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2019/2020 School Year Calendar

May 22, 2019
​ The 2019/2020 School Year Calendar has now been approved. To view the full calendar:  2019-2020 ALCDSB School Year Calendar .pdf
 Please note the following dates: First Day of School - Tuesday, September 3, 2019 Christmas Break - Monday, December 23, 2019 - Friday, January 3, 2020 March Break -...

French as a Second Language in ALCDSB

May 09, 2019
​ The ALCDSB offers a range of FSL programs which focus on the development of communication skills taught in authentic, meaningful contexts.   All of our programs reflect the Ontario Ministry of  Education's Vision for FSL:    Students in English-language school boards have the confidence and ability to use French effectively...
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Hastings County Child Care and Early Years Parent Survey

March 19, 2019
​ Hastings County Children’s Services is in the process of developing a 5-year plan for child care and other early years programs.  Parents know the needs of families and children better than anyone!  Your ideas and insights  are  very  important to the planning process.  Please take a few minutes to answer...
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Call for Catholic Education Week Award Nominations!

February 19, 2019
Catholic Education Week May 6-11, 2019 During the week of May 6-11, 2019 the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board will celebrate the significant contribution that Catholic Education has made to the community, the province and to Canada. Our Catholic Graduate Expectations challenge students to articulate in society those fundamental values...
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Welcome to Kindergarten!

February 01, 2019
  The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board looks forward to welcoming your child to our kindergarten classrooms!
Online Pre-Registration  New this year! ALCDSB offers pre-registration online for all incoming kindergarten students.  Pre-Registration Online Form
This application will take approximately 15 minutes. After you complete this form,...

After School ABA Program - Autism Skills Groups

November 05, 2018
​ The After School ABA Program is offering FREE Autism Skills Groups to children/youth diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The groups will focus on teaching a variety of skills including social, behaviour/emotional regulation, daily living and communication.  For Belleville and area, including Napanee :
For more information:  ASAP Flyer - Updated October...
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Treaties Recognition Week Nov. 4-10

November 05, 2018
In 2016, the Ontario government passed the Treaties Recognition Week Act to honour the importance of treaties and to help all Ontarians learn more about treaty rights and treaty relationships. This legislation designates the first week of November as Treaties Recognition Week and is intended to bring awareness to the treaty...
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ALCDSB Shares Experiences with FreshGrade [video]

October 02, 2018
FreshGrade is a digital portfolio and assessment platform that makes learning visible for educators, parents/guardians and students.  Check out what ALCDSB educators and students have to say about their experience with FreshGrade!


ALCDSB Celebrates 20 years (Video)

September 26, 2018
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February Terrific Kids

March 01, 2017
​The Terrific Kid for February is "a student respects the rights, responsibilities and contributions of self and others". (CGE 7b) Congratulations to Brooke (Gr. 8), Toby (Grade 5), Camren (Gr. 4), Sophie (Gr. 2), Kendra (Gr. 1) and Chloe (SK)​. 
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Call for Nominations

February 03, 2017
​During Catholic Education Week ALCDSB recognizes the exemplary accomplishments of students, staff and community partners who consistently demonstrate outstanding service.  Why not nominate someone from your community for one of the many Catholic Education Week awards?? Click for full details​.​
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A Walk in the Woods

January 23, 2017
​While out on a walk in the woods one day, the kindergarten class discovered animal footprints. The children were very curious and wondered who or what could have made these foorprints. Hunter, who has become and experienced hunter, excitedly exclaimed, "Look! T​hese are deer prints and racoon prints". The class also...
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January Terrific Kids

January 20, 2017
​The Kente Kiwanis recognized six Terrific Kids this month at our January assembly. These students are "respectful of team members and are able to work effectively with them." (CGE 5a) Congratulations to Sierra (SK), Colton (Gr. 1), Madeline (Gr. 2), Jasmine (Gr. 3), Hadlee (Gr. 5) and Allison (Gr.7). 
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January 11, 2017
​Congratutations to Madison in Grade 5. She was the winner of the Batawa Christmas card design contest. During our December assembly, Brian, the manager from the Batawa Ski Hill presented with Madison with her prize, an eReader. Way to go Madison​!  
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Terrific Kids

January 10, 2017
​​The Terrific Kids who were recognized at the December assembly were: Connor (JK), Riley (Gr. 2), Tristan (Gr. 2), Canyon (Gr. 4)​, Dylan (Gr. 5) and Parker (Gr.7). These students "demonstate a confident and positive sense of self and respect for the dignity and good of others". (CGE 4a)​
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Junior Volleyball

December 06, 2016
The Junior Volleyball team represented Sacred Heart very well at the tournament at N.C.C. on Thursday, December 1st. The players displayed great teamwork and terrific attitudes and really supported each other well. They were very pleased with their play and managed to win three out of four matches. A special Thanks...
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Senior Boys Volleyball

November 24, 2016
​Congratulations to our Senior Boys Volleyball Team for winning three out of their four games at the tournament held at Nicholson Catholic College. The boys played well and extended their third game to a thrilling tie-breaker. Unfortunately, they were not able to pull off a win despite their best effort and just...
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Legion Poster Contest Winners

November 22, 2016
​Sacred Heart had five winners this year in the 2016 Legion Poster. In the Primary Colour Poster Division, Hailey Babb placed 2nd and Kailyn Mikel 3rd. Allora Danford placed 2nd in the Junior Colour Poster Division. In the Junior Black and White Poster Division, Ryan Brule placed 1st and Molly Bridger (missing...
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Terrific Kids

November 22, 2016
​On Thursday, November 17th, The Kente Kiwanis Club recognized six Terrific Kids. These students "responsibly make decisions in the light of gospel values" (CGE 3d). Congratulations to Savannah (SK), Emily (Gr.2), Felicity (Gr.1), Natalie (Gr.4), Christopher (Gr. 6) and Gregory (Gr. 8). Our next Terrific Kids assembly will be on December...
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Eco Halloween Door Challenge

November 08, 2016
​For the month of October the ECO club put on a fun door decorating challenge! All classes were asked decorate their classroom door with only recyclable materials. The ECO team had a very difficult time choosing a winner. In the end, it was Mr. Evan's grade 5/6 class who won with their unique...
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Terrific Kids

November 08, 2016
​On October 25th, the Kente Kiwanis Club recognized 6 Terrific Kids who "listen actively to understand and learn in the light of gospel values" (CGE 2a). Congratulations to Mikaela (SK), Addison (Gr. 1), Brianna (Gr. 2), Miriam (Gr. 4), Madison (Gr.5) and Edward (Gr. 8). Our next Terrific Kids assembly will be...
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Sewing Club

October 18, 2016
​Our sewing club members have been very busy over the last month making beautiful pillows.  A huge thank you to Connie McFee for her guidance and patience in helping everyone.  We can't wait to see what else the club members will be making.
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Finding Poop

October 15, 2016
​While on a nature walk, Mrs. Storrar's Kindergarten class noticed a large pile of poop. They had many questions and wonderings. The children will continue their discussions and perhaps look into the many ways poop is used. Take a look at the video they created. 
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Thanksgiving Food Drive

October 11, 2016
​Our leadership team organized a very successful food drive for our local food bank. Students were asked to bring in a non-perishable food item and as a reward, the class that brought in the most items got to eat first at our school Thanksgiving lunch that took place on Wednesday, October 5th. Congrats to Mrs....
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Chef à l'école

October 11, 2016
​​On Thursday, October 6, Sacred Heart hosted "Chef à l'école". Chef Suzanne and Chef Christine worked with the Grade 1/2, 3/4 and 5/6 classes to prepare "les tartelettes à la framboise" and "le thé aux bleuets". The students also learned about French Canadian culture, listened to traditional French Canadian music and...