Tag: report cards

Update on Secondary Report Cards






Our secondary schools are experiencing OSSTF Support Staff labour sanctions, which are having an impact on regular school administrative operations. The OSSTF Support staff group includes secretaries, custodians, social workers, school monitors and in-school technicians. Generation and distribution of mid term report cards may be impacted at some schools. Be assured that a fully completed […]

Update Regarding Elementary Progress Report Cards






We appreciate the ongoing patience and support of parents/guardians during this time of province-wide labour unrest and uncertainty in our schools. Given the current cumulative impact of provincial labour action on the part of elementary teachers and WRDSB support staff (secretaries, custodians and supervision monitors in schools as well as some central staff), the Waterloo […]

Mark Summary for Elementary Students to be Mailed this Week






We are pleased to let you know that Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8 will begin to receive their mark summary documents starting July 29. The mark summary will be mailed to the address the school has on file. If you do not receive a mark summary at […]

Report Cards






Resources for understanding your child’s report card, Ontario Ministry of Education requirements, testing and Parent/Student/Teacher conferences.

Learning at the WRDSB






In 2016, trustees of Waterloo Region District School Board led the development of a new Strategic Plan with input from a broad range of staff, students, families, caregivers and our many stakeholders. The plan consists of three priorities, each with associated outcomes that guide the work of this board in delivering first class public education […]

Assessment, Evaluation & Reporting Handbook






This resource has been developed to clarify messages about effective assessment, evaluation and reporting practices, in order to align with the Ministry of Education’s Policy Statement, to provide a practical support for teachers in evaluating students’ learning and in reporting on students’ progress and achievement, and to guide the implementation of Growing Success in the Waterloo Region […]

About Marks Below 50 Percent






The procedure describes responses to report card marks that are below 50% for all students in Grades 7 to 12. Students who have provided insufficient evidence of learning or who are achieving below 50% will be assigned a provincial report card mark: ranging from 35% to 45% or a zero for Grade 11 and 12 […]

About Cheating & Plagiarism






The procedure describes responses to cheating and plagiarism with all students in Grades 7 to 12. Consequences will be progressive in nature and will take into consideration the following factors: the grade level of the student the maturity of the student the number and frequency of incidents the individual circumstances of the student Consequences will be […]

About Late & Missed Assignments






The procedure describes responses to late and missed “major” assignments (i.e., assignments that comprise part of the critical body of evidence for evaluation and reporting purposes) for all students in Grades 7 to 12.Communication must occur between the student, parent/guardian and teacher to clarify the reason for any missed assignments. Responses to late and missed […]

Frequently Asked Questions & Responses






The following a responses to frequently asked questions parents have regarding the Policy statement and new procedure. 1. Why is the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) implementing a new procedure (Admin Procedure 1660) about AER Grades 7 – 12? Research tells us that students learn best when instruction, resources and the learning environment are […]

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