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Kindergarten Registration Begins February 2nd!

From February 2 – 6, 2015, register for Kindergarten at your school! Please contact your school to arrange a specific time for registration. If you are not sure which school your child will attend, check the school finder or call (519) 650-4934 x221. Who can register for Kindergarten? Children born in 2011 are eligible for Junior Kindergarten, […]

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French Immersion Registration is Now Open

2015 French Immersion Registration

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2014 Director’s Annual Report

The 2014 Director’s Annual Report is now available! Each year, the Director is required to submit a report to the Ministry of Education, highlighting the achievements of the past year. Our Annual Report gives the local community a snap shot at what students and staff have achieved. Awards, good news stories and  achievements in learning […]

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WRDSB teacher wins ETFO Rainbow Visions award

The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (EFTO) has awarded Debbie Samson, a teacher at Sunnyside Senior Public School, with the Rainbow Visions award at the 2014 Annual Meeting for her work in establishing one of the first gay-straight alliances (GSA) in Ontario middle schools. For 20 years, Debbie has been an advocate of social justice and […]

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WRDSB Chief Information Officer recognized by Huffington Post

On January 16, The Huffington Post announced their Top 100 Most Social CIOs on Twitter 2015, and we are pleased to announce that our very own chief information officer (CIO), Mark Carbone, has made the list! Based on his knowledge, connectivity and collaboration with social media tools, he has been categorized as a must-follow social […]

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Crestview PS believes in the “Power of Yet”

Staff and students of Crestview Public School have started 2015 with a bang! The school has introduced a new initiative by shifting student learning from a fixed mindset to a growth mindset. Inspired by this YouTube video posted by Sesame Street called “Janelle Monae – Power of Yet,” students of Crestview PS are choosing to look […]

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Caring assemblies at Edna Staebler PS empowers students

As they have for years, Edna Staebler Public School continues to hold monthly caring assemblies. The purpose of these gatherings is to bring the whole school together and talk about how each of us can make the world a better place, right now. Their caring assemblies centre around a picture book that a guest reader, usually a […]

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Sunnyside PS welcomes new Canadians to their mother’s group

At Sunnyside Public School, it’s not unusual to hear students speaking in many languages as they move throughout their day, both in class and out, to support their learning. In the last few years, this phenomenon has spread to include a multilingual approach with families as well. On January 15, Sunnyside PS hosted their second […]

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Wellesley PS wins The Play Exchange’s Active at School challenge

Thanks to the efforts of Wellesley Public School‘s school council, the school has won The Play Exchange‘s Active at School challenge. Canadians were encouraged to help promote active and healthy living in schools across the country, and Wellesley PS is the challenge winner for the province of Ontario. A panel of Canadian judges from Active for […]

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Queensmount PS encourages tomorrow’s leaders to pay it forward

For more than 10 years, Queensmount Senior Public School has had a Random Act of Kindness (RAK) program supported by an anonymous community member. The program encourages students to write down and submit whenever they receive or witness a RAK. Each week a name is drawn from the submission box and the class that the student is […]

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Lackner Woods PS joins Etienne in world-wide core French session

Lackner Woods Public School joined many other schools from around the world to be part of the first ever, world-wide interactive core french classroom with Etienne (a.k.a. DJ D.E.L.F.). Their grade five and six students sang along and participated in activities with Etienne during his 50 minute session in the comfort of their own library. It was […]

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