Summer School Registration 2021

Summer School Dates: July 5-29. Please register by filling out this Summer School Registration Form.  More information is found under Guidance – Summer School 2021

PHS School Council Meeting, Wed, April 21st

Our next School Council meeting is scheduled to be held virtually on Wednesday, April 21st at 7pm.  Parents with students in both the in-person and the distance learning programs are welcome to attend. If you already completed the PHS School Council form, you will be sent a meeting invitation prior to the meeting. If you […]

Class of 2021

Dear Grade 12s and Families of Grade 12 students, Please read the following message carefully if you will be graduating this year! If you are not sure you will be eligible to graduate this year, please contact your guidance counsellor. The PHS Virtual Commencement Ceremony will take place on Thursday, June 24th. We invite our […]

Student return to School After Illness Without A COVID-19 Test

Recent updates to the Ontario School Screening Tool has created some confusion regarding the return to school process for families who choose not to have their child tested for COVID-19. We hope that this information clarifies the return to school process where the screening tool has indicated that your child should not attend school and […]

PHS NEW COVID Verification Process for Students starting Feb 16th

Dear Parents/Guardians, Waterloo Region District School Board is introducing a new screening tool for students to use beginning on Tuesday, February 16th. Students will be expected to do a 2-step self-screening prior to attending school, as follows: Step 1 – Complete the Self Screening Tool Step 2 – Complete the Verification (showing that you completed the self-screen […]

Quadmester Four in the Secondary Distance Learning Program

The beginning of Quadmester four in the Secondary Distance Learning Program (SDLP) in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) will begin on Thursday, April 22, 2021. Here’s what the first few days will look like. Orientation Days: April 22 & 23 SDLP teachers will be online to welcome students on the morning of Thursday, […]

You Count: WRDSB Student Census starts today

Today, Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) launches its first-ever Student Census. As a school board, we want to better understand the cultural, social and demographic diversity of our student population. It is an opportunity for us to learn more about our students and help us to identify differences and gaps in their experiences and […]

Transition to Full Remote Learning on April 19

Further to our announcement earlier this week regarding our return to remote learning on April 19, we wanted to provide more information to students and families about what they can expect. Elementary In-Person Students Elementary school students, previously attending school in-person, will now engage in remote learning beginning on Monday, April 19, 2021. Starting back […]

Returning to Remote Learning on April 19

Today, Premier Doug Ford announced that students across Ontario, including the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), will switch to remote learning on April 19th 2021 to help limit the spread of COVID-19. We would ask for families to be patient as we sort through the details of this announcement. Please be reassured we will […]

WRDSB lowers flags in honour of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

To honour the life of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, who passed away this morning, flags at Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) schools and office buildings will be flown at half-mast until sunset on the day of the funeral and memorial service (to be determined).

Expanded Asymptomatic Targeted Testing

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), along with the Ministry of Education and its testing partners, continue to offer voluntary asymptomatic targeted testing for staff and students through a variety of testing approaches to support the safe return to in-person learning after the break. In-Pharmacy Testing Existing Pharmacies For the week of April 12-18 […]

Taming Your Inner Critic | Caring/Coping/Connecting

Did you know that our brains are wired to pay attention to negative thoughts and discount positive thoughts? The newest edition of Caring/Coping/Connecting focuses on how to tame your inner critic, and focus purposefully on the positive. Once you understand the negativity bias, and start paying attention to the thoughts, you can change them into […]

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