Category: Uncategorized

Special Education Advisory Committee member nominations open

WRDSB is currently seeking membership nominations for the Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) from local organizations and associations that have a vested interest in exceptional children and adults. The membership term is from December 1, 2018 until November 30, 2022. Nomination submissions are due on October 31, 2018. Please visit our nomination page for more […]

WRDSB continues to close gap to province on standardized tests

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) results in standardized tests for reading, writing and mathematics continued to make progress towards the provincial average in results released today by the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO). WRDSB continues to be above the provincial average in Grade 9 applied mathematics. This year results for previously-eligible students for […]

Student Accident Insurance Information

Every September, Ontario school boards remind families about the option of acquiring student accident insurance. Student accident insurance can help cover unforeseen expenses due to injury that are not covered by provincial health care or employer group plans. Waterloo Region District School Board recommends “insuremykids®” Protection Plan. For more details on this option you can view […]

PD Day for all teaching and paraprofessional staff on September 21

Friday, September 21, 2018 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, and all Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) operated before and after school programs will be closed. The focus for the day across all our schools will be School Improvement Planning in the morning and the […]

HeForShe writing contest submissions now open

WRDSB is proud to once again join the University of Waterloo to invite students in Grades 9 through 12 to participate in the HeForShe writing competition. This year’s theme will be ALLIES. Allies use their energy and power to call out inequity and amplify the voices of people who share their own lived experiences of […]

Night School Registration starts September 10

Night School is held on Monday and Thursday evenings at Cameron Heights C.I. and Galt C.I. There are over 20 course options to choose from. Registration begins on September 10. All current high school students should register with their school guidance. Please see your guidance office and make an appointment. For more details please visit the Night School website.

Football season saved at Huron Heights SS

Touchdown! We heard. We asked. We found. To you, we say thank you! We have some exciting news to share: the Huskies senior boys’ football season has been saved and will go on. *…and the crowd goes wild* Principal Jeff Klinck and the Huron Heights Secondary School (HHSS) administrative team are pleased to announce that […]

""

International Languages course registration opens tomorrow

Waterloo Region District School Board’s International Language Programs are offered every Saturday from September 15, 2018 to June 15, 2019. The programs run at a variety of locations throughout the region, and each class lasts either 3.25 hours for high school credit courses or 2.5 hours for elementary courses. All levels of language ability are welcome. […]

Sir John A Macdonald SS Closed September 5, 2018

On the evening of Tuesday, September 4, 2018, an electrical malfunction occurred at Sir John A. Macdonald Secondary School which resulted in significant damage to the electrical systems. As a result, classes have been cancelled for Wednesday, September 5, 2018, and the school is closed to all staff and students. There was no impact to […]

First day of school at Janet Metcalfe PS

This morning at 9:00 a.m. Kitchener’s newest and largest elementary school opened its doors for the first time. Janet Metcalfe Public School welcomed more than 550 students and 52 staff into our brand new facility. The school is named after Canada’s first ever kindergarten teacher, who taught in Waterloo Region for more than thirty years. […]

1 2 29