Friday Files

 

June 17, 2022

Message from the Principal

Dear Fieldstone Community,

It may be hard to believe, but this is the last Friday File of the 2021-2022 academic year. We are so proud of our community’s spirit throughout the year, and we look forward to celebrating our students’ achievements in next week’s Virtual Closing Ceremony (an interactive programme with links to slideshows and video speeches). You will be emailed a link to this ceremony by 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 22. If you do not receive the link by 11:00 a.m., please email frontdesk@fieldstoneschool.org.

On Wednesday, June 22 (10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.), students who would like to take a look at their final exam papers can meet with their teachers either online or onsite. Please make an appointment with your teachers directly. Students have been reminded to clean out their lockers. Any items unclaimed by July 15 will be donated. Semester 2 report cards will be available to be viewed on July 8.

A sincere gratitude to the entire Fieldstone community for a fruitful and memorable 2021-2022 academic year.

Wishing all Fieldstone fathers a fabulous Father’s Day!

Sincerely,

Ms. Ginie Wong

Head of School


CONNECT Parent Portal

Please note that our school will be delivering report cards electronically via Parent Portal.

The parent-friendly website will allow you to:

  • access real time absence reporting
  • student timetable
  • view current report card
  • review secondary school credit history, volunteer hours and diploma status
  • and more ​

The process of setting up an account will only need to be completed once. Parents and Guardians are encouraged to sign-on to the Parent Portal in advance to ensure their username and password allow access to the Portal.

To access this portal, please click on the following link:

https://connect.edsembli.com/ON/Private/FIELD/FIELD/Portal/viewer/login/login.aspx?LoginType=P

1) Once on the Parental Portal, enter the username sent to you by the school in a separate email.

2) Create a password

3) If you had a password and it was forgotten, please click on (click here to request a password change) and follow the instructions provided.

If you require assistance, please email frontdesk@fieldstoneschool.org.


Fieldstone e-Yearbook

The e-Yearbook is an EPUB file, which can be viewed on most eReaders, such as an iPad and mobile devices.

Click here to learn How do I open the EPUB after I download it?

Download the e-Yearbook.

Note: If your download doesn’t start, copy and paste the following link in a new browser tab. Please note that the link expires in 7 days.

https://eyearbook.shopyearbook.com/0/1/9/f/019f53502dacd60163bcad03710e11d5/A1627571806-1.epub

If you require assistance, please email frontdesk@fieldstoneschool.org.


Upcoming Important Dates

Please note that 2022-2023 list of important dates can be found here.

  • June 22
    • Exam Review Morning (10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.) for students who would like to take a look at their exam papers.
    • Virtual Closing Ceremony (to be enjoyed asynchronously)
  • July 6 – Summer School begins
  • July 8 – Semester 2 final reports are ready to be viewed
  • July 15 – Any items unclaimed in students’ lockers will be donated

Final Exams and CCTs

Final Examinations will commence on June 15 and will end on June 20.

Click HERE for an overview of your CCTs and exams. Please contact Ms. Wong if you have an exam conflict.

Just like last semester, exams will be conducted online. Students are welcome to come to campus to write as well if they need a quiet space to write.

Exams will be scheduled in the morning from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. with 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. allotted for extra time if needed. This schedule is designed to accommodate all students whether they are online or onsite.


Online Learning Requirements 

This is a reminder that students require a full laptop with a working web camera and microphone to participate in online learning. iPads do not allow screen sharing and web cameras to be working at the same time and thus will not be permitted for online testing. For more details, please check our Online Addendum. 


Messages from our Guidance Team 

**VOLUNTEERING opportunities now available at FIELDSTONE **

For more information and the arrangements, please email Ms. Butcher at mbutcher@fieldstonekcschool.org

Golden Jubilee Scholarship Award 2022

There is an opportunity of winning a scholarship. For more information see this document or refer to the following website address https://www.monsheong.org/what-we-do/golden-jubilee-scholarship

If you have any further inquiries, please contact Kaitlin Au-Yeung at 905-883-9288 ext. 2004 or via email at foundation@monsheong.org.

Please be informed that Toronto Metropolitan University is the new name for Ryerson University.

Updates to their name will roll out on a gradual basis. Recruitment events and resources will begin to reflect the new name on their website starting June 1. To provide a consistent experience for the applicants, Undergraduate Admissions information will remain branded with the previous name for the remainder of the admissions cycle.

Please visit the Next Chapter <http://go.pardot.com/e/455672/next-chapter-/8jktfp/1475007413?h=hBmXJ4tP5Rg1QXQM4LLpIycMqEBq0Nxmg-3UUU_-Zj0> website for more information on the name, the implementation process and the next steps.


Guidance Appointments

If you would like to book a Guidance meeting, please book an appointment by using the appointment sheet here. To avoid overcrowding in the Main Office, Ms. Akbarian will not be accepting walk-ins. Thanks for your understanding.


Guidance Important Dates

See here for a list of the Guidance Important Dates 2021-2022.


University Guides Moodle

Grade 11 and 12 students have been added to the University Guides Moodle. This contains information on virtual tours, open houses, and viewbooks for each of the universities in Ontario, and for a few outside of Ontario. Please take some time to look through the links and do some research.


A message to school communities from The Ministry of Education

In an effort to help slow the spread of COVID-19, reduce absenteeism, and to continue to support our school communities, Fieldstone is pleased to offer rapid antigen test kits for symptomatic students and staff. In alignment with the updated testing guidance from Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, when a student or staff member returns from an unplanned absence, they are able to receive a rapid antigen test (RAT) kit, to be used only if the individual is experiencing symptoms compatible with COVID-19. We are providing updated guidance regarding the use and handling of rapid antigen tests.

Please note that the Chief Medical Officer of Health has updated guidance for anyone who has had a positive test result (molecular/PCR or RAT). Individuals who receive a positive test result should not participate in antigen testing for 30 days from their COVID-19 infection (based on the date of their symptom onset or test). After this period, symptomatic individuals can resume COVID-19 rapid antigen testing in accordance with:  https://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/pro/programs/publichealth/coronavirus/docs/contact_mngmt/management_cases_contacts_omicron.pdf


Lifting of Health and Safety Measures in Schools

Effective March 21, 2022

Masking & Staff Personal Protective Equipment

In alignment with community masking requirements, masks will no longer be required for students, staff, and visitors in schools and on student transportation. Eye protection for staff will also no longer be required.

We know that many students and staff may choose to continue to wear masks at times, or consistently for the remainder of the school year. We encourage school boards and schools to promote respectful, welcoming and inclusive practices and communications within their school communities.

A reminder that under current federal travel requirements, upon return from international travel, individuals must wear a mask at all times when in public spaces (including schools and child care), maintain a list of all close contacts for your first 14 days in Canada, and monitor yourself for signs and symptoms of COVID-19.

On-site Confirmation of Screening

Daily on-site confirmation of screening for all students and staff will no longer be required. Staff and students should continue to self-screen every day before attending school using either the COVID-19 school and child care screening tool, or a screening tool designated by the local public health unit. The screening tool has been updated to align with the updated COVID-19 Integrated Testing & Case, Contact and Outbreak Management Interim Guidance: Omicron Surge.

Local public health units may designate a commensurate or more restrictive screening tool for local use.


Toronto Public Health – Vaccination Campaign for Grade 7 to 12 Students

All Grade 7 to 12 students are eligible to receive the meningococcal, human papillomavirus, and hepatitis B vaccines, if they have not already received them.

Starting this March, students will be able to get vaccinated at Toronto Public Health’s vaccination clinics.

Please view the attached Parent’s Package and Consent Form.

Each student will need their own appointment prior to attending the clinic. Appointments can be booked at www.tphBookings.ca/tph/studentvaccines. 


Community Reminders

Parking Lot Drop-off/Pick-Up Loop – Reminder

Please do not park in the drop-off/pick-up loop of the parking lot, as this will block other cars from being able to enter and exit school property safely. If you are waiting to pick up your child(ren), please park in a parking spot, and not the parking lot loop. Thank you in advance for your assistance.


No Smoking or Vaping Policy

A reminder to students that smoking/vaping is not allowed within 20 meters of the school perimeter and is strictly prohibited on school property. This is both a school policy and provincial law.


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