Phone: 519-884-9198

Spirit Update #5

School Bus Driver Availability

Please see the attachment below from Student Transportation Services of Waterloo Region (STSWR)

Driver Shortage OCT0517 V2

Parent Student Teacher Conferences

Our annual parent/student/teacher conferences are scheduled for November 9th from 4 to 8 pm. Again, this year parents will be able to sign up electronically via . If you’re unable to secure a conference for that evening please touch base with your child’s teacher to set up another time or a phone conversation.

Catholic School Council Volunteer Recruitment

Throughout the school year, our Catholic School Council organizes and runs many events for our students. Some of these events require volunteers to ensure success. If you’re able to assist us with any of the events we ask that you complete the Google Form (hyperlink below) here. Thank you in advance for the continued support you provide for all our students.

Volunteer Recruitment

Annual Dance-a-thon Fundraiser

As you are all aware, our annual Halloween Dance-a-thon will be held on October 27th. As in years past we’ve set a target of $10, 000 to complete our upgrading of our physical education equipment and to acquire additional chromebooks. To encourage student participation our school council has also added the following incentive prizes:

  • When we reach $3,000, the school gets a PJ day.
  • When we reach $6,000, the school gets a Hat day.
  • When we reach $9,000, the school gets a Gum day.
  • Each student who raises $50 or more will have their name entered in a draw for a Parking Spot for a Month (8 in total).
  • All pledge forms received from October 11- 24th, will be entered in a draw for a free pizza lunch on October 31st: 1 winner from each grade.
  • Top fundraising class from each division will send their teacher for a Dance Off at an Assembly.
  • Top 3 Fundraisers for each Division wins a Gift Card!
  • If we reach $10,000, Mr. Dowling has volunteered to be slimed.

Additionally, please remember that we will asking for parents of students in Gr. 4 – 8 to send in items (e.g., Candy Kabobs, Cupcakes and Cookies) for the bake sale on October 27th. More information on the bake sale will be sent in home in the coming days.


PA Day – October 23rd

Remember that we have a PA Day on October 23rd. St. Nicholas staff will join with staff from the WCDSB for our annual Faith Day. There will be no school for students on this day.


Website Check-Ins

All parents are encouraged to check our website on a regular basis for school happenings and updates. Take note of the Twitter scroll on the right side to see up to the minute news from St. Nicholas.