Getting Ready for our First Days – Sept 17th & 18th

Welcome Back from March Break!

In preparation for our first days of school on September 17th (Day 1) & September 18th (Day 2):

Students should:

  • Have received their timetables by (TDSB) email (sent early this week).
  • Log into Brightspace.
    • All teachers will be using Brightspace or Google Classroom.
    • Try Brightspace first !
    • Check your TDSB email – your teachers may have sent you first day instructions.
      • Your username is your student number. Password Reset Issues? Click here….
    • The NTCI Moodle will being discontinued at the end of the school year.
  • Download the TDSB Connects App for your electronic agenda and updates.
  • Download the NOW Mobile App (TDSB Health Assessment)
  • Join the Guidance Google Classroom for their grade (using your TDSB email address please):
    • Grade 9                qwyh4vg
    • Grade 10              75xj26j
    • Grade 11              aeanavj
    • Grade 12              seanvht

Students are required to wear non-medical face covers/masks or reusable cloth masks indoors on school property.  Schools will provide cloth masks to students, if necessary.

Some Changes:

  • The quadmester timetable can be found here:
    • 8:45 – 12:30 – In class or Independent Learning at home (for Course 1)
    • 12:30 – 2:00 – Dismissal – return home & lunch.
    • 2:00 – 3:15 – Live Virtual Learning (for Course 2)
  • A Full Year Schedule can be printed from here:
  • There are no school photos being taken at this time.
  • The Commons is closed until further notice.
  • There is no cafeteria service.
    • Please bring your own snacks and refillable water bottle (filled at home).
    • Water Bottle refill stations are in the basement and third floor
  • There are only 2 entry points for the school:
      • Grade 9 – Please report directly to the field.
      • Grade 10 – Please enter through the North doors (at foyer)
      • Grades 11 & 12 – Please enter through the South doors.
    • Please socially distance in the line.
    • Please have your QR codes ready at the screen stations.
      • Paper assessments take longer to process
      • Self assessments longer still.
    • There are extra masks and hand sanitizer at the screening stations.
  • Moving Through the Building
    • Procedures have been created to facilitate traffic flow through the building:
      • Stairwells  AA (4) and CC (3) are ascending stairwells (one-directional).
      • Stairwells KK (the internal stairwell bordering the courtyard) and BB are descending (one-directional).
      • Stairwell DD (the stairwell leading up from P1 is ascending only (one-directional).
      • Wide hallways (i.e. the first floor hallway and the gym hallway) can accommodate two-way flow of traffic and directional cues are provided for traffic flow.
      • Hallways on the 2nd-4th floors are designated as one directional and directional cues are provided for traffic flow.
  • Student dismissal will be staggered initially
    • 12:20 for 1st and 3rd floors
    • 12:30 for 2nd and 4th floors
  • Washroom capacity is limited
  • Teachers will schedule class breaks.
  • Sports teams are currently suspended.
  • Clubs are currently virtual. Students are expected to leave the building at 12:30.