Tag: secondary

Free mental wellness seminar for secondary students – Saturday, April 7, 2018

Elevate Waterloo: Mental Wellness Seminar for Secondary Students will be taking place this Saturday, April 7 at Albert McCormick Community Centre in Waterloo. The event focuses on recognizing issues underlying student mental health, and learning to be more mindful while responding to these issues. The event is free for secondary students, and costs $5 for […]

WRDSB Online Registration Interruptions

Online Registration Unavailable July 14 – August 10 Between July 14 and August 10, 2016, our online registration system will be unavailable to the public as we install upgrades to improve the online registration experience. Online registration for the 2016-17 school year will reopen August 11, 2016. Online Registration Processing over the Summer Any online […]

Summer Hours 2015

Secondary schools are closed for periods of time over the summer. The Education Centre is open from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Thursday. Regular business hours will resume the week of August 31st. Secondary School Summer Closures 2015 School Name Summer Closure Bluevale C.I. July 17 – August 14 (inclusive) Cameron Heights C.I. […]

Our Schools

The Waterloo Region District School Board is one of the larger school boards in Ontario. We serve approximately 64,000 students in 121 schools in the Region of Waterloo. A full list of all WRDSB schools, their addresses and websites. Enter your address into the School Finder to see which schools are in your area. Maps […]

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 […]

About Report Cards Grades 7-12

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) recently created a procedure regarding Assessment, Evaluation and Reporting (AER) Grades 7 – 12. The procedure and accompanying board policy 2010 – Assessment, Evaluation and Reporting Policy align with the Ontario Ministry of Education’s Policy Document: Growing Success: Assessment, Evaluation and Reporting in Ontario Schools. The new procedure will take […]

Youth Volunteer Challenge

From April 21 to May 20, the sixth annual Change The World Ontario Youth Volunteer Challenge will take place in hundreds of communities across Ontario. This four-week campaign champions volunteering among Ontario’s high school students. Change The World challenges high school students aged 14 to 18 to volunteer three hours over four weeks. Participation in […]

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