News & Announcements

CPS Holiday Décor Fundraiser 2018

Celebrate the Season & Support our School with Beautiful Holiday Arrangements! Download your order form. Paper orders due Thursday, Nov 15th.

School Council Meeting – Thursday, Nov 8 – Join Us!

The next CPS School Council meeting is: Thursday, Nov 8, 2018 7:00pm Conestogo Public School Library

Friday, October 26, 2018 is a PD Day – no school for students

Friday, October 26, 2018 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, and Extended Day Programs will operate at satellite locations. The focus for the day across all our schools will be reflecting on our Strategic Plan and Operational Goals for Student Achievement & Well-Being and School Improvement […]

Coffee with Cathy – Tues. Oct. 23, 12:00 – 12:40 pm

Our first “Coffee with Cathy” will be on Tuesday October 23, from 12:00 – 12:40 in the library. I am very pleased that Rachael Quickfall will be joining me. Rachael is the staff lead for “The Umbrella Project” and we are excited to share more information about how we are implementing this at Conestogo PS. […]

October 16 is Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Appreciation Day

Today, October 16th, we celebrate Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Appreciation Day, a day where we recognize the commitment, hard work and passion of our early childhood educators. More than 550 educators went to work this morning to greet and care for 8,400 students in the Waterloo Region District School Board. To witness our littlest learners get excited […]

Cannabis legalization and our schools

On October 17, 2018, cannabis will be legal to use, buy, possess and cultivate in Canada for persons over 19 years of age. For our students, the possession and use of cannabis is illegal. We know that this change in legislation has raised many questions and possible concerns regarding how the change will affect schools. […]

Upcoming Woolwich Counselling Children’s Groups and Parenting Workshop

Please find attached flyers for a self-esteem building group for children ages 4-7, “Glad to Be Me” and an anxiety group for children aged 8-11 years, “No Need to Fret”.  There is also an attached flyer for a one evening parenting workshop entitled, “Parenting Your Anxious Child”. No Need to Fret 2018-2019Glad to Be Me […]

School Council Meeting – Thursday, Oct 18 – Join Us!

The next CPS School Council meeting is: Thursday, Oct 18, 2018 7:00pm Conestogo Public School Library

October 5 is World Teachers’ Day

On October 5th, we celebrate World Teachers’ Day, a day where we acknowledge the dedication and passion of our educators. This morning, 64,000 students across Waterloo Region made their way to school. They walked with their friends, rode their bikes, or boarded a school bus. They entered classrooms excited and ready to learn. In each […]

WRDSB observes Orange Shirt Day on September 28

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) recognizes Orange Shirt Day as a way to honour residential school survivors, those who did not survive, and their descendants. It’s just one of the ways we support, educate and reconcile our relationship with Indigenous people. What is Orange Shirt Day? Orange Shirt Day is observed each September 30 […]

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