News & Announcements

safeTALK training for WRDSB parents & guardians

As part of our system goals to supporting student & staff wellness, we are pleased to offer more safeTALK training for parents and guardians of the WRDSB. 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 […]

Friday, April 7, 2017 is a PD Day for all students

Friday, April 7, 2017, is a Professional Development Day for all elementary and secondary schools, which means students do not need to be in school. Below you will find a summary of how teachers and staff will spend their day. Teachers Elementary and secondary teachers will spend the day developing the school improvement plan for […]

Safe, Caring & Inclusive School Surveys for parents/guardians

We are committed to providing safe, caring and inclusive learning environments for everyone to help our students learn and succeed. One way for us to find out how best to do this is to ask students in Grades 3-11, staff and parents/guardians how they feel about their school and interactions with teachers and other students. […]

CORRECTION: Public transport strike – information for students

The Region of Waterloo is advising that labour action will cause disruption to local Grand River Transit and MobilityPLUS operators starting Monday, April 3, 2017. The strike action may cause disruption for some of our students and their families who use public transport to get to and from school.  School Bus services are not affected and […]

Public transport strike – information for students

The Region of Waterloo is advising that labour action will cause disruption to local Grand River Transit and MobilityPLUS operators starting Monday, April 5, 2017. The strike action may cause disruption for some of our students and their families who use public transport to get to and from school.  School Bus services are not affected and […]

Board accepts Cambridge Trustee Mitchell resignation

Waterloo Region District School Board Trustees accepted the resignation the representative for Cambridge/North Dumfries, Trustee Andrea Mitchell, today. “I would like to thank Trustee Mitchell for her tireless and dedicated service to the students, parents, staff and community members of the Waterloo Region District School Board,” said Chairperson Scott McMillan. “My fellow trustees and I are extremely grateful for her […]

Still time to register for the PIC Parent conference

Registration is still open for the sixth annual Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) and the Waterloo Region Assembly of Public School Councils (WRAPSC)  free family event for parents, caregivers and the community. The theme for this year’s parent conference is Empowering Students with Parent Engagement. The conference will start with keynote speakers Royan Lee, a teacher, consultant and blogger and Yumi […]

Special Weather Statement – March 13, 2017

Environment Canada has issued a Special Weather Statement for Waterloo Region for Monday and Tuesday. High winds, precipitation and cold temperatures may result in WRDSB school closures and require us to cancel extended day programs. We encourage parents and staff to monitor the WRDSB website, social media accounts and local radio stations. 15:54 EnvCanada issued […]

Register now for the annual PIC and WRAPSC conference

For the sixth year in a row, the WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) and the Waterloo Region Assembly of Public School Councils (WRAPSC) is hosting their free annual family event for parents, caregivers and the community. The theme for this year’s parent conference is Empowering Students with Parent Engagement. The conference will start with keynote speakers Royan Lee, a teacher, consultant […]

2017-18 Annual Budget Survey

Calling all students, parents and community members. Have a say in our budget process. Which funding priorities do you think the Board should consider for the 2017-18 school year, and beyond? Respond to the short 2017-18 Annual Budget Survey below to help us identify which areas are important to our WRDSB community. Please keep in mind: […]

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