Category: Board

News from and about the board and trustees, such as initiatives, financial reports and minutes.

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 […]

Information about an automated message

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 […]

Investing in student achievement and well-being

Thank you to everyone who participated in our 2018 budget survey. We broke records this year with over 2,300 responses to the survey. Your feedback has assisted us in allocating our resources to support our current and future students. Our strategic priorities and operational goals have also helped in shaping the 2018-19 budget. We believe […]

Secondary school summer office hours for 2018

Over the summer, our secondary schools are closed for periods of time over the summer. 2018 Secondary School Summer Office Hours School Name Summer Closure Bluevale C.I. July 16 – August 24 (inclusive) Cameron Heights C.I. July 2 – August 31 (renovations) Eastwood C.I. July 16 – August 24 (inclusive) Elmira District S.S. July 13 […]

Congratulations staff, students and families

Another academic year has come to a close. We know that this is an exciting and busy time for our staff, students and families. I would like to take a moment to reflect, express gratitude and celebrate the hard work and accomplishments of our school communities. Our strategic priorities and commitments are the foundation of […]

You’re invited to the 2018-19 Budget Meeting

Join us at our special Committee of the Whole Meeting to discuss the 2018-19 school-year budget. When:    Wednesday, June 13 at 7 p.m. Where:   Education Centre, Board Room located at 51 Ardelt Avenue, Kitchener How can you give input? The meeting is open to the public to attend and view. If you wish to provide […]

2018-19 School Year Calendar is now available

The 2018-19 School Year Calendar is now available.

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Family Survey

Welcome to the 2017-18 Family Survey. Take the Survey We would like to hear from you! Parents and guardians are important partners as we work to provide safe, caring and inclusive places for students to learn and succeed. The survey will remain open until June 28, 2018 at 4pm. Your answers will remain anonymous and […]

Welcome to our 2018-19 student trustees

At last night’s Committee of the Whole meeting, trustees appointed the new student trustees for the 2018-19 school year. We would like to welcome Oscar Judelson-Kelly, a Grade 11 student from Cameron Heights CI, and Ben Wahl, a Grade 11 student from Waterloo CI. WRDSB has two student representatives who are selected each year by the Board-wide […]

There’s still time to provide your feedback

Due to the overwhelming response we have received, we have extended the budget survey closing date to March 16, 2018. Calling all students, parents, staff and community members. We want to hear from you on which funding priorities we should consider for the 2018-19 school year and beyond. Annual Budget Survey Complete this short online […]

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