Monthly Archives: February 2020

Strike Day, March 5th

The Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) has announced that all of its members will be engaging in a one-day strike on Thursday, March 5, 2020. This decision affects all Catholic district school boards in Ontario.

As a result of this strike, all Waterloo Catholic District School Board elementary and secondary schools will be closed on

2020-02-28T12:59:10-05:00February 28th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Strike Day, March 5th

Buses Cancelled for February 28th

Just a reminder that when busses are cancelled in the morning they are CANCELLED ALL DAY. No school buses are running for students on Feb. 28th. Parents/guardians please make arrangements for student pick up for the end of the day (3:15 pm) if they are in attendance at school.

2020-02-28T12:07:41-05:00February 28th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Buses Cancelled for February 28th

Terry Fox Run

The Terry Fox Foundation just sent out this message to our school:

Congratulations have been sent to our school.  Our 2019 Terry Fox School Run was a great success!
We are proud to announce that St. Augustine Catholic Elementary School has generously donated $2,089.00 for cancer research! The Terry Fox Foundation sends a big thank you to

2020-02-28T09:26:58-05:00February 28th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Terry Fox Run

School Open but Buses Cancelled

Good morning St. Augustine Families.

All busses and taxis are cancelled today.  School is open.  If your child is a bus student there is no need to call in their absence.  If your child is not a bus student and you are keeping them home due to weather please call the school.

2020-02-28T08:20:53-05:00February 28th, 2020|News|Comments Off on School Open but Buses Cancelled

Pink Shirt Day Tomorrow

From its humble beginnings in 2007 in small-town Nova Scotia, Pink Shirt Day has spread across the globe as a way to simply encourage us to look beyond our differences and celebrate the things that make us unique. When we lift each other up, we see past the things which

2020-03-13T12:34:35-04:00February 25th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Pink Shirt Day Tomorrow

Thank You Parent Volunteers!

Dear Parents and community members,

Close to 900 pancakes were served to your children this morning! This enormous challenge was accomplished by the wonderful parent volunteers in our St. Augustine School Community! Our students were fed and our kitchen and gym were cleaned up by 11:15 am. (Not an easy feat!)

Shrove Tuesday is a day of

2020-02-25T13:16:56-05:00February 25th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Thank You Parent Volunteers!

Pancake Tuesday Tomorrow

Just a reminder tomorrow is Pancake Tuesday, Students will enjoy pancakes in the morning. As we are an Eco-School, students are encouraged and reminded to bring their own plate/container and fork. By reducing the amount of garbage, we can continue to be stewards of the environment. Our Parent Council Members will rinse off the plate/container and

2020-02-24T14:36:27-05:00February 24th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Pancake Tuesday Tomorrow

OECTA Strike Cancelled – St. Augustine School is Open on Mon. Feb. 24th

Hey St. Augustine Parents – good news …

The Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) has cancelled rotating strikes scheduled for next week.

As a result, all WCDSB schools and St. Louis campuses will be open and running on their regular schedules on Monday, February 24, 2020.

ST. AUGUSTINE SCHOOL is OPEN on MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24th.

2020-02-22T15:19:44-05:00February 22nd, 2020|News|Comments Off on OECTA Strike Cancelled – St. Augustine School is Open on Mon. Feb. 24th

Faith in Action Elementary Skills Challenge Days Mar. 4-5 Cancelled/Postponed

Dear Parents / Caregivers,

 Due to ongoing job action undertaken by the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) — and the teacher supervision requirements associated with the Faith in Action Elementary Skills Challenge Days — the Skills events scheduled for March 4th and March 5th, 2020 at Conestoga College have been cancelled/postponed.

The school board is currently

2020-02-20T16:15:39-05:00February 20th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Faith in Action Elementary Skills Challenge Days Mar. 4-5 Cancelled/Postponed

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.

As a result of this strike, all Waterloo Catholic District School Board elementary and

2020-02-19T13:39:29-05:00February 19th, 2020|News|Comments Off on All Waterloo Catholic District School Board Schools Closed on Monday, February 24, 2020