Tag: Director of Education

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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 […]

WRDSB students receive Ontario Principal Council award






We are excited to share that of the 12 winners of the Ontario Principal Council (OPC) scholarship award, eight were WRDSB students! Congratulations to: Cole Graham of Glenview Park Secondary School Natasha Morgan of Sir John A. MacDonald Secondary School Michael Potworka of Waterloo-Oxford District Secondary School Jacob Schumann of Forest Heights Collegiate Institute Emily Staines of Cameron Heights Collegiate […]

A Letter from the Director of Education






Dear Waterloo Region District School Board Staff & Families, All of us are shocked and saddened by the events that unfolded in Ottawa today. Our thoughts are with all those affected, and we acknowledge the bravery of the emergency personnel who reacted immediately to protect the community. While events like this are extremely rare and […]

Announcing our new Director of Education!






At their final Board Meeting of the school year, trustees confirmed the appointment of Mr John Bryant as the Waterloo Region District School Board’s (WRDSB) incumbent Director of Education effective September 1, 2013. Bryant has been Director of Education at Bluewater District School Board since October 2010 and brings with him a wealth of experience […]