Mathematics is now one mark with the NEW curriculum

In September 2020, the Ministry of Education implemented the new elementary 2020 Mathematics Curriculum. One of the changes that came with the revised curriculum is how mathematics marks are reported on the report card. Previously, students were assigned grades based on individual math strands; with the new curriculum, students are now assigned one overall mark […]

EXTENSION: Elementary Mode of Learning Change Requests

Due to the declaration of a provincial emergency and the extension of remote learning, we have heard from many families that they are experiencing difficulties in making a decision given these uncertain times. In an effort to be responsive to your concerns, we have extended the deadline for elementary families to request a change to […]

WRDSB recognizes Treaties Recognition Week

Every year, the first full week of November is Treaties Recognition Week, which was initiated by Ontario’s Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation (MIRR) in 2016. This year, Treaties Recognition Week is November 2 to 6, 2020. It was introduced to honour the importance of treaties and to help Ontarians learn more about treaty rights […]

WRDSB presents the Monster Tree Challenge

Trees throughout our region are showing off their autumn colours, and what better way to celebrate the fall season than a little leaf-learning! From now until Friday, October 30, our Outdoor Education department invites all WRDSB students and their families to participate in Monster Trees, a hunt for Waterloo region’s largest trees. This free, fun […]

WRDSB hosts Backyard Bird Count

Looking for a fun way to mark Earth Day, enjoy the outdoors and connect with nature, all while practicing physical distancing? From Tuesday, April 21 to Thursday, April 23, our outdoor education department is hosting a Backyard Bird Count for all WRDSB students and families. Counting birds can be done easily from a backyard, balcony […]

Ted Rogers Scholarship Fund for Indigenous Students

Deadline: April 15, 2019 Amount: $2,500.00 Application Form: https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/56420-Indspire Description of the Award Indspire is seeking exemplary Indigenous high schools leaders to apply for the 2019-2020 Ted Rogers Scholarship Fund (For Indigenous Students). This is a $2,500.00 renewable aware for students entering full-time studies in a first two-year college program or a first four-year undergraduate program […]

It’s time to register for Kindergarten

Online registration is now open for Fall 2019 Starting kindergarten is an exciting time for children and families. For many, it’s the first school experience in their learning journey. At Waterloo Region District School Board, we want to assure families that their children will receive the best education for their child’s needs from kindergarten to […]

University Information Program (UIP) coming to Huron Heights SS

Twenty-one Ontario universities will be visiting Huron Heights Secondary School (HHSS) on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. All Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) high school students will have the opportunity to select three different sessions followed by free time to talk with other university representatives. It is never too early […]

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 […]

Night School for Semester 1 – Cancelled

Due to low registration, our Night School program has been cancelled at both locations, Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute (CHCI) and Galt Collegiate Institute (GCI) for Semester 1. Registration for Semester 2 will begin February 4, 2019.

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