Posted November 2, 2017
When Husayn Jamal first started his high school journey over four years ago, he was unsure what he wanted to do in the future. Husayn enrolled in Cameron Heights’ International Baccalaureate (IB) programme where he was exposed to new ideas and experiences that expanded his possibilities. Today, Husayn is in his first year at McGill […]
Posted July 11, 2017
Starting August 1, 2017, two new faces will lead the student voice around the board table. Ryan Barnes and Husayn Jamal will finish their terms as Student Trustees on July 31, 2017. Kimia Shaban, a grade 11 International Baccalaureate student at Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute, and George Kenyon, a grade 11 student at Forest Heights Collegiate Institute and member of the Kitchener Youth Action Council, will be the new Student Trustees for the 2017-18 school year.
Posted June 23, 2017
During the month of June, most Waterloo Region District School Board students look forward to leaving the classroom for the summer. But for two students the end of the school year also marks the end of their time in the boardroom. Ryan Barnes and Husayn Jamal will officially finish their terms as Student Trustees on July 31.
Posted November 17, 2016
The International Baccalaureate Program offers students more flexibility in terms of pace, depth and breadth of study. Students earn credits through a curricular framework infused with internationalism and upon successful completion are granted the International Studies Honours Certificate or the International Baccalaureate Diploma (an internationally recognized curriculum program). An application package for this program is completed […]
Posted October 14, 2016
Take Our Kids to Work day is a program designed for Grade 9 students to experience “A day in the life” of a profession or workplace. The goal of the program is to help Grade 9 students to make connections between school and the world of work, as they begin to think about possible career […]
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Posted September 9, 2016
It was a walk down memory lane as Kitchener-raised heavyweight champion paid a visit to his old high school, Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute (CHCI).
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Posted May 31, 2016
Kitchener, ON: The election of Student Trustees for the 2016-2017 school year has taken place. Husayn Jamal from Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute was elected, while Ryan Barnes from Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate Institute was re-elected for a second term. “Working with the WRDSB this year has been an incredibly rewarding experience and I look forward to seeing […]
Posted May 12, 2016
As part of our system goal of supporting student achievement & well-being, we are pleased to offer safeTALK training for parents/guardians. What is safeTALK? safeTALK is a three-hour alertness workshop that prepares participants, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide alert helper. What are the goals and objectives of safeTALK? Recognize that […]
Posted May 11, 2016
The Princess Cinema hosted the 45th Annual Charlie Awards Film Festival on April 28, 2016, and the WRDSB was well represented with budding young movie makers. The Charlie Awards are open to all secondary school students in Waterloo Region. Each entry must be student made with no direct teacher involvement, be created within a one-year […]
Posted March 22, 2016
Due to a permit conflict, night school classes held on Wednesday, March 23 at Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute (CHCI) from 6:00 – 9:30 p.m. have been CANCELLED. The make-up date is scheduled for Tuesday, April 12.