A Good Reason to Dance at Howard Robertson

The music was pumping and students were grooving at Howard Robertson Public School in Kitchener on Thursday, March 7, 2019, for their Dance-A-Thon fundraiser in support of Nutrition for Learning. Their initial goal of $1000 has been quickly surpassed, explained Rachel Willms, a special ed resource teacher at Howard Robertson. Vice-Principal Taryn Dowsling echoes her […]

Congratulations Lori and Thea of Westvale PS

We want to congratulate Westvale Public School’s Lori Hodgson, an Educational Assistant, and Thea Ross, a Grade 6 student, for being recognized as leaders in our community. The Leading Women/Leading Girls Building Communities Recognition program celebrates women and girls whose volunteer work has improved the lives of others in their community. On Friday, April 13, […]

A.R. Kaufman PS generously supports local, global causes

A.R. Kaufman Public School is a school that flourishes because of its caring and hard-working students and staff. Throughout the school year, students have gone above and beyond in demonstrating the 4 Keys of Kaufman: respect, honesty, responsibility, and caring. During many different initiatives, they have shown dedication and determination by fundraising for both local and […]

Forest Hill PS raises $10,000 for their snack program

Everyday, there are children in Waterloo Region who go to school hungry, with nothing or very little in their lunch bags. This is the reality at Forest Hill Public School, where school staff have dedicated themselves to making sure all 550 students have food in their bellies. Currently, the school’s snack program feeds 27 classrooms, three days […]

WRDSB shoots and scores for Nutrition for Learning

WRDSB Education Centre staff joined together to host a charity hockey game – perfect for this time of year. In support of Nutrition for Learning, the money raised by this event will help 145 community based breakfast, morning meal and lunch programs impacting over 14,000 children daily. On behalf of the WRDSB, we are excited to be […]

Rockway PS student receives Nutrition for Learning award

Lawrence Jabateh, a Grade 2 Rockway Public School student, received the Nutrition for Learning Volunteer of the Month award for November to acknowledge his ongoing commitment and assistance in stocking snack bins three days a week. Last year, as the school’s main Snack Bin volunteer, Lawrence worked hard with Rockway’s teacher coordinator to prepare snack bins for all of the classrooms […]

Bullying Awareness Week at Grand River CI

The Peer Support and Student Executive classes at Grand River Collegiate Institute (GRCI) worked very hard last week running activities for the annual Bullying Awareness Week. Monday – The week was launched by posting a banner by the Student Executive class for students to add their signature for “Stand Up, Speak Up ” to bullying. Tuesday […]

Breakfast at Linwood PS helps students start their day right

Nutrition for Learning is off to a quick start at Linwood Public School. Since 1997, Nutrition for Learning has supported community based programs committed to improving the learning capacity, health and well-being of children and youth in Waterloo Region. Research has shown that students coming to school hungry don’t perform well in the classroom, have difficulty […]