Tag: advisory

Strike Action from Student Transportation Services

We have been advised that OSSTF District 24 office staff members, working at Student Transportation Services of Waterloo Region Inc (STSWR), will be on strike effective Monday, June 16, 2014. This action will not impact the transportation of our students, and bus routes will continue to operate as normal.






Update: Jacob Hespeler SS Open Tomorrow

Updated at 3:00pm Jacob Hespeler SS will be open tomorrow. Some adjustments have been made for classes that were impacted by the flood.   Jacob Hespeler Secondary School in Cambridge is closed today due to a flood. Updates will be posted to our website as they become available.






Wilson Avenue PS Open Today

Wilson Avenue PS is open today. The school was closed on Friday due to a flood.






Wilson Ave PS Closed Today – January 31

Wilson Avenue PS in Kitchener is closed today due to flooding, The Extended Day Program is also closed today. Please check our websites for updates as they become available.






New Equipment Requirement for Skating Activities

The Waterloo Region District School Board continues to place student safety as a high priority for all of our staff and students. With this in mind, effective immediately, the WRDSB requires that all staff and students (JK-12) wear CSA approved head protection designed for skating during all skating activities. CSA-approved helmets bearing the CSA certification […]






Forest Hill PS Update – January 8

Updated January 8 – 3:40pm Forest Hill PS will be open tomorrow, January 9.   Forest Hill PS is closed today due to a burst water pipe. Please continue to monitor our website for information.






Fire at Southwood Secondary School – Update September 27

The Waterloo Region District School Board is pleased to announce that Southwood Secondary School will be open for classes on Monday morning. In consideration for the safety of our students and staff, a portion of the second floor will be remain sealed and not accessible to students or staff as clean up and remediation are […]






Jean Steckle PS Closed Today – Sept 27

Jean Steckle PS was closed today as a result of a flood. A pipe in a drinking fountain on the second floor of the school started leaking, which resulted in two to three inches of water in the hall, ceiling tiles and some classrooms. When the situation was assessed this morning, the extent of the […]