Category: Alerts

Reminder: Ottawa Street Reconstruction

A reminder to staff and visitors that road closures are expected surrounding the Education Centre in the near future. It is expected around Thursday, May 25th that Homer Watson Boulevard and Alpine Road will both be closed on the south side of Ottawa Street. They will remain closed for about 14 weeks. This is in addition […]






Public transport strike – information for students

The Region of Waterloo is advising that labour action will cause disruption to local Grand River Transit and MobilityPLUS operators starting Monday, April 3, 2017. The strike action may cause disruption for some of our students and their families who use public transport to get to and from school.  School Bus services are not affected and […]






WRDSB Online Registration Interruptions

Online Registration Unavailable July 14 – August 10 Between July 14 and August 10, 2016, our online registration system will be unavailable to the public as we install upgrades to improve the online registration experience. Online registration for the 2016-17 school year will reopen August 11, 2016. Online Registration Processing over the Summer Any online […]






Summer hours for WRDSB Education Centre

Between July 8 and August 26, 2016, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) Education Centre (51 Ardelt Avenue) will be closed to the public on Fridays. The Education Centre will be open to the public Monday to Thursday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Regular hours resume the week of August 29, 2016.






EDSS open on Tuesday, February 2, 2016

The Waterloo Region District School Board continues to work closely with the Waterloo Regional Police Service regarding the ongoing investigation related to Elmira District Secondary School. The decision was made to close the school on February 1, out of the concern and well-being of an unidentified individual who contacted school administrators over the weekend. The […]






EDSS Closed Monday, February 1, 2016

Due to an unforeseen circumstance related to Elmira District Secondary School (EDSS), and an ongoing police investigation, the school will be closed on Monday, February 1st, 2016. Information updates will be shared through the school and the Waterloo Region District School Board websites, and Waterloo Regional Police Service. There will be no bus transportation to […]






Waterloo Schools Open Today – October 16

All WRDSB schools in Waterloo are open today. We are working closely with our partners at Waterloo Regional Police Service to make sure our students and staff are safe. If any information changes, we will let you know as soon as possible.






Power Failure at Tait Street Public School

Waterloo Regional Police have escorted students from Tait Street Public School to St. Thomas Anglican Church, after a downed hydro line knocked out power to the school and surrounding homes. The outage happened when a garbage truck struck a pole. Parents can pick up their children from St. Thomas Anglican Church, at the corner of […]






Notice to Students from the 2004-2005 School Year

Letters have been sent out to former students who left school in the 2004-2005 school year from Glenview Park SS, Grand River CI, Jacob Hespler SS, Kitchener-Waterloo CI, Preston HS, Sir John A MacDonald SS, Southwood SS, Waterloo CI or Waterloo-Oxford DSS, regarding a possible privacy breach of student information. Please click here for more […]






Transportation Alert

Due to the current weather conditions, ALL SCHOOL BUSES, TAXIS AND SPECIAL EDUCATION ROUTES operated by the Waterloo Region District School Board ARE CANCELLED. ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS ARE OPEN WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THOSE SCHOOLS DEPENDENT ON TRANSPORTATION. Grand River Transit Services are not affected by this announcement. These schools are closed for the day and […]






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