Monthly Archives: February 2020

All Waterloo Catholic District School Board Schools Closed on Monday, February 24, 2020

All Waterloo Catholic District School Board Schools Closed on Monday, February 24, 2020 In the absence of a provincially-negotiated collective agreement, the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) has selected the Waterloo Catholic District School Board as one of the Ontario school boards included in a one day rotating strike on Monday, February 24, 2020.

By |2020-02-21T13:00:53-05:00February 21st, 2020|News|0 Comments


Defender Families: First of all, THANK YOU so much for your generosity with all of the pledges that keep coming in. We are not doing the draw for prizes until Tuesday afternoon, so please bring any other pledges tomorrow morning, or at the very latest, Tuesday morning (February 25th) . This will allow the most

By |2020-02-19T16:30:25-05:00February 19th, 2020|News|0 Comments

The Week Ahead: February 17 to 21

Happy Family Day Defenders! We hope everyone is enjoying Family Day Weekend with those you hold most dear. As we head into another great week, here are a few pictures of the great things that were happening at Saint Peter this past week. Mrs. Faria's Kindergarten class had a visit from Adults in Motion, a

By |2020-02-19T10:37:06-05:00February 17th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Valentine’s Day Reminders: Wear Pink/Red/White

Hi Defender Families: A few important reminders as we recognize Valentine's Day tomorrow. Students are welcome to wear the colours Red, Pink, and/or White for Valentine's Day. Also, please remember that students are more than welcome to bring Valentine's to give to their fellow classmates. If your child chooses to do so, please encourage them

By |2020-02-13T10:28:42-05:00February 13th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Dance-A-Thon Happening on Thursday February 20th!

Defender Families, The media has reported on this press release that each of the teacher unions will be engaged in a full removal of services on Friday, February 21st. This was supposed to be our Dance-A-Thon date. We do not want to impact the solemn season of Lent by postponing the event, so we will be

By |2020-02-12T16:08:16-05:00February 12th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Status of Field Trips

Dear Defender Families: As the board navigates the increased Job Action taking place by the Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association, our primary concern continues to be student safety. One of the consequences of the enhanced job action is an increased demand on the pool of supply teachers currently available to the board. As a result,

By |2020-02-11T11:48:30-05:00February 11th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Smoothie Day was a Hit! Thank You CPAC!

Thank You to our Amazing Catholic Parent Advisory Council (CPAC) for sponsoring our Smoothie Day! The students chose this as their Spirit Reward and we had a lot of fun. Shout out to our parent volunteers who helped make the magic happen, along with our amazing student teachers and student nurses. Special shout out to

By |2020-02-10T15:26:05-05:00February 10th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Expanded OECTA Job Action

Expanded OECTA Job Action – Week of February 10, 2020 All Waterloo Catholic District School Board schools are open and running on their normal schedules during the week of February 10, 2020. However, as part of the ongoing central bargaining process involving the Ontario government and education workers across the province, the association representing our

By |2020-02-10T15:02:03-05:00February 10th, 2020|News|0 Comments

The Week Ahead: February 10 to 14

Congratulations Grade 7 Students! It was a great celebration for our grade 7 students who journeyed through confirmation. A huge thank you to Mrs. Robertson and Mrs. Schell for supporting the candidates throughout their preparations. Also, we are grateful to Mrs. Monteiro and Mr. Harnack for their supportive presence during this very special event. Staffing

By |2020-02-09T15:19:08-05:00February 9th, 2020|News|0 Comments