Tag: Forest Heights Collegiate Institute

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

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 […]

WRDSB high schools celebrate Reach As High As You Can Day

“You will never know how high you can reach, how far you can go, how much you can do until you try. ~ Believe in yourself and believe in your dreams. ~ You just might surprise yourself and surpass your original goal. Reach as high as you can!” (National Calendar Day, 2015). April 14 is National […]

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 […]

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 […]

“Artrium” Contest Winners Selected

We are 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 “The Struggle”, by Kayla Sowa, […]

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