Attached is our Winter newsletter. We hope you find the information useful.
The St. Jerome School Community will be taking part in a Holly Jolly Gift Giving Gala! At a time when many families are in need more than ever, we have decided to spread a little St. Jerome cheer with the following fundraiser in support of the St. Vincent De Paul Society of Our Lady of Grace Parish. We will be accepting President Choice Gift cards ... Continue reading "The St. Jerome Holly Jolly Gift Card Giving Gala!"
With the winter season upon us, this is a reminder to parents and guardians that students are to dress appropriately for outdoor play. Remember to wear a warm coat, hat, mittens and proper footwear. Many of our students are often getting their pants and socks wet during recesses and need an extra change of clothing. Please ensure that your child has an extra pair of ... Continue reading "Outdoor Play & Inclement Weather Procedures"
Ontario has designated the week beginning on the third Sunday of November as Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week to help promote safe schools and a positive learning environment. In preparation, St. Jerome has invited “Brave Education” (https://braveeducation.com) to conduct virtual workshops with our Grade 1-8 students. Both in person and remote students will participate with their class.
To answer some of the questions regarding our hybrid model when it comes to the importance of attendance, being classroom ready, and switching modalities, it is hoped that the following two references will be helpful.
We are looking forward to a safe and appropriate Halloween experience at school. Please note that due to COVID-19 precautions and restrictions, the following is not permitted this year:
- Sharing of treats, candy, food, etc.
- Hallowe’en dances
- Costume parades around the school
We encourage safety at all times! We also encourage students ... Continue reading "Halloween At School!"