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ALCDSB Summer 2021 Mental Health Supports

June 17, 2021



​ The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board will be running several programs throughout the summer of 2021 in support of Mental Health for our students and families.  Please use the link below to access an information poster which describes these programs in further detail, and provides links for registration....

Ministry Approves ALCDSB 2021-22 School Year Calendars

June 15, 2021
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The Ontario Ministry of Education has approved the 2021 -2022 ALCDSB School Year Calendars. The first day of school will be Tuesday September 7, 2021. Please see the links below for further details and  full year calendars for Elementary and Secondary Schools. 
School Year Calendar 2021-22- (Elementary).pdf ...

Joint Statement from HPE and KFL&A Public Health Units

June 09, 2021




June 9,2021
To All Members of the School Communities in the Hastings Prince Edward, and Kingston, Frontenac, and Lennox & Addington Counties. A Joint Statement from Hastings Prince Edward Public Health (HPEPH) and Kingston, Frontenac, and Lennox & Addington Public Health (KFL&A PH) regarding the upcoming...

Catholic Education Week Award Recipients

May 05, 2021
​ Each year during Catholic Education Week, ALCDSB recognizes the exemplary accomplishments of students, staff and community members who consistently demonstrate outstanding service.  Catholic Education Week Awards Poster:​​   2021 CEW Awards Poster.pdf ​ ​ Archbishop Francis J. Spence Catholic Teacher of the Year Award

​ Sarah Cassidy - ALCDSB Board...

Elementary Summer Programming (Grade SK - 8)

April 27, 2021
Funding for the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board Elementary Summer Learning Program (SLP) has been approved for Summer 2021. The Summer Learning Program aims to provide students opportunities to minimize learning loss and face social and economic challenges that affect their learning. Another focus of this year's SLP is...

ALCE Foundation Silent Auction goes LIVE at 5pm TODAY!

April 19, 2021
ALCE Foundation's Silent Auction to raise funds for families in financial crisis starts today !  Silent Auction LINK Bidding will begin at 5pm on Monday, April 19th .  Relax and browse the 147 items that are up for bid to help raise much needed funds for the students and families in our Catholic...

Remote Learning Plan 2021-2022

March 17, 2021
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Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board
2021-22 Remote Learning Plan    
Dear Families,   The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board will continue offering families the opportunity for their children to learn remotely through virtual modes in the 2021-2022 school year. Ideally, all students would...

Elementary Remote Learning Survey

March 04, 2021

Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s);
 On February 11 th Ontario Education Minister of Education Stephen Lecce issued a statement that March break would be postponed until April 12-16, 2021. This decision was made in conjunction with Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health and public health officials' advice, including consultations with many local Medical...

ALCDSB 2021-2022 School Year Calendar Survey

February 02, 2021


​The ALCDSB 2021-2022 School Year Calendar is being finalized and we are seeking input from our school communities and  stakeholders on different options for things like starting dates, PA days, and final day of instruction dates. This survey will be open for responses from February 2 until 6pm on February 16th.  Please...

Remote Learning Survey for Elementary

November 30, 2020
         ​ Dear parents/guardians of elementary students, I am writing to you to provide updates on our Catholic learning communities. This information applies to elementary students (Kindergarten-Grade 8) only. There are no changes at the secondary level (Grade 9-12). Please note that Remote Learning is available for families...

Inclement Weather Days

November 22, 2020
November 24, 2020 Dear Parents/Guardians,
Following our message to you this past Sunday (November 22, 2020) regarding our inclement weather day process this year, we would like to provide further clarification on some key points:
ALCDSB is keeping our schools open during inclement weather days when buses are cancelled....

Christmas Sharing November 20-December 3rd,2020

November 16, 2020

Dear Families, For over twenty years the St. Michael school community has generously donated food items and money towards turkeys to support the Belleville Christmas Sharing Program.  Last year, you contributed enough food and money so that twenty seven families had Christmas dinner groceries delivered before December 25th.  In...

Picture Days November 25, 26, 2020

November 13, 2020
​ School Name/ Nom de l'école : St. Michael Catholic School
Picture Day Date/ Date de la journée photo :
Wednesday, November 25 - Thursday, November 26

Subway Subs for December (online November 19th)

November 13, 2020
  Online on Monday November 19th, 2020 6-inch Subway subs   Welcome to another exciting year at St. Michael Catholic School! We are pleased to announce that we will be having Subway subs this year on Wednesdays. You will be able to order weekly. Subway Subs will start in December and...

Milk Program for December ( Online November 16th)

November 13, 2020
​ MILK Milk program will start in December and run to June with the choice of purchasing white or chocolate milk. There will be no alternating days for white/chocolate; you must choose one or the other. You can purchase milk online only. Milk will be ordered every month. Please ensure that...

Breakfast Club Donations

October 26, 2020
​ Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Setting up a school breakfast club is a great way to encourage healthy eating habits for children. If you like to donate to our Breakfast program any amount helps us ensure students get a healthy meal before school!

We appreciate your...

Spirit Week October 26th-30th

October 26, 2020

Our Grade 8 students in Mr. Zaffino's class have come up with a schedule as follows: Monday- Door Decorating Day- The classes (2) that have the best decorated door by Friday will win a treat! Tuesday- Halloween Hair Day- Do your hair however you want, but the spookier the...

United Way Campaign

October 19, 2020
​The employees of the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board have, for many years, been strong supporters of our local United Way. Once again, we look to you to participate in our United Way campaign by making a donation that will support our students and families within our communities.
During...

ALCDSB Launches New Five Year Plan

October 07, 2020
The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board is excited to announce a new Multi-Year Strategic Plan. This five-year plan will guide ALCDSB to higher levels of excellence in all that we do in service of Catholic education.
ALCDSB's new Multi-Year Strategic plan will focus on four main priorities over...

Ask A Professional About Your Child's Anxiety

October 05, 2020
​Social workers and psychotherapists talk about how anxiety affects children and youth. Ask questions and learn how to help your child.
Virtual Town Hall 
October 14, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. 
Click Here to Register

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Remote Learning Survey for Elementary

September 28, 2020

Dear parents/guardians of elementary students,
I am writing to you to provide updates on our Catholic learning communities.
This information applies to elementary students (Kindergarten-Grade 8) only. There are no changes at the secondary level (Grade 9-12). Please note that Remote Learning is available for families who require...

Follow TriBoard Transportation for Bus Delays & Cancellations

September 17, 2020
​ TriBoard Bus Transportation anticipates more delays and route cancellations than normal this year due to the pandemic. TriBoard is asking all families to ensure they have subscribed to their notification system and are aware of other ways to track bus delays and cancellations. 
Click here to subscribe by email...

School Messenger

September 04, 2020
Just a reminder to report your child/Children absence you must use the school messenger mobile app, school messenger website (go.schoolmessenger.ca) or call toll free 1-844-445-4383.

COVID-19 and ALCDSB School Closures

August 12, 2020
​Click Read more for link to  full details. 

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Ontario Releases Plan for Safe Reopening of Schools in September

July 30, 2020
Ontario Releases Plan for Safe Reopening of Schools in September
Province Providing Critical Investments and Resources to Keep Students and Staff Safe Office of the Premier 
TORONTO — The Ontario government is announcing the safe reopening of schools for in-class instruction beginning this September. The government has unveiled a plan that prioritizes the...

UPDATE: St. Michael & Nicholson Transition

July 22, 2020

​ The Algonq uin and Lakeshore Catholic Dis trict School Board is in the process of creating a plan for the future of St. Michael Catholic School and Nicholson Catholic College comm unities.  In May, parents/guardians, students, staff and community members were asked to complete a survey and answer the following...

Child Care Survey from Ministry of Education

July 09, 2020
Thank you for your continued partnership during this unprecedented time. We value your leadership and commitment in supporting children and families across the province.
As you know, the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014 (CCEYA) came into effect on August 31, 2015. The CCEYA requires the Minister of Education...

Remote Learning Survey

June 17, 2020

The last three months have been a time of learning for all of us at ALCDSB. We had to quickly change how we connect with our students and families  as a result of the province's Emergency Closure Order. 
We are looking for your feedback on how we did and how we...

Retrieval of Belongings

June 15, 2020
images-18.jpeg Hello St. Michael parents and guardians , We have had many inquiries over the last months about the retrieval of student belongings. We now have a plan in place. Beginning at 11am on Thursday June 18, parents and guardians may come to the school to pick up any personal...

Elementary Summer Programming (Grades 1-8)

June 09, 2020

​ Elementary Summer Programming (Grade 1 -8) Funding for the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board Elementary Summer Learning Program (SLP) has been approved for Summer 2020.  The Summer Learning Program aims to provide opportunities for students to minimize learning loss, and for those who may face social and economic...

St. Michael & NCC Survey

May 11, 2020


As you are aware, the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board is in the process of creating a plan for the future of St. Michael Catholic School and Nicholson Catholic College. 
We value the input of all students, parents/guardians, staff and community members as we work together to...

Catholic Education Week & Mental Health Week

April 28, 2020
​Please see the following attachment for daily resources for Catholic Education Week and Mental Health Week.  ​
CEW-MHW 2020 Placemat
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Accessing ALCDSB Learning Platforms

April 06, 2020
​ Please see attached document, which supports students and families in accessing FreshGrade and D2L from home. 
Accessing alcdsb learning platforms
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Holy Week

April 05, 2020

​As we enter into Holy Week, check out the following resources for families and educators on daily Gospel readings, infographics/video reflections,  music and actions:  Holy Week 2020

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Access to Technology Questionnaire

April 01, 2020
On March 31, 2020, the Minister of Education, Stephen Lecce, announced that schools would remain closed until at least May 4, 2020

As a result, the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board will continue to work to create a plan to best support our students academically. 
With this...

Learning Resources for Students

March 24, 2020
PHASE TWO On March 31, 2020 the Premier of Ontario and Minister of Education announced the launch of the second phase of  Learn at Home . The second phase establishes clarity for parents/guardians, enhances education supports and creates opportunities for teachers and educators to connect with students. ​Letter from the Minister of...

COVID-19 Updates from KFL&A Public Health and HPE Public Health

March 12, 2020
​Dear ALCDSB families, guardians and staff,   
The health and wellbeing of all Board students, staff, volunteers and community members is a priority for the Board. We work in collaboration with all of our public health units who have asked us to share information about COVID-19. 
The Algonquin and Lakeshore...

Pizza for April Due March 23rd

March 10, 2020

Public Health: COVID19

March 05, 2020
March 4, 2020
​The health and wellbeing of all Board students, staff, volunteers and community members is a priority for the Board. We work in collaboration with all of our public health units who have asked us to share information about COVID-19.
On January 30, 2020 the World Health Organization declared...

Pizza Day Friday March 6th, 2020

February 28, 2020

Wednesday February 26th, 2020

February 24, 2020

OECTA Labour Updates

February 18, 2020
February 28, 2020 The Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association (OECTA) have announced a one-day full withdrawal of services on Thursday, March 5, 2020.  As a result, all ALCDSB schools will be closed to students. This affects both elementary and secondary students. All information will continue to be posted on the board...

Pizza For March

February 11, 2020

Pizza Day and Cancelled Buses

February 05, 2020
  Pizza Day and Cancelled Buses A friendly reminder that if all school buses are cancelled on a Thursday, then children who have ordered pizza will receive it on Friday. Please be sure to send a lunch with your child(ren) if all buses are cancelled on a Thursday. The decision to...

Dance-A-Thon Mardi Gras

February 04, 2020

Novel Coronavirus Letter

January 29, 2020

Safe Arrivals Program – Report your Child's Absence

January 17, 2020
​St. Michael Catholic School will launch the Safe Arrivals Program on February 1, 2020, which will allow parents/guardians to report their child's absence in a new, more convenient way. Using the Safe Arrivals Program, parents/guardians will be able to report daily absences (such as an illness, medical appointment, etc.) and even...

All ALCDSB Schools Closed to Students on Jan. 21

January 15, 2020
​ All ALCDSB Schools Closed to Students on Jan. 21 On Monday, January 13, 2020 OECTA announced that they would be taking part in a one-day full withdrawal of services on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 if an agreement is not reached prior to this date. Due to this full withdrawal of...

Belleville Senators

January 10, 2020

Pizza for February

January 09, 2020
​Pizza for February is Due January 20th, 2020 Please Pay online  

Clothing Swap January 14th, 2020

January 09, 2020

Labour Action Update - Jan. 21 Schools Closed to Students

January 08, 2020
January 14, 2020
On Monday, January 13, 2020 OECTA announced that they would be taking part in a one-day full withdrawal of services on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 if an agreement is not reached prior to this date. Due to this full withdrawal of services, all ALCDSB schools will be...

Lost and Found

December 19, 2019

Christmas Spirit Week

December 12, 2019
​ Christmas Spirit Week       (*The social justice team will be collecting donations of "loose change" or a suggested $.25 a day/$1.00 for the week in support of the Ewaso water project*) Monday, December 16 th                   Christmas socks and crazy hair Tuesday, December 17 th            Hat day/Christmas accessories Wednesday,...

Feed The Meter December 2019

November 22, 2019
Feed the Meter Campaign - When visiting Belleville, Trenton and Picton this holiday season please give generously. All coins collected during Feed the Meter campaign will be donated to local Food for Learning Programs. Food For Learning Food for Learning ensures that all students have daily access to healthy nutritious food...

ABA Skill Building Groups

November 11, 2019
​ What is the ABA Skill Development Program?
This program is offering free skills development programming to children/youth diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder using the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA). The program will focus on teaching a variety of skills including social, emotional regulation,  daily living, and communication based on...

Milk for January/February/March

November 11, 2019
​ Milk for January/February/March is Due December 9th, 2019

Pizza for December & January

November 11, 2019
    ​Pizza for December is Due November 18th ,2019 & Pizza for January is due December 9th, 2019. Please watch the cut off dates!

Strive for 5 - Attendance Campaign

October 31, 2019
    [Strive for Five poster created by Abby Daicar, Grade 12 Communications Technology Student at Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School]


The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board continues to focus on Every School Day Counts in supporting staff and families with strategies to promote good attendance as...

CP Holiday Train November 28th Train Arrives at 9:15am

October 30, 2019
Thursday CP Holiday Train November 28th Train Arrives at 9:15am West of storage facility, on Keegan Way adjacent to CP tracks

P.A. Day Friday November 1st, 2019

October 30, 2019
​ ​Friday, November 29th, 2019  is a professional activity day for all schools. Staff will be involved in professional development and school improvement planning. Students do not have classes on this day.

Stretch

October 24, 2019
​ STRETCH Stretch is a Saturday morning program for students who are currently attending ALCDSB schools in grades 7 or 8.    The program goals are to:           Improve healthy living habits                                                                 Enhance reading, writing and math skills                                                                 Develop self-esteem and mental wellness                                                                 Having fun with friends...

Cereal and Snack Drive (Breakfast Club)

October 11, 2019


St. Michael Catholic School Cereal and Snack Drive   Why:  We are in need healthy items to support our daily Breakfast Club and Snack program.  When :  Donations will be accepted the week of November 4th to 8 th  2019.  What : Look at the following list to see Food for Learning approved  nut free...

Picture Retake day

October 09, 2019
​Retakes for individual students will be held on Thursday November 7 th , 2019

Parent Council Meeting

October 09, 2019
​ Parent council meeting is November 28th ,2019. Everyone is welcome!

Parent/Teacher Interviews

October 09, 2019
​ Parent-Teacher Conference Information   Dear Parents and Guardians of St. Michael Catholic School,   We will be holding Parent-Teacher Interviews at the school on Tuesday, November 5 th from 3:15 – 7:30 pm and Thursday November 7 th from 3:15 – 7:30 pm. This term, you will be able to...

Pizza for November

October 09, 2019
​ ​ Pizza is available online for November (You need to add each week in the month)the cutoff date is Monday October 21st, 2019 after this date it will longer be available to purchase for November.  If you are having trouble  registering online please call the office.

CUPE Job Action Update

September 25, 2019
Sunday, October 6
On Sunday, October 6 the Minister of Education announced that a tentative agreement has been made with CUPE. ALL ALCDSB schools will be open on Monday, October 7. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this time.
We look forward to welcoming all students and...

Soccer Coaches 2019

September 19, 2019
Soccer Coaches   Sr. Boys: Mr. Waller   Sr. Girls: Mrs. Riley   Jr. Boys: Mme DeSousa   Jr. Girls: Ms. MacGillivary   Tournament Dates:   Sr. Girls & Sr. Boys: Tuesday, October 1 st   Jr. Girls & Jr. Boys: Thursday, October 3 rd

Share your thoughts on the future of Catholic Education

September 16, 2019
We want to hear from YOU as we work to create a new MYSP for the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board!  Send us your thoughts: https://my.thoughtexchange.com/#821842860 Every school board in Ontario is governed by a board of trustees that has a legislated requirement to ensure the creation...

October to December Milk Program

September 15, 2019
​ Just a reminder the cut off date for Milk is September 23rd, 2019. Milk is available online the milk program runs 3 months at a time October-December). Milk will no longer be available for purchase after the cutoff date.

School Cash Online

September 09, 2019
​ We will continue to offer School Cash Online, which provides you with the convenience of paying online for school items such as trips, pizza, milk and fundraiser. School Cash Online is our school's preferred method of payment. Please follow the link below to register online – it takes less than...

P. A. Day

September 09, 2019
​Friday, September 27th is a professional activity day for all schools. Staff will be involved in professional development and school improvement planning. Students do not have classes on this day.

Picture Day

September 09, 2019
​Students from Kindergarten to grade 8 will have their individual and class pictures taken on Tuesday, October 8 th , 2019. Retakes for individual students will be held on Thursday November 7 th , 2019

Change in after school routine

September 09, 2019
​ Any changes in your child's regular bus or pick up routine should be relayed to the teacher in the writing. If last minute changes are required, please call the school before 2pm to ensure the message gets to your child. Please do not leave a message on the answering machine...

Bus Safety

September 05, 2019
​   To maintain a high standard of safety for our students while travelling on the school bus, we ask that parents be aware of the rules of conduct for our students. Parents can assist us immeasurably by being aware of the regulations and making sure your children understands and follow...

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 -...

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...

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...

Welcome to Kindergarten!

February 01, 2019
Experience Kindergarten with ALCDSB
​​The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board looks forward to welcoming your child to our kindergarten classrooms!
Online Pre-Registration  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...

Facebook Site

November 14, 2018

Chapters Fundraiser

November 14, 2018

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...

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...

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
 

St. Michael Catholic School

273 Church St., Belleville, ON K8N 3C7
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Bell Schedule

  • Class Start 8:15 am
  • AM Recess Primary 10:15-10:30 Junior & Intermediate 10:35-10:50
  • Lunch Primary 11:10-12:00 Junior & Intermediate 11:45-12:35
  • PM Recess Primary 1:20-1:35 Junior & Intermediate 1:40-1:55
  • Class Dismissal 2:35 pm
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