News & Announcements


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 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 […]

School Council is Tonight

The meeting starts at 7:00 this evening in the school’s library. The is an opportunity for you to find out what is happening in the school and to contribute your advice, time and talents.

October 5 is World Teachers’ Day

On October 5th, we celebrate World Teachers’ Day, a day where we acknowledge the dedication and passion of our educators. This morning, 64,000 students across Waterloo Region made their way to school. They walked with their friends, rode their bikes, or boarded a school bus. They entered classrooms excited and ready to learn. In each […]

A Message From the Baden Library Branch

Book Clubs are a fun way to share great books with friends your age, and enhance reading skills.  Book club meetings at the Region of Waterloo Library branch in Baden are held once a month from October to April.  We talk about the book we have all read and do lots of fun activities.  You […]

WRDSB observes Orange Shirt Day on September 28

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) recognizes Orange Shirt Day as a way to honour residential school survivors, those who did not survive, and their descendants. It’s just one of the ways we support, educate and reconcile our relationship with Indigenous people. What is Orange Shirt Day? Orange Shirt Day is observed each September 30 […]

Student Accident Insurance Information

Every September, Ontario school boards remind families about the option of acquiring student accident insurance. Student accident insurance can help cover unforeseen expenses due to injury that are not covered by provincial health care or employer group plans. Waterloo Region District School Board recommends “insuremykids®” Protection Plan. For more details on this option you can view […]

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