Tag: elementary

WT Townshend Students Record Living History of Westmount Nursing Home Residents






What was it like back in the day? This is what a group of Grade 5 and 6 students from W.T. Townshend Public School are finding out as they meet with their Westmount Nursing Home ‘grand-friends’ every other week. WTT Trailblazers come with their list of questions, and work on their best listening and writing skills […]

WRDSB Online Registration Interruptions






Online Registration Unavailable July 14 – August 10 Between July 14 and August 10, 2016, our online registration system will be unavailable to the public as we install upgrades to improve the online registration experience. Online registration for the 2016-17 school year will reopen August 11, 2016. Online Registration Processing over the Summer Any online […]

Name our New School!

Help us Name our New Kitchener Elementary School!






In 2017, we will open a new elementary school on Thomas Slee Drive, in the Doon area of south Kitchener. We invite all members of our community help us name this school by filling out the form below. A committee made up of Kitchener trustees, the area superintendent, communications staff and the principal will select […]

Information for Parents: Elementary Report Cards






Dear Parent/Guardian: We are writing with an important update on the final report card. At this point in the year, you would normally receive your child’s report card. We know how important the report card is to parents and to students. It is a reflection of the work done throughout the year, and the marks, […]

Trustees Name New West Waterloo Elementary School






At the Committee of the Whole Meeting held April 20, 2015, trustees approved the name of the new west Waterloo elementary school. The new school located on Sweet Gale Street, will be named Vista Hills Public School. The name relates to the geographical area of the school. The hills in the area were developed overtime by […]

Our Schools






The Waterloo Region District School Board is one of the larger school boards in Ontario. We serve approximately 63,000 students in 120 schools in the Region of Waterloo. A full list of all WRDSB schools, their addresses and websites. Enter your address into the School Finder to see which schools are in your area. Maps […]

About Cheating & Plagiarism






The procedure describes responses to cheating and plagiarism with all students in Grades 7 to 12. Consequences will be progressive in nature and will take into consideration the following factors: the grade level of the student the maturity of the student the number and frequency of incidents the individual circumstances of the student Consequences will be […]

About Late & Missed Assignments






The procedure describes responses to late and missed “major” assignments (i.e., assignments that comprise part of the critical body of evidence for evaluation and reporting purposes) for all students in Grades 7 to 12.Communication must occur between the student, parent/guardian and teacher to clarify the reason for any missed assignments. Responses to late and missed […]

Frequently Asked Questions & Responses






The following a responses to frequently asked questions parents have regarding the Policy statement and new procedure. 1. Why is the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) implementing a new procedure (Admin Procedure 1660) about AER Grades 7 – 12? Research tells us that students learn best when instruction, resources and the learning environment are […]

About Report Cards Grades 7-12






The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) recently created a procedure regarding Assessment, Evaluation and Reporting (AER) Grades 7 – 12. The procedure and accompanying board policy 2010 – Assessment, Evaluation and Reporting Policy align with the Ontario Ministry of Education’s Policy Document: Growing Success: Assessment, Evaluation and Reporting in Ontario Schools. The new procedure will take […]

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