Category: Community

All the news and sponsored events within our school communities.

Free parent and caregiver workshops

On Monday, Centennial Public School will be hosting a workshop on helping teens and pre-teens with emotions and decision-making. The workshop will feature Heather Henderson who is an Associate Professor of Psychology at University of Waterloo and Tamara Awad Lobe who is a WRDSB teacher. Workshop details: Monday, March 5 from 7 – 8:30 p.m. […]

February 28 is Pink Shirt Day

On Wednesday, February 28, join us in recognizing Pink Shirt Day. This is a day to stand up against bullying and raise funds to support programs that foster children’s healthy self-esteem. Wear pink to show your support. Each year, a new pink t-shirt is designed in the region to recognize the day and raise funds. […]

Free Family Event on April 7

The Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) and Waterloo Region Assembly of Public School Councils (WRAPSC) are excited to host their 7th annual free family event on Saturday, April 7. This is a fun opportunity for WRDSB families to learn and connect. Register Online Now The theme for this year’s event is Parent Engagement for Innovative Education and […]

Stay safe around ION trains

Grand River Transit would like to remind our parents, students and community members that testing is now in progress in all areas of the ION route. Train you brain Here’s how to stay safe around the ION route: Obey Signage Some intersections have been modified. Please follow any new restrictions and please obey all signage. […]

SafeTALK Workshop – Cancelled

Please note that the safeTALK workshop has been cancelled due to low registration. We will be hosting a free safeTALK workshop with our partners at Waterloo Region Suicide Prevention Council on February 22 at Cedar Creek Public School. Families and community member are invited to learn about suicide alertness and intervention resources. Date: Thursday, February […]

Grade 5 Waterloo students can be city councillors for the day

Mayor Dave Jaworsky is inviting Grade 5 students in Waterloo to share one big idea to make Waterloo an even better place to live. Students can submit their idea in writing or as a video, and Mayor Jaworsky will select eight entrants to take over city council for a day. Winners will have a chance […]

Join us on January 25 for a Public Meeting Open House

Waterloo Region District School Board is developing a Long-Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) that will show how well used our schools are now and are expected to be over the next ten years. It also reveals how well kept our schools are in terms of school condition. Your feedback on the proposed solutions is important to us. We invite […]

Suggest a mascot for Janet Metcalfe PS

Janet Metcalfe Public School is our newest elementary school, set to open this September. We are looking for your help by selecting the new mascot. We invite all members of our community to offer mascot suggestions by clicking here to fill out the mascot form. We thank everyone for taking the time to submit your […]

Huron Heights SS welcomes the Waterloo Regional Police Service

On December 27, members of Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) will be taking part in a training session onsite at Huron Heights Secondary School. Throughout the school year, we partner with WRPS to engage in training opportunities. There will be no access to the school on December 27th for any students or staff members. The police employ […]

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women

Wednesday, December 6 is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women. To mark the day, flags at our buildings will be flown at half-mast from sunrise to sunset. On the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women, we remember the 14 female engineering students who were murdered at l’École […]

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