WELCOME to St. Peter Elementary School
where students aspire, learn and grow in faith.
August 29, 2014
Welcome to an exciting new school year! It seems just like yesterday when we were wishing all our students a wonderful and safe summer. Where did the weeks go?
We extend a warm welcome to any new families to our St. Peter School community. This is a wonderful school to be part of! To the returning students and families, hello and welcome back!
School starts at 8:55 am on Tuesday, September 2, 2014. If there is NO RAIN, we will ask that all students gather at the back of the school on the pavement. Please wait in the following areas:
KINDERGARTEN (SK) STUDENTS - gather in the Kindergarten yard
PRIMARY STUDENTS (Grades 1 to 3) - wait on pavement near Primary Exit doors
JUNIOR and INTERMEDIATE STUDENTS (Grades 4-8) - wait on pavement near J/I Exit doors
If RAIN DAY – all students Kindergarten to grade 8 will meet in the gym.
When the bell rings we ask that students wait quietly and await teachers to call out names. Once your child’s name is called, he/she will stand in front of their teacher. We will continue this process until ALL students have been called.
Students who do not have their names on the lists will be directed to the office where they will be assisted and then directed to their appropriate classroom.
Parents/Guardians – we ask that you stand back as names are being called. When your child’s class is ready to come in they will wave to you. No parent/guardian are to walk their child to their classroom unless otherwise directed by the office.
ALL students will be at school the FULL day on Tuesday, September 2, 2014.
End of Day
Please enjoy this long weekend with your families.
Online Reporting Tool
Students can now report any negative incidents that affect their well-being and/or the well-being of our school community by using our new Online Reporting Tool. The incident may be one that either you have witnessed or experienced yourself. If you have any questions, please be sure to talk to an adult you trust or contact the school office at 519-941-2741.
At St. Peter, students have an option to report Bullying Incidents directly to the Principal. PLEASE READ CAREFULLY the message below and then click on the ONLINE REPORTING TOOL LINK if you wish to report an incident to the Principal.
ONLINE REPORTING TOOL
WE ARE CALLED BY GOD
Help one another. This is what Jesus teaches us. This is what I do. And I do it with my heart.
The Online Reporting Tool: Promoting a Positive School Climate is intended for students who become aware of bullying incidents and negative behaviours impacting the school community. It is designed to provide information that will help promote a positive school climate. If you have any questions about this tool too, please contact the Principal.
WHAT IF THIS IS AN EMERGENCY?
If this is an emergency, please call 911.This form is intended for non-emergencies.
WHAT IF IT'S A CRIMINAL MATTER?
If you are posting to report a crime and/or reporting on a criminal matter, please contact your local police or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
WHAT IF I JUST NEED TO TALK TO SOMEONE?
If you need to speak to a counsellor immediately, you may choose to contact the Kids Help Phone at 1-800-668-6868 or Kidshelpphone.ca.
WHAT OTHER STEPS CAN I TAKE?
Before completing this form, please discuss the incident with your family (parent/guardian). You can also talk to an adult at school that you feel you can trust. For example, this could be:
- a favourite Teacher - Child and Youth Worker or Social Worker - Chaplaincy Leader - school Principal - Neighbourhood Police Officer
IS THIS CONFIDENTIAL?
When you fill out this form,you are NOT REQUIRED to provide your name or any other identifiable information anywhere. If the information provided is anonymous, it may be dealt with in a general way as there is no means to respond specifically when there is limited information provided. DEPENDING ON THE KIND OF INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE, you may be identifiable.
In some cases, if you are identifiable based on the information provided, the school Principal/Vice-Principal may approach you to provide a little more information on a confidential basis. If you choose to identify yourself as part of the reporting process, the Principal/Vice-Principal may follow up with you directly.
WHAT ABOUT PEOPLE WHO MAKE FALSE REPORTS?
When we are called to seek The Good, it means that we are called to be kind. We are not called to hurt or to harm others - nor are we called to lie. In the event that an untrue or malicious statement about someone or something is reported, please know that it will be subject to possible discipline according to the Catholic Code of Conduct.
WILL PRINCIPALS KEEP THESE FORMS?
Yes. All reports filed will be securely stored by the school Principal and will be kept on file for one year.
"Therefore encourage one another and build up each other, as indeed you are doing": 1 Thessalonians 5:11.
Annual Kindergarten Ride Event - August 26 at 9 a.m.
Presented by Wellington-Dufferin Student Transportation
St. Peter is an allergent aware school.
Please read the following anaphylaxis information.
We will be accepting registrations for the 2014-2015 school year up to and including June 27, 2014. The school office will be open from August 25, 2014 and we will accept new registrations at that time. For further information regarding student registration, please access the link: