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Chinese Delegates Experience Learning in the WRDSB

Posted October 31, 2014

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then experiencing classrooms in a foreign country is worth immeasurably more.  That is what occurred for eight visiting Chinese scholars/educators on Friday October 24th, 2014, when this group visited Sir Jon A MacDonald Secondary School, and Laurelwood and Sunnyside Public Schools. This group from China made up […]

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Engagement Night for new Waterloo Elementary School

Posted October 31, 2014

Parents and community members are invited to attend an information session for the new elementary school in the Vista Hills area of Waterloo, on November 12, 2014 at 7:00pm in the gym at Edna Staebler Public School- 450 Bernay Drive, Waterloo. The new school, located at 314 Sweet Gale Street, will serve grades JK-8, and […]

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Safe Caring Inclusive Schools Team Training

Posted October 30, 2014

On October 30 and 31st, Safe Caring Inclusive School (SCIS) Teams from all of our schools, will attend a training session at St George Hall, in Waterloo. The SCIS Teams are made up of teachers, administrators, parents, and students! Each team member works towards creating a positive climate in their school. More information on SCIS […]

Student dedication brings Tanzanian choir to William G. Davis PS

Posted October 30, 2014

The staff and students of William G. Davis Public School welcomed The En-Kata Choir from Tanzania, Africa. They performed their ‘Hope of the Maasai’ musical presentation, and shared songs and stories from the heart of their continent. The school’s Global Issues Group (GIG), which is also their Me to We club, has done a monumental amount of work […]

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Waterloo Region Crime Prevention Council presents award to Courtland Ave PS

Posted October 29, 2014

Since 2007, the Waterloo Region Crime Prevention Council (WRCPC), in partnership with the WRDSB, runs the ‘Say HI’ school campaign. The purpose of this campaign is to build a strong, caring community within Waterloo Region and aims to bring people together and nurture a sense of belonging and responsibility. By saying ‘HI’ to other students, […]

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Canadian Wildlife Federation rewards KCI’s horticulture class

Posted October 29, 2014

The horticulture class at Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate & Vocational School (KCI) received a $500 cheque from the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CFW) as part of their Habitat 2020 school program. The program helps reward schools (or classrooms) across the country that make an important contribution to wildlife in Canada. The money will help carry on the restoration efforts that the […]

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Galt CI shows Canadian pride and honours Cpl. Nathan Cirillo

Posted October 28, 2014

Today the students at Galt Collegiate Institute wore red to show their support for the late Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, for those who protect our country and to show that they are proud to be Canadian. As a school, they came together and made a human maple leaf in front of their historic building as a symbol […]

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Terry Fox Run was fun in the sun for Centennial PS

Posted October 27, 2014

Cambridge’s Centennial Public School would like to thank their community for supporting their annual Terry Fox Run! With their support, Centennial P.S. raised $1,604.07 for cancer research! This amount means that the school passed all of the goals set at the beginning of the campaign, which was $600, and surpassed previous years of raising about $400. The […]

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WRDSB Special Education Choir winners of 2014 Group Achievement Award

Posted October 23, 2014

A special congratulations goes out to the WRDSB Special Education Choir are the recipients of the 2014 Group Achievement Award, sponsored by K-W Oktoberfest Inc. The award was presented at the K-W Oktoberfest Rogers Women of the Year award ceremony and is given to recognize the achievements and outstanding contribution of a group that impacts and/or improves our […]

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A Letter from the Director of Education

Posted October 22, 2014

Dear Waterloo Region District School Board Staff & Families, All of us are shocked and saddened by the events that unfolded in Ottawa today. Our thoughts are with all those affected, and we acknowledge the bravery of the emergency personnel who reacted immediately to protect the community. While events like this are extremely rare and […]

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7:00 pm New Waterloo Elementary School I... @ Edna Staebler Public School
New Waterloo Elementary School I... @ Edna Staebler Public School
Nov 12 @ 7:00 pm
Join us for an information meeting, and learn more about the design for the new JK-8 school in the Vista Hills are of Waterloo!

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