Statement from the Chairperson regarding continued job action

The Waterloo Region District School Board remains committed to providing a world-class public education to all of the nearly 65,000 students who attend our schools. Students remain our top priority and we take pride in welcoming them into the safe, supportive learning environments created by our dedicated administrators, teachers and education support staff. The past […]

Trustees acclaim Chair and Vice-Chair at Inaugural Board Meeting

At the Inaugural Board Meeting of the Waterloo Region District School Board, trustees acclaimed Jayne Herring as Chair and Joanne Weston as Vice-Chair. Trustee Herring, representing Cambridge and North Dumfries, and Trustee Weston, serving Kitchener, are in their first term as trustees. “I look forward to supporting and enhancing the work of staff and trustees […]

Statement from the Chairperson regarding December 4 job action

Our teachers and educational support staff provide critical support to 64,000 students in our system, across 121 schools and in our education centre, every day. They are committed to providing our students with an education that promotes a love of learning, exploring areas of interest, and preparing them for their pathway after graduation. As our […]

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 […]

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