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Trustees Name New West Waterloo Elementary School

At the Committee of the Whole Meeting held April 20, 2015, trustees approved the name of the new west Waterloo elementary school. The new school located on Sweet Gale Street, will be named Vista Hills Public School. The name relates to the geographical area of the school. The hills in the area were developed overtime by […]

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Queensmount PS is turning 50

Queensmount Public School is celebrating it’s 50th anniversary Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. This open house will showcase the 50 years with class photos, yearbooks, staff pictures, and spirit wear – there’s even a selfie area! At 2:00 p.m., WRDSB Chairperson Kathleen Woodcock, Queensmount PS principal Kristin Phillips, and City of Kitchener […]

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Annual PIC family event was a great success

The WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) hosted their annual family event ‘Building Skills to Navigate the School Years’ on Saturday, April 18 at Bluevale Collegiate Institute. They saw record numbers this year with 300 attendees registered. The event kicked off with keynote speaker, Canadian singer, actor and artist, Lesley Andrew. Lesley embraced the audience with a […]

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Waterloo Region Special Needs Strategy Planning Table wants your help

Attention all Parents, Caregivers, Youth and Service Providers! The Waterloo Region Special Needs Strategy Planning Table has a vision for a Waterloo Region where all children and youth with special needs get the timely and effective services they need to participate fully at home, at school, in the community and as they prepare to achieve their goals. This […]

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Jacob Hespeler SS teacher receives Beaumier Award

Congratulations to Jacob Hespeler Secondary School teacher Yvonne Clifford who has won the Beaumier Award for High School/CÉGEP Chemistry Teachers sponsored by the Chemical Institute of Canada. This National award recognizes excellence in teaching chemistry and Yvonne has proven to be the most deserving recipient. Everyday, she finds new ways to make the world of chemistry […]

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Important Notice for Elementary Students & Families

Potential job action by Waterloo Region District School Board Secondary teachers. You may have heard about the possibility of labour disruption at the Waterloo District School Board (WRDSB). We would like to assure you that this is currently an issue affecting secondary schools, not elementary schools. The collective agreements for all unionized school board employees […]

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Important Notice for Secondary Students & Families

Potential job action by Waterloo Region District School Board Secondary Teachers The purpose of this letter is to update Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) families on the status of labour negotiations with its secondary teachers. We know that, as parents, it’s important for you to know how this situation may affect your daughter and/or […]

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Ryerson PS meets “out-of-this-world” guest

The students and staff at Ryerson Public School had the privilege of meeting Canadian astronaut-in-waiting, Jeremy Hansen. Wearing his blue flight suit, Hansen shared stories about his journey, from growing up on a farm outside of London, to working with the Canadian Space Agency and the other astronauts in Houston, Texas. He told the students […]

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WRDSB acknowledges Talk With Our Kids About Money Day

Today marks the annual “Talk With Our Kids About Money” Day, and the Canadian Foundation for Economic Education and BMO Financial Group invites you to take part in their annual initiative. The program encourages parents of kids of all ages to have a talk – in a fun and engaging way – with a craft activity, watch […]

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WRDSB high schools celebrate Reach As High As You Can Day

“You will never know how high you can reach, how far you can go, how much you can do until you try. ~ Believe in yourself and believe in your dreams. ~ You just might surprise yourself and surpass your original goal. Reach as high as you can!” (National Calendar Day, 2015). April 14 is National […]

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7:00 pm Board Meeting @ Education Centre - Board Room
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2:00 pm Lincoln Heights PS 50th Anniversary @ Lincoln Heights PS
Lincoln Heights PS 50th Anniversary @ Lincoln Heights PS
May 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
We would like to invite you to our 50th anniversary celebration on May 2nd, 2015. Our celebration begins at 2pm and we will be having a short welcome ceremony in the gymnasium at 2:30pm. Come [...]

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