Alerts around transportation, snow-days, strikes and other emergency communications.
Posted January 28, 2019
In anticipation of weather conditions deteriorating into the evening, the Waterloo Region District School Board has decided: All school rentals scheduled for tonight are cancelled. This evening’s Board meeting is cancelled. Extended Day Programs for Monday, January 28, will run as normal but parents are encouraged to pick up children as soon as it is […]
Posted January 18, 2019
Please be advised that a hold and secure was issued and lifted by the Waterloo Regional Police Service for Riverside Public School in Elmira due to an investigation in the area. At the time, no one was allowed to enter or exit the building while the school was in a hold and secure. All students and […]
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.
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