“Building Durable Kids” – Guest speaker: Dr. Dean Kriellaars

Join physical literacy expert, Dr. Dean Kriellaars, in a session designed to give you tools to help build more durability in kids. Learn strategies for home, school, and the community. Did you know… Only nine per cent of five to 17-year-olds are meeting the daily recommendations for physical activity. 58% of parents walked to school when they were kids, only 28% of their children walk to school today. Learning to move is just as important as learning to read and … Continue reading

Staff – Duty to Report and the Child And Family Services Act

Dear Parents and Guardians: In April 2000, the Child and Family Services Act was amended and a new law came into effect concerning our obligation to report concerns about children who may be “in need of protection”. As is the Board’s practice, we will continue our duty to ensure your child’s safety this year. Please click here to view the full document. … Continue reading

Concussion Protocol

Recent research shows that a concussion can have very serious implications on a child`s cognitive and physical abilities. Parents and guardians are reminded that a comprehensive protocol, based on current research and best practices, has been developed to help parents, students, and staff prevent, recognize, and respond to a concussion. More information, including a Parent Fact Sheet and a Student Fact Sheet can be found on the Board`s website at: http://bit.ly/HCDSBConcussion. … Continue reading

Junior Football Training Camp

All grade 9 and 10 boys interested in trying out for Junior Football must: complete the parent permission form and submit it to Coach Karniej before you can participate. submit a $300 deposit to receive any equipment. Your cheque will be given back to you when all equipment is returned.     Equipment will be handed out on the following dates: Thursday Sept. 3rd – 4:00pm- 5:00pm Friday Sept. 4th- 8:00am – 9:30am Training Camp dates and times: Monday Aug. 31 – Thursday Sept. 3 … Continue reading

Senior Football Pre-Season Camp!

All boys interested in trying out for Senior Football must read the following: You must complete the parent permission form and hand it in to Coach Borchetta before you can participate. You must hand in a $300 deposit cheque to receive any equipment. This cheque will be returned when all equipment is returned. Equipment will be handed out on the following dates:   Friday, Aug. 28th: 10am – 11am Monday, Aug. 31st: 8am – 9am Tuesday, Sept. 1st: 8am – 9am … Continue reading