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  • Update: April 13, 2021

    Update: April 13, 2021 - Attention Sundowners Staff 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.   At this time, the date for return to in-class learning has not been determined. Sundowners intends to continue to operate our full day preschool programs at: Holy Cross, King Edward, General Brock, Dougall and Talbot ...
  • Update: January 7, 2021

    Update:  January 7, 2021 Area media outlets are reporting that Dr. Wajid Ahmed, Medical officer of health with the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is recommending students continue with remote learning until at least the end of the lockdown, January 23, 2021. He has made this recommendation to the province.  If the province does not mandate this, he will issue an order to mandate remote learning. If this is the case, Sundowners will continue to operate ...
  • December 14 – 18, 2020

    By order of the Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Wajid Ahmed, all schools in our region will be closed to students for the week of December 14-18, 2020.  All schools will remain open for school staff for the week and full-time daycare facilities will also remain open. ​https://www.wechu.org/media-statements/media-statement-regarding-school-closures-students-next-week Sundowners intends to continue to operate our preschool programs (Holy Cross, King Edward, Dougall & Talbot Trail) during the week of December 14 – 18, 2020. As previously ...
  • Winter Break

    Dear Sundowners Staff, The health and safety of Sundowners staff, children and families is and always will be a top priority for Sundowners. Taking several factors into consideration (enrollment and staffing projections, uncertain school closures, etc.) the decision has been made to close all of our child care centres for the two weeks of Winter Break. (December 21, 2020-January 3, 2021 inclusive).  We hope this will provide us all with the opportunity to relax and ...
  • June 25, 2020  Staff Updates

      June 25, 2020  Staff Updates   Attention all staff: I would like to share some of the things that we are working on at Sundowners.  We have been working with the City of Windsor, both school boards, the Ministry of Education, and the Windsor Essex County Health Unit (WECHU).  While we do not have a set date, we have begun the steps to reopen some sites for the summer.  We are planning to run ...
  • June 23, 2020 Updates

    June 23, 2020 Updates Sundowners appreciates that the ongoing pandemic has been difficult for everyone. We are diligently working with our community partners to open our centres in a safe and responsible manner. Our hope is to have our administration office open in the upcoming days to be able to better assist each of you. Very specific requirements were provided by the Province of Ontario in order for child care centres to re-open. These guidelines ...
  • Province Reopening Child Care

    Province Reopening Child Care Today, the Ontario government announced its plan to reopen child care centres across the province. Sundowners is working closely with our community partners, including the City of Windsor, the local school boards and the local medical officer of health to create a plan for reopening. The health and safety of children and staff continues to be our top priority. Information will be posted on this website once the plan has been ...
  • Updates: May 27, 2020

    Sundowners understands that the school and day care closures continue to have a big impact on our families and staff, and we apologize for this inconvenience.  Sundowners continues to monitor provincial and local developments. Re-opening will be largely determined by the Provincial Government, Provincial & local health authorities and the local school boards.  Once return plans have been solidified, we will provide updates through our website. The health and safety of our staff and families ...
  • School & Day Care Closure Updates May 1, 2020

    Updates:  May 1, 2020 The provincial government has announced that publicly funded schools will remain closed.  As such, all Sundowners locations and the administration office will remained closed.  Please continue to monitor local media outlets for information regarding school and day care centre closures. Education Minister Stephen Lecce announced that all publicly-funded schools will remain closed until at least May 31, 2020, as part of an effort to keep students, staff and families safe from ...
  • SCHOOL & DAY CARE CLOSURES

    Based on advice from Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health and experts at the COVID-19 Command Table, the Minister of Education has issued an order to close all publicly funded schools in Ontario for two weeks following the March break, in response to the emergence of COVID-19. This means that all schools in both the Greater Essex County District School Board and the Windsor Essex Catholic District School Board have been ordered to remain closed ...