News & Announcements

Participate in our annual budget survey

Calling all students, parents, staff and community members. We want to hear from you on which funding priorities we should consider for the 2018-19 school year and beyond. Annual Budget Survey Complete this short online budget survey to help us identify which areas are important to our WRDSB community. The survey closes on Friday, March […]

Fun Fair Meeting Cancelled

Hello parents, Tonight’s Fun Fair committee meeting that was scheduled for 7:00 p.m. is cancelled and will be rescheduled shortly.  If you are interested in being part of this planning committee, that will meet every 2 weeks up until the Fun Fair on Thursday, May 31, please email Tara Chan at tara_chan@wrdsb.ca Stay tuned for our next scheduled meeting.  

Grade 9 Course Selection

Dear Parent(s), Grade 8 students will begin the process of course selection on Friday, February 16. Students will be sent home with an instruction sheet so families can access course recommendations and also select courses for Grade 9. Once courses have been selected, please print the course selection sheet, sign it, and return it with your […]

Transition to Secondary School Update for Grade 8 Students

This is an update regarding the transition to secondary school for your Grade 8 student. Teacher recommendations for course levels will be completed during the month of January. Student course selection will occur in February (instructions and specific dates will follow). Guidance staff and representatives of the W-O Student Council (SACPAC) visited our school on […]

Friday, January 26 is a P.D. Day for Elementary school staff

January 26, 2018 is a professional development day for Elementary school staff. Elementary students will not attend school, but Extended Day Programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus of the P.D. Day will be teacher directed assessments, evaluation and planning activities. Paraprofessional staff (EAs/CYWs) will be participating in […]

Help us improve communication: focus group registration

At Waterloo Region District School Board we know that success for our students depends on effective communication between schools, students and their parents. To help us understand how we can continue to improve communication with you, we are running a series of focus groups to hear from parents across Waterloo region about your experience with […]

EA and CYW Appreciation Day

We are a public school district for everyone – no matter their background or ability. To help every child in our district achieve their potential, we rely on the support of parents and caregivers and, of course, the hard work of every member of staff. Today we recognize some of the staff who support some […]

Join us on January 25 for a Public Meeting Open House

Waterloo Region District School Board is developing a Long-Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) that will show how well used our schools are now and are expected to be over the next ten years. It also reveals how well kept our schools are in terms of school condition. Your feedback on the proposed solutions is important to us. We invite […]

Trustees form a committee to consider full-year schooling

On Monday evening, trustees voted in favour of establishing a committee to look into the option of full-year schooling. Full-year schooling means students would get the same number of days in school but with more frequent, shorter breaks in the year. The committee will review research, look at examples of boards currently running full-year programs […]

It’s time to register for Kindergarten

Online registration is now open for Fall 2018. For most children and parents, the transition into kindergarten can be an exciting milestone. At Waterloo Region District School Board, we want to ensure parents that their children will receive the best education in the region, throughout their Kindergarten to Grade 12 journey. When students begin school […]

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