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International Admissions Office is OPEN all Summer






Our International Admissions Office is open during the summer! If you would like to register an international student for the 2016-17 school year, please complete the online application form. Once you submit your online application, you will receive an automated e-mail with further instructions to complete your registration. An admissions appointment will be arranged once the […]

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WRDSB Online Registration Interruptions






Online Registration Unavailable July 14 – 25 Between July 14 and July 25, 2016, our online registration system will be unavailable to the public as we install upgrades to improve the online registration experience. Online registration for the 2016-17 school year will reopen July 26, 2016. Online Registration Processing over the Summer Any online registrations […]

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Summer hours for WRDSB Education Centre






Between July 8 and August 26, 2016, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) Education Centre (51 Ardelt Avenue) will be closed to the public on Fridays. The Education Centre will be open to the public Monday to Thursday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Regular hours resume the week of August 29, 2016.

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Possible interruption to Canada Post






In the event that Canada Post services are interrupted on July 2, 2016, it is recommended that all external mailings be dropped off or picked up in person at the Distribution Centre located at the Waterloo Region District School Board – Education Centre , 51 Ardelt Avenue Kitchener, ON N2C 2R5. Please ensure name, department […]

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Love of outdoor learning has students ‘buzzzzing’






Students in the enrichment class at Parkway PS love it when they get to visit an outdoor education centre and have hands-on learning and when outdoor education specialist Sean McCammon visits their class. When Sean visited the class recently, he was speaking about the bee hives he has at the Laurel Creek Nature Centre. He told […]

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NFL Super Bowl champion visits New Dundee PS






Back in January, New Dundee Public School partnered with the National Football League (NFL) to pilot the NFL’s Play 60 program – a 28-day fitness program which motivates kids to move more before, during, and after school for at least 60 minutes a day. Staff from NFL Canada came to the school to help kick-off the fitness […]

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Preston HS students meet Bryan May at Musicfest Nationals






The Preston High School Senior Band students competed at Musicfest Nationals in Ottawa and played their way to gold! After the event, while still in Ottawa, the band received a special visit from hometown Member of Parliament, Bryan May – he sought out the gold medalists to congratulate them on their big win! Behind the lens is […]

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Bluevale CI Officially Opens BFIT Park






On June 17, Sarah Milne, Executive Assistant to Bardish Chagger, MP for Kitchener-Waterloo, MPP Catherine Fife, City of Waterloo Mayor Dave Jaworsky, Region of Waterloo Chair Ken Seiling and WRDSB Chairperson Kathleen Woodcock and Director of Education John Bryant joined Bluevale Collegiate Institute Principal Mark Hunniford to announce the opening of the Bluevale Free Inclusive […]

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Spots open for June 28 safeTALK training!






Good news! We have spaces available for safeTALK training on June 28 at 6pm! This is our last training session for the school year – sign up today! safeTALK is a three-hour alertness workshop that prepares participants, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide alert helper. Learn more about the safeTALK program.

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OYAP Dinner Celebrates Student Success & Employer Partnerships






On June 9, 2016, the WRDSB’s Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program held its  annual appreciation dinner for students and employers at the Galt Country Club. This fun evening gives our OYAP students a chance to celebrate their success in the program with their families, while acknowledging the hard work and value the employers add to their […]

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