KPR also will be running an information night in January for all KPR students about career pathways available through the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program, Specialist High Skills Majors, and Dual Credit programs, which allow students to gain high school and post-secondary credits at the same time. As mentioned above, we are presently working together with our health units on this newly released guidance document, and will update parents and guardians on our enhanced measures as they are finalized. Secondary students at KPR will follow a full course schedule over the year with four quadmesters, each quadmester including two, 150-minute classes per day. virtual career expo for young women in Grades 7-12 & their parents; details and registration are at dreambigknc.eventbrite.ca. Please see below for further information and where parents can find the most up to date details on any bus cancellations or route information. I offer the following reminders with a view to remaining healthy: Sincerely,Jennifer LeclercDirector of Education. You can find tips at: https://www.durham.ca/en/health-and-wellness/novel-coronavirus-update.aspx#Halloween, https://www.hkpr.on.ca/2020/10/07/halloween-safety-during-covid-19/, https://www.peterboroughpublichealth.ca/novel-coronavirus-covid-19/covid-19-social-gatherings-holidays-events/?highlight=halloween#halloween. They will have two choices during this waiting period: either attend class in person at their home school until the VES start date, or complete work assigned by their child’s teacher at home. Virtual Parent Conference: Easy to Join and Free! The cancelled routes are listed on STSCO.ca by school. We say this fully understanding that many parents and students are concerned and anxious about what the future will bring. Please self-screen every morning for any signs of illness by using the province’s online tool at https://covid-19.ontario.ca/school-screening/, and stay home if unwell. The Thoughtexchange will be open until November 9. Secondary students returning to in-person learning may be limited to the new term or new semester based on course availability, enrolment, and time missed in the course. Please visit  https://my.thoughtexchange.com/scroll/517289218 by November 9 to offer your thoughts, and to rate the thoughts shared by others. You can download the app for free from https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19/covid-alert.html. As you can appreciate, these are complex matters that take reflection and consideration to resolve. A quick reminder: please make sure to update your children’s school on any changes in your contact information, such as a new phone number or email address. When will my child’s teacher contact us?Once your child’s information is successfully transferred to the virtual school from their home school or a new registration is completed, they will be assigned to a teacher who will contact you about next steps. Update for Families of Virtual School Students We want to thank you for your continued patience and understanding as we launch our Virtual ... Update for Families of Virtual School Students. No student will fall behind because of timetabling or access issues. Registration – Online Learn At Home Program. Similarly, families who wish their children to switch to online classes on Monday, November 30 will need to register between November 2-20. The Thoughtexchange will be open until November 9. At this time, we are asking parents to make decisions about school attendance in September, so we can ensure proper staffing for both our ... At this time, we are asking parents to make decisions about school attendance in September, so we can ensure proper staffing for both our school classrooms and the Learn At Home program. 1530 Springwell Ave., Mississauga, ON L5J3H6 Phone: 905-822-1657 Fax: 905-822-2955 Students and staff will learn about Treaty awareness, Indigenous medicines, foods, bushcrafting, films, music, and culture. Go to HIL School Handbook, Monday, November 23, 2020 is a PD Day – no school for students, Addressing Anxiety in Children with Parents for Children’s Mental Health, WRDSB remembers and reflects on Remembrance Day, Parenting Essentials Event with Parents for Children’s Mental Health. Our back-to-school planning continues to change and evolve over time in support of student and staff safety. Dr. Russell is a clinical psychologist, well known and engaging speaker, and co-author of the book Drop the Worry Ball: How to Parent in the Age of Entitlement. Please self-screen every day. Remembrance DayAll KPR schools will be recognizing the significance of Remembrance Day, and honouring those who have fought for our freedoms and for peace. For our in-person school operations, this means giving our principals and school staff enough time to: At the same time, we are also organizing our Learn At Home online school for over 5,300 students. Here are some important dates that were approved by our Trustees and the Ministry of Education earlier this year: PA Days:            Friday, November 27; Monday, February 1; Friday, May 14 (secondary ONLY); Friday, June 11 (elementary ONLY), and Wednesday, June 30, Winter Break:   Monday, December 21, to Friday, January 1, March Break:    Friday, March 12, to Friday, March 19, The dates also are posted at http://kprschools.ca/en/our_schools/resources/schoolcalendars.html. In 2012 a new gymnasium was built with an adjacent activity room and food servery. Should there be any changes due to the constantly evolving nature of COVID, we will let parents know. The health unit has identified close contacts who may have been exposed to the ill individuals while they were infectious. Option B would make the Friday before March Break 2022 a holiday, and include two PA Days for staff before classes begin.