January 15, 2019
Board Chair, Marino Gazzola, delivered his Inaugural Address at the regular meeting of the Board of Trustees on Monday, January 14, 2019.
Marino Gazzola began by thanking his fellow trustees for the confidence they have placed in him and noting the privilege and honour it is to serve as the...
December 18, 2018
The Wellington Catholic District School Board has tallied the total funds raised at the 16th Annual Bishop’s Dinner For Community Needs. Five local organizations will be the beneficiaries of $55,000 raised this year to be shared across our community, just in time for Christmas. They include; Children’s Foundation of...
December 11, 2018
December 11, 2018
Dear Parents and Guardians,
I am writing as an update to my previous communication of today. As we are learning more, I want to
inform you of some additional information that is being reported widely in the media.
Guelph Police Services...
December 11, 2018
December 11, 2018
Earlier today we learned that Guelph Police Services arrested and charged a teacher who is an employee of the board. Immediately upon learning of the situation the school board followed all appropriate policies and procedures.
The staff member is no longer at work....
October 23, 2018
Parents and guardians of children, youth and adults with developmental disabilities are invited to a community resource fair that will offer a wide variety of supports and information.
The Adult Abilities Community Resource Fair will be held on November 8, 2018, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Our Lady of...
October 16, 2018
Tuesday October 16, 2018 To our Wellington Catholic School Communities,
RE: The Cannabis Conversation
The upcoming changes to the cannabis legislation have been a priority conversation in the Wellington Catholic District School Board for the past year. We have been working closely with our schools and community partners...
October 08, 2018
EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT CHARGE
INFORMATION SESSION THE UPPER GRAND DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD & THE WELLINGTON CATHOLIC DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT CHARGE (EDC) BY-LAW RENEWAL PROCESS
MEETING WITH INTERESTED STAKEHOLDERS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24 th , 2018 3:30-5:00PM
AT: Nicholas Keith Room - Wellington County Museum & Archives
0536Wellington Rd 18
October 01, 2018
The Wellington Catholic District School Board (WCDSB) has entered into the public phase of their strategic planning process with the launch of an online tool called Thoughtexchange. Parents, students, staff and community are invited to participate in the Strat Chat between October 1 and October 19, 2018 and to share...
September 19, 2018
Catholic School Board Students Achievement on Provincial EQAO Assessments
The Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) has released the results for provincial assessments including the Grade 9 Mathematics assessment, Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test and the Primary (Grades 1-3) and Junior (Grades 4-6) Reading, Writing and Mathematics assessments. ...
September 19, 2018
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
It has come to our attention that some students in Wellington Catholic District School Board are planning a student walkout on Friday, September 21, 2018 at Guelph City Hall, 1-3 p.m., protesting changes to the curriculum. Information and messages...
June 28, 2018
When St James Catholic High School student Lia Kirkpatrick walked across the stage at the Skills Canada national competition in Edmonton earlier this month to receive her gold medal, it was the final steps of a 9 month long journey that started with a simple question from a friend:...
June 14, 2018
Wellington Catholic District School Board Approves Balanced Budget for 2018-2019 The Wellington Catholic District School Board has approved a balanced budget that continues to ensure excellence in faith formation, learning and achievement. The 2018/19 budget was approved for final submission by Trustees on Monday, May 28, 2018. The Board is...
June 12, 2018
Caring for the Earth: Schools in Wellington Catholic District School Board certify as Ontario EcoSchools This year, four schools in Wellington Catholic District School Board certified with the Ontario EcoSchools program, joining a growing movement of 1,900 schools across the province. Ontario EcoSchools works with 58 school boards...
May 30, 2018
to to read more about mental health and well-being initiatives at Wellington Catholic.
May 24, 2018
The Ministry of Education has approved the school year calendars for the 2018-19 school year for elementary and secondary schools in the Wellington Catholic District School Board. 2018-19 School Year Calendar.pdf
May 04, 2018
During the week of May 6 to May 11, 2018 the Wellington Catholic District School Board will celebrate the significant contribution that Catholic Education has made to the community, the province and to Canada. Our Catholic Graduate Expectations challenge students to articulate in society those fundamental values that underpin...
May 02, 2018
Please join us for a "Meet and Greet" with the First Nation, Métis and Inuit Education Advisory Committee for the Upper Grand and Wellington Catholic District School Boards! When: Monday, May 7, 2018 from 6:00-7:00 pm Where: Paisley Road Public School, 406 Paisley Road, Guelph Learn about how the committee...
May 02, 2018
Are you wondering what a career in policing could be like? Registration is now open for the Guelph Police Service’s Youth Engagement Program (YEP). YEP is a free interactive and informative after-school program, which gives students in grades 10 to 12+ the opportunity to learn about policing. The program runs...
April 23, 2018
Hairstyling and Aesthetics program has established an innovative partnership with our community partner, La Luma Salon
The Wellington Catholic District School Board is excited to announce a
new and innovative program in Hairstyling and Aesthetics. As a district
program for Wellington Catholic, students at any of our four Catholic...
April 04, 2018
Media Release April 3, 2018 | For Immediate Release | Guelph, ON
The Wellington Catholic District School Board Regional Skills Competition is expanding. This year’s competition is the biggest yet, with all 18 district elementary schools and a total of 375 students competing in design challenge events such as:...
February 14, 2018
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health will be hosting a live forum on their Facebook page on Thursday, February 15 at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to join Dr. Nicola Mercer, Medical Officer of Heath, and Dr. Matthew Tenenbaum, a physician with Public Health on the WDG Public Health Facebook page as they answer your questions...
February 13, 2018
Additional Flu Clinics Added for Wednesday to Friday, February 13 - 16
Guelph Chancellors Way Tuesday, February 13 from 2 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 14 from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Thursday, February 15 from 2 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Friday, February 16 from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Fergus Tuesday, February 13...
February 09, 2018
February 9, 2018 A message to all school communities regarding cases of influenza in the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph region Public Health has informed the school board that influenza is circulating in the communities of Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph. This is a community-wide concern and is not specific to any school. Public Health has stated that the risk...
January 17, 2018
Board Chair, Marino Gazzola, delivered his Inaugural Address at the regular meeting of the Board of Trustees on Monday, January 15, 2018.
Highlighting the 175 year legacy and tradition of excellence in Catholic Education was a strong theme throughout Gazzola’s address. He spoke to the responsibility of leaders to...
January 14, 2018
As announced in
July 2017, the ministry will begin a broad engagement to develop a New Vision
in Student Transportation in Ontario. More than 800,000 Ontario students rely on student transportation services to get them to and from school safely and on-time. This is made possible through a partnership between...
December 11, 2017
to read how Wellington Catholic is learning to code and changing the world of mathematics.
December 05, 2017
Trustees with the Wellington Catholic District School Board selected their Chair and Vice Chair for the coming year at the Board's Inaugural Meeting on Monday, December 4, 2017.
Returning as Chair is Marino Gazzola for his fifteenth year as the senior elected official for the Catholic School Board....
December 04, 2017
Flags at all schools will be flown at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, December 6, 2017, to mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. It is a day to remember and reflect. We all share in the responsibility to speak up against violence...