Tag: Student Success

SJAM helps eliminate barriers with Charity Begins at Home

At Sir John A. MacDonald Secondary School (SJAM), everyone believes that all students have the right to access all programs and experiences regardless of their financial situation. To help level the playing field, SJAM student council and staff have developed a charitable program called, Charity Begins at Home. This initiative raises money and distributes the […]

Waterloo CI student wins silver in province-wide French contest

We are so excited to share that Waterloo Collegiate Institute (WCI) Grade 10 Extended French student, Matea Ceric, won silver at the 31st Concours d’art oratoire, an annual French public-speaking event organized by Canadian Parents for French (Ontario) and the Ontario Modern Language Teachers’ Association. Matea was presented her award by Jean-Marc Michalik, Canadian boxing athlete […]

Students make Wellesley PS history at Skills Ontario

Wellesley Public School is extremely proud to share that two of their Grade 8 girls made school history by winning silver medals at the 2015 Ontario Technological Skills Competition! Noelle M. and Jacquiline B. started their Skills Canada journey by winning the gold medal in the TV Video Production Challenge category at the Waterloo Region level […]

2014 Secondary School Graduation Rates

Today, the Ministry of Education released the 2014 secondary school graduation rate for the province, as well as the graduation rates for individual school boards. Our graduation rate of 79% is below the provincial average. While we appreciate having this data from the Ministry, it does not reflect the accomplishments of all of our students.  […]