News & Announcements

WRDSB observes Orange Shirt Day on September 28

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) recognizes Orange Shirt Day as a way to honour residential school survivors, those who did not survive, and their descendants. It’s just one of the ways we support, educate and reconcile our relationship with Indigenous people. What is Orange Shirt Day? Orange Shirt Day is observed each September 30 […]

UPDATE: Hold and Secure at Cameron Heights CI – September 20

UPDATE: 12:50 p.m. – WRPS has taken CHCI off of hold and secure. Please be advised that a hold and secure has been issued by the Waterloo Regional Police Service for Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute (CHCI) while the police deal with a serious matter in the area. Students will not be released from the school […]

WRDSB continues to close gap to province on standardized tests

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) results in standardized tests for reading, writing and mathematics continued to make progress towards the provincial average in results released today by the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO). WRDSB continues to be above the provincial average in Grade 9 applied mathematics. This year results for previously-eligible students for […]

Student Accident Insurance Information

Every September, Ontario school boards remind families about the option of acquiring student accident insurance. Student accident insurance can help cover unforeseen expenses due to injury that are not covered by provincial health care or employer group plans. Waterloo Region District School Board recommends “insuremykids®” Protection Plan. For more details on this option you can view […]

Night School for Semester 1 – Cancelled

Due to low registration, our Night School program has been cancelled at both locations, Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute (CHCI) and Galt Collegiate Institute (GCI) for Semester 1. Registration for Semester 2 will begin February 4, 2019.

PD Day for all teaching and paraprofessional staff on September 21

Friday, September 21, 2018 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, and all Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) operated before and after school programs will be closed. The focus for the day across all our schools will be School Improvement Planning in the morning and the […]

HeForShe writing contest submissions now open

WRDSB is proud to once again join the University of Waterloo to invite students in Grades 9 through 12 to participate in the HeForShe writing competition. This year’s theme will be ALLIES. Allies use their energy and power to call out inequity and amplify the voices of people who share their own lived experiences of […]

Night School Registration starts September 10

Night School is held on Monday and Thursday evenings at Cameron Heights C.I. and Galt C.I. There are over 20 course options to choose from. Registration begins on September 10. All current high school students should register with their school guidance. Please see your guidance office and make an appointment. For more details please visit the Night School website.

Football season saved at Huron Heights SS

Touchdown! We heard. We asked. We found. To you, we say thank you! We have some exciting news to share: the Huskies senior boys’ football season has been saved and will go on. *…and the crowd goes wild* Principal Jeff Klinck and the Huron Heights Secondary School (HHSS) administrative team are pleased to announce that […]

WRDSB flags at half-mast this weekend for Firefighters’ National Memorial Day

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) Education Centre and school buildings will be joining other Ontario government establishments in flying the Canadian flag at half-mast this weekend to mark Firefighters’ National Memorial Day. Firefighters’ National Memorial Day was instated by the federal government last year and is celebrated annually on the second Sunday of […]

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