Lyonsgate Update Jan. 21, 2022: Back to Class

Hello Lyonsgate Families, COVID updates to a minimum this week. Instead, we've got messages from your children's Montessori guides about the commencement of the winter term. Quick COVID update: rapid test kits for home use for symptomatic students have arrived at the Primary campus for Casa and Toddler students. There are not enough for every student but if a child is required to leave school due to symptom development they will be sent home with a kit containing two rapid tests. If a child…

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Lyonsgate Update Jan. 14 2022: Latest Info and Elementary Return

Hello Lyonsgate Families, We are continuing to receive updated guidance and information as the Omicron wave continues, and as our Elementary students head back to in-person schooling on Monday. As you know, there have been significant changes to testing and to case and contact management. Lyonsgate will continue to keep you as informed as we can about any cases amongst students and staff. Please know, however, that the information we receive is significantly less than before the winter break.…

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Lyonsgate Update Jan. 7 2022: COVID and Other Info

Hello Lyonsgate Families, Well, that was an eventful first week back! Thank you all for all of your patience and cooperation as we returned, or did not return, to school amid a myriad of changing protocols, requirements, and closure. There's been a lot lately so I'll try to keep this brief: Screening Forms The updated screening forms were released Thursday evening. You will find the updated Lyonsgate screening forms on the Home page at lyonsgate.ca . Every student and staff member must submit a…

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January 2022 Return to School Information

Hello Lyonsgate Community, Following yesterday's provincial announcement about the return to school next week we have been receiving further details and are expecting more soon. Here is everything we know so far: Primary Campus Return: Primary (Casa and Toddler) will open to students on Monday, January 3. Elementary Campus Return: Elementary will open to students on Wednesday, January 5. Required Daily Screening: Validation of screening is in effect until further notice. The list of…

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Lyonsgate Update Dec. 17 2021: Winter Break!

Happy Winter Break Lyonsgate Families, Enjoy the next two weeks of holiday celebrating, and hopefully some resting and relaxing. We are back to school on Monday, January 3. <Sigh...> Here's the latest COVID info: As you all know, vaccines for everyone — boosters for 18+ and kids 5-11 — are being heavily promoted. City of Hamilton's Vaccine Booking Page Pharmacy Vaccine Locations It is not noted on the City's site, but a recent CBC news article reports a shorter interval for…

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Lyonsgate Update Dec. 10 2021: Holiday COVID Info, and More

Hello Lyonsgate Families, Registration for current students and their siblings opened last Friday. Please check your inbox for an email from Dec. 3 with registration information and the link to the 2022.2023 registration form. Please submit registration forms by December 15. Payment is not due until January 14, 2022. Thank you. Also THANK YOU for all of your donations to the Elementary students’ Shoebox Project initiative and the Primary campus Toy Drive for the Salvation Army. Your…

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Lyonsgate Update Dec. 3 2021: French, Charity, and Registration

Happy Friday Lyonsgate Families, Lyonsgate Charitable Actions Lyonsgate is undertaking a few charitable drives for the holiday season, one at the Primary campus and two at the Elementary campus by the students there: Primary Toy Drive: We are accepting donations of new and unwrapped toys suitable for children up to age 14 for the Salvation Army to distribute. They have let us know that they are quite low on toys for children this year. We can accept donations up to December 15. Thank you.…

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Lyonsgate Update Nov. 25, 2021: Parent-Teacher Conferences Tomorrow

Happy Thursday Lyonsgate Families, Both Lyonsgate campuses are closed tomorrow for parent-teacher conferences. Thank you all for signing up. You should have received an email on Wednesday afternoon with instructions on how to connect with your children's teachers. Please contact us if you did not or if you have any questions. It is a PA day and children are at home, but please try to plan for 20 minutes where you can speak with your child's teacher, about your child, without children present.…

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Lyonsgate Update Nov. 19 2021: Lyonsgate Clothing is Back

Hello Lyonsgate Community, Next Friday, Nov. 26, is a PA day for the first set of parent-teacher conferences of the school year. If you have not had a chance to sign up yet, please do so by clicking here. We have a number of items for you this week, and will be back to full classroom updates next week (but we do have a gallery of photos for you). Please see below for: Winter wear and weather. Lyonsgate clothing now available! Shoeboxes for Elementary. Toy Drive at Primary. Upcoming COVID-19…

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Lyonsgate Update Nov. 12, 2021: Observation & Conferences

Happy Friday Lyonsgate Families, Friday, November 26 is a PA day and both Lyonsgate campuses will be closed to accommodate parent-teacher conferences. Parent-teacher conferences are 20 minutes in length and will once again take place via Zoom. Please look for a separate email closer to conference time containing the relevant Montessori guides’ Personal Meeting ID (PMI) and Passcode. At the time of your child’s conference simply open your Zoom app, click on “Join,” and…

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