News & Announcements

Dismissal at MacGregor PS – Wednesday, April 24

Dear families, All students of MacGregor Public School will be leaving the school building at the end of the day through the gymnasium entrance due to a severe accident on Central Street. Please be assured that everyone in the school is safe. Families are asked to pick up their child on the corner of King […]

Tell us about your experience with our French Immersion program

We are seeking public input on how we deliver our French Language Instruction programs in elementary and secondary schools. In June 2017, our Board of Trustees passed a motion for staff to review the French Immersion program in the WRDSB. This review will look at equitable access to French programs for each student, staffing challenges, […]

A Message Regarding the Attacks in Sri Lanka

On Easter Sunday, we awoke to news of yet another senseless attack in Sri Lanka, that has left over 300 people dead and several others wounded. We stand together in grieving this tragedy with our Christian community and those affected. We are a school district for all of Waterloo Region, no matter what your background […]

Young Women Building Their Future in the Trades

More than 950 eager young women and their parents packed into the Bingemans Conference Centre on Tuesday, April 2 for the sold-out Build a Dream career expo. The event aimed to help introduce female students of all ages to a broader array of career options than they may have otherwise considered, with a special focus on the trades.

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Update: Internet Service Provider Outage Fixed

Update: 9:15 am Internet access is restored in our schools and our Education Centre. Phone lines are working as normal. Thank you for your patience as we worked with our providers to restore service. We are experiencing technical difficulties with our internet, due to an issue with our service provider. This issue is also impacting […]

Remembering Andrew Beddoe

It is with deep sadness that we inform our community of the passing of Andrew (Andy) Beddoe, the principal of Floradale Public School. In his short time at Floradale PS, Andy reached many students and staff with his warm and caring attitude and was regularly seen smiling in the halls. He was a dedicated educator […]

April 12 is a PD Day for all teaching and paraprofessional staff

Friday, April 12, 2019 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, and all Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) operated before and after school programs will be closed. Elementary Teachers will participate in a full day of professional development planned by the Elementary Teachers’ Federation […]

Update: April 4 – Winston Churchill PS will open tomorrow

Update at 2:40 pm: The issue is resolved and Winston Churchill PS will be open tomorrow. Winston Churchill PS in Waterloo is closed today due to a sewer blockage at the school. We will share information as it becomes available and let our school community know when the school will reopen via our website.

The WRDSB Marks World Autism Awareness Day

World Autism Awareness Day was marked by students and staff across the Waterloo Region District School Board on Tuesday, April 2. Autism touches more than 70 million people globally and approximately 1 in 66 children and youth are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Canada.

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EXTENDED: Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is looking for new members

We have extended the deadline for applications to Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is looking for new members. They invite parents/guardians of students currently enrolled in one of our schools to apply. The fundamental fact is that parents + engagement = student success. Your involvement with PIC can help us optimize […]

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