Public Consultation Meeting #2 – Southwest Kitchener Secondary Boundary Study

We are hosting a public consultation meeting on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria at Forest Heights Collegiate Institute, located at 255 Fischer-Hallman Road, Kitchener, to gather feedback on the preferred scenario for the Southwest Kitchener Secondary Boundary Study. A preferred scenario has now been identified (see interactive map) by the […]

Award Recognizes Forest Heights Student’s Work Opening Minds Through Art

Art is opening minds and bringing generations together in Kitchener, thanks to the dedication and passion of students, teachers and facilitators. The efforts of Lillian Hyatt, a Grade 9 Forest Heights Collegiate Institute student, in particular, have garnered special attention. At the 22nd Annual Kitchener Youth Action Council Awards, Hyatt won the Intergenerational Award for […]

Public consultation for Southwest Kitchener Secondary School Boundary Study

We are hosting a public consultation meeting on Thursday, February 7th at 7:00 pm in the cafeteria at Huron Heights Secondary School. This secondary school boundary study is underway to address ongoing and future enrolment pressures at Huron Heights Secondary School. We encourage all families residing in the study area (Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute, Forest […]

Congratulations to our 2017-18 Linda Fabi Bursary recipients

At our May 28 Board Meeting, ten high school students were awarded the 2017-18 Linda Fabi Bursary. Each year, Linda Fabi, our former director of education, hands out the award to its recipients and shares a little bit about their post-secondary journey with our trustees and senior team. The bursary provides funding for students who are planning to […]

New student trustees look forward to 2017-18 school year

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.

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Take our Kids to Work Day is November 2, 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 […]

2015-16 Linda Fabi Bursary Recipients

At the May 9 Committee of the Whole Meeting, ten students were awarded the 2015-16 Linda Fabi Bursary. The bursary provides funding for students who are planning to pursue a trade through college or apprenticeship. Students were nominated for the Bursary by a teacher, and the following characteristics were taken into consideration: The student’s key […]

Take Our Kids to Work™ day is November 4

On the first Wednesday of November every year, The Learning Partnership holds Take Our Kids to Work™ day. More than 250,000 Grade 9 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. The 21st annual […]

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 […]

2014-15 Linda Fabi Bursary Recipients

At the May 25 Board Meeting, five students were awarded the 2014-15 Linda Fabi Bursary. The bursary provides funding for students who are planning to pursue a trade through college or apprenticeship. Students were nominated for the Bursary by a teacher, and the following characteristics were taken into consideration: The student’s key characteristics An example […]

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