Tag: Mary Johnston 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 […]

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 […]

Mary Johnston, first female principal in Waterloo County, passes away

The Waterloo Region District School Board is mourning the loss of Mary Johnston. In 1968, Mary became the first female principal in Waterloo County. Mary retired from the WRDSB in 1987, after spending more than 35 years in education.

“We are saddened to hear of the sudden passing of Mary,” said John Bryant, director of education. “Mary has been a long-time advocate for public education in the Region of Waterloo and will be greatly missed by our school community.”

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Mary Johnston PS Me2We team supports the Angel Tree

Congratulations to the Me2We Team at Mary Johnston Public School! They organized another successful Angel Tree campaign this year. Building on the success they had last year, the team was able to collect a grand total of 101 donated toys and gift cards! Members of the Me2We team personally delivered their gifts to the Angel Tree at Conestoga […]

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 […]

Mary Johnston PS takes on Teapot Challenge

Grade 5 and 6 students in two Mary Johnston Public School classes participated in a worldwide teapot challenge they found on Twitter. A package arrived at the school in January from Australia with the teapot inside. The goal of the challenge was to create a box that can hold a teapot and be shipped to another country without […]

Mary Johnston PS Goes Pink for Terry Fox Run

Every year, communities across Canada participate in the Terry Fox Run to support cancer research. This year, one of the teachers at Mary Johnston Public School is currently fighting breast cancer, and in an effort to support one of their own, the principal issued a challenge to the students and community. If the school raised $3000 […]

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 […]