Elmira community officially opens new Riverside Public School

The Elmira community came out in full force to celebrate the official opening of Riverside Public School and Elmira Children’s Centre. On May 9, more than 150 students, parents, staff and community members joined the celebration. In addition to students, staff and community members, the school welcomed many special guests, including Meaghan Martin on behalf […]

Class is in session at our newest schools

Welcome to the 2016 – 2017 school year! The first day of school is always exciting, and the start of this new school year is no different…especially when your first day is in a brand new, shiny school. As our students, staff and families take their first steps into their new schools, it marks the beginning […]

Spreading kindness at Riverside PS

At Riverside Public School, they believe kindness is one size fits all. The school’s Difference Maker Club worked on a two-week campaign to educate students on why it is important to stand up to bullying through announcements and posters. They ended their anti-bullying awareness campaign with a school-wide assembly where students shared the story of […]

Turning sod for the new Riverside PS

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) held a groundbreaking ceremony at the new Riverside Public School site on Wednesday, September 9, 2015. Representative from the WRDSB, Region of Waterloo, Kingsland + Architects, and Tambro Construction, along with local dignitaries were all on-site to celebrate the reconstruction. The new JK – 6 school will be built […]

Riverside PS donates to Canadian Cancer Society

Recently, a beautiful example of inquiry based learning came to life in a kindergarten class at Riverside Public School. While role playing in the dramatic play area, that was transformed into a ‘store,’ a student decided that all the money children spent in the store would be donated to the Canadian Cancer Society. From there, […]

Open House: New Riverside PS

The Waterloo Region District School Board and Kingsland+ Architects have completed the site plan and design for the new Riverside Public School, to be located at 250 William Street in Elmira, and are ready to share the design with the school community. We invite you to attend the open house, and view the completed design […]

Gym Locations

For school addresses and telephone numbers please see our school listing. (*) Movable wall to Multi-Purpose Room (+) No change rooms Single Gyms and General Purpose rooms may not be suitable for adult sports. Please call the school custodian to arrange to view the gym space to ensure it is adequate for your activity. Kitchener Locations […]