Neighbourhood Vaccine Clinic In Our Community

Neighbourhood vaccine clinic The Waterloo Region Vaccine Task Force is hosting a vaccine clinic in your neighbourhood between June 15 and 17, 2021 for youth and their families. Youth and family members they live with can book appointments at this clinic to get their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.  Kingsdale Community Centre  72 Wilson […]

Celebrating the Class of 2021 – June 21st

Congratulations Class of 2021! We would like to invite you to celebrate the milestone of your high school Graduation in person at Preston High School. On Monday, June 21st between 2 pm to 6:30 pm we will have Grads attend a mini celebration to recognize your graduation. The formal Commencement celebration will take place in the […]

Class of 2021 Graduate Celebration

Hey Panthers! All students graduating Grade 12 this year are invited to attend our outdoor Graduate celebration on Monday, June 21st between 2-6 pm.  More information will follow in the coming days but please set aside this date to ensure you are able to attend.

COVID-19 Asymptomatic Testing – Sat, May 8th – PHS

Dear Preston High School Families, As you are aware, the Ministry of Education announced that school boards will begin offering asymptomatic targeted testing to students. Testing must be offered to at least 5% of the elementary and secondary schools within the school board each week and must provide this testing opportunity to at least 2% […]

Secondary School Commencement Update

Dear Grade 12 graduating students and families, We want to provide you with an update on graduation celebrations and the virtual Commencement ceremonies scheduled for June 2021. After much deliberation and thoughtful consideration, and ultimately due to the impact of the current Emergency Stay-at-Home order, the virtual Commencement ceremonies scheduled for Thursday, June 24, 2021, […]

September 2021: Welcoming Back Our Students

View this Message in Other Languages العربية – Arabic فارسی – Farsi Español – Spanish 简化字 – Simplified Chinese Tiếng Việt – Vietnamese 한국어 – Korean Türkçe – Turkish اُردُو – Urdu ਪੰਜਾਬੀ – Punjabi Srpski – Serbian In-Person Learning or Remote Learning? Making an important choice for the 2021-2022 school year The Waterloo Region […]

Student Activities Council – Applications for 2021-2022

Attention potential student leaders! Are you looking for ways to get more involved in school life at PHS? Are you ready to get involved with activities and events that are happening around the school? Would you like to build your leadership skills? Then SAC (Student Activities Council) may be the place for you. SAC applications […]

Summer School Registration 2021

Summer School Dates: July 5-29. Please register by filling out this Summer School Registration Form  by May 20. More information is found under Guidance – Summer School 2021

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 […]

Juneteenth and Emancipation Day

Juneteenth, celebrated on June 19, marks the day in 1865 when enslaved Black communities in Texas, USA learned they’d be free – two and a half years after President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. Juneteenth marks the tragedy of enslavement and recognizes the challenges that those who fight injustice continue to face. Juneteenth also […]

Parent & Youth Vaccine Information Session from Public Health

Join Region of Waterloo Public Health for a presentation on the effectiveness and safety of the Pfizer vaccine for youth. Dr. Kelly Grindrod who is an Associate Professor at the University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy will provide a brief presentation and answer questions. Parents, caregivers and youth are encouraged to join. Do you have […]

Get to Know the Equity and Inclusion Branch

Earlier this month, we announced the new Indigenous, Equity, and Human Rights Department. This week, we are profiling the second of three branches within the department: the Equity and Inclusion Branch. Equity and Inclusion Branch Equity & Inclusion Team The Equity & Inclusion Team strives to increase educational equity by working alongside staff to identify […]

Stress and Anxiety Boot Camp: Learn ways to manage stress and anxiety

As part of our ongoing efforts to support Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) students and families, our psychology and social work staff are offering two free interactive, fun information sessions about stress and anxiety and how they can be managed. These sessions will be hosted jointly with the Waterloo Catholic District School Board (WCDSB). […]

Year End Connections for WRDSB Students

We know that this has been an extraordinarily difficult year for our students. As the school year comes to a close, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) will be celebrating all of our students through a variety of events. Each of the 121 schools across the WRDSB are busy making plans for end-of-year activities. […]

WRDSB flags remain at half-mast to honour Muslim family

On May 31, we shared with our community that we were lowering our flags to half-mast for 215 hours of observance for the 215 Indigenous children whose bodies were discovered on the grounds of the Kamloops Indian Residential School, and all Indigenous children, families and communities who have been impacted. Our flags were to be […]

Updated Screening Guidance for the Recently Vaccinated

The Ministry of Education, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, has updated the Ontario School Screening Tool to reflect updated guidance for individuals who have recently (within 48 hours) received a COVID-19 vaccine. The COVID-19 school and child care screening tool, provides guidance for students, staff and essential visitors prior to completing their screening. […]

Islamophobic Tragedy in London, Ontario

Yesterday, we learned about the targeted killing of a Muslim family, leaving four dead and one survivor, a nine-year-old boy with serious injuries, in London, Ontario. This was a planned, premeditated act motivated by hate and Islamophobia. This horrific act has impacted thousands of students, staff, families and community members who are part of the […]

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