Sept. 3 Update

posted Sep 3, 2020, 11:50 AM by Sean Crookshank

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Happy Thursday Everyone,

As we get closer to the start of the school year, staff continue to work hard on getting the classrooms ready for your child to return.  Staff will be contacting you via email on Friday to inform you to which class your child is in and which door to the school that your child will enter.  Parents are not permitted on the school yard or by the classroom doors.  Staff will be outside at 8:15 a.m. on your child’s return to school date to assist with this process.

For the first week, since busses are not running, we will be dismissing all students at 3:00 via the side of school/back school yard for Grades 1-6 and via the front of the school for Kindergarten students.  Once bussing resumes we will be making adjustments to our end of the day procedures. 

A reminder that students in grades 4-12 are mandated by the Province to wear masks while in school. This has not changed. As for students in Kindergarten to grade 3, the OCSB strongly recommends that all students wear a mask both on the bus and in the school. Please see the latest update from Ottawa Public Health related to questions about face masks.

We do have staff members that have allergies to scented products so please insure that any hand sanitizer sent to school is scent free (not flavoured as some kids say!).  We appreciate your assistance with this.

As new information is available we will continue to communicate with you. If you did not receive this by email, please take a moment to sign-up for a SchoolMessenger account.  The Parent Portal allows parents to view their child’s report card.  Parents who have not yet registered for a Parent Portal account should go to and follow the instructions for registering for an account. 

Please continue to visit the following sites below to help with any questions you might have as they are updated on a regular basis:

Back to School Plan

Back to School Plan Summary

Frequently Asked Questions

We will continue to work together during this very unique time,

Sean Crookshank



St. Brother And School

1923 Elmridge Drive

Gloucester, ON  K1J 8G7

Phone: 613-741-0100