About and by our schools! Events, initiatives, successes.
Posted February 15, 2018
Today, students and staff at Glenview Park Secondary School welcomed Premier Kathleen Wynne to their school. Students had the opportunity to ask her questions and participate in a town hall discussion. The town hall was moderated by Grade 12 students Sarah Brennan and Tom Calligaris, the Student Co-Prime Ministers of GPSS. Students did not hold […]
Posted February 7, 2018
Groh Public School opened their doors to students, staff and families back in September 2017. Last week, we had the opportunity to come together and celebrate with an official opening ceremony. Groh staff welcomed families, trustees, senior leaders and members of our community to a special assembly and open house. Watch below to see all […]
Posted January 25, 2018
On January 12, the hallways of Desire2Learn (D2L) were buzzing with students eager to share their coding creations. Three classes from two high schools (Cameron Heights CI and Elmira District SS) and one elementary school (Park Manor PS) were invited to a Tech Fair at D2L’s head office. They proudly demonstrated the apps they had […]
Posted January 24, 2018
On Tuesday, we broke ground on our newest elementary school. Trustees, staff and representatives from WalterFedy were all on-site to celebrate this momentous occasion. A special thank you to the Ontario Ministry of Education for their continued support and commitment to ensuring our schools continue to be innovative places to learn. “I am confident that Janet […]
Posted January 22, 2018
January 26, 2018 is a professional development day for Elementary school staff. Elementary students will not attend school, but Extended Day Programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus of the P.D. Day will be teacher directed assessments, evaluation and planning activities. Paraprofessional staff (EAs/CYWs) will be participating in […]
Posted January 18, 2018
Waterloo Region District School Board is developing a Long-Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) that will show how well used our schools are now and are expected to be over the next ten years. It also reveals how well kept our schools are in terms of school condition. Your feedback on the proposed solutions is important to us. We invite […]
Posted January 9, 2018
Families of children entering Grade 1 in the fall of 2018 can register for French Immersion beginning January 10. Visit our French Immersion website to learn more or register your child.
Posted November 28, 2017
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 […]
Categories: Learning · Schools Tags: Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO)
Posted November 27, 2017
Winter is coming and we want to ensure that we are ready for what Mother Nature has in store for us this season. During bad weather conditions, we may need to cancel buses or close schools for the safety of our students and staff. Here’s what you need to know: Learn more about our Severe Weather procedures.
Posted October 18, 2017
We have extended the deadline for video submissions to Friday, November 24, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. It’s time to show your Canadian pride, WRDSB fam. We are creating a brand new O Canada video – and we want you to be the star. You can be a part of a brand new national anthem video […]