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 survey can be accessed at https://www.ontario.ca/page/consultation-bullying-ontario-schools. This survey is one of the five measures to prevent and combat bullying in Ontario schools announced by the Minister on November 27, 2019.

BUDGET SURVEY…HAVE YOUR SAY!

The questions for this brief survey and links to participate are below. It is important that everyone has their voice counted.

  1. Understanding that the Board priorities are intended to support Graduation rates, Well-Being and Faith Formation. Please identify what you feel is the MOST important area for investment within the budget in order to achieve our priorities?
  1. Understanding that the Board priorities are intended to support Graduation rates, Well-Being and Faith Formation. Where do you think the Board could obtain savings or efficiencies?

COVID 19 Update from the Director of Education

Please see the attachment below:

Parent Letter COVID19 March 04 2020

Registration is Ongoing! Tell your Friends!

~~ Parents can access the Online Registration form by clicking on the Register for School link on the WCDSB Homepage and then choosing either Kindergarten RegistrationElementary Registration or Secondary Registration. The link to Online Registration can be found on each page under the “Registration Options”

~~ Children born in 2016 are eligible for Year 1 Kindergarten (JK).

~~ Children born in 2015 are eligible for Year 2 Kindergarten (SK).

~~ When registering your child to attend a Catholic elementary school you must be prepared to provide proof of the child’s date of birth and either the child’s Catholic baptismal certificate or the Catholic baptismal certificate of at least one parent or guardian.

~~ If you are non-Catholic, but wish to explore a Catholic education for your child(ren), please review the WCDSB Admissions to Catholic Elementary Schools policyOur secondary schools are open to students of all faiths.

~~ A complete list of WCDSB schools that will offer the Extended Day Program in 2020-21 will be web-posted in April, 2020. Please call your school directly for information about the Extended Day Program. A complete list of WCDSB schools currently providing the program is available via this link: Extended Day Program.

Monday, March 9th

  • Folk Dance Practice in the Gym At Lunch
  • P.A.L.S. at Lunch
  • Study Hall at Lunch

Tuesday, March 10th

  • Pizza Day
  • Study Hall at Lunch
  • Art Club with Mr. Harnack
  • Coding Club at Lunch Time with Mrs. Dellaway in the Library.

Wednesday, March 11th

  • Study Hall At Lunch
  • Maker Club at Lunch Time with Mrs. Dellaway in the library.
  • Choir Practice at Lunch with Mrs. MacMillan
  • Art Club with Mr. Harnack
  • Lenten Prayer Gathering: A brief community prayer at 8:40AM. All are welcome to attend.

Thursday, March 12th

  • Reconciliation (Confessions) @ 10:30 AM
  • Study Hall at Lunch
  • Grade 8 Popcorn sales at Lunch ($1/bag, cash only, sold weekly on Thursdays)
  • Art Club with Mr. Harnack

Friday, March 13th

  • BEACH DAY! Celebrate with your favourite Beach accessories today.
  • ECO Team Assembly & Principal Pie in the Face @ 10AM
  • Students Vs Teachers Volley Ball @ 12:15PM

NO SCHOOL NEXT WEEK! Have a WONDERFUL MARCH BREAK!

Looking Beyond This Week…

  • Lenten Prayer Gathering (March 25th @ 8:40 AM)
  • Charity Bingo Night at Cambridge Bingo at 7PM (March 25th)
  • Grade 8 Grad, SK Photos, Sibling Photos and Retakes (March 26th)
  • Intrinsic Motivation Umbrella Assembly at 10AM Mrs. Petro’s Class Leading (March 30th)
  • Lenten Prayer Gathering (April 1st @ 8:40 AM)
  • Catholic Parent Advisory Council @ 6:30PM (April 1st)
  • Grade 2’s Visit Saint Patrick’s for Reconciliation Preparation @ 12:30PM (April 2nd)
  • P.A. Day (April 3rd)
  • Holy Thursday (April 9th)
  • Stations of the Cross at 2PM-Mrs. Robertson’s class leading (April 9th)
  • Good Friday (April 10th)
  • Easter Monday (April 13th)
  • First Reconciliation for Grade 2s @ 1PM (Saturday, April 18th)
  • Grade 7 Immunizations (April 27th)
  • Integrity Umbrella Assembly at 2PM Mrs. Faria and Mr. Gallipeau’s classes leading (April 27th)
  • Folk Dance Festival on a MONDAY at 7PM at the Preston Arena (May 4th)
  • Star Wars Theme Day (May 4th) “May the 4th Be With You”
  • Crowning of Mary Liturgy at 8:45AM-Mr. Smart’s Class Leading (May 7th)
  • Safety Drill Week (May 11th to 15th)
  • Victoria Day (May 18th)
  • Mastery/Hope Umbrella Assembly Led by Mr. Harnack’s and Mrs. Schell’s classes @ 10:45AM (May 25th)
  • First Communion Rehearsal/Retreat for Grade 2s at 10AM (May 28th)
  • P.A. Day (May 29th)
  • First Communion at 10AM (May 30th)
  • Regional Track and Field (June 9th)
  • Saint Peter French Immersion Open House @ 3:30PM (June 16th)
  • Saint Peter’s Feast Day/Year End Closing Mass at Saint Patrick’s led by Mrs. LeDrew and Mrs. MacMillan’s classes at 10AM (June 18th)
  • Talent Show at 12:15PM in Gymnasium (June 23rd)
  • Graduation (June 25th)
  • Closing Assembly (June 26th)
  • Last Day of School (June 26th)