Tag: award

Blue Spruce Award Nominee, Carolyn Mills






Congratulations to Laurentian Public School’s very own Carolyn Mills on being nominated for 2018 Blue Spruce Award. Her picture book, The Little Boy Who Lived Down The Drain, has been nominated for this annual distinction through the Ontario Library Association’s Forest of Reading program. Mills describes The Little Boy Who Lived Down the Drain as […]

Congratulations Jeff Gerber






At the recent Canadian Student Leadership Conference, Mr. Gerber was awarded the 2017 Leader of Distinction for his outstanding contributions to student leadership. From all of us at WRDSB and WODSS, we want to congratulate Mr. Gerber on earning this national distinction. Our students are truly fortunate to learn from such an outstanding teacher and […]

OTIP Teaching Awards nominations now open






Do you know a teacher who demonstrates and inspires excellence in their work? Now is the time to give them the recognition they deserve by nominating them for an OTIP teaching award. Each year the Ontario Teachers Insurance Plan (OTIP) and the Ontario Teachers’ Federation (OTF) jointly sponsor the OTIP Teaching Awards, to recognize teachers […]

Blair Road PS wins Barrday Schools of Excellence Award






Congratulations to Blair Road Public School for winning the 2015 Barrday Schools of Excellence Award! The school has received a $10,000 grant to put one stationary bike in all 15 classrooms. In June, Blair Road PS teacher Jackie Nash-Smowton, who teaches their congregated Learning Disabilities program, won the Barrday Teacher of Excellence award. As part of […]

Bluevale CI receives gold status from Ontario EcoSchools






For the third year in a row, Bluevale Collegiate Institute (BCI) has received the Gold Ontario EcoSchools Award. According to Ontario EcoSchools’ Certification Guide, the gold award “indicates that a school has taken a comprehensive approach to implementing the EcoSchools program and has achieved significant results in each section of certification.” “Visiting your school was a pleasure! You continue […]

Edna Staebler PS receives recognition award from EQAO






The Education, Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) has awarded Edna Staebler Public School the Dr. Bette M. Stephenson – Recognition of Achievement Award, at a ceremony in Toronto. The school is being honoured for its efforts at improving student achievement over the years, and its use of EQAO  data to improve student learning. The Waterloo school […]

Excellence in Technological Education Award Banquet






Event Date:  June 15, 2011 – 6:30pm – 9:00pm The Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program will be hosting the 3rd Excellence in Technological Education Award Banquet on Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at Bingemans, Kitchener. This banquet recognizes the achievements of employers and students in support of technological education and apprenticeships. CLICK HERE for additional information.

Waterloo Region Technological Skills Competition Award Ceremony






Date:  Tuesday, April 5, 2011 – 6:00pm The awards ceremony for the Waterloo Region Technological Skills Competition will be held on Tuesday, April 5, 2011 beginning at 6:00pm. The ceremony will take place at the Recreation Centre at the Doon Campus of Conestoga College.