Tag: Waterloo Regional Police Service

Inspiring Students at Glenview Park Secondary School

The gym at Glenview Park Secondary School (GPSS) was packed with 450 laughing and learning students on Monday, May 13 who had a chance to hear from the internationally renowned speaker, Keith Hawkins. His visits to GPSS and Galt Collegiate Institute earlier in the same day were made possible thanks to the generous support of the […]

Kitchener CI welcomes the Waterloo Regional Police Service

On March 13, members of Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) will be taking part in a training session onsite at Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate and Vocational School (KCI). Throughout the school year, we partner with WRPS to engage in training opportunities. There will be no access to the school on March 13th for any students or staff members. The […]

Talking to your child about making healthy and safe choices

Dear Parents and Caregivers, With the summer break approaching, we wanted to communicate some updates and reminders to students, parents and caregivers. We know that having supportive and honest conversations with young people about substance use is important in their ability to make healthy and safe choices for themselves and in supporting others. Here are […]

Talking to your child about opioids

Dear Parents and Caregivers, Once again, we are sending families important information about opioid-related drug overdoses and urging you to speak with your children about staying safe. On December 2, 2017, Waterloo Regional Police Services reported that 65 people in our region died as a result of a suspected overdose. This is a 71 per […]

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 […]

Linwood PS prepares their students for high school

Every two years, Grade 7 and 8 students and parents from Linwood Public School come together and participate in an evening of learning. The program, ‘Girls’ and Guys’ Night Out,’ has been something that the Linwood PS School Council sees great value in and has been organizing this evening for a number of years. Intermediate students stay […]

EDSS Closed Monday, February 1, 2016

Due to an unforeseen circumstance related to Elmira District Secondary School (EDSS), and an ongoing police investigation, the school will be closed on Monday, February 1st, 2016. Information updates will be shared through the school and the Waterloo Region District School Board websites, and Waterloo Regional Police Service. There will be no bus transportation to […]

Trillium PS enjoys a school-wide turkey lunch

The staff and students at Trillium Public School enjoyed a lovely turkey feast, compliments of Trillium PS School Council. For the last 7 years, this meal has become a wonderful tradition and a special opportunity for the school to celebrate the holidays together. The dinner was first started by a Trillium PS parent, who had the […]

New Canadians are celebrated at A.R. Kaufman PS

To kick off their Canadian Citizenship Week, A.R. Kaufman Public School hosted a special citizenship swearing-in ceremony for 31 individuals from 12 different countries. Students in Grades 4 – 8 gathered in the gym to welcome their special guests and watch as each candidate was sworn in. But before the ceremony could begin, everyone sang […]

WRPS donates bomb robot to Cameron Heights CI

The partnership the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) has with the Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) is extremely important and invaluable; the Board reaches out in times of need, and the WRPS is there to respond. However, the relationship is also built with student and staff success in mind. A few weeks ago, Cameron Heights […]

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