Tag: Laurelwood Public School

Waterloo students can be city councillors for the day

Mayor Dave Jaworsky is inviting Grade 5 students in Waterloo to share one big idea to make Waterloo an even better place to live. Students can submit their idea in writing or as a video, and Mayor Jaworsky will select eight entrants to take over city council for a day. Winners will have a chance […]

Day 2: Laurelwood PS Week of Giving teaches social responsibility

Students at Laurelwood PS sat quietly, anxiously awaiting the start of the daily assembly for their Week of Giving. It was Thoughtful Thursday, where students raised money to contribute to the Kitchener Conestoga Rotary Club turkey drive in partnership with House of Friendship. Laurelwood Lightening Leaders organized an exciting assembly that would see teams of […]

Grade 5 students win the UW Technovation Challenge

Emily, Cindy and Shadida are Grade 5 students with a big idea. On May 12, they took home the top prize at the University of Waterloo’s Technovation Challenge. This is a local tech competition that is part of the largest global tech entrepreneurship competition for girls. Technovation challenges girls from 10 to 18 years of age to build […]

Laurelwood PS impacts community with their Week of Giving

For 18 years, Laurelwood Public School has supported the Waterloo Region by participating in their annual Week of Giving campaign. The tradition first started when, then, vice-principal Wendy Brum saw an opportunity to directly make a difference in the Region, and to teach students the importance of giving back. This campaign has had such an impact on past […]

Laurelwood PS learns to unlearn. failure

Students from Laurelwood Public School rushed through the library doors to support their school’s leadership group, P.E.E.R. (Peer-led Educating and Empowering Resource). The members of P.E.E.R. hosted their 3rd annual unlearn. Open House and invited students in Grade 5 – 8, staff and parents to participate. This year’s theme was “Resilience to Failure” with hopes […]

Public Meeting #2 – West Waterloo Elementary Schools Boundary Study

We want your input on potential boundary changes! You are invited to attend the 2nd Public Meeting of the West Waterloo Elementary Schools Boundary Study. Date: Tuesday, October 6, 2015 Time: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Location: Abraham Erb Public School Gymnasium, 710 Laurelwood Drive, Waterloo The West Waterloo Elementary Schools Boundary Study involves Abraham Erb […]

A Week of Giving at Laurelwood PS

Starting today, Laurelwood Public School is sharing with the community by celebrating a Week of Giving. Each day students are encouraged to donate a different item for a different local charity to help make someone’s holiday season a little brighter. Munchin Monday – donation of toys and toddler clothes for babies and children Toiletry Tuesday – donation of toilet […]

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 […]