Monthly Archives: March 2020

Parade Must Be Postponed…

Defender Families, As described in my earlier Newswire, things continue to change at a fast pace. Earlier today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addressed the Nation and specifically spoke to the need to continue Social Distancing. Specifically, he called upon all Canadians to remain at home and only go out if it is absolutely necessary. A

By |2020-03-23T14:50:42-04:00March 23rd, 2020|News|0 Comments

The Week Ahead…An Update

Defender Families, This is an unprecedented time and we are all in uncharted waters. However, we are a people of hope. Though we do not return from March Break physically together, we are united in our efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19 by practicing social distancing. If I am being honest, our staff is

By |2020-03-23T09:59:37-04:00March 23rd, 2020|News|0 Comments

COVID-19 Closures & Cancellations

Hi Defender Families: We have just received the details surrounding the closure of our WCDSB schools, including specifics on Extended Day and Community Use of Schools. Please see the information below for the details: As a result of the Government of Ontario’s order for all publicly funded schools in Ontario to remain closed from March

By |2020-03-13T12:39:39-04:00March 13th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Immunizations and COVID-19 Update

Defender Families, Information has come to schools from Waterloo Public Health that at this time students will not be suspended for not having up-to-date immunizations. We still strongly encourage all students to always be current in their immunizations. 2020_-_Rescindment_of_suspension_orders_for_elementary_students_ Finally, the WCDSB has established a special COVID-19 WEB PAGE on the WCDSB main website. The

By |2020-03-11T09:38:46-04:00March 11th, 2020|News|0 Comments

The Week Ahead March 9th to 13th

Grade 8 Trip to Conestoga College Our Grade 8 trip to Conestoga College was a success! Great learning and fun by all! Bullying Survey from the Ontario Government The Ministry of Education is requesting parents, educators and students complete an online survey on bullying.  The survey is now open and closes Mar. 31, 2020. The

By |2020-03-13T15:31:12-04:00March 9th, 2020|News|0 Comments

The Week Ahead MARCH 2 to 6

Our Lenten Journey Continues... We continue the journey of lent together as a community. We take time for prayer, fasting and alms giving. Prayer is simply connecting with God. There are many forms of prayer such as conversations with God or quiet reflection through Christian meditation. Fasting is intentionally giving up something (electronics, sweets etc.)

By |2020-03-02T09:10:12-05:00March 2nd, 2020|News|0 Comments