Notre Dame News
FSL 2016 Parent Survey
In an effort to gauge current levels of parent involvement in current FSL programs and to assist with planning for future FSL programs the DCDSB is asking for parents of current FSL students in our board to fill out a survey. All responses will be anonymous and extremely valuable. Click here to take the survey.
End of Year School Resource Officer Survey
As you know ND was part of the pilot project to introduce a DRPS officer into the school as a resource for the school year. Now that they year is coming to a close students are asked to complete a survey to give feedback about the School Resource Officer program. Click here to take the survey.
DCPIC End of Year Survey
The DCPIC asks for feedback from parents. This survey is used to help guide the DCPIC in their planning and implementation of strategies to support parent engagement at both the system and school level. Click here to take survey.
Pathways to Success
Looking for information about how students in the DCDSB can succeed? Look no further than the DCDSB Pathways for Student Success document.
Graduation ceremonies are scheduled for June 29th this year. Gr 12 graduates must meet all deadlines and events leading up to graduation. Click here for a list of all important dates for graduation. Click here for details about when graduation fees are due.
School Resource Officer
ND is a part of a pilot project to introduce a DRPS member into the school as a School Resource Officer for the 2015-2016 school year. Click here for more information.
2015-2016 School Year Info
Ontario Child Health Study
Our community is one of 180 communities across the province which has been selected for the Ontario Child Health Study. The Ontario Child Health Study is the largest and most comprehensive study on child and youth mental health that has ever been done in Ontario. Please do your part to represent our community and say yes if invited by Statistics Canada to participate. Visit http://ontariochildhealthstudy.ca/ for more information.
Community Mobilization for Youth Suicide Prevention
The Community Mobilization for Youth Suicide Prevention Action Group has organized five community forums in various areas across Durham Region for the purpose of gathering information about the strengths and needs of our community specific to youth suicide prevention. These forums are being organized under the guidance and direction of the Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health under their Together to Live initiative: http://www.togethertolive.ca/. The data gathered during these forums will be used to create a report that will generate the direction of a strategic plan on youth suicide prevention in Durham Region. A large turn-out of parents, students and community representatives for these forums will ensure that they achieve their purpose. Click here for more information on these community forums.
Safe Arrival: Student Absence Reporting System
Effective Feb 17th 2015, Notre Dame moved to a new student absence reporting system called SAFE ARRIVAL. A package explaining the system with instructions was sent home on Feb 6th, 2015.
Click here for an electronic version of that package.
Math Homework Help
Homework Help, the free online Math tutoring service for grade 7 to 10 students, is available Sunday to Thursdays from 5.30 to 9.30 pm, click here for information on how to register for this free service.
Click here for more information on bullying prevention strategies for parents and students.
You can also visit www.needhelpnow.ca for information on issues surrounding the web including cyberbullying.