Stormwatch

EMERGENCY ANNOUNCEMENT OF STORM, CLOSURE OR EVACUATION

If there is a storm, the decision to close the school is made between 5:15 a.m. and 5:45 a.m. of that same day. The decision takes into account a verification of weather and road conditions and is made in conjunction with the other private schools in the area.

Once the decision is made, the chain of communication is triggered in order to reach parents, students and employees. The following is a list of places where you can find information about school closures: 

  • PRIORITY Website: Pop-up window appears automatically on the home page
  • Facebook: See the first post at the top of the page 
  • Email to parents
  • Message on the school answering machine
  • Announcements to media outlets:
    • TVA Salut Bonjour
    • Cogeco Media: 98.5 FM, 96.9 FM, 92.5 FM, 730 AM, 105.7 FM
    • CTV News Montreal and Canada
    • Bell Media: 107.3 FM, 94.3 FM
    • CJAD 800, Astral, CHOM & Virgin Radio
    • Radio-Canada 95.1 FM
    • CBC Radio 88.5 FM

There is no point in trying to contact the school by phone, email or through social media to get additional information about school openings or closings. The information will be provided as indicated above. If you don’t see any messages, you can assume that the school is open as usual.

If there is a closure or an evacuation for any other reasons, an email will be sent to parents.

ADMISSION PROCEDURE FOR NEW STUDENTS

1

Visit the school during an open house

Come visit Villa Maria and discover the rich and diversified services we offer our students. You will have the opportunity to visit our classrooms, interactive classroom, science labs, multimedia centre, library, sports facilities and performance halls.

French Sector :

Saturday, September 14, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

English Sector :

Saturday, September 21, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

2

Take part in our entrance exams

Your child will be given the following tests: mathematics, composition in English and French, as well as an English or French reading comprenhension test, depending on the sector she/he registered for.

French Sector :

Saturday, September 28, 2019 – 8:30 a.m. (Secondary 1 to 5)

Sunday, September 29, 2019 – 8:30 a.m. (Secondary 1 only)

English Sector :

Saturday, October 5, 2019 – 8:30 a.m. (Secondary 1 to 5)

Sunday, October 6, 2019 – 8:30 a.m. (Secondary 1 only)

3

Complete your registration

After being accepted to Villa Maria College, you must send us your registration form and pay the admission fees. Please send us the form and payment according to the instructions outlined in your child’s letter of admission to the school.

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