Tag: parent engagement

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Welcome to the 2017-18 School Year






Dear Parents and Caregivers, It is with great pleasure that we welcome you to the 2017-18 school year. We have put together a variety of resources designed to help you become familiar with school programs, communicate with your child’s teachers and school, and actively engage in their learning. Participating in your child’s learning is a […]

Families in a Digital World – Digital Citizenship Summit






Curious about how teachers use technology in class to engage students and how you can follow their learning online? Are you looking for more information on our Grade 9 students receiving Chromebooks? Find out answers to these questions and more at the Digital Citizenship Summit. This event for families whose children attend our schools will focus […]

Smithson PS adds fun to Family Math Night






Family Math Night at Smithson Public School had an A+ attendance record with an overwhelming response from students and their parents! This hands-on, interactive event had more than 15 math activity stations everybody could enjoy, ranging from a reading nook with math books to problem-solving games that involved everyday math. The drop-in style evening proved to […]

Free SCIS Workshops for Parents and Caregivers






Creating Safe and Inclusive Schools and Communities Presented by Harmony Movement, in partnership with the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) and Waterloo Catholic District School Board. We are pleased to offer these workshops for families on a variety of topics! Here is what you can expect: Interactive and engaging content Learn skills to enhance […]

PIC and WRAPSC Annual Parent Conference, Saturday April 16, 2016: Keynote: How to Raise Confident and Motivated Kids, Theme: Strengthening Family-School Relationships

Register now for the PIC and WRAPSC parent conference






For the fifth year in a row, the WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) and the Waterloo Region Assembly of Public School Councils (WRAPSC) is hosting their free annual family event for parents, guardians and the community! The theme for this year’s parent conference is Strengthening Family-School Relationships – Achieving Excellence and Well-being for all Students. REGISTER NOW! Date: […]

Parent Involvement Committee Looking for New Members






The Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) of the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) invites parents/guardians of students currently enrolled in one of the WRDSB schools to apply for positions on the WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee. The mandate for the WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee is to: Provide information and advice on parent engagement to the Waterloo […]

Kindergarten classes hold open house at Centennial Cambridge PS






Kindergarten isn’t just about play time – it’s about making friends, learning new things, and gaining independence. At Centennial Cambridge Public School, three Kindergarten classes hosted an open house and their students had the opportunity to invite their ‘big people’ to join them for an afternoon of kindergarten. It was a great way for the […]

Annual PIC family event was a great success






The WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) hosted their annual family event ‘Building Skills to Navigate the School Years’ on Saturday, April 18 at Bluevale Collegiate Institute. They saw record numbers this year with 300 attendees registered. The event kicked off with keynote speaker, Canadian singer, actor and artist, Lesley Andrew. Lesley embraced the audience with a […]

Suddaby PS hosts learning skills workshop






Last night, the staff and school council at Suddaby Public School teamed up to host their first ever Learning Skills Night for their families. Learning skills is an area of focus at Suddaby PS for this school year, as part of the school improvement plan for student achievement.  Students have been setting goals, taking steps to work towards […]

Register Now for the PIC Family Event!






Registration is now open for the Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) Family Event ‘Building Skills to Navigate the School Years’, April 18, 2015, Bluevale Collegiate Institute. This FREE event is open to parents, guardians and the community. Keynote speaker, Lesley Andrews, will share with us her inspiring story of ‘overcoming the odds’ to follow her passion […]

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