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School Update - June 1, 2020

Gordon friends and families, please read the attached letter on retrieving perosnal belongings and having access to the school. We hope you are safe and healthy.


Mrs. Kiemele and Mr. Mac

Personal Belongings Retrieval Letter


School Update - May 1, 2020

Gordon Friends and families, please read the attached letter from Gordon to you in regards to your child's assessment for this year. We hope you are all staying safe and healthy and we look forward to seeing you as soon as we are all able!


Mr. Mac and Mrs. Kiemele

Elementary Assessment Evaluation and Reporting Memo April 2020



School Updates - March 27, 2020

Important Information - 7th Grade Team


Please click the above link to read important information regarding your child's education.


School Updates - March 23, 2020

DSBN Director of Education Letter to Parents

Minister of Education Letter to Parents

Ministry On line Resources for students


How do the school closures affect Gordon?

If you have any questions please direct them to Mr. MacJanet at jay.macjanet@dsbn.org


What is SafeArrival?

SafeArrival is an absence management system that improves student safety and makes it easy for you to let the school know about your child’s absence.
You are asked to report your child’s absence in advance whenever possible using one of these convenient methods:

SchoolMessenger app (free)

1. Provide your email address to the school.

2. Get the app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store (or from the links at https://go.schoolmessenger.ca).

3. Tap Sign Up to create your account.

4. Select Attendance from the menu, and then select Report an Absence.

Web and Mobile Web: go.schoolmessenger.ca

1. Provide your email address to the school.

2. Go to the website.

3. Click Sign Up to create your account.

4. Select Attendance from the menu, then select Report an Absence
Interactive Toll-free Phone 1-866-606-5567

Interactive Toll-free Phone

1. Call the toll-free, interactive telephone system.

2. Follow the instructions to report an absence.

Absences can be reported in advance:

• 24 hours/day
• 7 days a week
• For any school day in the school term
• Up to the cut-off time on the day of the absence.




Parking/Drop Off/Pick Up Reminders: Gr. 1 to 8 : Parents and Guardians are reminded to use the Thorold Rd. entrance when dropping off students in the morning. Parents may use the Thorold Rd. entrance when picking up and/or visiting the school. The back entrance will be used for staff parking and bus transportation only.

Kindergarten parents: Please use the Thorold Rd. entrance and proceed to the Kindergarten parking/pick-up/drop-off area.

Buses: Students being transported to and from Gordon by school bus will be picked up and dropped off at the back of the school. This is a very busy time of day so please do not use the back entrance parking lot after school.

Sign In/Sign Out Procedures for all students: If you are picking up or dropping off your child(ren) during the school the day then the front entrance is the appropriate entrance to use as your child(ren) will need to sign-in/sign-out at the office.



Visit Gordon's Destiny website to access our Library Resources by clicking on the underlined link