Monthly Archives: February 2020

All Busses and Taxis Cancelled today

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.

News From St. Ambrose Church

Ash Wednesday, Wed. Feb. 26th Mass at 8:00am and 7:15pm

Stations of the Cross will be held every Friday evening of Lent at 6:30 pm in the Church.

Confirmation Candidates Enrollment Ceremony and Rehearsal –  The Sacrament of Confirmation for the grade 7 students of our parish is quickly approaching. Students are asked to attend any of the Masses on Saturday, February 29 at 5pm, or Sunday, March 1st at either 9:00 am or 11:00 am. The enrollment ceremony and rehearsal will be held immediately after Mass.

First Reconciliation and Communion candidates – the preparation program will resume on the weekend of March 7 and 8, after any of the weekend Masses.

Children’s Liturgy  at both 9:00 am  and  11:00 am Mass   At the beginning of Mass children will be invited to come forward to follow the leader downstairs to our Children’s Liturgy room. At the offertory, the children will return upstairs and sit as a group in the front pews for the remainder of Mass. (no registration required)

Wednesday Feb 26, 2020: Ash Wednesday and Pink Shirt Day

On Wednesday, February 26, 2020, we will come together as a school community for an Ash Wednesday liturgy at 1:00 pm. Parents/Guardians are welcome to attend. Please sign in at the main office.

Also, Wednesday February 26 is Pink Shirt Day. It is a day when people come together by wearing pink shirts to show that they are against bullying. So, don’t forget your pink shirt tomorrow Tigers.



Pancake Tuesday

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 and fork. This will help cut down on waste.

Pancake Tuesday, Feb 25

Shrove Tuesday is Tuesday, February 25, 2020. Students will enjoy pancakes in the morning. As we are an Eco-School, students are encouraged and reminded to bring their own plate and fork. This will help cut down on waste.


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 secondary schools will be closed on February 24.

This one day strike is in addition to the province-wide one day OECTA strike already announced for Friday, February 21, 2020.

In addition to the closure of all WCDSB elementary and secondary schools on February 24, please note the following:

Some programs offered at the WCDSB’s St. Louis Adult Learning & Continuing Education Centres will be cancelled on February 24 —  they are:

  • Hairstyling will be closed
  • Culinary Arts will be closed
  • Secondary School Credit Day School will be closed
  • Correspondence services will be closed
  • Guidance services will be closed.

All other St. Louis Adult Learning & Continuing Education Centres programs will be running as per their normal schedules.

All WCDSB extended day programs will be open for the day as usual (7 a.m. to 6 p.m.) for students currently registered in the program.

Community use of schools activities will continue as scheduled.

OECTA’s previously announced job actions will remain in effect before and after February 24.

As before, we remain hopeful the two sides will come to a fair and respectful agreement that serves the best interests of our students.

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