Tag: student learning

WT Townshend Students Record Living History of Westmount Nursing Home Residents

What was it like back in the day? This is what a group of Grade 5 and 6 students from W.T. Townshend Public School are finding out as they meet with their Westmount Nursing Home ‘grand-friends’ every other week. WTT Trailblazers come with their list of questions, and work on their best listening and writing skills […]

WRDSB students attend 7th annual Gay-Straight Alliance conference

On Wednesday, more than 200 energetic students and staff from the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) gathered at Bingeman’s for the 7th annual Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) conference, in partnership with KW Counselling‘s OK2BME program. Students from 23 WRDSB schools participated in this one-day conference. Joined by community support groups, the conference provided a space […]

W. T. Townshend PS shines light on student creativity

For one evening, W.T. Townshend Public School turned itself into an art gallery full of student art and musical talents, and welcomed in family and friends of the school community. The colours, sounds and variety of art pieces filled the school creating a rich atmosphere that had visitors inspired. One of the great things about […]

Ontario’s Education Minister learns with WRDSB students

On May 6, Southwood Secondary School (SSS) and Cedar Creek Public School students met with Ontario’s Minister of Education at rare Charitable Research Reserve who was eager to learn more about this new environmental mentorship program they were involved with. Last year through the WRDSB Specialist High Skills Majors (SHSM) Environment program, students from Southwood […]

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 […]

Lackner Woods PS enjoys annual Carnaval d’Hiver

As winter came to an end, Lackner Woods Public School made sure to send it off with a fun recreation of Carnaval d’Hiver. Leading up to their outdoor event, students in all grades learned about the original and nationally known Carnaval de Québec – its history, traditional winter activities, and the significance the event has on […]

Crestview PS holds their biggest science and math fair

The gymnasium was abuzz at Crestview Public School as more than 100 student science and math projects were on display. For several weeks, students were encouraged to explore topics they found interesting, and create a display for the fair based on their research. Topics and displays included magic tricks and the probability of picking certain […]

Night School Registration February 4 & 8, 2016 After Hours Brain Power at Cameron Heights CI

Night School registration starts tonight for Winter 2016

Registration for Winter 2016 Night School starts tonight (Thursday, February 4, 2016) from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute (CHCI) in Kitchener, and continues on Monday, February 8, 2016 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at CHCI. Night School classes will still start on Thursday, February 11, 2016. More information on courses offered, registration procedures, and attendance […]

Northlake Woods PS helps open Google & meets Canadian Prime Minister

Last week, thirty-two Northlake Woods Public School Grade 7 students had the opportunity to tour Google’s newest Canadian location and meet a very special VIP – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. One of their students, Natasha, was also selected to join the Prime Minister in formally opening Kitchener’s Google location, located in The Breithaupt Block. Before […]

Unpaid Post-Secondary Placements

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) recognizes the value of providing opportunities and partnerships with colleges, universities and other training agencies and strives to provide a safe and healthy workplace for all placements. Placements could take place across a variety of different programs and departments within the WRDSB and may include, but are not […]

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