Dear Families,

The Waterloo Catholic District School Board continually strives to find new and improved ways to become more Eco-Friendly; the goal of WCDSB and St. Benedict’s is to be 100% cashless and paperless wherever possible. Please follow the links below to complete your child’s start up requirements and to review important information pertaining to the 2021-2022 school year. If you have any questions, please contact the school at 519-621-4050.

NOTE: Student timetables for 2021-2022 will be made available to students through the Aspen Student Portal and to parents/guardians through the Aspen Family/Parent Portal in late August when the Ministry of Education confirms the September to January learning delivery model.  Students and families will be notified of the publication of schedules to the Aspen portals through School Messenger and Newswire.  Parents/Guardians – Please ensure you have registered for the Aspen Family/Parent Portal and notify the school of any changes to your personal email address or primary phone number during the summer.

Consent Forms & Fees

All School Start Up consent forms, fees, and informational resources are to be completed though School Cash Online. If you already have an account on School Cash Online, click on this link to proceed. Otherwise, click on the link at the bottom of the page for instructions as to how to create a School Cash Online account.

When you log into School Cash Online:

  1. Add the following to your cart: Student Activity Fee $25
  2. Review the following documents:
    • Student Personal Information Collection/Use/Disclosure Notice
    • Violence Threat Risk Assessment: Fair Notice & Process Pamphlet
      (Note: These documents are not to be added to your cart)

Complete and sign the following

Grade 9 Grade 10 Grade 11 Grade 12
Experiential Learning Excursions Form
Intramurals Consent / Permission Form For Intramurals
Concussion Code of Conduct – Parent/Guardian
Concussion Code of Conduct – Student / Athlete
Critical Medical Form
Responsible Use of Technology & Electronic Data Access –Students Grade 9 to 12 Consent
Student Image, Video or Voice Recording Including Media Use Consent
Post-Secondary Institutions Disclosure of Information Consent
Walks Around the Neighbourhood – Education Excursion Consent Form
Catholic School Advisory Council (CSAC) Nomination of Parent Candidate (Optional)

For Bus Students Only

Student Information Verification Form

  • NEW for 2021-2022: The Student Information Verification form will now be accessible electronically through ASPEN. Parents/Guardians are asked to verify the personal information for their child. Click on the link below for instructions as to how to create an account and how to complete the verification process.

Timetable Distribution and First Day of School

  • Student timetables can be accessed through the Aspen Student Portal. Click here for instructions.
  • The first day of school is September 7, 2021.