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Summer Hours 2015

Summer Hours 2015

Secondary schools are closed for periods of time over the summer. A Summer Closure 2015 schedule is available to print or as below. The Education Centre is open from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Thursday. Regular business hours will resume the week of August 31st. Secondary School Summer Closures 2015 School Name Summer Closure […]

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School Board Associations remain focused on the best interests of students and familes

TORONTO, July 24, 2015 /CNW/ – We appreciate the opportunity provided today to dialogue with the Premier, the Minister of Education and our Teacher affiliates, on the collective bargaining process. It is our view that, at this time, matters being negotiated at each of the bargaining tables should not be vetted in the media. Rather, […]

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Three WRDSB alumni will compete at Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games

The Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games officially starts tomorrow, and what better way to celebrate than to show our ongoing support and excitement for three WRDSB alumni! Mandy Bujold, a boxer and graduate from Forest Heights Collegiate Institute, will be joining Team Canada and competing in her second Pan Am Games, trying to defend her […]

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New Process for Ordering Transcripts

We are pleased to announce that former students who are applying to Ontario post-secondary institutions will now be able to order their transcripts at the same time they are applying to college or university! Looking for more information on how to order a transcript? Please read the student transcript information available on our website.

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Bluevale CI sweeps electric car challenge at University of Waterloo

The Bluevale Collegiate Institute (BCI) Electric Car team swept the three major awards at the 2015 University of Waterloo (UW) Electric Vehicle Challenge. The BCI team competed against a number of schools from the region and across the province to capture the three titles. This was quite the amazing feat. The UW adjudicators were very impressed […]

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Floradale PS students weave milk bag mattresses

During the last few weeks of school, Floradale Public School students collected milk bags to help with a global initiative. The common household bags will be given to local retirees in the Floradale community and be woven into mattresses. From there, local charities will send the milk bag mattresses to third world countries – Haiti, […]

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Have a safe & amazing summer, WRDSB!

We cannot believe it is the last day of school for our students – time sure does fly by when you’re having fun! Looking back on the past school year, our staff, students, parents, volunteers, and so many others have made a huge impact, both locally and globally. We’ve turned our inspired learners, into tomorrow’s […]

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Williamsburg PS class wins cross-Canada energy challenge

Congratulations to Ms. Kirkley and her Grade 4/5 class from Williamsburg Public School for winning the Classroom Energy Diet Challenge, a cross-Canada challenge sponsored by National Geographic and Shell Canada that focused on promoting energy awareness. The class has received a cheque for $5,500 to help make their classroom and school more energy efficient. From February […]

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Trustees Approve Balanced Budget for 2015-16

On Wednesday, June 24 2015, Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) trustees approved a balanced budget for the 2015-2016 school year, as outline in the report to board. Trustees approved a balanced operating budget of approximately $681.5M, plus a capital budget of $57.1M. Building off of the system fiscal review that took place last year, a […]

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It’s all about community support at St. Andrew’s PS

At St. Andrew’s Public School, staff and students participated in a community support challenge for the month of June. The homeroom based initiative allowed every class to decide on an activity they’d like to undertake to support either their local or global community. Some of the activities included: food bank donations community clean ups visiting seniors […]

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