Letter to Parents from the Minister of Education

Good afternoon St. David Catholic Secondary School Students and Families, The Minister of Education announced yesterday that schools will remain closed until May 1st with students returning on May 4th (at this point) which is outlined in the letter attached. (Link: Letter to Parents from the Minister of Education) At this point we are moving to

By |2020-04-01T20:12:41-04:00April 1st, 2020|NewsWire|0 Comments

All Athletic Events & Championships Cancelled

Dear Parents and Student-Athletes, With the closure of schools due to the COVID-19, the difficult decision has been made to cancel all District 8 Championships for the remainder of the school year. Many academic program heads and educational leaders have been working diligently to create remote learning opportunities and resources for students to learn from

By |2020-03-31T16:05:41-04:00March 31st, 2020|NewsWire|0 Comments

IMPORTANT UPDATE re: COVID-19 Closures & Cancellations

March 13, 2020 As a result of the Government of Ontario’s order for all publicly funded schools in Ontario to remain closed from March 14, 2020 to April 5, 2020 (, the Waterloo Catholic District School Board is taking the following actions to further assist in limiting the spread of COVID-19: • Effective March 14,

By |2020-03-13T12:24:26-04:00March 13th, 2020|NewsWire|0 Comments

Tentative Collective Agreement Reached — OECTA

On Thursday, March 12, 2020, the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA), the Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association (OCSTA) and the Government of Ontario reached a tentative collective agreement. As a result, OECTA has suspended all strike activity pending ratification of the agreement. OECTA members across the province will participate in ratification votes on Tuesday,

By |2020-03-13T11:54:27-04:00March 13th, 2020|NewsWire|0 Comments

COVID-19 Parent Letter

Please click here for a letter from the Region of Waterloo Public Health department regarding COVID-19 and an update. The WCDSB has also established a special COVID-19 page on the WCDSB main website. The page contains links to important COVID-19 information and resources. This page will be updated on an ongoing basis and will be our

By |2020-03-10T18:46:07-04:00March 10th, 2020|NewsWire|0 Comments

2020 – 2021 WCDSB Budget Survey Request

Please find below the link to the 2020-2021 budget survey.  The survey uses a tool called Thought Exchange to collect open ended thoughts/opinions on specific topics. There is also the ability to rate Thoughts of other participants. Participant names are not shown. This should take about 10 minutes or less to complete.  This tool also has

By |2020-03-05T13:44:03-05:00March 5th, 2020|NewsWire|0 Comments

Two Important Items

Please click here for an update regarding COVID-19 from the Waterloo Catholic District School Board. Please click here for a survey from the Ministry of Education seeking student and parent input regarding bullying.

By |2020-03-05T13:40:29-05:00March 5th, 2020|NewsWire|0 Comments