Innovating tomorrow by educating today

In November, we asked our community to help us define in a single statement what the Waterloo Region District School Board is all about. Over the last year, a big team of dedicated and passionate people in Waterloo region worked together to set a new direction for our public schools with a new strategic plan. […]

Rescheduled meeting for Ministry’s well-being strategy

Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) invites parents/caregivers to participate in an opportunity to provide feedback directly to the Ministry of Education on a very important topic – student well-being. Student well-being is one of four connected goals in the province’s renewed vision for education – Achieving Excellence. Students with a sense of well-being thrive and […]

Supporting mental health initiatives with Bell Let’s Talk Day

Today is Bell Let’s Talk Day and we are encouraging our entire WRDSB community to participate with us. Back in 2011, Bell started a campaign leveraging the popularity of social media. Over the years, it has grown to be internationally recognized with more than $79 million being donated to Canadian mental health initiatives and organizations. Participating […]

Exam Info and Semester 2 Information (phoner message Jan 22nd)

Semester 1 Final Exams are scheduled Friday, January 27th to Wednesday, February 1st inclusive. Exam booklets with important information including the full exam schedule and transportation information were issued to every student. Extra copies are available in the Main Office. There is no cafeteria service during exams. Full Exam information is on an early post. Ensure […]

Exam Schedule, Student Instructions, Bussing during exams, etc.

As announced earlier this year, we have adopted a simpler exam schedule. We hope that both students and parents find this more accommodating for everyone! All exams start at 8:30am Semester 1 Final Exams Friday, January 27th – all Period A courses with an exam Monday, January 30th – all Period B courses with an […]

OTIP Teaching Awards nominations now open

Do you know a teacher who demonstrates and inspires excellence in their work? Now is the time to give them the recognition they deserve by nominating them for an OTIP teaching award. Each year the Ontario Teachers Insurance Plan (OTIP) and the Ontario Teachers’ Federation (OTF) jointly sponsor the OTIP Teaching Awards, to recognize teachers […]

REMINDER: safeTALK training sessions for WRDSB parents & guardians

As one of our operational goals to support student & staff wellness, we are pleased to offer safeTALK training for parents/guardians of the WRDSB on #BellLetsTalk Day. What is safeTALK? safeTALK is a three-hour alertness workshop that prepares participants, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide alert helper. What are the goals […]

Army reserve co-op education program Information Night

The Canadian Army Reserve offers co-operative education opportunities to Waterloo Region students in order to introduce young Canadians to the diverse career opportunities within the Canadian Armed Forces. The Militia co-op program includes basic military training, first-aid, navigation, field craft, career awareness, communication, self-defense and training in the operation of military equipment. The Application process […]

Grade 9 EQAO assessments postponed to tomorrow

In light of the decision to cancel transportation due to the current icy conditions, WRDSB Secondary Schools will reschedule any Grade 9 EQAO examinations planned for today to tomorrow. EQAO tests in Grade 9 can be scheduled across a number of days, therefore not every Grade 9 student is affected by the decision to postpone today’s […]

Photo Information

Grad photos are happening February 6th – 10th. Go to the website www.bookmygrad.ca to view the schedule and book your appointment. Sitting fees can be paid online or at the camera. The code to book your appointment is PRS. Photo retakes are happening Friday February 10th. There will be a sign-up sheet outside of the SAC […]

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