ETFO announces work-to-rule will begin November 26

This morning, the Elementary Teacher’s Federation of Ontario (ETFO) announced that it will begin work-to-rule strike action on Tuesday, November 26, 2019. At this time, we do not have any details on what the work-to-rule will look like in the Waterloo Region District School Board. ETFO announced that its actions will target school board administrative […]

November 11: All evening rental permits are cancelled

Due to the current weather information and anticipated forecast, all evening rental permits have been cancelled. Please check with your event organizer or coach to see if your event, meeting, or game will be rescheduled at a later date.

Friday, November 15, 2019 is a PD Day – no school for students

Friday, November 15, 2019 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, but all board operated Extended Day and Youth Development programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus for staff on the PD Day will be on School Improvement […]

Secondary School Transisition Letter to Parents

This is the first of a number of contacts that I will initiate regarding the transition process to Grade 9. To date, I have visited each of our Grade 8 classes and provided students with an overview of the differences between the Essential, Applied and Academic streams of study at secondary school. As well, I […]

Coat Drive at Forest Glen

The Earth Heroes of Forest Glen are hosting their Annual Coat Drive from Oct. 28 – Nov. 12th. Please send donations of clean gently used coats, snow pants, snowsuits, hats, scarves, mitts and gloves to school. There is a collection bin at the office. Thank you for helping to keep others warm this winter.

The WRDSB Marks Child Care Worker & Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day

On Thursday, October 24, we mark Child Care Worker & Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day, a day for us to take a moment and recognize the commitment, hard work and passion of our Designated Early Childhood Educators (DECEs). Every morning, more than 550 educators work to support the learning and care of 8,400 students in […]

Friday, October 25, 2019 is a PD Day – no school for students

Friday, October 25, 2019 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, but all board operated Extended Day and Youth Development programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus for the day across all our schools will be reflecting on our […]

Strong Start Donors

We would like to thank Josslin Insurance and Gore Mutual Insurance Company for their gift to the Strong Start Charitable Organization, in honour of our school. Literacy skills are a great predictor of a child’s success later in life. The Strong Start Letters, Sounds and Words program helps develop these critical skills and helps the children become confident learners. […]

The WRDSB Marks World Teachers’ Day

October 5, is World Teachers’ Day, a day we acknowledge the dedication and passion of our educators. This morning, 64,000 students across Waterloo Region made their way to school. They entered classrooms excited and ready to learn. In each classroom, our incredible teachers have lessons prepared, smiles on their faces, and are ready to start […]

CUPE job action will not impact WRDSB schools

UPDATE – October 2, 2019: In response to the latest CUPE announcement, we want to reassure our families that no WRDSB employees are members of CUPE. Schools boards and unions share a commitment to public education, creating positive learning environments, and maintaining positive labour relations. The collective bargaining process for public education is a two-tier […]

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