News & Announcements

Grade 1 French Immersion

Are you thinking about French Immersion for your child? Join us at one of our information sessions to learn more about our French programs and registration process. Information sessions will be held in the Cambridge Room at the WRDSB Education Centre (Map) on the following days: November 21, 7 p.m. November 26, 7 p.m. December […]

Friday, November 16, 2018 is a PD Day – no school for students

Friday, November 16, 2018 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, but Extended Day Programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus for the day will be School Improvement Planning in the morning. Teachers will participate in a whole-school activity […]

High School Information Nights: Grade 8 Transition

Over the next couple of months, our high schools will be hosting Grade 8 Information Nights for families and students. These information sessions will focus on Grade 8 students’ transition to high school, including the course selection process, in-school student supports, extracurricular activities and more. Please be sure to check out the information session for any […]

Our staff are learning today so that we can better support your children in math

While our students have a long weekend, our staff today are hard at work exploring the fundamentals of math. We are looking at ways to deepen our own understanding of the building blocks of math, and how we can teach things in certain ways that make it easier to build more complicated understanding of mathematical […]

Friday, October 26, 2018 is a PD Day – no school for students

Friday, October 26, 2018 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, and Extended Day Programs will operate at satellite locations. The focus for the day across all our schools will be reflecting on our Strategic Plan and Operational Goals for Student Achievement & Well-Being and School Improvement […]

Gratitude

Today at an assembly, all of our students were challenged to write a note to someone over the next week where they express gratitude. Studies show that pausing to think about what we are thankful for helps us see our lives in more positive terms. Expressing gratitude to the people that we are thankful for […]

October 16 is Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Appreciation Day

Today, October 16th, we celebrate Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Appreciation Day, a day where we recognize the commitment, hard work and passion of our early childhood educators. More than 550 educators went to work this morning to greet and care for 8,400 students in the Waterloo Region District School Board. To witness our littlest learners get excited […]

Cannabis legalization and our schools

On October 17, 2018, cannabis will be legal to use, buy, possess and cultivate in Canada for persons over 19 years of age. For our students, the possession and use of cannabis is illegal. We know that this change in legislation has raised many questions and possible concerns regarding how the change will affect schools. […]

Milk at School

Families who are interested in purchasing milk for their child at school should make sure that they check out School Day. The window for purchasing milk (for the period from October 22 to January 24) closes Oct. 15. After the purchasing window closes, we will not be able to accept new orders until a new […]

Global Math Week

Global Math Week starts tomorrow (10-10-2018). Some students have already begun working through the exploding dots activities. You can check it out at www.globalmathproject.org Click on the box labeled 2018 Exploding Dots 2.0. You may need to be using the Chrome browser in order for the videos to work. This could be a fun activity […]

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