**IMPORTANT**April 3 UpdateDear Parents,Please click LettertoParentsApril3.pdf to see the attached letter for Administration staff changes for 2020–21 school year. Thank you for your patience and support with the startup of our online learning this week. Please note that students should also sign into a Music Google classroom. Wishing you good health and spirits; as we begin Holy Week. We pray: Dear St. Joseph,The Virgin Mary and the Infant Jesus were entrusted to your gentle and humble care.When danger came, You guided the Holy Family to safety.In these days of uncertainty and trail, we ask for your intercession; watch over us, free us from fear,teach us to recognize the presence of your Son, and dream with us, so that we look forward in hope to better days to come.We ask this through Christ, our Lord. Amen God bless,Karen Craig Bishop Greschuk PrincipalMarch 30 UpdateWe hope you and your loved ones are well and healthy. We miss your children so much! As we prepare for remote learning, which will begin today, we are sending you a tip sheet for families to make this transition as easy as possible for your child. As well, teachers will be sending directions which will allow your child to log in to their ECSD Google Chrome Account and have access to the entirety of the Google Suite available to ECSD. This includes Google Classroom, Google Docs, Google Slides, etc. Google Classrooms will be an essential tool for our Grades 2 to 6 students; Kindergarten and Grade 1 will be able to access a Google classroom. More information will be e-mailed to you by your classroom teacher directly. We will post weekly, moving to bi-weekly: Mondays and Thursdays, next week. Teachers will be available from 8:30 a.m. to 3: 00 p.m. to assist you, as per our daily schedule. Thank you for your support in these unprecedented times. Let us pray: Heavenly Father, we thank you for the gift of good health and peace. As we find ourselves in this time of uncertainty, we ask for your divine intervention and mercy to be upon each of us. Amen. Thanks for your cooperation and patience,Mrs. K. Craig, Principal and Mr. L. Zydek, Assistant PrincipalHow to log into your Google Account:Log in using your school username and password... - username: firstname.lastname@example.org - password: The same password you use at schoolRemoteLearningTipsforFamiliesPDF.pdfOn-line learning to begin after Spring Break.Check April Newsletter for further information.Beginning Tuesday, March 17, parents ONLY should come to the school to pick up student belongings. A message will be sent out as to your time. More information will follow.For those parents wishing to come to school to pick up their children’s belongings, you may do so effective Tuesday, March 17th, following the guidelines below:• Come in using main front door.• Sign in on the paper provided and set up in the main foyer.• Remain a minimum of 1 metre away from all staff at any time.• Bring your own bag to place your child’s contents in; as we will not be providing any supplies.Please note the schedule below to better control the number of parents in the building and around our staff, as well as to best manage logistics with optimal precautions in mind for our staff who are onsite:• Families with the last name from A-J are asked to drop in between the hours of 9:00 am - Noon.• Families with the last name from K-Z are asked to drop in between the hours of 1:00 pm-3:00 pm.• We will have some flexibility over the week if you can’t come in on Tuesday.School resources such as textbooks will be not taken home as plans are being made for parents and students to access them online.Please click COVID19 Letter home.pdf for more information.Welcome to the 2019 - 2020 School Year!Our District theme this year is "Walking Together in the Light of Christ".Welcome Message:We would like to welcome you and your child to Bishop Greschuk Catholic Elementary School.Our dedicated staff works diligently at providing the best possible learning environment for all students. With your help, as partners in education, we will be successful in establishing an environment conducive to your child's academic, spiritual, physical, social, creative and emotional growth and well-being.In our community, we challenge each other to always act from a position of kindness. With you as our partners in this wonderful work, your children will be urged to achieve their personal best in classrooms that are challenging, supportive and enabling. Each school year provides new experiences and great challenges. We look forward to working with you and trust that this will be a rewarding educational experience for your child.As we journey together, as a community of learners, may God grant his choicest blessings on all of us.