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A New Year Begins September 6!






Get ready to start learning, discovering, and making memories. We’re excited to welcome you back to school on Tuesday, September 6, 2016. Share your first day of school with us using #WRDSBFirstDay Don’t miss the bus! Schedules will be available on August 22. For bus information, visit Student Transportation Services of Waterloo Region (STSWR), or call […]

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2016-17 Transportation Information is Coming Soon!






Transportation details for the 2016 – 2017 school year will be available on Monday, August 22, 2016. Kindergarten Students Since Junior Kindergarten students will not have an OEN number prior to September, STSWR, Inc. will be sending a direct mail out to families of Junior Kindergarten students detailing busing information for September 2016. Senior Kindergarten […]

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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 – August 10 Between July 14 and August 10, 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 August 11, 2016. Online Registration Processing over the Summer Any online […]

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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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