Alerts around transportation, snow-days, strikes and other emergency communications.
Posted September 20, 2018
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 […]
Posted September 5, 2018
Yesterday evening an electrical malfunction occurred in the electrical room at Sir John A Macdonald Secondary School (SJAM). Several circuit breakers were damaged due to a main distribution problem, which has now been repaired. The system has been inspected and approved by the Electrical Safety Authority and service has been fully restored. The school will […]
Posted August 28, 2018
At approximately 3:00 p.m. this afternoon, the Waterloo Region District School Board became aware that a list of subscribers to the School Messenger information system received a pre-recorded voice, email or text message inviting them to a school meeting. The message, which reached parents across our community, was distributed as a result of an internal […]
Posted June 14, 2018
Update – At approximately 2:35 p.m, the lockdown was lifted at Tait Street Public School by Waterloo Regional Police Service. Please be advised that a lockdown has been issued for Tait Street Public School, while the police deal with an incident on school property. Students will not be released from their classrooms until Waterloo Regional […]
Posted May 30, 2018
Update – At approximately 3:50 p.m, the hold and secure was lifted at Alpine Public School by Waterloo Regional Police Service. Please be advised that a hold and secure has been issued by the Waterloo Regional Police Service for Alpine Public School while the police deal with a situation at Block Line and Strasburg Road. Students […]
Posted May 23, 2018
As you may have heard in the news, Netflix released the second season of 13 Reasons Why on May 18, 2018. This is a popular series and we anticipate that many young people may watch the show. Some of the content could be potentially triggering for some teens who are more vulnerable at this time. […]
Posted April 16, 2018
Due to the inclement weather, all WRDSB schools are CLOSED today. All Extended Day programs are cancelled. Our Education Centre remains OPEN for those who can safely arrive at work. All night school classes have been cancelled tonight (April 16). Night school classes will continue as scheduled on Thursday. All evening rental permits have also been […]
Posted April 14, 2018
Due to inclement weather, the JamHacks event scheduled for April 14 & 15 at Sir John A. MacDonald Secondary School has been postponed. Please stay tuned to SJAM’s website for updated information on a new date for this event.
Posted April 13, 2018
Due to the inclement weather forecast over the weekend and special weather statement in effect for Waterloo region, all international language programs on Saturday, April 14 have been cancelled.
Posted April 12, 2018
Update – At approximately 12:40 p.m, the hold and secure was lifted at Queen Elizabeth Public School. All students and staff are safe and the school day will continue as normal. At around 11:15 a.m., a hold and secure was issued at Queen Elizabeth Public School. Waterloo Regional Police Services have been called and are […]