Category: Planning

School boundaries, closures, openings, and renovations.

Help us name our new school






As we work towards naming the new Kitchener elementary school, scheduled to open in September 2018, we invite all members of our community help us name this school. To help fire your creative juices, we looked at a little bit of the history of and vision for the Rosenberg community in Kitchener. Named in recognition […]

We asked. You answered. A review of community feedback during budget






Waterloo Region District School Board continues to work hard with students, staff, parents and caregivers, and community partners, to ensure education and student success is a partnership. This is why we called on you to participate in our annual budget survey, from February 21 to March 10, and provide input on the funding priorities and […]

Provincial funding to provide renewal, program improvements






Our vision to innovate tomorrow by educating today received a boost this month. As part of the 2017-18 Pupil Accommodation Grant – School Renewal Allocation, provided by the Ministry of Education, to address the cost of repairing and renovating schools and infrastructure, Waterloo Region District School Board will receive approximately $9.8 million.






Read more about Provincial funding to provide renewal, program improvements »

2017-2018 Budget Survey

2017-18 Annual Budget Survey






Calling all staff, students, parents and community members. Have a say in our budget process. Which funding priorities do you think the Board should consider for the 2017-18 school year, and beyond? Respond to the short 2017-18 Annual Budget Survey below to help us identify which areas are important to our WRDSB community. Please keep in […]

Groundbreaking held for Chicopee Hills PS






The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) broke ground on its newest elementary school on Monday to serve the Chicopee Hills community. Trustees and staff together with BJC Architects Inc. and Tambro Construction were on-site to celebrate the momentous and long-awaited occasion. A special thank you to the Ontario Ministry of Education for their continued support and […]

Groundbreaking ceremony for Groh PS






On Wednesday, June 8, 2016, WRDSB staff, trustees, the Ministry of Education, and construction staff celebrated the construction of our newest elementary school with a sod turning! The new school, located on Thomas Slee Drive in south Kitchener, was named Groh Public School in November 2015. The school name relates to the Groh family, who […]

Public Meeting #2 – West Waterloo Elementary Schools Boundary Study






We want your input on potential boundary changes! You are invited to attend the 2nd Public Meeting of the West Waterloo Elementary Schools Boundary Study. Date: Tuesday, October 6, 2015 Time: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Location: Abraham Erb Public School Gymnasium, 710 Laurelwood Drive, Waterloo The West Waterloo Elementary Schools Boundary Study involves Abraham Erb […]

Turning sod for the new Riverside PS






The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) held a groundbreaking ceremony at the new Riverside Public School site on Wednesday, September 9, 2015. Representative from the WRDSB, Region of Waterloo, Kingsland + Architects, and Tambro Construction, along with local dignitaries were all on-site to celebrate the reconstruction. The new JK – 6 school will be built […]

Groundbreaking ceremony for Vista Hills PS






This morning, WRDSB staff, local dignitaries, and future students celebrated the construction of our newest elementary school with a sod turning! The new school, located on Sweet Gale Street in west Waterloo, was named Vista Hills Public School this past April. The school name relates to the geographical area of the school. The hills in […]

Chicopee Hills PS – December 8 Public Meeting re: Zone Change






On December 8, 2014 the Planning and Strategic Initiatives Committee (PSIC) of the City of Kitchener, will be meeting to receive a City Staff Report on the Waterloo Region District School Board’s Zone Change Application to permit the construction of the new Chicopee Hills Public School at Lackner Blvd. and Fairway Rd. MEETING PURPOSE: City Planning […]

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