Blended Learning Day Wed Dec 7th

Dear Preston Families, Blended Learning Day – Dec 7th, 2022   Our first Blended Learning Day of the school year will be on Wednesday, December 7th.  Blended Learning Days allow students to engage in synchronous and asynchronous learning from home, according to this Blended Learning Day Schedule, while staff engage in professional learning during the […]

Opting Out of Online Learning Graduation Requirement

Dear Parents/Guardians, The Ontario Ministry of Education recently introduced a new online learning graduation requirement for students receiving an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD). The graduation requirement is intended to support students in developing familiarity and comfort with working and learning in a fully online environment as well as developing digital literacy and other important […]

Fall Writing of the 2022 Literacy Test – Grade 11 or 12 Student

Information Regarding the 2022 Fall Writing of the Literacy Test for Preston Students    On Tuesday, November 23rd AND Wednesday, November 24th any Grade 11 or 12 student who was previously eligible, but has not yet written the test or who has not yet been successful, will be writing the Ontario Secondary Schools Literacy Test (OSSLT).  […]

November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Today, Friday November 25, is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. It was first designated by the UN General Assembly in 1981. November 25 was chosen to honour the lives of three political activists from the Dominican Republic. The Mirabal sisters were murdered under the order of the country’s ruler in […]

November 20-26 is Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week

In the WRDSB, we are committed to fostering a school culture that is safe, respectful and prioritizes the inclusion of all. We remain steadfast in our commitment to the safety and well-being of all of our students. To help us in our work to promote safe schools and positive learning environments, Ontario has designated the […]

Message from Ontario Chief Medical Officer on Fall Respiratory Season

The following is a message from Dr. Kieran Moore, Chief Medical Officer of Health, for all parents and guardians of children in Ontario: Re: Fall Respiratory Season I am reaching out to you to share some important information and reminders to help protect ourselves, our families, and our children against the spread of respiratory infections. […]

Grade 8 Day – November 23, 2022

Welcome PHS Class of 2027! From 12:00-1:30pm on Wed. Nov. 23 we have activities planned for Grade 8 students to participate in while experiencing the unique facilities in high school.  If you have a child in a school outside of the WRDSB please email guidance_phs@wrdsb.ca to register or call the guidance office 519-653-2367 “8” Ext. […]

Mid Term Report Cards

Dear Parents/Guardians, Midterm Report Cards will be distributed to your student in their first-period class the week of November 21st.  Students with a spare first period can collect their report card from the Main Office. Parents/Guardians of Grade 9, 10, and 11 students now have the opportunity to opt-out of the online learning graduation requirement. […]

Build a Dream Career Discovery Expo

Build a Dream will be hosting its Career Discovery Expo on November 30, 2022 at Bingemans in Kitchener. This event is geared towards women and girls in Grades 7 to 12, and admission is free for students and their parents or caregivers. Attendees can learn more about careers in STEM, skilled trades, emergency response, entrepreneurship […]

Labour Update: WRDSB schools will remain open

The Waterloo Region District School Board continues to monitor the provincial labour negotiations closely. Yesterday, November 16, CUPE (Canadian Union of Public Employees) served notice that it plans to commence a strike involving full withdrawal of services on Monday, November 21, 2022, should an agreement not be reached. It is important to note that there […]

November 16 is Louis Riel Day

Today, November 16, is Louis Riel Day in Ontario. Louis Riel Day recognizes the anniversary of Riel’s execution in 1885. This day is an opportunity to learn more about the life and importance of Louis Riel, leader of the Métis. Riel led Métis People in the Northwest Resistance to protect Métis rights and ways-of-life. The […]

PHS Presents Door to Door Production – Get Your Tickets Now – November 24 & 25

We are proud to present The Preston High School Production of ‘DOOR TO DOOR’ by Flip Kobler & Cindy Marcus   Show Times are Thursday, November 24th at 7pm and Friday, November 25th at 7pm   General admittance is $10 and $7 for Students and Seniors.   Please click here to be directed to School-Day […]

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