to send the child home, as

By |2020-09-15T16:31:49-04:00September 15th, 2020|News|0 Comments

The Week Ahead: September 14 to 18

A Successful Return! It was so wonderful to see so many of our Defenders returning to school for face to face learning this week. We learned new drop off and pick up routines. We learned how to sign out properly for the washroom. We learned how to walk down the hallway 2 m apart. We

By |2020-09-13T21:17:47-04:00September 13th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Grade 5s and 6s Tomorrow!

Hi Defenders, Mr. Harnack and Mrs. LeDrew will be at the entrance near the basketball courts. This is also where the grade 5s and 6s line up. We would ask parents of Grade 5s and 6s to sent their children to the property through that entrance to reduce the traffic flow of our primary parents

By |2020-09-09T20:46:15-04:00September 9th, 2020|News|0 Comments
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