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Riverside PS donates to Canadian Cancer Society

Recently, a beautiful example of inquiry based learning came to life in a kindergarten class at Riverside Public School. While role playing in the dramatic play area, that was transformed into a ‘store,’ a student decided that all the money children spent in the store would be donated to the Canadian Cancer Society. From there, […]

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Update: Information Regarding Grades 3 & 6 EQAO Assessments

We would like to provide families with an update to our previous letter indicating that the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) would begin strike action on Monday, May 11, 2015. The strike action taken by ETFO across the province, and including here in the WRDSB, involves the withdrawal of administrative duties, including the administration […]

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Bag2School at Bridgeport PS

Just in time for spring cleaning! As part of Bridgeport Public School‘s fundraising efforts, the school asked their families to donate unwanted clothing or household linens instead of taking them to a thrift store. To make it easier for transportation, families were then encouraged to put their donations into a garbage bag and bring it […]

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Eastwood CI wins gold at MusicFest Canada

On May 12, 2015  in Toronto, Eastwood Collegiate Institute Music Students participated in The Nationals MusicFest Canada competition, a week-long festival that features over 500 groups from across Canada, including Bands, Choirs, and Strings.   These students could not have represented Eastwood any better! Congratulations Concert Choir, Chamber Choir, and Junior Band for earning Gold standing with their performances! […]

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Two WRDSB schools chosen for national ‘O Canada’ recording

In a national search of 82 elementary schools, Sandhills Public School and King Edward Public School were chosen to represent the WRDSB as part of the largest recording of ‘O Canada’ to date. The initiative is to celebrate the 50th anniversary  of the Flag of Canada. The Hometown Music Council, a not-for-profit organization with funding […]

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Special guests read to JF Carmichael PS students

Surrounding the gymnasium walls at J.F. Carmichael Public School were posters written and drawn from each student about their favourite book. It was the perfect set-up to welcome to very special community guests who were going to read to them – Waterloo Regional Police Service Chief of Police Bryan Larkin and City of Kitchener Mayor […]

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Anti-bullying messages surround King Edward PS

Staff and students at King Edward Public School created an amazing visual display that surrounded the outside of the school to promote solidarity against bullying. With a pink rope strung around the school, students attached quilt patches to sections of the rope with anti-bullying messages. As a daily reminder to be kind, the quilt patches will […]

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Update on Administration of Grades 3, 6 & 9 EQAO Assessments

The Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) notified the WRDSB that they will not be sending the Grade 3 and 6 Reading, Writing and Mathematics assessment materials to any boards currently affected by labour action. As a result, no WRDSB students in Grades 3 and 6 will participate in the EQAO assessment this year, until […]

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Waterloo CI student wins silver in province-wide French contest

We are so excited to share that Waterloo Collegiate Institute (WCI) Grade 10 Extended French student, Matea Ceric, won silver at the 31st Concours d’art oratoire, an annual French public-speaking event organized by Canadian Parents for French (Ontario) and the Ontario Modern Language Teachers’ Association. Matea was presented her award by Jean-Marc Michalik, Canadian boxing athlete […]

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Franklin PS holds ‘explosive’ Science Fair

The students, staff, and surrounding community of Franklin Public School viewed 72 projects by 187 students at their spring Science Fair – where students proudly demonstrated and shared their projects! Students were encouraged to work with friends and family to submit an inquiry-based project for the fair. They showed interests in everything from volcanoes and tsunamis to pollution […]

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