Be the Light Virtual Concert

Calling all Jarvisites!

We need your help, both students and teachers!  A former graduate, Darryl, is putting on virtual concert fundraising event in support of Mental Health.  He will be performing the song by Snow Patrol called “Run” and he needs students and teachers to send videos of themselves singing the chorus BY MARCH 3RD.  Below is the link to the YouTube video of the song with the lyrics.  I would be more than happy to share the lyrics and instrumental version when you email me at anita.kwok@tdsb.on.ca for more info! 


Media forms are accessible through the Jarvis My School Day App

Yearbook

Attn Grads: The yearbook is the most important memento of your time at Jarvis. Buy before Jan. 31 to get the "early bird" price of $30. After Jan., the price goes up to $45, so buy your gradbook now at: https://tdsb.schoolcashonline.com 

NOTE: Jarvis students enrolled in Virtual School must use the following link to purchase your book: https://tdsb.schoolcashonline.com/Fee/Details/99466/153/False/True  Please include your first and last name.

 

Optional Attendance process Update

All Secondary Parents/Guardians,

The Toronto District School Board is adjusting the Optional Attendance process due to school closures and the heightened need to reduce potential Covid-19 exposures. 

As such, the following process will be in place for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year for students applying to a school via Optional Attendance.

  1. The parent/guardian will complete the Optional Attendance form and will email the completed form to current school principal. The form may be sent as a scan, a photo or a screengrab: Optional Attendance Form for Secondary School Application.
  1. The current school principal or designate (VP, office staff, etc.) will sign and email the form(s) to the receiving school.
  1. The receiving school will confirm receipt of the form(s) by way of email reply to the sending school.
  1. The current school will communicate with families that the Optional Attendance Form was signed, sent and received by the receiving school. 
  1. The current school principal or designate will track optional attendance applications to ensure that TDSB policies are being followed.
  1. All current timelines are still in effect. Forms for secondary schools are due by January 29, 2021, and for elementary schools by February 12, 2021.
  1. Secondary Optional Attendance – Key Dates:

    January 29, 2021
    Optional attendance forms due at secondary school.

    February 12, 2021
    Deadline for parents/guardians of students to be informed of 
the status of the application request.

    February 26, 2021
    Course selection sheets due at secondary schools.

For more information regarding Optional Attendance, please visit www.tdsb.on.ca/Find-your/School/Optional-Attendance.

NOTE: Many families have already completed Optional Attendance Forms and have dropped them off or mailed them to the school(s) that their child has apply to. These applications are deemed valid and received and no further action is required.

Please contact your school principal should you have any questions. Thank you.

Hello Jarvis Families,

Happy New Year!  We hope you have had a relaxing and enjoyable break with family. 

Over the Winter Break, the Government of Ontario announced that all secondary schools will be closed on-site to students until Monday, January 25.

During this time, all in-person schools will be shifting to remote learning, while virtual schools will continue as normal. 

 

Revised Remote Learning Schedule

Please see the revised Jarvis CI remote learning schedule for all Jarvis students as of January 4 (Day 1):

Time

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

8:45 a.m.

– 12:30 p.m.

Course 1

(Cohort A&B)

150 min. of

Synchronous &

75 min. of

Independent

Learning

Course 1

(Cohort A&B)

150 min. of

Synchronous &

75 min. of

Independent

Learning

Course 2

(Cohort A&B)

150 min. of

Synchronous &

75 min. of

Independent

Learning

Course 2

(Cohort A&B)

150 min. of

Synchronous &

75 min. of

Independent

Learning

12:30 p.m.

– 1:10 p.m.

Lunch

1:10 p.m.

– 2:00 p.m.

Opportunities for Remote Extra Help with Teachers by appointment

2:00 p.m.

– 3:15 p.m.

Course 2

Synchronous

Course 2

Synchronous

Course 1

Synchronous

Course 1

Synchronous

 

Note: The Period 1 class will continue to run from 8:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and will include 150 minutes of synchronous/online learning and 75 minutes of asynchronous/independent work. Teachers will begin with synchronous online learning at 8:45 a.m. Teachers will use professional judgement to determine how to schedule synchronous and asynchronous times.

About Jarvis

Jarvis Collegiate has a prestigious history of academic excellence. As the oldest public high school in Ontario, Jarvis has a long-standing reputation that is built upon daily. Jarvis prides itself on this reputation of academic excellence and aims to prepare the next generation of community and world leaders.

Jarvis offers a wide range of courses, programs, and extra-curricular activities. As a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S.T.E.M.) school, the students in our classrooms are engaged in project-based learning. An inquiry method of teaching and learning is utilized as students partake in independent and collaborative studies within the S.T.E.M. fields. Further, our Advanced Placement (A.P.) and Pre-Advanced Placement classes offer students in grades 9-12 an enriched curriculum recognized by the College Board.

Jarvis offers students the opportunity to enroll in our Business Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM). A SHSM is a ministry-approved specialized program that allows students to focus their learning on a specific economic sector while meeting the requirements for the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD).  The SHSM also assists students in their transition from secondary school to apprenticeship training, college, university or the workplace. Go here to learn more about Specilist High Skills Majors.

 

Food for Kids Program

We know that the closure of schools has been difficult for many families, especially those who rely on school-based Student Nutrition Programs. A light breakfast is available for interested students.  Please ask the school for more details.