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...
November 28, 2017
K-12 students in Guelph-Wellington-Dufferin are being encouraged to showcase their talents as part of the Guelph & District Multicultural Festival
. The Multicultural Festival originally began in 1978. It’s mission is “to deliver a world-class affordable and accessible multi-faceted cultural experience to Guelph’s residents and visitors,” and to celebrate the...
October 30, 2017
Follow this LINK
to review the latest update on the Dufferin Wellington Special Needs Strategy for Children and Youth.
October 12, 2017
Below is an open letter written by the Wellington Guelph Drug Strategy
and United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin, sharing accurate information
with our communities on the national opioid crisis.
Dear Residents of Guelph and the County of Wellington, If you've been following the media and reading the headlines, you will...
September 20, 2017
On September 20, 2017, the Ontario provincial government released the annual Education Quality and Accountability Oﬃce (EQAO) assessment results for Reading, Writing and Mathematics in the Primary (Grades 1-3) and Junior (Grades 4-6) Divisions for all publicly-funded elementary schools in Ontario. The results from Wellington Catholic District School Board...
September 20, 2017
Wellington Catholic students have, again, exceeded the provincial standard on the Education Quality Assessment Office's (EQAO) Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT). The OSSLT is written annually by students in grade 10 as one of 32 requirements to complete their Ontario Secondary School Diploma. Two groups of students participate in...
September 20, 2017
Students in the Wellington Catholic District School Board continue to show consistent achievement on the Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics according to results released today by the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO). Wellington Catholic students continue to exceed the provincial standard in both Academic and Applied Math. Students at...
September 05, 2017
Please click the image below to see the Board Plan for: Excellent in Faith Formation, Learning and Achievement
July 13, 2017
Please follow the link below for the latest update on the Special Needs Strategy: Communique #9
May 26, 2017
Guelph Homebuilders OYAP Award winner Stefano from Our Lady of Lourdes is seen in the attached picture with Upper Grand winner Avery and the Keynote speaker at the GDHBA luncheon, Leaf great and Hockey Hall of Famer Darryl Sittler.
The GDHBA Luncheon was held at the Delta Inn...
May 26, 2017
Lia Kirkipatrick and Emma Mackaracher, grade 8 students at Sacred Heart Elementary school Guelph, placed gold at the Skills Ontario Competition May 1st, 2017. The Skills Ontario Competition is Canada's largest skilled trade and technology competition and offers a unique opportunity for top students to demonstrate that they are the best...
May 10, 2017
Graduation rate for Catholic board among the highest in the province
April 26, 2017
The Ministry of Education has approved the school year calendars for the 2017-18 school year for elementary and secondary schools in the Wellington Catholic District School Board. School Year Calendar 17-18 Final.pdf
April 11, 2017
Newsletter of the Wellington Catholic District School Board, Issue 6 - Spring 2017
February 09, 2017
February 8, 2017 | For Immediate Release | Guelph, ON The definition of homework is taking on a new meaning for some bussed students at St James Catholic High School (StJames) this semester with the launch of a pilot project that will see several bus routes equipped with wireless internet....
February 03, 2017
For Immediate Release February 2, 2017
A new staff member has joined the Wellington Catholic team. Welly, a two-‐year old Labrador Retriever who was specially bred and trained to support students is now working at Bishop Macdonell Catholic High School. Social Workers help students struggling with social, emotional, and mental health challenges...
December 18, 2016
ANNOUNCING the launch of a Vulnerable Persons Registry in Guelph on January 2, 2017!!
We are excited to announce a Vulnerable Persons Registry in Guelph effective January 2, 2017. This free registry will be open to caregivers of, and individuals themselves who may be considered vulnerable in public situations. ...
December 06, 2016
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 5, 2016.
Returning as Chair is Marino Gazzola for his fourteenth year as the senior elected official for the Catholic School Board. Marino...
December 06, 2016
Newsletter of the Wellington Catholic District School Board, Issue 5 - Winter 2016
November 08, 2016
Wellington Catholic's Successful International Baccalaureate Programme To Be Offered To Primary Grades November 8, 2016 | For Immediate Release | Guelph, ON - The Trustees of the Wellington Catholic District School Board (WCDSB) have given the green light for the board to open an International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme...
November 06, 2016
Following the cyberattack that disrupted the online administration of the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) on October 20, 2016, there were questions that needed to be answered before a decision could be made about whether EQAO would be able to score completed tests. Please review the following letter...
October 21, 2016
Press Release from EQAO It is with great disappointment that we acknowledge that the October 20 trial of the online OSSLT was unsuccessful. Unfortunately, we experienced widespread technical issues with the network and, as a result, we had to cancel the trial assessment. We do not yet exactly know...