Keeping Active in COVID-19 times

By Zac Gent – Zac is a local realtor, a parent of a Janet Metcalfe Public School student and a[…]

Volunteers in Schools: The Value of One, The Power of Many

By Christina Laughren – Christina has been an active parent volunteer for more than 10 years. She has experienced first-hand[…]

Engaging with others for our children

By Beth Daniel & Chiazor Ugwuogo – Beth is the co-chair of the Parent Involvement Committee and Chiazor is a[…]

Re-Introducing WRDSB Parent Posts – written by parents, for parents

The idea is simple: parent posts – a place where Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) parents can share with[…]

Re-Introducing WRDSB Parent Posts – written by parents, for parents

By Cindy Mitchell – Cindy is the Blog Coordinator for the Parent Involvement Committee (PIC). Cindy is the proud mom[…]

Transitioning kids back to school

By Wanda Kampijan – As a parent with children in the school system, going back to school is a time to celebrate. As much as I enjoy the laissez-faire attitude summer time offers, I love the idea of getting back into a routine after a couple of months of “flying by the seats of our pants”.

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Promoting diversity and inclusivity

The following messages of support were written by WRDSB parents. They explain what flying the rainbow flag at their child’s[…]

Using mindfulness to help children deal with stress

By Susan Cranston – Susan is a mother of two daughters. Her youngest is a Grade 9 student at Sir[…]

Staying active with your kids this summer

By Kim Holmes – Kim is a Personal Trainer and the owner of My Fit Coach. She helps busy moms[…]

Strengthening our community through the fentanyl crisis

By Angelica Allen – Angelica is a parent of three, two of whom have graduated from WRDSB schools and another[…]

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