Category: Alerts

Suspect arrested in the threat against KCI

We would like to thank our partners at Waterloo Regional Police Service for their swift action and apprehension of the suspect in the case of a threat made against the Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate and Vocational School community. We can confirm that the suspect in this case is a current Waterloo Region District School Board student. As […]

Suspect arrested in the threat against Jacob Hespeler SS

We would like to thank our partners at Waterloo Regional Police Service for their swift action and apprehension of the suspect in the case of a threat made against the Jacob Hespeler Secondary School community.  We can confirm that the suspect in this case is a current Waterloo Region District School Board student. Our staff, […]

Update on threatening messages found in some WRDSB schools over the last month

As you may have heard in the media, some of our schools have reported messages found on school property and over social media that are threatening in nature and made reference to an act of violence. While Waterloo Regional Police Services have determined that these threats are not credible, together we continue to take these […]

Update: Hold and Secure at Cameron Heights CI

UPDATE: 10:42 a.m. Waterloo Regional Police Service have lifted the hold and secure at CHCI. All students and staff are safe and the school day will continue as normal. At around 9:40 a.m., a Hold and Secure was issued at Cameron Heights CI due to a threat. Waterloo Region Police Services have been called and are […]

Update: Hold & Secure at Parkway Public School, January 10

Update – The hold and secure has been lifted at Parkway Public School. Students are being directed to leave through the backdoor near the church.  Please be advised that a hold and secure has been issued for Parkway Public School due to a fire across the street. The area has been cordoned off and students […]

January 8; Reminder that all schools are open

Due to the current weather conditions, there are some bus delays and cancellations for our township schools this morning. Please visit the STSWR website for up-to-the-minute information. All schools are open. Parents and students should take care getting to school. If you judge it is not safe to do so, you should inform the school of […]

UPDATE: Hold & Secure at lifted at Wilson Avenue and Rockway Public Schools – Wednesday, December 21, 2017

3:35 pm – The hold and secure has been lifted by police at Rockway Public School. 3:25 pm – The hold and secure has been lifted by police at Wilson Avenue Public School. Please be advised that a hold and secure has been issued by the Waterloo Region Police Department for Wilson Avenue and Rockway […]

UPDATE: Hold and secure at Clemens Mill PS has been lifted

UPDATE: 10:58 a.m. Waterloo Regional Police Service have lifted the hold and secure at Clemens Mill Public School. All students and staff are safe and the school day will continue as normal. Dear families, Please be advised that Clemens Mill Public School is currently in a hold and secure at the request of Waterloo Region […]

UPDATE: Cambridge Shelter in Place – Monday, November 20

UPDATE As of 8:00 p.m. on Monday, November 20 the Shelter in Place was lifted by the Cambridge Fire Department. UPDATE: 4:49 p.m. Due to the Shelter in Place, we are also cancelling evening rentals at the below schools, including Jacob Hespeler Secondary School. We apologize for the inconvenience. Dear families, Please be advised that […]

Update: Hold and Secure at Preston High School, Grand View Public School and Preston Public School has been lifted

Update: At 10:25 a.m. the Hold and Secure had been lifted at all three schools. The Hold and Secure was put in place due to an incident in the community. This was a safety precaution to keep children secure while the police managed the incident.   At around 9:10 a.m., Waterloo Region Police Service issued […]

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