Tag: Janet Metcalfe Public School

A New Home for the Mavericks

The official opening of Janet Metcalfe PS brought together students, staff, families and special guests to celebrate the 121st school in the Waterloo Region District School Board. Janet Metcalfe PS opened its doors to students and staff for the first time in September 2018. The school is home to 550 students from Junior Kindergarten to […]

Female Student Leaders Empower Their Peers at Jean Steckle PS

The energy was palpable at Jean Steckle Public School in Kitchener on the evening of Wednesday, May 15 as 50 female students from grades five through eight from Jean Steckle and Janet Metcalfe Public Schools gathered to take part in a Girls’ Night In. As soon as the doors opened, attendees flowed in, eager to take part in the evening’s festivities, which included a maze, cookie decorating, photo booth, inspirational speaker and more. Participants kicked off the night and got moving thanks to an energetic dance class led by Kim Basler, a group fitness instructor for GoodLife Fitness.

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First day of school at Janet Metcalfe PS

This morning at 9:00 a.m. Kitchener’s newest and largest elementary school opened its doors for the first time. Janet Metcalfe Public School welcomed more than 550 students and 52 staff into our brand new facility. The school is named after Canada’s first ever kindergarten teacher, who taught in Waterloo Region for more than thirty years. […]

Groundbreaking held for Janet Metcalfe PS

On Tuesday, we broke ground on our newest elementary school. Trustees, staff and representatives from WalterFedy were all on-site to celebrate this momentous occasion. A special thank you to the Ontario Ministry of Education for their continued support and commitment to ensuring our schools continue to be innovative places to learn. “I am confident that Janet […]

Suggest a mascot for Janet Metcalfe PS

Janet Metcalfe Public School is our newest elementary school, set to open this September. We are looking for your help by selecting the new mascot. We invite all members of our community to offer mascot suggestions by clicking here to fill out the mascot form. We thank everyone for taking the time to submit your […]

Janet Metcalfe Public School Mascot

In September 2018, Janet Metcalfe PS will open its doors for the first time to students and the community. We are inviting all members of our community to help us select our school mascot by filling out the form below. Please use the following criteria to guide your mascot choice: The type of mascot must […]