The Learning Disabilities Association of Halton (LDAH), using a PRO Grant, has organized a number of Workshops and Parent Tool Kit Sessions. A number of resources will also be shared with parents in attendance.
Elementary Optional Attendance
§ Applications will be accepted from December 1 - January 31, 2017
§ All JK/SK applications will be reviewed in September
§ In Mid-February Receiving schools will communicate decisions to parents
Parents are not required to reapply each year after approval. However, all optional attendance requests granted are subject to renewal annually.
Elementary Optional Attendance Application Form: https://www.hdsb.ca/Documents/Elem%20Optional%20Attendance%20Application.pdf
The Halton Region Health Department has received test results confirming cases of raccoon rabies found in skunks in Burlington. The rabies virus is spread through the saliva of an infected animal, usually entering through a bite or scratch. Halton Health Dept reminds anyone who comes into physical contact with a raccoon or other wild animal to see a physician immediately about post-exposure rabies treatment and to report the exposure to the Health Dept as soon as possible, by calling 311.
The Health Department is reminding residents to:
More information about rabies is available at www.halton.ca/rabies
HDSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC)
Check out PIC's Twitter account. We encourage you and parent communities across the HDSB to follow PIC at @HaltonDSBPIC. Join the conversation and become engaged parents of 21st Century learners! This is a great opportunity for all of us to connect in the digital world, share resources and the PIC activities taking place at our schools, and model positive digital interaction for our children.
Additional PIC information can be found on HDSB's web-site page: Parent Involvement Committee.
Your Student's Agenda
We encourage you to take time to review the upfront pages in your student's agenda with your child. The content is informative and can serve as a discussion opener about your student's school experiences.
The Intermediate agenda pages may be found here.