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Message to Families from Chair Petrella and Director McDonald

On Monday, April 12, 2021, the people of the Province of Ontario were informed that the Ministry of Education had made the decision that all school districts will pivot to remote, online learning beginning April 19, 2021. The announcement did not provide a scheduled return to in-person learning date.

While we wish that we were together in person, the health and safety of our staff, students, and families need to be our focus right now as the province continues to struggle with an increase of COVID-19 cases. Our dedicated staff are committed to providing virtual learning opportunities for all students, until which time when we can all be together again. 

During the remote learning period, staff will do their very best, within the health and safety parameters set out by the province and our local health units, to provide additional accommodations to those Special Education Students who may require a significantly high level of complex support to engage in remote learning.

Although many families are well-versed in the process of pivoting from in-person to remote learning, please follow the link to our full message that provides a reminder and some additional details to assist everyone during transition. As well, we are including important information for students already enrolled in our Virtual School (already registered, full-time, online learners only).

Link to Letter to Families - April 14, 2021

~ Chair Petrella and Director McDonald