Day 5: The gift of partnerships – students and firefighters team-up for a good cause

At the WRDSB, our students know that at the core of any strong community, is its partnerships. Students at Manchester Public School were looking for a local opportunity to give back and thought that teaming up with the Cambridge Fire Department was the perfect way to support a good cause. In its ninety-seventh year, the […]

Tackling community issues at Manchester PS

The Manchester Public School Grade 5/6 class were given an assignment to write persuasive letters to government officials on a community issue they were concerned about. Three students wrote to the City of Cambridge about their safety concerns with an inaccessible median at the Dundas Beverly intersection. On March 19th, the Mayor of Cambridge surprised […]

Manchester PS raises money for Syrian refugees

Before the holiday break, staff and students at Manchester Public School raised $1,000 to World Vision Canada to help support the incoming Syrian refugees. The money was collected through various fundraising efforts, such as a cake walk and staff potluck lunch. The Government of Canada will match their donation, which will have a significant impact of the lives […]

Manchester PS receives Indigo Love of Reading grant

Reading fills the mind with imagination and knowledge, while also being an important part of everyday life – from reading instructions on a medicine bottle, to understanding road signs. It is with this understanding that Manchester Public School‘s Literacy Committee wanted to help fill their school full of new books. In February 2015, the committee completed an […]

Four Schools Receive Funding for Environmental Projects

Tim Walker Awards Presented by Student Trustees Four schools received funding to support their environmental projects. The funding was provided as part of the Tim Walker Memorial Awards for Environmental Stewardship, established by the board to honour the life of secondary school teacher Tim Walker, and his commitment to education and environmental initiatives. An adjudication […]

Ribbon Cutting at Manchester PS

On March 26, 2015 we celebrated the official opening of the new addition at Manchester PS with a ribbon cutting. The school received a new two-story addition that included new Full-Day Kindergarten classrooms, a new library, new main office, and an elevator, as well as other upgrades to make the school accessible. Kingsland+ Architects and […]

WRDSB schools participate in annual Cambridge Skating Races

On Friday, February 27, hundreds of our students competed in the 85th annual Cambridge Skating Races at Galt Arena Gardens – the oldest continuous running athletic event for school children in Canada. The arena was packed with cheering fans, from family members, to friends, to education staff! As the friendly competition unfolded, a buzz of strategy chatter and […]

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 […]