WEEKLY UPDATE

April 13 to April 17, 2020

HAPPY EASTER!
I wish you all a very blessed Easter season! Do not forget that Easter is a season lasting 50 days, ending Pentecost Sunday, May 31.  Please, do not hesitate to wish each other a Happy Easter until then!  During these challenging times, may the glory and the promise of this joyous time of year bring peace and happiness to you and your family, and may Christ, Our Risen Saviour, bless you! 

REMOTE LEARNING UPDATE
 

Stage 2 of At-Home Learning begins Tuesday, April 14.  Teachers have communicated their Weekly Overview for this week including details of a class schedule and the ASYNCHRONOUS lessons/ assignments to be completed at home.  Live SYNCHRONOUS video conference lessons have also been scheduled.  Be sure to read over all communications from your classroom teacher to know when these LIVE lessons will occur; each grade and each class is scheduled differently.

 

IMPORTANT:  All students are expected to  check in daily for attendance during at least one of the three  Learning Blocks (9:00-10:00, 11:00-12:00, and 1:30-2:30). 

 

REMINDERS

  • There are NO Learning Blocks Wednesday afternoons, only the 9:00am and 11:00am Learning Blocks.

  • Remember to limit your child's daily learning to the following:

    • Primary (K-3): 1-2 hours maximum daily​

    • Intermediate (Gr. 4-7): 1-3 hours maximum daily

MONTH-AT-A-GLANCE

  • MONDAY, MARCH 30

    • SCHOOL REOPENS AFTER SPRING BREAK
       

  • THURSDAY, APRIL 9


    • HOLY THURSDAY SCHOOL RETREAT
       

  • FRIDAY, APRIL 10

    • NO SCHOOL  (GOOD FRIDAY)
       

  • SUNDAY, APRIL 12 - HAPPY EASTER!
     

  • MONDAY, APRIL 13

    • NO SCHOOL (EASTER MONDAY)
       

  • FRIDAY, APRIL 17 

    • CANCELLED STUDENT-LED CONFERENCES
       

  • WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22

    • EARTH DAY​

    • CANCELLED GR. 4-7 SEXUALITY & YOUR CHILD PARENT EVENING
       

  • SATURDAY, APRIL 25

    • CANCELLED PASS THE TORCH GALA​
       

  • MONDAY, APRIL 27

    • PRO-D (NO SCHOOL)​

BECAUSE IN-CLASS INSTRUCTION HAS BEEN CANCELLED INDEFINITELY, ALL CALENDAR EVENTS IN APRIL HAVE ALSO BEEN CANCELLED.  PLEASE, REFER TO THE SCHOOL CALENDAR FOR UPDATES. 

 

THE SCHOOL WEBSITE WILL ALSO BE UPDATED FREQUENTLY. THIS WEEKEND, IT WAS UPDATED WITH SPECIAL MESSAGES FROM THE STAFF.   VISIT THE WEBSITE AND SCROLL DOWN TO HAVE A LOOK.

COVID-19/ MINISTRY OF EDUCATION/ CISVA UPDATE
 

During the April 11 media briefing, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry thanked staff in the K-12 sector for their work over the past weeks. Dr. Henry also recently discussed the review of evidence and next steps to inform planning around in-class instruction. The full archive of Dr. Henry’s daily media briefings are available online.

Provincial Covid-19 Update:  There are currently 1,370 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in B.C., which includes 34 new cases reported for April 9.

PARENT RESOURCES

This section will be update frequently so be sure to check back often

Other Useful Links
 

St. Augustine School

Contact: office@saschool.ca 

tel: 604.731.8024 • fax: 604.739.1712 

2154 W. 7th Avenue, Vancouver, BC  V6K 0E3 Canada

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