Posted May 1, 2019
We have extended the deadline for video submissions to Thursday, June 27, 2019. Warm up those vocal cords (or fingers) and show off your Canadian spirit. We are in search of incredible WRDSB talent to help us kick-off a variety of events on the “right note” – and we want you to be the star. […]
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 […]
Posted October 29, 2015
Sandhills Public School students were able to learn more about Canada’a history first-hand from a visitor who will have a place in the Canadian history books forever. Joan O’Malley, who sewed the first Canada Flag, along with the sewing machine she used, came to the school and shared her story. She also talked about our […]
Posted May 20, 2015
In a national search of 82 elementary schools, Sandhills Public School and King Edward Public School were chosen to represent the WRDSB as part of the largest recording of ‘O Canada’ to date. The initiative is to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Flag of Canada. The Hometown Music Council, a not-for-profit organization with funding […]
Categories: Feature · Schools Tags: Bil Ioannidis · Canada · Canadian Heritage · City of Kitchener Councillor · Flag of Canada · Hometown Music Council · King Edward Public School · Sandhills Public School · Sarah Marsh
Posted November 26, 2014
On February 15, 2015, the Canadian Flag will be 50 years old and this anniversary will hold special meaning to staff and students at Smithson Public School. A local group called the “Flag Wavers of Waterloo Region” has launched a campaign to mark the flag’s milestone. The goal of their efforts is to let Canadians know […]
Posted October 28, 2014
Today the students at Galt Collegiate Institute wore red to show their support for the late Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, for those who protect our country and to show that they are proud to be Canadian. As a school, they came together and made a human maple leaf in front of their historic building as a symbol […]
Posted February 24, 2014
For the past 16 days, staff and students across the WRDSB have been getting into the spirit of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games. Many of our schools hosted their own games, some had past Olympians come share their stories, and some just wanted to watch hockey! Go Canada Go!
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