Graduation Photos and Photo Retake Day

Dear Preston Families, Calling all 2023 Grads Book your Graduation Photo Session Today Location: Preston High School Dates: February 6th to February 10th To book an appointment please visit and use school code PRS Please click here to view the flyer. Calling all New PHS Students The photographer will be here to take school […]

PHS Grade 8 Open House Wed. Jan. 18 6:30-8pm

Families can come to PHS anytime between 6:30 – 8:00 pm At 6:45 and at 7:15 Guidance will do an optional-to-attend 10 minute presentation in the Library about the course selection process and to show families where to find PHS information.  A school map and a PHS information sheet will be given upon arrival. All […]

Assistive Technology – Support for Families in Early 2023

View a translated version of this page: Amharic አማርኛ Arabic عربي Chinese (Simplified) 中国人 Chinese (Traditional) 繁體字 Farsi (Persian) فارسی French (Canadian) Gujarati ગુજરાતી Punjabi ਪੰਜਾਬੀ Spanish Española Turkish Türk Ukrainian украї́нська мо́ва Vietnamese Tiếng Việt Parents and Caregivers: Are you looking for ways to support your child with technology? The Waterloo Region District School […]

Finding Opportunity and a Future Career in Co-Op

“You mean I can work in a hospital?” Sarina Simanws has experienced a lot in her relatively short time in Canada. Originally from Kurdistan in northern Iraq, she came to Canada in January 2020, a month before the pandemic hit. One of the biggest changes she found was in the education system. “Things are just […]

Don’t Miss Your Chance: Student Trustee Candidate Applications Open

Don’t Forget: Student Trustee Candidate applications for the 2023-24 school year are open! Student Trustee Candidate Applications Open The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is looking for our 2023-24 Student Trustees. Learn more about how to Become a Student Trustee. What is a Student Trustee? They represent the more than 64,000 WRDSB students at […]

End of Semester Reminders and Exam Days

Happy New Year and welcome back to school as we head into the final month of semester one! Students and caregivers are reminded that thirty per cent (30%) of a student’s grade in every course is based on final evaluations administered at or towards the end of the course.  Students will be required to complete […]

Building Community and Skills for the Future with Co-Op

“Kindness and community live here.” Lujain Alshabani is a Grade 11 student at Bluevale Collegiate Institute (BCI) who is aiming for a career in nursing or gerontology after she graduates from high school. To learn a bit more of the field, she accepted a co-op placement at Parkwood Mennonite Home, which offers long-term care and […]

January Lunch and Learn Sessions for Parents and Caregivers

As part of our ongoing efforts to support WRDSB parents, caregivers and families, our psychology staff are offering a number of lunch and learn sessions for WRDSB parents, caregivers and family members. These webinars, scheduled over the lunch hour on Wednesdays, aim to equip parents with useful tips and information to assist them in supporting […]

January is Tamil Heritage Month

The month of January is Tamil Heritage Month in Canada. Approximately 200,000 Tamil people call Canada home. The theme of this year’s Tamil Heritage Month is “Tamils in Trade and Commerce.” Celebrated in Canada each year since 2016, this month is an opportunity to recognize the major contributions Tamil people have made to the growth […]

Friday, December 23: All schools closed and transportation cancelled

Student, staff and family safety continues to be our priority and we continue to monitor weather conditions. Due to the anticipated severe weather for Friday, December 23, 2022, all school buses, taxis and special education routes will be cancelled and all schools will be closed tomorrow. Extended Day Programs, Child Care Centres located in our […]

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