Announcing the Secondary Student Verification Portal

We announced last week that as part of our enhanced safety measures for the return to in-person learning, a new step in the daily screening process for secondary students would now have school staff verifying the results of the screener at the beginning of the school day. We are now proud to announce the launch […]

Daily Screening Verification for Secondary Students

The Ministry of Education announced, as part of enhanced safety measures for the return to in-person learning, they will now require all staff and secondary students to verify daily that they have completed the self-screening process. As a reminder, students returning to in-person learning on Monday, February 8, 2020, are expected to continue to complete […]

Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

Communicating with WRDSB families, students and staff is a guiding principle of our Return to School plans, and this includes keeping you informed about any confirmed cases of COVID-19 in our schools. In accordance with guidance from the Ministry of Education, this page will be updated on an ongoing basis with information regarding confirmed cases […]

Supporting our Community Beyond Learning

In the past few weeks, we have witnessed our community coming together as our region responds to the COVID-19 pandemic. Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) remains committed to ensuring that our students, staff, families and community members have access to the resources and supplies they need during this time. Staff are taking inventory of […]

Mental Health Supports and Resources for Students

While our schools are closed, it’s important that we remain focused on supporting our health and well-being. During this time of uncertainty and physical distancing, it’s important for us all to take time for self-care, and supporting our physical and mental health. We may not know yet what is happening regarding our return to classroom […]

Mental Health Resources

In one way or another, we have all been affected by the news of the COVID-19 pandemic. Each day seems to bring something that changes the landscape, and creates heightened anxiety. At the same time, it is important to notice how the world has come together in collective response, and how leaders are stepping forward, […]

For Secondary Students

As we return to our learning, it’s important that we remain focused on supporting our health and well-being and for us all to take time for self-care, and supporting our physical and mental health. We recognize that these are stressful times for our students. We are inviting you to review the resources we have put […]

School playgrounds closed until further notice

In an effort to help stop the spread of COVID-19 in our community, all schoolyard play structures are closed until further notice. We are asking families and community members to avoid playing on equipment for their health and the health of others. Schoolyards continue to be available for families to enjoy while practicing social distancing. […]

A Letter of Support to WRDSB Families

Dear WRDSB Families, We are writing to you at the end of what has been a very different March break, one that we could never have imagined only a few weeks ago. We would like to share with you some of the work the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is doing, and will be […]

For Parents and Caregivers

As we return to our learning, it’s important that we remain focused on supporting our health and well-being and for us all to take time for self-care, and supporting our physical and mental health. We recognize that these are stressful times for our students and families. We are inviting you to review the resources we […]

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