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Join our Accessibility Planning Committee!






We are looking for three representatives to sit on our Accessibility Planning Committee beginning in the 2016-17 school year. The role of the committee aligns with the Board’s Strategic Plan and specifically relates to fostering wellness and well-being, embracing diversity and inclusion and engaging students, families, staff and communities by ensuring that our school and […]

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PIC and WRAPSC Annual Parent Conference, Saturday April 16, 2016: Keynote: How to Raise Confident and Motivated Kids, Theme: Strengthening Family-School Relationships

The Fifth Annual PIC-WRAPSC Parent Event was a Success!






The 5th Annual Waterloo Region District School Board PIC-WRAPSC Parent Conference was held on Saturday, April 16th at Bluevale Collegiate and it was a huge success!!   387 adults and 144 children were registered for this gorgeous day, with a final total attendance in 392.  Attendees  settled in to hear this year’s keynote speaker, Monique Howat. […]

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Help us Suggest a Mascot for Vista Hills PS!






Vista Hills PS is our newest elementary school, set to open this September. We are looking for suggestions for the school mascot, and we want your input! We invite all members of our community to help us suggest our mascot by filling out the form on the Vista Hills PS website. School staff will select […]

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PD Day – Friday, April 22, 2016






This is a reminder of our scheduled Professional Development (PD) Day this Friday – Friday, April 22, 2016. There will be no school for WRDSB students. Elementary staff will spend the day attending a half-day seminar on mental health and well-being. The other half of the day will be spent at their school, on self-directed […]

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Path to Platinum at Glenview Park SS






Glenview Park Secondary School (GPSS) is attempting to become the first school in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) to achieve the Ontario EcoSchools Platinum Certification! For almost a decade, the staff and students at GPSS have been incorporating green practices into their school days. From Grade 9 Geography students taking on the school […]

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Bridgeport PS dance-a-thon a huge success






On a cold March day, Bridgeport Public School was dancin’ up a storm inside! For approximately two weeks before their big dance-a-thon, Bridgeport PS students collected pledges to help off-set the cost of a new projector screen for their gymnasium and to provide additional resources for student learning. The fundraiser was a huge success and the […]

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2016 Tim Walker Awards for Environmental Stewardship






Tim Walker Awards Presented by Student Trustees Four schools received funding to support their environmental projects. The funding was provided as part of the Tim Walker Memorial Awards for Environmental Stewardship, established by the board to honour the life of secondary school teacher Tim Walker, and his commitment to education and environmental initiatives. An adjudication […]

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Come borrow a book at your child’s school library






Did you know that you and your child can visit our school libraries and sign out books before your little one starts in September? We are inviting our families to use their school’s library, once their child has been registered for Kindergarten. We hope you will take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to become familiar with […]

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The 2016-17 School Year Calendar is Here!






The 2016-17 School Year Calendar has been approved by the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) and by the Ontario Ministry of Education. The first day of school for 2016-17 school year is Tuesday, September 6, 2016. View the calendars: 2016-17 School Year Information Elementary Secondary – Semestered Schools Secondary – Waterloo-Oxford DSS

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#ChangeGroup brings Buddy Benches to J. W. Gerth PS






Over the span of eight weeks, seven students from J. W. Gerth Public School met with Mr. Laythorpe, a special education resource teacher, to work on a special project. Mr. Laythorpe challenged these kids, through the school’s enrichment program, to come up with a task that would involve positive change for the rest of the […]

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