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June Update

JUNE IS HERE! It feels like time has been flying by. And really, it has. We have been apart during distance learning longer than we are apart over a typical summer break. All of our staff miss seeing everyone in person, and the same feelings of frustration and isolation are being experienced by the whole

By |2020-06-01T09:33:15-04:00June 1st, 2020|News|0 Comments

Defender Family Contest Week 5

Thank You Defender Families! Our staff is truly grateful for all the Thank You message the Defender Families put together. One email I received said, "Thanks a lot. Now I am starting my weekend by crying :)!" You and your kids put tears of joy on our faces regularly, and we are excited to start

By |2020-05-25T09:20:12-04:00May 25th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Educator Led Distance Learning Continues

Defender Families: The Government of Ontario has announced that schools will remain closed for the remainder of this current school year. We will provide additional information as it becomes available. Please visit https://wcdsblearnathome.wcdsb.ca for all the most up-to-date information.   The official government announcement is available here: https://news.ontario.ca/opo/en/2020/05/health-and-safety-top-priority-as-schools-remain-closed.html

By |2020-05-19T17:40:23-04:00May 19th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Defender Family Contest Week 3: New You, New Do!

THEME FOR THIS WEEK (May 9 to May 15) “New You, New Do” “New You, New Do!” We have been physically distancing for a while now. That means we have all been away from our barbers and hairstylists. Maybe you are feeling like changing someone’s look in your family? Whether it is a full out

By |2020-05-09T14:22:23-04:00May 9th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Catholic Education Week: Igniting Hope

Defender Families, As we enter Catholic Education Week (CEW), we recognize that we are a people of Hope! Through all of our struggles, even the size of a global pandemic, we can be hopeful knowing our faith is rooted in Christ. Normally CEW is a time for families to participate in school masses, art shows,

By |2020-05-03T10:35:12-04:00May 3rd, 2020|News|0 Comments

Igniting Hope: Defender Family Contest Week Two

THEME FOR THIS WEEK (May 3 to May 8) “Igniting Hope” “Igniting Hope” This week is Catholic Education Week & Igniting Hope is the theme. Even in the darkest of times, Hope can be found among us. This week’s family challenge is designed to Ignite Hope in the First Responders & Frontline workers in our

By |2020-05-03T10:00:30-04:00May 3rd, 2020|News|0 Comments

Defender Family Contest In Full Swing!

Hi Defender Families, In addition to the great academic work your kids are doing on Google classroom, there have been some AMAZING entries to our contest. Here are some of the entries so far... Our PANDEMIC PRIZE PACKS ARE AWESOME!!! THEME FOR THIS WEEK (APRIL 27 to May 1) “BEFORE & AFTER” As we are

By |2020-04-29T18:26:53-04:00April 29th, 2020|News|0 Comments