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SCHOOL OF THE DAY: Woodland Park PS making global change

Posted November 21, 2014

Woodland Park Public School‘s global initiatives over the past two years have had far-reaching impacts. Their first campaign, called “Bracelets for Books,” raised $5,000 and provided “seed” money to build a community library in the city of Assella, Ethiopia. The money was used to purchase two Samsung tablets each loaded with 100 books, three computers, […]

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SCHOOL OF THE DAY: Family Science Night at Country Hills PS

Posted November 20, 2014

For a second year, Country Hills Public School had the privilege of hosting a Family Science Night fully run by the University of Waterloo‘s Engineering Science Quest (ESQ). This program helps introduce youth to the worlds of engineering, science, and technology through a variety of engaging, hands-on activities. Families braved the winter snow and enjoyed a fun […]

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Night School Classes Cancelled – November 20

Posted November 20, 2014

Due to severe weather, night school classes at Cameron Heights CI are cancelled this evening.

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It’s We Day in Waterloo Region

Posted November 20, 2014

You can watch the event live: http://www.weday.com/watch/

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Grand River CI hosts Free the Children’s Empowerment Tour

Posted November 19, 2014

In honour of the hard work and support towards Free the Children, Grand River Collegiate Institute (GRCI) was selected to host this area’s Free the Children Empowerment Tour. The tour celebrates women’s empowerment and shares stories of Kenyan women and students whose lives have been affected by the fundraising efforts of schools in North America. Students and staff […]

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SCHOOL OF THE DAY: Driftwood Park PS celebrates 25 years

Posted November 19, 2014

Driftwood Park Public School celebrates its 25th Anniversary. Throughout the 2014-15 school year, staff and students have found various ways to acknowledge this special year. For example, an educational assistant created a mural around the top of the ‘skydome’, and the graduating class in June each have created a tile showing an activity that takes place which have […]

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SCHOOL OF THE DAY: Lackner Woods PS educates about bullying

Posted November 18, 2014

Lackner Woods Public School has kicked off Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week by engaging their learners in a variety of ways. Today is “Think-tank Tuesday” which is the name for their announcements, supporting the Region and the Board’s month long awareness program promoting respectful and responsible citizenship. Some classes have been engaged in activities related to the […]

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Highlights – November 17 Committee of the Whole Meeting

Posted November 18, 2014

On Monday, November 17, 2014 the Waterloo Region District School Board held its Committee of the Whole Meeting, starting at 7:00pm. The agenda and reports for the meeting are available online. No delegations appeared at this meeting. Policy & Governance Review of Board Policy 3006 – Student Trustees Trustees approved the draft policy Review of […]

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Bus Cancellation & School Closure – November 18, 2014

Posted November 18, 2014

Due to the current weather conditions, ALL SCHOOL BUSES, TAXI and SPECIAL EDUCATION ROUTES in Wellesley, WIlmot, and Woolwich Townships are cancelled. The schools listed are closed for the day and ALL evening rental permits at these schools are cancelled. The following schools are closed: Floradale PS Linwood PS Waterloo-Oxford DSS Transportation in all other […]

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SCHOOL OF THE DAY: Clemens Mill PS raises money to build Kenyan school

Posted November 17, 2014

The global issues group at Clemens Mill Public School ran a fundraising campaign called Trick or Change to raise funds towards building a school in Kenya – the Halloween initiative brought in $456.30. To date, the Dolphins have raised $3565 towards their goal of $5000. Keep it going, Clemens Mill PS! You are making a difference!!

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