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REMINDER: Have your say. Vote on WRDSB purpose statement!






We’re looking for some help. We need your ideas, whether you are a student, a parent, a grandparent, a teacher, a bank clerk or a bus driver. We want to hear from everyone. And it’s an important job. We want you to help us define in a single statement what the Waterloo Region District School […]

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safeTALK training sessions for WRDSB parents & guardians






As one of our operational goals to support student & staff wellness, we are pleased to offer safeTALK training for parents/guardians of the WRDSB on #BellLetsTalk Day. What is safeTALK? safeTALK is a three-hour alertness workshop that prepares participants, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide alert helper. What are the goals […]

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KCI Magnet Program Information Nights






Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate Institute is hosting information nights on magnet programs for students who will be attending KCI in Grade 9 in September. Information sessions will be held at KCI, located at 787 King Street West, Kitchener. Parking is for free for the evening and is located behind the school off of Glasgow and Green Streets. Fast […]

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Scott McMillan elected as board chair






Ted Martin elected vice-chair At the Inaugural Board Meeting held this evening, trustees elected Scott McMillan as Chair of the Board and Ted Martin as Vice-Chair. Trustee McMillan was first elected in 2014 to represent the townships of Woolwich and Wellesley. “Selecting a first-term trustee as Chair signals that this board is ready to take […]

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CORRECTION: French Immersion Information Sessions






Registration for Grade 1 French Immersion will begin on Monday, January 9, 2017 on the Waterloo Region District School Board website at www.wrdsb.ca/french.  Parents/guardians of children in senior kindergarten are invited to attend an information session to learn more about French programs in the WRDSB and the registration process for Grade 1 French Immersion.  Information sessions […]

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UPDATED: Advisory on school trips overseas






Update: Monday, November 28, 2016 The WRDSB has concluded its review of the decision to cancel scheduled trips to Belgium and France.  Our decision-making in this process has reflected our desire to assure the safety and security of every traveler. As part of our review we considered information from a range of sources including: Veterans […]

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Integrated Arts Program Information Night






The Integrated Arts Program (IAP) at Eastwood Collegiate Institute offers students with an interest in performing, visual and media arts an enhanced program. The IAP provides students opportunities to explore, experience, or study aspects of careers in the arts through extra-curricular activities, paraprofessional assistance, and field trips.  Students enrolled in the program must be strongly committed […]

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#WeAreWRDSB

Have your say: vote on WRDSB purpose statement






We’re looking for some help. We need your ideas, whether you are a student, a parent, a grandparent, a teacher, a bank clerk or a bus driver. We want to hear from everyone. And it’s an important job.

We want you to help us define in a single statement what the Waterloo Region District School Board is all about.






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Changes to WiFi access: go WRDSB Secure to maintain access






On January 3, 2017, WRDSB is introducing changes to the filtering of internet content on our password-free wireless network, WRDSB Wireless. These changes mean that if you continue to connect using WRDSB Wireless you will no longer be able to access some popular websites such as Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and Vimeo. You can continue to […]

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IB Program Information Nights are Coming






The International Baccalaureate Program offers students more flexibility in terms of pace, depth and breadth of study. Students earn credits through a curricular framework infused with internationalism and upon successful completion are granted the International Studies Honours Certificate or the International Baccalaureate Diploma (an internationally recognized curriculum program). An application package for this program is completed […]

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