Tag: Waterloo Regional Police Service

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 […]

Waterloo Schools Open Today – October 16

All WRDSB schools in Waterloo are open today. We are working closely with our partners at Waterloo Regional Police Service to make sure our students and staff are safe. If any information changes, we will let you know as soon as possible.

Special guests read to J.F. Carmichael PS students

Surrounding the gymnasium walls at J.F. Carmichael Public School were posters written and drawn from each student about their favourite book. It was the perfect set-up to welcome to very special community guests who were going to read to them – Waterloo Regional Police Service Chief of Police Bryan Larkin and City of Kitchener Mayor […]

Lackner Woods PS Family Reading Night

Parents and students had a wonderful evening of learning and laughing at Lackner Woods Public School‘s Family Reading Night! What made the night even more fun, was having two very special guests join: Waterloo Regional Police Service Police Chief Bryan Larkin and Kitchener Mayor Berry Vrbanovic. The gymnasium was decorated with posters made by each classroom, […]

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