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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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United Way congratulates top donor schools for 2013 campaign

Posted October 22, 2014

In October 2013, many WRDSB employees at various school sites were able to give a substantial amount of money to the United Way during their ‘Give – Volunteer – Act’ campaign, which ran from October 10 to 18, 2013. The organization congratulated the top 3 performing Cambridge elementary schools, K-W elementary schools, and high schools […]

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Preston PS runs for Terry Fox

Posted October 21, 2014

Preston Public School engaged the entire school community with it’s Terry Fox day. The day with an hour in the sunshine running and walking around the block and playground. The event was followed up with an assembly featuring the accomplishments of Terry Fox and his Marathon of Hope. The rest of the day was dedicated to recreation […]

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Highlights – October 20 Board Meeting

Posted October 21, 2014

Director’s Update Waterloo Region District School Board – Board Meeting On October 20, 2014 at 7:00pm, the WRDSB held its monthly Board Meeting. The agenda and reports for this meeting are available on the Board’s website by clicking here. No delegations appeared at this meeting. Receipt/Approval of Minutes Trustees approved the following minutes: Special Education […]

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Eastwood CI named Harmony School of the Year by Harmony Movement

Posted October 20, 2014

It is with great pleasure to announce that Eastwood Colligate Institute is the recipient of Harmony Movement’s 2014 Harmony School of the Year Award. Eastwood C.I. is an incredibly diverse school, hosting the Waterloo Region’s esteemed Integrated Arts Program as well as being a magnet site for English Language Learners. Students describe ECI as a place […]

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Country Hills PS celebrates the 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games

Posted October 20, 2014

To help kick-off the 2015 Toronto Pan Am/Parapan Am Games and the Torch Relay, Country Hills Public School had a special visit by the Pan Am Games Community Tour Committee. Local athlete, WRDSB alumni and Pan Am Games ambassador Mandy Bujold, and the official 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Games mascot PACHI the Porcupine, made a special appearance, […]

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Margaret Avenue Senior PS a big presence at CIBC Run for the Cure

Posted October 20, 2014

With the month of October you can expect cooler fall days and the colours of red, orange and yellow filling the Region’s skyline. Though for many, October is also filled with support, strength and the colour pink to acknowledge Breast Cancer Awareness month. Cancer affects most us, and it’s been no different within the WRDSB […]

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Cycling into the Future at Elizabeth Ziegler PS

Posted October 17, 2014

The grade 5 and 6 students at Elizabeth Ziegler Public School have been participating in a program called, “Cycling into the Future”. The program teaches rules and safety, repair and maintenance, rodeo riding (biking on the schoolyard in special challenges), and road riding. The program coordinator, police, bike instructors, bike mechanics and classroom teachers work together […]

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Buddy Benches bring friendship to Pioneer Park PS

Posted October 16, 2014

What is a Buddy Bench? It’s a bench students can go to if they are in need of a friend or someone to play with. Sitting on the bench lets other students know that they are lonely, whether they are shy or new to the school and don’t feel comfortable asking to be a part […]

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