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  • School Status Announcement

    School Status Announcement Premier Ford announced this afternoon that in-class learning would not return until September of this year.  Sundowners will continue to provide preschool care, as well as Emergency Child Care at our King Edward and Holy Cross sites until the end of the school year. Accounting will reconcile all accounts to determine any credits.  These credits can be applied to a future registration (summer or fall) or a refund can be provided once ...
  • Dougall Public School

    Dougall Public School Sundowners has been notified by the Greater Essex County District School Board that extensive repairs will be conducted at Dougall Public School over the summer months.  These repairs will directly impact all areas of Sundowners.  Therefore, Sundowners will be unable to provide programs this summer at our Dougall location. Sundowners- Dougall will be CLOSED for a 10-week period starting Monday, June 28, 2021.  The site will re-open on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 ...
  • Tuition Updates:  May 3, 2021

    Tuition Updates:  May 3, 2021 Preschool Programs:  Regular preauthorized debit payments will continue.  The next payment date is scheduled for May 10, 2021 (for June tuition fees.) Before & After Kindergarten/School Age Programs: The return date for in person learning has not been determined yet. Therefore, the May 10, 2021 preauthorized debit payment (for June tuition fees) will not be processed. Upon confirmation of the return date to in-person learning, the accounting department will work towards ...
  • School Age Emergency Child Care

    School Age Emergency Child Care On April 12, 20201 Premier Ford announced all Ontario schools would return to on-line learning effective April 19, 2021. Sundowners has been approved to provide School Age Emergency Child Care at our King Edward and Holy Cross sites.  Details (including applications and a list of eligible workers) can be found on the City of Windsor webpage: https://www.citywindsor.ca/residents/socialservices-/Childrens-Services/Pages/Childrens-Services.aspx
  • Update: April 13, 2021

    Update:  April 13, 2021 - Parents & Guardians: In an announcement made April 12, 2021, Ontario Premier Ford stated that effective April 19, 2021 all Ontario schools will move to on-line learning. The news release can be found at https://news.ontario.ca/en/release/61106/ontario-moves-schools-to-remote-learning-following-spring-break Sundowners intends to continue to operate our full day preschool programs at:  Holy Cross, King Edward, General Brock, Dougall and Talbot Trail with slightly reduced hours. Ministry directives prohibit Sundowners from providing full day or ...
  • Update: April 12, 2021 Return to On-line Learning

    Update:  April 12, 2021 Return to On-line Learning Premier Doug Ford announced that schools in Ontario will move to on-line learning following the spring break.  The news release can be found at:  https://news.ontario.ca/en/release/61106/ontario-moves-schools-to-remote-learning-following-spring-break. Sundowners will work with our community partners to determine our next steps.  More information will follow.  Please ensure your supervisor has an accurate email address. Thank you for your continued patience.
  • Updates: April 9, 2021

    Updates:  April 9, 2021 Thank you for continuing to follow the public health and safety measures that have kept early years and child care programs open and safe. It is our collective effort that continues to ensure your children can learn with their friends in our program. On April 7, 2021, the government announced a province-wide Stay-at-Home order starting April 8th for at least four weeks until May 6th in response to worsening trends in ...
  • Updates: April 1, 2021

    Updates:  April 1, 2021 Sundowners continues to monitor the news of a probable “shutdown” in the province.  We have not received information about any changes to the operation of child care and/or schools.  When and if there are changes, we will reach out to parents.  Please ensure your supervisor has an accurate email address.  This is the easiest and quickest method for Sundowners to share information about any possible changes or announcements. Sundowners will continue ...
  • Easter Monday Update

    Easter Monday, April 5, 2021 A decision has been made to close all programs and centres for Easter Monday, April 5, 2021. Traditionally, Sundowners operates this day as a PA Day when there is sufficient enrollment.  Please understand that this was a difficult decision to make and we appreciate the inconvenience this may cause for some of our families.  We are hopeful that with this advance notice, families will have an opportunity to make alternate ...
  • March Break Update

    February 11, 2021:  March Break Update Education Minister Stephen Lecce announced that March Break will be delayed by one month.  "March Break" will now be scheduled for the week of April 12, 2021.  Sundowners' schedule will reflect this new school calendar, meaning that your child's before and after  schedule will continue throughout the month of March, with the break taking place in April.  A new survey will be emailed to each of you asking about ...