Explore skilled trades through Co-operative Education

WHAT IS OYAP? The Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) is a School to Work program that opens the door for students to explore and experience apprenticeship skilled trade career opportunities, starting in Grade 11 or Grade 12, through the Cooperative Education program. Students can become registered apprentices and work towards becoming certified journey persons in […]

Elmira District SS receives Woolwich Community Fund grant

Over the last few weeks, the Grade 10 Construction class at Elmira District Secondary School (EDSS) has been building benches in the front “U” for community use. Last fall, Mrs. Gaudet, her Environmental Science students, and Landscape Ontario volunteers redid the landscaping around the front area of the school. Almost all of the trees that fill the […]

Take Our Kids to Work™ day is November 5

On the first Wednesday of November every year, The Learning Partnership holds Take Our Kids to Work™ day. More than 250,000 grade nine students spend the day in the workplace of a parent, relative, or friend. This event allows students to experience and explore the world of work as they begin to consider possible career paths. Take Our Kids […]

An Abundance of Talent — “Artrium” Contest Winners

The WRDSB is so proud of our students who entered the “Artrium” Student Art Display contest at the Education Centre. Each work submitted showed immense talent from our students. We want to congratulate all students that entered this contest for their hard work and dedication! This year Curry’s Art Store selected Wei Qi, a student […]

Gym Locations

For school addresses and telephone numbers please see our school listing. (*) Movable wall to Multi-Purpose Room (+) No change rooms Single Gyms and General Purpose rooms may not be suitable for adult sports. Please call the school custodian to arrange to view the gym space to ensure it is adequate for your activity. Kitchener Locations […]

Kinsmen Club of Kitchener-Waterloo Community Scholarship

Deadline: May 29 Application Form: Kinsmen Club of K-W Application Form Website: www.kinclubs.ca Sponsor Information K-W Kinsmen Club 99 Ottawa Street South Kitchener, ON N2G 3S8 Canadian Headquarters Kinsmen & Kinette Clubs of Canada 1920 Hal Rogers Drive PO Box KIN Cambridge, ON N3H 5C6 Toll Free Phone: 1-800-742-5546 Fax: 1-519-650-1091 Email: kinhq@kinclubs.ca Description of […]

Public Meeting #1 Woolwich and Wellesley Townships Accommodation Review

Date:  Tuesday, October 18, 2011 – 7:30pm – 9:00pm Date: Tuesday October 18, 2011Location: Elmira District SS Gymnasium, 4 University Ave, ElmiraTime: 7:30 – 9:00 pm All are welcome to attend the first meeting of the Woolwich and Wellesley Townships Elementary Schools Pupil Accommodation Review. The Woolwich and Wellesley Townships Accommodation Review involves Floradale, Linwood, […]

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