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Please CLICK HERE to view all School Memos that have been sent home by email.

Picture Retakes

Picture retakes will take place on Monday, November 28th.

Progress Reports & Family-Teacher Conferences

Progress Reports will be released via PowerSchool on December 2nd. Family-Teacher Conferences will take place on December 8th. Appointment will be booked through the Optis system.

For more information, please see the School Memos above.

Changes to Bus Route #1

Effective October 19th, there are changes to bus stops on Route 17-129-1. Please click below to view updated stops:

https://www.nlesd.ca/schools/doc/1665769045630.pdf

Student Chromebook Forms due September 16th

Students can request a district-provided Chromebook for educational use while enrolled in school with NLESD. More information is available by clicking here. If your child wishes to receive a district-provided Chromebook, please ensure you have completed and returned the following forms by this Friday, September 16th:

Chromebook Agreement Form

Acceptable Use of Technology Form


Information for Back to School

We're excited to welcome everyone back on September 7th! Please click the link below for some important back-to-school information:

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1_kHFNidMBELYR3oPNA3-8tKQHZUo2o3nCSWjZyajkfg/edit?usp=sharing


Supply List for Grades 7,8,9

Click here for a list of suggested school supplies for the 2022-2023 school year.


Year End Message

As we end the school year, we would like to thank our students, families, coaches, volunteers, and all school staff for their successes and positive contributions throughout the school year!

School will reopen for students on September 7th, 2022. More information will be sent to parents/guardians prior to that date.

Have a safe an enjoyable summer!


No School for Students on Monday, May 30th

Please note that there is no school for students on Monday, May 30th due to Teacher PL.


Grade 8 & 9 Students

Our grade 8 and 9 students have been invited to a matinee being performed by Theatre Arts students attending Holy Heart. For more information, please see the permission form linked below. All students who wish to attend must return the permission form no later than Wednesday, May 18th.

Permission Form for Grade 8 & 9 Students (must be printed & passed in)

Online Permission Form (complete online via Google Forms)


School Clothing Order Due April 26th

School clothing order is due today. This order includes general clothing items as well as the Grade 9 Memory T-Shirts and Hoodies. Orders can be placed at link below:

https://www.unigear2u.com/brjh


School Development Surveys Due April 13th!

The final date to families to complete our School Development Surveys is this Wednesday, April 13th. These surveys are conducted annually to gather feedback that will be used to identify our strengths and challenges. This is valuable information and we would really appreciate your participation! All responses are completely anonymous.

Families can complete the survey by clicking on the following link: https://www.research.net/r/SDFAMILY2122EN.

Thanks for your continued support!

Spirit Week

Spirit Week runs from Friday, April 8th to Thursday, April 14th. Click below to view the theme day schedule!

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New Rapid Testing Information

On March 30th, Public Health released updated testing instructions for the use of rapid self-tests. Attached is the updated guidance as well as a memo from the CMOH explaining the changes.

CMOH Memo - Changes to School Rapid Testing Program March 30, 2022

Rapid Testing Program for Students and Staff at Schools


Family-Teacher Conferences

Progress Reports were sent home today, Friday, March 18th. Family-Teacher Conferences will occur virtually (by telephone or video conference) on Thursday, March 24th and can be booked online using the OPTIS system.

You can begin scheduling interviews today at 3pm and the system will remain open until Wednesday, March 23rd at noon. Families can book up to three interviews per student. If you do not yet have an OPTIS account, you are able to set one up beginning today. CLICK HERE TO ACCESS OPTIS

Instructions on how to use OPTIS can be found by clicking HERE.


Upcoming PL Day

There will be no school for students on Monday, March 7th due to a Teacher PL Day.


School Development Surveys

School Development Survey is now open for families to complete! These surveys are conducted annually to gather feedback that will be used to identify each school’s strengths and challenges. This is valuable information and we would really appreciate your participation! All responses are completely anonymous.

Surveys are due by March 25th, 2022. Families can complete the survey by clicking on the following link: https://www.research.net/r/SDFAMILY2122EN.

Thanks for your continued support!


Pick Up of Rapid Test Kits

We will begin dispersing Rapid Test Kits tomorrow (Wednesday, January 19th). Details on pick up times were emailed home today. You can also view these details by clicking the link to our School Memos (located towards the top of this page).

Families are asked to hold their rapid test kits in a secure location until receiving the official go-ahead to begin the testing process. This notification will come in the form of a public advisory from the Provincial Government and an email from the school.


Online Learning Update

Please note that, based on the January 13th media briefing, online learning will continue into next week, January 17-21. We are currently developing a plan for the distribution of rapid tests to families. Information about this plan will be communicated next week.


Online Learning Begins on January 4th

There was an important memo emailed to families with information about Online Learning. You can view all of our school memos here.


Changes for Final Week of School before Christmas

The Provincial Government has announced changes to school operations for the coming week. For important details on this announcement, please see the memo below:

Special Communication.pdf


Christmas Chaos Activities

Our Student Leadership Team has put together some theme days and activities leading up to the Holiday Break. Check out the full list of activities HERE!


Progress Reports and OPTIS

Progress Reports will go home on Friday, December 3rd. Family-Teacher Conferences will occur virtually (by telephone or video conference) on Thursday, December 9th and can be booked online using the OPTIS system.

You can begin scheduling interviews on Friday, December 3rd at 3pm. Families can book up to three interviews per student. If you do not yet have an OPTIS account, you are able to set one up beginning today. CLICK HERE TO ACCESS OPTIS

Instructions on how to use OPTIS can be found by clicking HERE.


School Clothing Orders Due November 8th

Please note that our school clothing order will close on Monday, November 8th. All orders must be placed through the following website: https://www.unigear2u.com/brjh


Parent Memos

Please click here for a running list of all Parent Memos that have sent home by email.


Curriculum Night Information

Please see the link below for our Curriculum Night Presentation. This presentation contains useful information about your child's courses as well as some some general school information.


Technology Agreement Forms

A reminder to please sign and pass in your Technology Agreement Forms ASAP.


First Day of School

We look forward to welcoming all new and returning Celtics to school on Wednesday, September, 8! Please note that this is a full day of school for all students. Please visit the link below for some important school information:

BRJH Back to School Information 2021-2022


Life-threatening Allergy information

In the event that a student has a life-threatening allergy, we are asking that parents/guardians provide the school with all necessary information as per the school protocol below:

Protocol and Procedures

The necessary forms and authorizations are below:

Administration of Medication

Anaphylaxis Management Plan

A Message to our Students