Category: News

Educational Assistant and Child & Youth Worker Appreciation Day

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

Study Skills Help

Tips to help students study for exams are found under the Academics Tab.  In January staff presented workshops at lunch (in the library) to highlight some of these study tools and tips.  All of the resources are posted under this tab and are available year round.   Be a Prepared Panther!

Announcing the Caregivers’ Guide to Accessing Support for Students with Anxiety

For students, anxiety can range from nervousness before a test, to significant struggles in academic, social, emotional, or day-to-day functioning. When families and schools work together to address the physical symptoms, worrying thoughts and avoidance associated with anxiety, we can teach students to face challenging and sometimes fearful situations with success and confidence. The Caregivers’ […]

Lost and Found clear out …

The Lost & Found grey bin is getting full! Please check out the Lost and Found bin located outside the Main Office for any items you are missing. If it is yours please take it. All items will be displayed on a table from Monday, January 21st up to and including Thursday, January 31st. All unclaimed […]

Winter Wonderland Semi-Formal Dance on Thursday, February 21, 2019

The Winter Wonderland semi-formal will be held on Thursday February 21, 2019 from 7-10 pm in the cafeteria. Tickets will be available through School Day and on sale in the crush area on February 7-8 and 14-15 for $10 each. Students need to have a student card to purchase a ticket and guest contracts must be completed when bringing a guest […]

Smart Waterloo Region Youth Forum

An exciting youth-focused event is coming up, and Smart Waterloo Region needs your help to make it a success. On January 12th the Smart Waterloo Region team will host a Youth Forum at RIM Park. Co-created with the Smart Cities Innovation Council: Youth Unite Here (SCIC YUH) – a group of local youth representatives, the forum will be […]

Holiday greetings from the WRDSB

As we look back at the incredible year we have shared, I would like to express my sincere gratitude for the remarkable contributions of every staff member, the accomplishments of our 64,000 students, their families and our community of Waterloo region. I hope that 2019 will be a year filled with energy and enthusiasm as […]

Holiday Closure

The school will be closed for the holiday break from Monday, December 24th to Friday, January 4th inclusive. The staff at Preston High School would like to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday break.

Holiday Assembly on December 20, 2018

On Thursday, December 20th the staff and students will be presenting a Holiday Assembly. Click here to see the schedule for Thursday, December 20, 2018

PHS Spirit wear update …

Spirit wear is scheduled to arrive at PHS in the next few days.  If you purchased clothing for your student and want to pick it up so they won’t know you bought it for them, help us by emailing Mrs. Campbell at  We will prepare the items and notify you by email when it is […]

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