Howard Robertson Plants the Roots of Community in Kinzie Park

The morning sun shone brightly over Kinzie Park in Kitchener on Wednesday, September 25, as students from Howard Robertson Public School worked to transform the space and plant ten trees in partnership with Love My Hood and the City of Kitchener. The event, aligned with National Tree Day and National Forest Week, was the kickoff […]

Reminder: Ottawa Street Reconstruction

A reminder to staff and visitors that road closures are expected surrounding the Education Centre in the near future. It is expected around Thursday, May 25th that Homer Watson Boulevard and Alpine Road will both be closed on the south side of Ottawa Street. They will remain closed for about 14 weeks. This is in addition […]

Westmount PS is the People’s Choice for Kitchener’s Great Places

Westmount Public School is the People’s Choice winner of Kitchener’s Great Places Awards. Citizens of Kitchener selected the new school for “its positive contributions to the neighbourhood and the role that it plays in making Kitchener a great city.” The new fully accessible two-story Westmount Public School opened in September 2015, complete with a double […]

Pioneer Park PS receives hockey equipment from NHLPA

It’s a great day for hockey, and for the students and volunteers of the Panther Hockey Learn to Skate and Play Hockey program! Pioneer Park Public School‘s head custodian and founder of Panther Hockey, Steve Sanderson, has been recognized by the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) in a big way. Panther Hockey has received 25 […]

Special guests read to J.F. Carmichael PS students

Surrounding the gymnasium walls at J.F. Carmichael Public School were posters written and drawn from each student about their favourite book. It was the perfect set-up to welcome to very special community guests who were going to read to them – Waterloo Regional Police Service Chief of Police Bryan Larkin and City of Kitchener Mayor […]

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 […]

Chicopee Hills PS – December 8 Public Meeting re: Zone Change

On December 8, 2014 the Planning and Strategic Initiatives Committee (PSIC) of the City of Kitchener, will be meeting to receive a City Staff Report on the Waterloo Region District School Board’s Zone Change Application to permit the construction of the new Chicopee Hills Public School at Lackner Blvd. and Fairway Rd. MEETING PURPOSE: City Planning […]

Sheppard PS student is Jr. Fire Safety Chief

Congratulations to Noah, a Sheppard Public School student, who became Junior Fire Safety Chief on June 6. Noah entered a contest, sponsored by the City of Kitchener, answered some fire safety questions, and was the lucky winner! Noah and his class spent a special day with fire crews, and got a pizza party! Noah got to […]