News & Announcements

Grade 1 French Immersion






Thinking about French Immersion for your child? Join us at one of our information sessions to learn more about our French programs and registration process. Information sessions will be held at the WRDSB Education Centre (Map) on the following days: November 27, 7 p.m. December 1, noon December 4, noon December 4, 7 p.m. Please […]

Parent Posts

Parenting in a Digital World






By Susan Cranston – Susan is in her second year as a volunteer on the Parent Involvement Committee (PIC). She is a mother of two daughters. Madeline, age 14, is a Grade 9 student at Sir John A. MacDonald Secondary School and Sam, age 18, recently graduated Grade 12 from Kitchener Collegiate Institute. “While technology […]

High School Info Nights: Grade 8 Transition






Over the next couple of months, High Schools across the board will be hosting Grade 8 Nights for parents and students. These information sessions will focus on Grade 8 students’ transition to High School, including the course selection process, in-school student supports, extracurricular activities and more. Please be sure to check-out the information session for any […]

OHIP+ Children and Youth Pharmacare






We want to remind students, parents and caregivers that starting on January 1, 2018, Ontario will provide free prescription drug coverage for all children and youth aged 24 and under. Children and youth will have access to over 4,400 medications and other drug products at no cost. Enrolment in OHIP+ is automatic – you will […]

Maya Tried Hockey






Wilson Avenue Public School’s Grade 5 students had some exciting visitors last week from Hockey Canada. They were one of several classes across the the region to participate in the Try Hockey program. Maya is just one of the students who got to take an hour out of her school day to try her hand […]

Friday, November 17, 2017 is a PD Day – no school for students






Friday, November 17, 2017 is a professional development day for Elementary and Secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, but Extended Day Programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus for the PD Day will be School Improvement Planning in the morning. Teachers will participate in a whole-school activity […]

Remembrance services from Clemens Mill PS and across WRDSB






Across Waterloo region today, thousands of students and staff will honour the people who fought for our freedom, sacrificed their lives, and who continue to serve Canada with ceremonies to mark Remembrance. We thank every Canadian service person for their bravery and commitment to keeping us safe. Clemens Mill Public School Each year, we showcase […]

Doon Public School Closed






Doon Public School is closed Friday, November 10. There was a downed live wire across the school’s driveway, and in waiting for response from hydro and to ensure the safety of students, families and staff, the school was closed. The wire has since been removed and hydro is working to restore power. This closure only […]

Parent Posts

Introducing Parent Posts – written by parents, for parents






By Brent Hutzal – Brent is co-chair of Parent Involvement Committee. He has two daughters, Kate, 7, who attends Bridgeport Public School, and Claire, 2 (Bridgeport Public School JK Class of 2019-20). Some of the most valuable parent information that I have ever received has been at my daughter’s school bus stop. I am confident […]

Treaties Recognition Week






This is a week to honour the importance of treaties and to raise awareness on how treaties shape the relationship between Indigenous & non-Indigenous communities. All week long we will be sharing our staff, community and students’ social media stories on how they are honouring Treaties Recognition Week. [View the story “November 6 marks the […]

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