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Principal’s Message

Welcome to Cathy Wever Elementary School Home of the Wever Wildcats!

Cathy Wever School is proud to be a Living School as designated by the Ontario Physical and Health Education Association. Through our state of the art fitness facility, our amazing gymnasium and our daily healthy snack program, students who attend Cathy Wever School are part of a healthy, active learning environment. Research tells us that students who excercise regularly and eat nutritiously perform better academically.

At Cathy Wever School we embrace the whole child and their family. We know that students achieve more when they feel connected to their school and their school community. Free after-school recreational and academic programs are available at Cathy Wever to support our students and their families in promoting a love of learning and a commitment to the community in which they live. Strong community partnerships are established to service the needs of our families through the Umbrella Family Daycare Centre right within our school, the Pinky Lewis Recreation centre next door, the Public Health Department, the Rotary Club of Hamilton and the YWCA to name a few.

Many volunteer opportunities are available at the school for parents to become involved in the school community. Volunteers prepare our students’ healthy nutritious snack each morning between 8:30-10:00 a.m. Our parent volunteers also offer a daily milk program for students wishing to buy milk for their lunch each day. All-Star Reading volunteers support our students in their literacy skills through regular reading with our primary and junior students. Some of our classrooms have volunteers that support students within the classroom setting. We are always open to new ideas to supporting our students in their academic achievement, parents are welcome to share any new ideas with their classroom teacher.

 

Paul Denomme

Principal
Cathy Wever Elementary

News

Governor General Visits Cathy Wever for ABACUS celebration event

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada will address Hamilton students at a celebration of ABACUS, a Hamilton Community Foundation initiative to increase post-secondary access, on April 20, 2016 at Cathy Wever School, 160 Wentworth Street North.


Please Provide Feedback on the Draft Naming of Schools Policy

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) recognizes that naming schools, or sections of the school, provides a unique opportunity to further develop an identity for the Board, its staff, its schools, its students and its school communities.For this reason, we invite you to provide comments and … Read more about Please Provide Feedback on the Draft Naming of Schools Policy

Please Provide Feedback on the Draft Political Activities in Schools During Elections Policy

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

We invite you to provide comments and feedback on the Draft Political Activities in Schools During Elections Policy. Please share this opportunity with others, so they too may respond with comments, questions or concerns.


New Secondary Out-of-Catchment process

Friday, February 12, 2016

Our Out-of-Catchment process in secondary is changing. While most students choose to attend their home schools, we know some students want the choice of attending a school outside their neighbourhood.

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