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EQAO & School Programs Cancelled

The Ontario Ministry of Education has announced all EQAO assessments have been cancelled for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.  

This includes Grade 3 and 6 assessments, Grade 9 math and the Grade 10 Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT).  

For students expecting to graduate in 2019-2020, the literacy requirement for graduation will be waived for students who have not yet taken the OSSLT, or who have not taken the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Course.  Students who are not graduating this year will have the opportunity to write the OSSLT in 2020-2021.

Also cancelled:

  • Co-op placements – Cancelled until further notice
  • Dual credit courses – Cancelled until further notice
  • School Within a College (SWAC) – Cancelled until further notice
  • All secondary and elementary athletics, arts and/or extracurricular activities
  • Community Use of Schools – All schools are closed to third party users.
  • Childcare and Before and After programs in schools are closed

Community Partners

  • Roots of Empathy classroom programs are cancelled until further notice

Our Parish Partners

  • Bishop Fabbro has announced all Masses are suspended until at least April 30.  Read Bishop Fabbro’s letter to the faithful at:
  • Chatham Catholic Family of Parishes First Holy Communion Retreat Day – March 28 and 29 – CANCELLED
  • Kent and Lambton Roman Catholic Family of Parishes Parent/Child First Communion Prep Day – March 29 – CANCELLED until further notice