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Check The Backpacks!
Published on Oct 10, 2019 15:34

Your child will be coming home today with important information. The following was sent home with students today:

1) Early Letters of Communication: While it is still early in our semester, teachers have witnessed growth, learning and successes with students. As this is not a formal reporting period, you may not see feedback in each class. Our first formal reporting period is midterm reports. All students will receive a midterm report during the week of November 20th. We will send a School Messenger email out when midterm reports are distributed to students.

2) Grade 9 EQAO Math: If your child wrote the EQAO math assessment this past June, they will be bringing home the assessment results.

3) IEPs: If your child has an IEP, they will be bringing their IEP home today. Your child will be bringing home two copies. One copy is for your records and the second copy is to be signed. Please have your child return the signed copy to their Special Education Resource Teacher (SERT).

4) Student Verification Form: Tomorrow, your child will be bringing home their specific Student Verification Form. Our Board is implementing a new communication system, School Messenger, that will enable us to contact parents and guardians quickly and easily via email, text message and/or voice callout. This system will be critical in ensuring that we are delivering timely information to families, especially in an emergency situation. It will also be used to provide important updates about what is happening in our school community. In order to ensure a successful rollout of this new tool, we must verify that your contact information (in particular your cell phone, email and home phone - if and when applicable) are accurate and up-to-date. Please carefully review the information contained in this attached Student Verification Form and indicate any changes/updates on the form and return to the school as soon as possible. This email, in addition to one on October 2nd, has also been sent out via School Messenger. 

A reminder that our Semester 1 Parent Teacher Interviews will be held from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM on Thursday, October 17th. Booking is being done through School Day. You can access School Day from our school website or at If you have not yet signed up for School Day you are reminded to please do this as soon as possible. Please contact the main office should you require assistance registering. Given the number of anticipated interviews, appointment times will be set in 5 minute intervals.

Please be sure to refer to our school website calendar and twitter (@KnightZoneJOA) for upcoming school events.

We look forward to seeing you on the 17th!

Wishing you a very enjoyable Thanksgiving. I hope that you are able to take time this weekend to share in food and festivities with family and friends.

In Catholic Education,
Ms. Zyla