Improving child care for families in Ontario survey

The Ministry of Education invites families to participate in its early years and child care act review. In August 2015, the Ministry introduced Ontario’s Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014 which was created to strengthen compliance, health and safety in child care settings across the province. As part of the Act, the Ministry is […]

Video message to graduating students from the Minister of Education

A message from the Minister of Education received on June 24, 2020. Dear students and families, For the last few months, students have taken extraordinary steps and shown great flexibility to continue their learning journey. Their accomplishments, especially in these unprecedented circumstances, are a testament to the importance of education and its impact on their […]

2019-20 School Year Calendar is now available

The 2019-20 School Year Calendar is now available. Important dates to note: First day of school – Tuesday, September 3, 2019 Winter holidays – December 23, 2019 to January 3, 2020 March break – March 16 to 20, 2020 Last day of school for elementary students – Thursday, June 25, 2020 Our Calendars and Important Dates webpage […]

2018-19 School Year Calendar is now available

The 2018-19 School Year Calendar is now available.

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Join us on January 25 for a Public Meeting Open House

Waterloo Region District School Board is developing a Long-Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) that will show how well used our schools are now and are expected to be over the next ten years. It also reveals how well kept our schools are in terms of school condition. Your feedback on the proposed solutions is important to us. We invite […]

2017-18 School Year Calendar is now available

The 2017-18 School Year Calendar is now available. School will start on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. Winter holidays run between December 25, 2017 and January 5, 2018, and March break runs from March 12 to March 16, 2018. The last day of classes will be Thursday, June 28, 2018. The 2017-18 School Year Calendar contains detailed […]

Rescheduled meeting for Ministry’s well-being strategy

Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) invites parents/caregivers to participate in an opportunity to provide feedback directly to the Ministry of Education on a very important topic – student well-being. Student well-being is one of four connected goals in the province’s renewed vision for education – Achieving Excellence. Students with a sense of well-being thrive and […]

Groundbreaking held for Chicopee Hills PS

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) broke ground on its newest elementary school on Monday to serve the Chicopee Hills community. Trustees and staff together with BJC Architects Inc. and Tambro Construction were on-site to celebrate the momentous and long-awaited occasion. A special thank you to the Ontario Ministry of Education for their continued support and […]

The 2016-17 School Year Calendar is Here!

The 2016-17 School Year Calendar has been approved by the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) and by the Ontario Ministry of Education. The first day of school for 2016-17 school year is Tuesday, September 6, 2016. View the calendars: 2016-17 School Year Information Elementary Secondary – Semestered Schools Secondary – Waterloo-Oxford DSS

2015-16 Premier’s Awards for Accepting Schools

This message is posted on behalf of Ontario’s Ministry of Education. — Celebrate all the great work happening at your school! Ontario’s safe and accepting schools teams do essential work promoting a safe, inclusive and accepting school environment because they understand how vital this is to students’ learning and well-being. This is your chance to celebrate […]

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