Category: Learning

All the news around Learning at the WRDSB. Curricula, report cards, programs, registration, eLearning, libraries, and anything else to do with student learning.

Happy Support Staff Appreciation Day

At Waterloo Region District School Board we believe that all of our staff play an important role in supporting students’ confidence and success. May 9th marks Support Staff Appreciation Day. This is a day in which we celebrate the skills, commitment and dedication of our educational support staff in helping create bright futures for our students. […]

Congratulations Tania Bumstead

On May 7, Tania Bumstead was presented with the Prime Minister’s award for teaching excellence in STEM. Tania has been teaching for the past 18 years and is currently a teacher at Vista Hills Public School. She is an innovative teacher who believes in teaching students to be equipped for the future, whatever that may bring. […]

Teaching teachers tech at the Ontario summit

On Saturday, April 7, Jacob Hespeler Secondary School hosted teachers from across Ontario at the EdTechTeam Ontario Summit. This was the 6th annual event, which brings educators together to learn about new tools and skills in education technology. Presenters covered a large array of topics, from digitizing math to using technology for the preservation aboriginal […]

Keatsway PS promotes wellness in all forms

On February 22, Keatsway Public School had a lot of fun promoting student well-being at their Wellness Day event. A variety of activities and speakers showcased different ways we can practice health and wellness. Teachers also got in on the action with their own wellness activity lead by a trained happiness coach. “We truly care […]

Agendas/Minutes

Meetings are usually held on the second Wednesday of each month starting at 7:00 p.m. at the Education Centre, 51 Ardelt Avenue, Kitchener. Please call 519 570-0003, ext. 4235, to confirm meeting dates and times. 2017-18 Agendas & Minutes Meeting Date Agendas Minutes September 13, 2017 Agenda Minutes October 11, 2017 Agenda Minutes November 8, […]

Some Grade 9 students prepare to take the EQAO math assessment

Our Grade 9 students who took math in their first semester will be writing the EQAO math assessment in the coming days. The Grade 9 assessment of mathematics tests the skills students will have learned by the end of their Grade 9 math journey. Different versions of the test are administered in the academic and […]

International Students

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EQAO 101 for High School Students

High school students participate in two EQAO tests – a math test in Grade 9 and a literacy test in Grade 10. We not only want to help our students do their best, but also feel confident and prepared leading up to these tests. Check out this video to learn what EQAO testing means for […]

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week – November 19-25

We are committed to providing a safe, caring and inclusive learning environment for all students – each and every one. Ontario’s Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week runs from November 19 to 25, 2017. This week is an opportunity for us all to reinforce clear and positive messages that bullying is not acceptable in our schools […]

Grade 1 French Immersion

Thinking about French Immersion for your child? Join us at one of our information sessions to learn more about our French programs and registration process. Information sessions will be held at the WRDSB Education Centre (Map) on the following days: November 27, 7 p.m. December 1, 12 p.m. December 4, 12 p.m. December 4, 7 […]

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