News & Announcements

Stand For Their Lives

Preston High School students rallied on the front lawn of their school over their break to show solidarity with American students participating in the “March For Our Lives” event happening in Washington, DC this weekend. The PHS rally was organized by two students, Daisy Nguyen, Grade 10, and Riley Porter, Grade 11. Daisy believes that it is important […]

Parent Posts

Bring your whole family to the PIC Family Event on April 7th

Hello parents of WRDSB, What are you doing on Saturday, April 7th? I am asking you because I wanted to personally invite you to an upcoming family event for parents, caregivers and community members. The WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) and the Waterloo Region Assembly of Public School Councils (WRAPSC) is excited to host their […]

There’s still time to provide your feedback

Due to the overwhelming response we have received, we have extended the budget survey closing date to March 16, 2018. Calling all students, parents, staff and community members. We want to hear from you on which funding priorities we should consider for the 2018-19 school year and beyond. Annual Budget Survey Complete this short online […]

Inspired by women making a difference in our schools

On International Women’s Day, we want to thank all the women and girls in our schools who are sharing their passion and making a difference. We are grateful to the students and staff that are leading positive change in our schools and community. CBC KW featured three of our students who are spearheading initiatives that […]

Parent Posts

Learning to cook should trump hockey practice … even in Canada

By Rosanne Robinson, RD – Rosanne is a Registered Dietitian and owner of Blueprint Nutrition, where she specializes in pediatric and family nutrition, and women’s health. You can catch her on CTV Kitchener News at 5:00 for nutrition segments. She is a wife and mother of two. Her son is in Senior Kindergarten at Millen Woods […]

Keatsway PS promotes wellness in all forms

On February 22, Keatsway Public School had a lot of fun promoting student well-being at their Wellness Day event. A variety of activities and speakers showcased different ways we can practice health and wellness. Teachers also got in on the action with their own wellness activity lead by a trained happiness coach. “We truly care […]

Free parent and caregiver workshops

On Monday, Centennial Public School will be hosting a workshop on helping teens and pre-teens with emotions and decision-making. The workshop will feature Heather Henderson who is an Associate Professor of Psychology at University of Waterloo and Tamara Awad Lobe who is a WRDSB teacher. Workshop details: Monday, March 5 from 7 – 8:30 p.m. […]

Parent Posts

Advocating for our kids against bullying

In order to protect the identities of the students involved, this Parent Post has been published anonymously. Our family’s experience with bullying was not a pretty story. For three years, my son found himself on the receiving end of some very strong words and actions which slowly chipped away at him. Those were a rough […]

Join us for a safeTALK workshop on May 10

We will be hosting a free safeTALK workshop with our partners at Waterloo Region Suicide Prevention Council on May 10 at Kitchener Collegiate Institute (KCI). Parents and guardians are invited to learn about suicide alertness and intervention resources. Date: Thursday, May 10, 2018 Time: 6 – 9 p.m. Location: KCI, 787 King St. W., Kitchener Please register for […]

February 28 is Pink Shirt Day

On Wednesday, February 28, join us in recognizing Pink Shirt Day. This is a day to stand up against bullying and raise funds to support programs that foster children’s healthy self-esteem. Wear pink to show your support. Each year, a new pink t-shirt is designed in the region to recognize the day and raise funds. […]

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