Tag: Student Trustees

Welcome to our 2018-19 student trustees

At last night’s Committee of the Whole meeting, trustees appointed the new student trustees for the 2018-19 school year. We would like to welcome Oscar Judelson-Kelly, a Grade 11 student from Cameron Heights CI, and Ben Wahl, a Grade 11 student from Waterloo CI. WRDSB has two student representatives who are selected each year by the Board-wide […]

New student trustees look forward to 2017-18 school year

Starting August 1, 2017, two new faces will lead the student voice around the board table. Ryan Barnes and Husayn Jamal will finish their terms as Student Trustees on July 31, 2017. Kimia Shaban, a grade 11 International Baccalaureate student at Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute, and George Kenyon, a grade 11 student at Forest Heights Collegiate Institute and member of the Kitchener Youth Action Council, will be the new Student Trustees for the 2017-18 school year.

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Outgoing student trustees reflect on 2016-17 school year

During the month of June, most Waterloo Region District School Board students look forward to leaving the classroom for the summer. But for two students the end of the school year also marks the end of their time in the boardroom. Ryan Barnes and Husayn Jamal will officially finish their terms as Student Trustees on July 31.

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Student Trustees Elected for 2016-17 School Year

Kitchener, ON: The election of Student Trustees for the 2016-2017 school year has taken place. Husayn Jamal from Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute was elected, while Ryan Barnes from Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate Institute was re-elected for a second term. “Working with the WRDSB this year has been an incredibly rewarding experience and I look forward to seeing […]

WRDSB continues exciting work on new strategic plan

The exciting work on a renewed Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) Strategic Direction and Plan continued on February 26 and 27, 2016. All WRDSB trustees and senior staff met for a second time to continue the development of renewed vision for the Board that allows us to best serve our students. The innovative space at […]

WRDSB starts new strategic plan

One of the most important roles for elected school board trustees is to provide overall direction for the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) by establishing its Mission, Vision and Values. Trustees also develop and approve the broader Strategic Direction for the Board which in turn focuses the work of the director and staff. From […]

2015-2016 Student Trustee Elections

At the Committee of the Whole Meeting on Monday, June 15, the newly elected student trustees for the 2015-16 school year were announced. We are pleased to welcome Ryan Barnes, from Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate Institute, and Andy Takhar, from Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute to the board table! Starting in September, both Ryan and Andy will be entering […]

Four Schools Receive Funding for Environmental Projects

Tim Walker Awards Presented by Student Trustees Four schools received funding to support their environmental projects. The funding was provided as part of the Tim Walker Memorial Awards for Environmental Stewardship, established by the board to honour the life of secondary school teacher Tim Walker, and his commitment to education and environmental initiatives. An adjudication […]