Our seamless transition between online and in-person learning continues to set St. Jude’s apart. JK to Grade 12 students. SJA provides full-day, everyday, in-class instruction! St. Jude’s will continue to deliver the best possible educational experience!

IMPORTANT MANDATORY PROCESS FOR ALL STUDENTS 

SJA’s NEW interactive COVID screening process was created for schools by the Ontario Provincial Government and takes less than a minute to complete! The screening must be completed daily and results shown daily to gain access into the school building (drop off and/or entry).

To complete daily and show check at drop off and/or entry:

CLICK HERE: https://covid-19.ontario.ca/school-screening

  • All siblings can enter through one door showing screening check once
  • Students entering different doors will need to show screening check at each entry
  • Students entering bus will need to show check prior to boarding bus

We kindly ask all parents/guardians and caregivers to wear a mask while dropping off or picking up students.

Screening Process Q & As

Thank you for working together with us to ensure the safety of our community!

We are excited to begin our Blended In-School & Remote Learning for this upcoming school year, giving students the flexible options to either attend school on-site or learn remotely during this time. We are taking all of the necessary precautions under the guidance of health authorities.

Please click the buttons below to view:

  • our comprehensive SJA COVID-19 Policy, which gives you a detailed look at the steps we are taking to ensure the safety of the SJA community.
  • our COVID-19 Screening Agreement & Waiver, which must be completed and submitted prior to the first day of school.
  • Peel Medical & Government Communication on COVID-19 screening changes

We look forward to reuniting the SJA community in a safe environment.

Peel Public Health New Screening Guidelines Effective Monday, December 7, 2020. 

All students with ONE symptom of COVID-19 must stay home, self-isolate and are recommended to get tested.

Screen your children everyday for these symptoms:

  • Fever and/or chills (37.8 degrees or higher)
  • Cough or barking cough (croup)
  • Shortness of breath
  • Decreased or loss of taste/smell
  • Sore throat or difficulty swallowing
  • Runny nose or stuffy/congested nose
  • Unusual or long-lasting headache
  • Nausea, vomiting and/or diarrhea
  • Unusual or extreme tiredness or muscle aches

If your child is not showing any of the symptoms listed:

Continue with the process on the COVID-19 School Screening Tool Poster and show your green check mark before entering the building. The screening must be completed daily and results shown daily to gain access into the school building.

If your child is showing symptoms:

Take your child to a testing site or assessment centre to get tested for COVID19 if they have any new or worsening symptom. Without a COVID-19 test, your child must isolate for 10 days after their symptom(s) started.

All people in your home must stay home from work, school and child care until:

  1. Child’s test results return and are negative, or
  2. Health care provider has identified another reason for your child’s symptoms, or
  3. 14 days have passed since the last exposure to the child who was not tested.

When your child is ready to return to school, please complete the Student Return to School form and return it to covidsafety@stjudesacademy.com. If your child was tested for COVID-19, a copy of the test results should be sent as well.

We kindly ask all parents/guardians and caregivers to wear a mask while dropping off or picking up students.