Educational Assistant and Child & Youth Worker Appreciation Day

Today, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) marks the third annual Educational Assistant and Child & Youth Worker Appreciation Day. Educational Assistants (EAs) help to deliver educational programs in our schools, while Child & Youth Workers (CYWs) are mental health professionals who work with children who face a variety of emotional, behavioural or physical […]

100 Notebook Project Exhibition ~ January 23rd at 7pm @ Tapestry Hall downtown Galt.

Last spring, 100 PHS students signed up to be a part of a growing project called The 100 Notebook Project. The launch event was held here in the school library where students were given a notebook, pen, and a presentation from the coordinators of the project from Phidon Pens and Creative Capital of Canada (HIP […]

WRDSB secondary schools remain open on January 21

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that its members (teachers and education workers) will participate in another one-day full withdrawal of services (strike-action) at a number of school boards across the province on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. This one-day strike action does not impact WRDSB schools. Our schools will be open to […]

Study Skills Workshop Series

PHS will be offering a series of Study Skills & Tips Workshops, in preparation for the semester 1 final exams. Sessions will be held in the Library classroom area at 10:50 a.m. Students are invited to attend one, or all of the sessions. The workshop schedule is as follows: Wednesday, January 15th: Creating a Study […]

Potential Grand River Transit Strike – Information for Students

The Region of Waterloo is advising that labour action may cause disruption to local Grand River Transit, Bus Plus and MobilityPLUS operators starting tomorrow, Tuesday, January 14, 2020 if an agreement is not reached today. This strike action is not linked to the negotiations between the Ministry of Education and education sector workers. However, it […]

WRDSB schools remain open on January 15, 2020

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that its members (teachers and education workers) will participate in another one-day full withdrawal of services (strike-action) at a number of school boards across the province on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. This one-day strike action does not impact WRDSB schools. Our schools will be open to […]

January Grade 9 EQAO Mathematics Assessment

Today the Minister of Education published an announcement regarding the January Grade 9 EQAO Mathematics Assessment. As a result of this announcement, students in semester 1 math courses will not participate in the January Grade 9 EQAO Mathematics Assessment at this time.  As you may be aware, a student’s final grade includes a portion of […]

WRDSB schools open January 8, 2020

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that its members (teachers and education workers) will participate in another one-day full withdrawal of services (strike-action) at a number of school boards across the province, on January 8, 2020. This one-day strike action does not impact WRDSB schools. Our schools will be open to students […]

Semester 1 Exam Schedule & Information

Semester 1 Final Exams are from Friday, January 24th to Thursday, January 30th, inclusive. All exams start at 9:00 a.m. Click here to see the Semester 1 Final Exam Schedule – Revised January 6, 2020. Please note: Thursday, January 30th is an exam day for special accommodations (medical) and/or an alternate exam day in case of an emergency […]

Holiday greetings from the WRDSB Director of Education

With the holidays upon us and 2019 drawing to a close, it’s a great time to look back at another busy year. I’m immensely proud of the work that is being done to improve the opportunities for all the students in the Waterloo Region District School Board. It is not always easy to quantify the […]

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