September 2021 Plan
The HDSB’s September 2021 Plan outlines the measures we will be following for the safety and well-being of our students and staff.
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Online COVID-19 School Screening Tool
Students and staff must complete the online COVID-19 School Screening Tool prior to attending school each day.

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Mental Health & Well-Being Resources
Mental health and well-being support and resources are available for students and parents/guardians.

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Families of secondary students (Grade 9-12) who would like to switch learning models (i.e., in-person to remote/fully online or remote/fully online to in-person) in Semester 2 must complete the Change in Learning Model Form. The form is open now until Wednesday, Dec. 1 at 11:59 p.m. This form is only for families wishing to switch learning models. If you do not wish to switch learning models, please DO NOT complete this form, your child(ren) will remain in the current learning model. Students switching learning models will transition to their chosen learning model on Monday, Feb. 7, 2022. Students are expected to continue in their current learning model until that date.

Complete the Change in Learning Model Form for Secondary Students now:

For more information, view the Nov. 22 HDSB update for families:

HDSB Human Rights Symposium: Dec. 9-10, 2021

The Halton District School Board will once again host the Human Rights Symposium on Thursday, Dec. 9 and Friday, Dec. 10, 2021 to engage in vital conversations and challenge thinking. The theme of this year’s event is Identity and Human Rights to explore how intersecting identities impact one’s access to and enjoyment of Human Rights. This year’s Symposium will be a virtual event for HDSB students (Grade 7-12) and staff. On Dec. 9 and 10, all Grade 9-12 students (in-person and virtual) will participate in the Human Rights Symposium and hear keynote speakers Janice Makokis and Spencer West in their classrooms. Grade 7-8 students are also invited to participate.​

  • Keynote speaker on Thursday, Dec. 9: Janice Makokis, Legal scholar, lawyer, mother, Indigenous consultant

  • Keynote speaker on Friday, Dec. 10: Spencer West, International Speaker, Content Creator, Bestselling Author, World Change Warrior/Activist, Social Media Influencer

Information on how to access the event will be shared with students and staff. Registration is not required. For more information, visit the Human Rights Symposium webpage or email

What is the Human Rights Symposium? Human rights is the work and responsibility of all members of society. The HDSB recognizes the importance of bringing education and community partners together to engage in vita​l conversations to challenge our thinking. The Human Rights Symposium provides an opportunity for educators and community partners to examine important issues impacted by equality and the human condition.​

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