Category: Schools

June is Pride Month

June is nationally recognized as pride month in Canada. Many institutions and organizations fly the Pride flag as a celebration of diversity. During the month of June, all Waterloo Region District School Board locations will fly the Pride flag alongside the Canadian flag. Learn more about WRDSB flying the Pride flag. Watch this morning’s ceremony […]

2018-19 School Year Calendar is now available

The 2018-19 School Year Calendar is now available.

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Congratulations Lorie Guest

Congratulations to Bluevale CI’s Business Studies Department Head, Lorie Guest, on winning the prestigious Hillmer Award. This award is presented annually by the Ontario Business Educators’ Association to recognize a career-long contribution to education that focuses on professional leadership within the school, Board, community and throughout the province. This is the highest honour awarded to […]

WRDSB flags at half-mast this weekend for National Day of Mourning

The National Day of Mourning takes place annually on April 28. This weekend schools throughout Waterloo Region District School Board, as well as at the Education Centre, will be flying flags at half-mast in dedication to the memory of thousands of workers who have been killed, injured or have suffered illness as a result of work-related […]

April 13 is a P.D. Day for all teaching and paraprofessional staff

The focus for the April 13, 2018, PD Day will be will be School Improvement Planning for the full day. Elementary and Secondary teachers will participate in a school activity reflecting our Strategic Plan and Operational Goals for Student Achievement and Well-Being, and school improvement planning with a focus on mathematics. All paraprofessional staff (EA/CYW/DECE) and elementary occasional teachers […]

GPSS welcomes Premier Kathleen Wynne

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 […]

Celebrating Groh PS’s official opening

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 […]

Collaboration and innovation through coding

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 […]

Groundbreaking held for Janet Metcalfe PS

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 […]

Friday, January 26 is a P.D. Day for Elementary school staff

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 […]

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