Monthly Archives: January 2020

#BellLetsTalk Day…Wear BLUE Tomorrow Defenders

Don’t forget – tomorrow is Bell Let’s Talk day!   This year WCDSB’s theme for Bell Let’s Talk is “It’s the Little Things,” celebrating the small gestures (at home, at school, in the community) that we can do to build one another up, show kindness, and express gratitude.  What can you take time to do tomorrow

By |2020-02-12T13:10:54-05:00January 28th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Labour Update: WCDSB Schools Closed on Tuesday, February 4, 2020

WCDSB Schools Closed on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 The Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) has announced that all of its members will be engaging in a one-day strike on Tuesday, February 4. This decision affects all Catholic district school boards in Ontario. As a result of this strike, all Waterloo Catholic District School Board elementary

By |2020-01-28T16:04:08-05:00January 28th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Update from the Ministry of Health

Hi Defender Families, You may have read information regarding the Coronavirus that has reached Ontario. The health care team in the province is well-prepared and has highly effective protocols in place. To learn more about the virus and the containment plan, you can visit the link below and read the letter released by the Ministry

By |2020-01-27T16:39:01-05:00January 27th, 2020|News|0 Comments

The Week Ahead: January 27 to 31

FUNdraiser Has Launched! It is official...we are in FUNdraising mode as a school. You would have likely heard your children tell you how excited they are to earn tickets for great prizes and the opportunity to Pie the Principal in the Face! It is all in good fun that supports the learning and educational experience

By |2020-01-26T14:51:16-05:00January 26th, 2020|News|0 Comments

The Week Ahead January 20th to 24th

An Excellent Week of Learning... Hi Defender Families, We had an excellent week of learning from JK all the way to Grade 8. Here is some of what we did last week: Mrs. Faria and Mrs. Cabral's class was working on the Letter 0 as the the sound of the week. I also had the

By |2020-01-19T13:37:36-05:00January 19th, 2020|News|0 Comments

WCDSB Schools Closed on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. Extended Day & Community Use Remain Open.

WCDSB Schools Closed on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 The Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) has announced that all of its members will be engaging in a one-day strike on Tuesday, January 21. This decision affects all Catholic district school boards in Ontario. As a result of this strike, all Waterloo Catholic District School Board

By |2020-01-16T12:09:21-05:00January 16th, 2020|News|0 Comments

The Week Ahead: January 12 to 17

A Great First Week Back! It was a challenge for everyone to get back into routine, but it was well worth it! So many great things happening this week. All of our teachers did some Literacy learning on Tuesday so they can continue to be current on the best ways to improve reading outcomes for

By |2020-01-13T10:31:57-05:00January 12th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) Labour Update

As part of the ongoing central bargaining process involving the Ontario government and education workers across the province, the association representing our teachers – the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) – has indicated that if a collective agreement isn’t reached over the weekend, that starting Monday, January 13, 2020 teachers will no longer be

By |2020-01-12T12:17:24-05:00January 12th, 2020|News|0 Comments

The Week Ahead January 6 to 10, 2020

Welcome Back Defenders & Happy New Year! We hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas and some time resting and investing in your family. If your household is anything like mine is right now, the whole family is ready for some much needed routine. The team at Saint Peter is very excited to be back with

By |2020-01-05T15:55:10-05:00January 5th, 2020|News|0 Comments