School Closure Due to Inclement Weather

While the first day of winter is still a few weeks away, the early snowfall has given us pause to plan early for inclement weather and potential bus cancellations. As student safety and well-being is always our priority and given the unique and additional challenges that Covid19 presents (such as implementing cohorts) there are important changes to our process when student transportation has been cancelled. For the 2020-2021 school year in the circumstance when transportation is cancelled due to weather and road conditions, all schools will be closed to both students and staff.

As each classroom teacher has established a Google Classroom or D2L site it is expected that all teaching staff will utilize their LMS (Learning Management System) to contact students and post work by 10am on the closure day. Planning- time and French teachers should collaborate with the classroom teacher to post work in their subject areas. Teachers must provide, in advance of such a day, an expectation for student login and resources necessary to provide asynchronous student work.

Lastly, teachers must observe normal bell times and be available to students on the closure day either through the LMS or through other appropriate means, such as email.

Gary Lankowski

Principal

St. Mark Spirit Wear

St. Mark Spirit Wear is now available to order. Orders will be accepted only until Dec 6th, to ensure fulfillment for Christmas. The company will reopen orders again in the New Year (stay tuned for that announcement).

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PROFESSIONAL DEVLEOPMENT DAY – Monday, November 23rd

 

Dear Parents & Guardians,

This is just a friendly reminder that Monday, November 23rd is a Professional Development Day. There is no school for students and the Extended Day Programs will not be running on Monday for the full day.

Wishing everyone a wonderful long weekend.

Take care – stay safe.

Gary Lankowski

Principal

St. Mark Catholic School

240 Autumn Hill Crescent

Kitchener, Ontario

N2N 1K8

Phone: (519) 743.4682

gary.lankowski@wcdsb.ca

Transforming Communities During Anti-Bullying Week

Transforming Communities During Anti-Bullying Week
Hello WCDSB students and families! This week we celebrate Transforming Communities During Anti-Bullying Week. Our schools and Board messaging this week will focus on connectedness, resiliency, advocacy as well as bullying – and look at the transformational ways we are Gathered to Become a stronger WCDSB community.
Your first challenge question is, “What three myths do you know about bullying?”
Respond on social media with the hashtag #becomingWCDSB or send an email to becoming@wcdsb.ca. Complete the consent form on our Transforming Communities website and maybe we’ll use your myths in our digital e-magazine!
Find out more at https://www.wcdsb.ca/becomingwcdsb/.

Watch Video —https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nWDX6mHb0ck&feature=youtu.be

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