Jayne Herring Elected Chair of the Board

At the 2018 Inagurual Board Meeting, held December 3, trustees elected Jayne Herring as Chair of the Board and Joanne Weston as Vice-Chair. Trustee Herring is starting her first term as trustee, representing Cambridge and North Dumfries and Trustee Weston also begins her first term, serving Kitchener. “I would like to express my sincere gratitude […]

Welcome to the 2017-18 School Year

Dear Parents and Caregivers, It is with great pleasure that we welcome you to the 2017-18 school year. We have put together a variety of resources designed to help you become familiar with school programs, communicate with your child’s teachers and school, and actively engage in their learning. Participating in your child’s learning is a […]

WRDSB students receive Ontario Principals’ Council scholarship

As our education system kicks off the 2016-2017 school year, we are excited to share that eight WRDSB students are winners of the Ontario Principals’ Council (OPC) scholarship award! Congratulations to: Tara DeBoer of Grand River Collegiate Institute Julie Enns of Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate & Vocational School Emma Hatcher of Sir John A. MacDonald Secondary School Robert Leung of […]

GRCI to mark 50 years with Renegades reunion

Grand River Collegiate Institute (GRCI), home of the Renegades, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this weekend, Friday, June 3 and Saturday, June 4, 2016, with musical and acting talents from students, artwork, various decade displays, alumni athletic games, a golf tournament, BBQ, the opening of the drama time capsule, and so much more. On Friday, GRCI will kick off […]

Ontario’s Education Minister learns with WRDSB students

On May 6, Southwood Secondary School (SSS) and Cedar Creek Public School students met with Ontario’s Minister of Education at rare Charitable Research Reserve who was eager to learn more about this new environmental mentorship program they were involved with. Last year through the WRDSB Specialist High Skills Majors (SHSM) Environment program, students from Southwood […]

WODSS students interview Ontario’s Education Minister

Waterloo-Oxford District Secondary School (WODSS) had the unique privilege of having Ontario’s Minister of Education visit their school to talk more about the Free Tuition announcement the Government of Ontario announced earlier this month. Before the Minister Liz Sandals addressed the media and guests, Miss Jackson’s Grade 11 TV Studio Production class had the opportunity to […]

Kathleen Woodcock Re-Elected as Chairperson of the Board

At the Inaugural Meeting of the Waterloo Region District School Board held December 7, trustees re-elected Kathleen Woodcock as Chairperson of the Board, and re-elected John Hendry as Vice Chairperson. Trustee Woodcock was first elected in 2000 to represent the area of Waterloo/Wilmot. “I’m eager to continue leading the board and the system in a […]

Happy 50th Anniversary to Lincoln Heights PS

This past Saturday, Lincoln Heights Public School invited guests to come help celebrate their 50th Anniversary. It was a welcoming experience as they welcomed current and former staff, students and community members to their school to reminisce and reconnect. Visitors took a walk through the decades, viewing a variety of displays created by the school’s learning buddies. Displays […]

Queensmount Senior PS marks 50 years of education

With the sun shining and the parking lot full, Queensmount Senior Public School had a tremendous turnout at its 50th Anniversary open house over the weekend. Staff, students and families from past and present filled the gymnasium and hallways, as more than 250 people came out to eat cake, laugh, and remember the glory days they […]

Queensmount Senior PS is turning 50

Queensmount Senior Public School is celebrating its 50th anniversary Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. This open house will showcase the 50 years with class photos, yearbooks, staff pictures, and spirit wear – there’s even a selfie area! At 2:00 p.m., WRDSB Chairperson Kathleen Woodcock, Queensmount Senior PS principal Kristin Phillips, and City […]