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

Cathy Wever Elementary


Come to Pathways Information Night

Monday, October 05, 2015

This is a night where families in Grade 7-10 can learn more about the wide range of high school programs available in HWDSB and plan their high school years.Wednesday, October 14, 20157-9 p.m. at the Education Centre (20 Education Court, Hamilton)Please view the flyer for more … Read more

Labour Update for Families

Thursday, October 01, 2015

We would like to update families on the latest developments concerning labour negotiations and sanctions for employee groups at Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB).

Information on Revised Health and Physical Education Curriculum

Friday, September 25, 2015

Like all Ontario school boards, Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board will implement the Ministry of Education’s revised Health and Physical Education (HPE) curriculum this year.

Construction Update

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

I would like to take this opportunity to welcome all of our returning students and families as well as the many new students and families that have moved into the Cathy Wever neighbourhood.As we all get ready for the start of another school year, I … Read more

Final Report Card

Monday, June 15, 2015

We are writing with an important update on your child’s final report card, which will be sent home on June 24. As you may be aware, teachers in Ontario’s public elementary schools are taking part in a lawful job action. This action includes an abbreviated report card for students in Kindergarten to Grade 8.

Heat Events during School

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

With the warmer weather now approaching, Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) would like to make you aware of our procedures during a heat event.

Labour Update re: Elementary EQAO

Friday, May 15, 2015

Please see the letter below updating elementary parents and guardians regarding the EQAO assessments at Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board during the current labour disruptions.

HWDSB Starting Community Conversation to Reimagine HWDSB

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) Trustees are starting a sweeping review of the Board’s vision and focus to better serve students, parents and the greater community. Reimagine HWDSB will start a community conversation this spring with community forums, focus groups and surveys, so the public can tell HWDSB what it thinks.

Elementary job action update May 7, 2015

Thursday, May 07, 2015

The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) has notified public school boards across Ontario that elementary teachers and elementary occasional teachers will take job action as of May 11, 2015.

Potential Elementary Teachers Strike

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The purpose of this letter is to update Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) families on the status of labour negotiations with elementary teachers. Its important for you to be aware of how this situation may affect your child(ren). Letter to parents

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