News & Announcements

September is Coming

Posted August 21, 2014 sic_banner1

Get ready to start an amazing new year of learning, discovering, and creating memories. We’re excited to welcome you back to school on Tuesday, September 2nd. Don’t miss the bus! Schedules will be available at the end of August. For bus information, visit Student Transportation Services of Waterloo Region, or call (519) 650-4934. You can […]

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BIPSA 2014-2015

Posted August 27, 2014 bipsa_banner

The 2014-15 Board Improvement Plan for Student Achievement is here! This plan provides an overview of the plan to optimize student learning and achievement in the Waterloo Region District School Board.  Schools, families and community are welcome to point and click on any part of this interactive version of the BIPSA synopsis for further details […]

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WRDSB Administrator joins Halton DSB as Superintendent of Education

Posted August 12, 2014

We are pleased to announce that Scott Podrebarac will be joining the Halton District School Board this September, as a superintendent of education. Scott held various roles with the WRDSB for 21 years, including, system administrator – early learning, and most recently as the principal of Clemens Mill PS in Cambridge. “While it is hard to […]

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Summer Hours 2014

Posted July 3, 2014

Secondary schools are closed for periods of time over the summer. A Summer Closure 2014 schedule is available to print or as below. The Education Centre is open from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Thursday. Regular business hours will resume the week of August 25th. Secondary School Summer Closures 2014 School Name Summer Closure […]

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J.W. Gerth PS Update – June 27

Posted June 27, 2014

J.W. Gerth PS, and Extended Day Programs, will reopen on Thursday, July 3. Families are invited to retrieve their belongings at the school, between the hours of 9:00am – 2:00pm, on July 3. We are grateful to Kitchener Fire for their support, and keeping our school community safe! We want to take this opportunity to […]

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J.W. Gerth Students Participate in Jump Rope for Heart

Posted June 25, 2014

Once again, the JWG community has outdone themselves in contributing to the Jump Rope for Heart campaign.  This year we raised $11,498.26!  What an accomplishment.  As always, thanks everyone, for your generosity and kindness in supporting yet another good cause.  Students and staff had a wonderful time participating in the event, that took place at the […]

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“Artrium” Contest Winners Selected

Posted June 24, 2014

We are so proud of our students who entered the “Artrium” Student Art Display contest at the Education Centre. Each work submitted showed immense talent from our students. We want to congratulate all students that entered this contest for their hard work and dedication! This year Curry’s Art Store selected “The Struggle”, by Kayla Sowa, […]

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Trustees Approve Balanced Budget for 2014-15 School Year

Posted June 24, 2014

Kitchener, ON: On Monday, June 23, 2014, Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) trustees approved a balanced budget for the 2014-15 school year, as outlined in the report to board. This year, staff completed a System Fiscal Review for the 2013-14 school year, to find $4.6M in savings needed to balance the budget. While difficult, […]

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Highlights – June 16 Committee of the Whole Meeting

Posted June 17, 2014

On Monday, June 16, 2014, The Waterloo Region District School Board held its Committee of the Whole Meeting, starting at 7:00pm. The agenda and reports for this meeting can be found here. No delegations appeared at this meeting. Celebrating Board Activities Paul Fisher, VP and General Manager of Bell Media Radio, presented Director John Bryant […]

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2014-15 Student Trustee Elections

Posted June 17, 2014

At the Committee of the Whole Meeting on Monday, June 16, the newly elected student trustees for the 2014-15 school year were announced. We are pleased to welcome Hayley Birss, from Waterloo Collegiate Institute, and Mark Clubine, from Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate Institute to the board table! Both Hayley and Mark are entering grade 12 in September. […]

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