Category: Sir John A. Macdonald Secondary School

Principals from China visit the WRDSB

At the beginning of November, Glenview Park Secondary School (GPSS) principal Kelly Kempel, and Sir John A. MacDonald Secondary School (SJAM) principal Kathy Young, hosted a group of principals from China for an engaged in leadership discussions. The gathering was part of a school exchange program put together by the Ontario Ministry of Education and […]

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 […]

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 […]

United Way congratulates top donor schools for 2013 campaign

In October 2013, many WRDSB employees at various school sites were able to give a substantial amount of money to the United Way during their ‘Give – Volunteer – Act’ campaign, which ran from October 10 to 18, 2013. The organization congratulated the top 3 performing Cambridge elementary schools, K-W elementary schools, and high schools […]

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 […]

Secondary School Information Night – Sir John A Macdonald SS

Date:  Wednesday, December 14, 2011 – 6:45pm A secondary school information meeting for Sir John A Macdonald SS will take place December 14, 2011 beginning at 6:45pm. The meeting will take place at the school, located at 650 Laurelwood Drive in Waterloo.

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