March Lunch and Learn Sessions for Parents and Caregivers

As part of our ongoing efforts to support WRDSB parents, caregivers and families, our psychology staff are offering a number of Lunch and Learn sessions for WRDSB parents, caregivers and family members. These webinars, scheduled over the lunch hour on Wednesdays, aim to equip parents with useful tips and information to assist them in supporting […]

Announcing a New Superintendent of Student Achievement and Well-being

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Michelle Newlands as a new Superintendent of Student Achievement and Well-Being, effective March 1, 2023. Michelle brings her knowledge and expertise gained in her current role as a Private Schools Inspector in the Field Service Branch with the Private Schools and International Education Unit in the Ministry […]

February 23: All schools closed and transportation cancelled

Due to the current weather conditions, all school buses, taxis and special education routes are cancelled and all schools are closed. Extended Day Programs, Child Care Centres located in our schools, and our Education Centre are closed. All WRDSB students, in both the in-person and remote learning programs can access asynchronous learning resources from their […]

February 22 – All Evening Rentals, Games and School Events Cancelled

Due to the current weather conditions and anticipated forecast, all rental permits, games and school events are cancelled this evening. Please check with your event organizer or coach to see if your event, meeting, or game will be rescheduled at a later date. All Extended Day Programs and Child Care Centres located in our schools […]

Drug Awareness and Youth Mental Health Information Session

Dear Community, Our community has faced an increase in substance abuse trends. On Wednesday March 8th at 7pm we will hear from Waterloo Regional Police about increasing our knowledge on the topic.  They will help us understand which substances they are seeing in the community. We will also hear from a local mother who has […]

February 21 is International Mother Language Day

Today, February 21, is International Mother Language Day. This day was created by UNESCO in 1999 to celebrate languages and promote cultural diversity. On this day in 1952, three students from Dhaka University were killed during a demonstration. The students were calling for the recognition of their language Bangla (also known as Bengali). International Mother […]

February 20 is World Day of Social Justice

About the World Day of Social Justice The World Day of Social Justice is an international event that is observed every year on February 20. The goal of the World Day of Social Justice is to: Promote an awareness of the existence of social inequality Promote action to break down barriers based on: Age Colour […]

February 17: All transportation cancelled, schools are open

Due to the current weather conditions, all school buses, taxis and special education routes are cancelled. All WRDSB schools are open. Extended Day Programs and Child Care Centres located in our schools are open and operating. All transportation, games and competitions for Waterloo County Secondary School Athletics Association (WCSSAA) are cancelled today. As always, families […]

Announcing the Retirement of Superintendent Della Lataille-Herdsman

Congratulations to Superintendent Della Lataille-Herdsman on the announcement of her retirement effective February 28, 2023. Della has served public education with great dedication, skill and a commitment to the success of all students for more than 26 years. Della joined the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) in 2021, bringing the knowledge and expertise honed […]

Lifting Each Other Up on Pink Shirt Day

Wednesday, February 22 is Pink Shirt Day and we encourage the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) community to participate with us by promoting respect for all individuals and communities and taking a stand against bullying of all kinds. This year, the theme “Lift Each other up” is a reminder that even small acts of […]

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