UPDATE: YCDSB Schools Reopening February 16, 2021.

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Please review the latest Parent letter- School Reopening Update – Changes Required for February 16th, 2021, which was just sent by the YCDSB Director’s Office today, February 12, 2021.

Parent Letter – School Reopening Update – Changes required for February 16

Parent Letter – School Reopening Update – Changes required for February 16.pdf

I would also encourage you to review the updated YCDSB Re-entry Plan, as well as, updated “In Person” Hybrid Learning and important school reopening related information for parents from York Region Public Health, a letter to parents from the YCDSB Mental Health Dept., and the UPDATED York Region Public Health COVID-19 School and Child Care Screening Tool, which all parents/guardians must ensure is completed with their child on a daily basis.

If your child has any signs or symptoms of COVID-19 or answers yes to any of the questions on the screening tool, do not send them to school, seek assessment and testing at a COVID-19 Assessment Centre and notify your school.

All York Region Catholic School Board students, staff and essential visitors must complete the York Region Public Health ​COVID-19 School and Child-Care Screening Tool ​every day before going to school/work.

When to stay home:

  • If a students have ​ONE​ symptom of COVID-19, they must ​stay home from school and get tested for COVID-19 at an ​Assessment Centre​.
  • If anyone in the household has travelled outside of Canada, all members of the household must​ stay home from school until the 14-day self-isolation period has finished, except for essential reasons.
  • If anyone in your household is sick and has not tested negative for COVID-19, or does not have an alternative diagnosis from a health care provider, ​all others in the household must stay home​ from school and child care until the results are known or an alternative diagnosis is provided.
  • If someone in the household is identified as a high-risk/close contact of a confirmed COVID-19 case, the whole household is required to ​stay home from school for the 14-day self-isolation period except for essential reasons.

Updated Staying Safe at School Infographic

School Re-entry Plan Presentation – 20AUG20

145_Important Notice – Re-opening of YR Schools-Feb10

Updated York Region Public Health School and Child Care Screening Tool

Mental Health – Return to School – February 2021

For your reference, please find attached the following letters that were issued on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 and Thursday, February 4, 2021 , from the YCDSB Director’s Office, highlighting important information about the reopening of YCDSB schools on Tuesday, February 16, 2021. 

Parent Letter – Schools Reopening on February 16

Parent Letter – School Reopening Update – asynchronous learning on February 12

Finally, please note that Ministry of Education has postponed March Break for the 2020-2021 academic year to April 12-16, 2021 in consideration of Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health and public health.

Thank you.

W. H Kwon