Tag: Canada

EXTENDED: #WeSingOCanada together






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 […]

Joan O’Malley visits Sandhills PS






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 […]

Two WRDSB schools chosen for national ‘O Canada’ recording






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 […]

Smithson PS takes part in Canadian history






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 […]

Galt CI shows Canadian pride and honours Cpl. Nathan Cirillo






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 […]

WRDSB gets into the Olympic Spirit!






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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