An update from the Chair and Director

Dear WRDSB Family, We hope this communication finds you in good health. Clearly we still find ourselves in unfamiliar circumstances and we continue to look forward to the day when we can welcome you back to school. Thank you for all you are doing to limit the spread of COVID-19 and sincere thanks to all […]

A message to our students and families

Dear WRDSB students and families, A great deal has taken place since our letter of March 22nd, and we wanted to provide you with an update, along with additional resources to support you through these unprecedented times. On Tuesday, March 31st, Ontario’s Education Minister announced that students would not be returning to the classroom before […]

Huron Heights SS welcomes the Waterloo Regional Police Service

On August 14, members of Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) will be taking part in a training session onsite at Huron Heights Secondary School (HHSS) in Kitchener. Throughout the year, we partner with WRPS to engage in training opportunities. This means there will be no access to the school on August 14th for any students […]

Park Manor PS welcomes the Waterloo Regional Police Service

On July 24, members of Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) will be taking part in a training session onsite at Park Manor Public School in Elmira. Throughout the year, we partner with WRPS to engage in training opportunities. This means there will be no access to the school on July 24th for any students or […]

WRDSB donates $1 million to The Terry Fox Foundation

The Terry Fox Foundation has awarded Waterloo Region District School Board with a $1,000,000 milestone plaque. For the past 28 years, rain or shine, our schools have organized many Terry Fox School Run events, shown their dedication and generosity, and vowed to help put an end to cancer. The plaque is just a small gesture […]

Kitchener CI welcomes the Waterloo Regional Police Service

On March 13, members of Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) will be taking part in a training session onsite at Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate and Vocational School (KCI). Throughout the school year, we partner with WRPS to engage in training opportunities. There will be no access to the school on March 13th for any students or staff members. The […]

Insights and Action Report: 2018 Director’s Town Hall & Community Engagement

In spring 2018, the Waterloo Region District School Board held a Town Hall event, hosted in-person focus groups and launched a Family survey to gather feedback. All of these events were designed to ensure families and students of diverse backgrounds and abilities could participate in activities and engage with the content. We know that our […]

Smart Waterloo Region Youth Forum

An exciting youth-focused event is coming up, and Smart Waterloo Region needs your help to make it a success. On January 12th the Smart Waterloo Region team will host a Youth Forum at RIM Park. Co-created with the Smart Cities Innovation Council: Youth Unite Here (SCIC YUH) – a group of local youth representatives, the forum will be […]

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women

Today, 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 […]

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 […]

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