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Parent Involvement Committee is looking for new members!






The Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) invites parents/guardians of students currently enrolled in a WRDSB school and community members to apply for positions on the WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee. The mandate for the WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee is to: Provide information and advice on parent engagement to the Waterloo Region District School Board; Communicate with and support […]

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KCI student brings home multiple OFSAA gold






Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate & Vocational School (KCI) student, Nick Pflug, soaked his opponents and placed top spot at the OFSAA Swimming Championships! Nick earned a gold medal in the Boys 15 & over 50 m Freestyle Senior Highschool event with an outstanding time of 24.05 seconds. He then went on to win a second gold medal in the Boys […]

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Hillcrest PS skips for Heart & Stroke Foundation






Hillcrest Public School is a small school with big hearts! This year, Hillcrest PS celebrated its 10th anniversary participating in the Heart and Stroke Foundation‘s Jump Rope for Heart, and the support couldn’t have been greater! Before the long weekend, 325 staff and students took part in a variety of skipping and other physical activities, which promoted […]

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It’s Facebook Official






We are excited to announce that we have joined Facebook, the most popular social media network!

Please take a few moments to visit our page, look around and LIKE us: facebook.com/wrdsb/

 

Come join us on Facebook! Come join us on Facebook!






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The Girl Squad celebrates International Women’s Day at Mackenzie King PS






To celebrate International Women’s Day, the Girl Squad at Mackenzie King Public School, facilitated by educational assistant Melanie Boyd, took the initiative to plan “Behind the Educator” to showcase some of the amazing women at the school. The Girl Squad developed their own questions, set up interview times with educators, interviewed them, and wrote a […]

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Ontario’s Education Minister learns with WRDSB students






On May 6, Southwood Secondary School (SSS) and Cedar Creek Public School students met with Ontario’s Minister of Education at rare Charitable Research Reserve who was eager to learn more about this new environmental mentorship program they were involved with. Last year through the WRDSB Specialist High Skills Majors (SHSM) Environment program, students from Southwood […]

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Parkway PS students showcase their technology skills






Submitted by Nick & Jared, Grade 5 students at Parkway Public School. On Wednesday, April 20, from 5:30-7pm, the B1 students at Parkway Public School hosted a “Technology Showcase” to introduce parents and friends to how students use new technologies to learn in school these days. We showed parents and kids how to program, use […]

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safeTALK training now available for parents & guardians






As part of our system goal of supporting student achievement & well-being, we are pleased to offer safeTALK training for parents/guardians. 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 and objectives of safeTALK? Recognize that […]

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And the Charlie Award goes to…






The Princess Cinema hosted the 45th Annual Charlie Awards Film Festival on April 28, 2016, and the WRDSB was well represented with budding young movie makers. The Charlie Awards are open to all secondary school students in Waterloo Region. Each entry must be student made with no direct teacher involvement, be created within a one-year […]

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WRDSB fundraises for Fort McMurray Disaster Relief






As many of you may know, since Sunday, May 1, 2016, more than 88,000 people of Fort McMurray, Alberta, and surrounding communities have been evacuated from their homes and businesses due to the massive Alberta wildfires that continue to burn. As thousands of people flee to safety with sometimes no more than the clothes on their […]

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