Category: Waterloo Collegiate Institute

WRDSB high schools celebrate Reach As High As You Can Day

“You will never know how high you can reach, how far you can go, how much you can do until you try. ~ Believe in yourself and believe in your dreams. ~ You just might surprise yourself and surpass your original goal. Reach as high as you can!” (National Calendar Day, 2015). April 14 is National […]

Waterloo CI student named top RBC Black History Month scholarship winner

We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Waterloo Collegiate Institute (WCI) student Emma Cohen for receiving the top scholarship award of $5,000 by RBC for their 2015 Black History Month Student Essay. Emma is a strong social justice advocate with a passion for writing, politics and social justice issues. Making a difference and […]

Waterloo CI shows commitment to Safe, Caring, Inclusive Schools in Crossing Borders Presentation

On December 3rd, Waterloo Colligate Institute (WCI) students and alumni, staff member Lynn Schulze, and Mennonite Coalition for Refugee Support (MCRS) intern, Kaylee Perez, presented to 15 educators as part of the Board’s Equity Conversations series. The multi-media youth presentation featured drama, documentary, spoken word, slides and song, as students shared their stories about crossing borders both […]

Explore skilled trades through Co-operative Education

WHAT IS OYAP? The Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) is a School to Work program that opens the door for students to explore and experience apprenticeship skilled trade career opportunities, starting in Grade 11 or Grade 12, through the Cooperative Education program. Students can become registered apprentices and work towards becoming certified journey persons in […]

Take Our Kids to Work™ day is November 5

On the first Wednesday of November every year, The Learning Partnership holds Take Our Kids to Work™ day. More than 250,000 grade nine students spend the day in the workplace of a parent, relative, or friend. This event allows students to experience and explore the world of work as they begin to consider possible career paths. Take Our Kids […]

2012 EcoSchools Recognition Awards

Every year the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) Facility Services Department awards 5 schools with an EcoSchool Measures prize. Each prize is developed to promote ecological sustainability principles in our schools, furthermore the prizes are low maintenance, energy and water efficient and meant to be permanent structures in the school. The 2012 winners are […]

Gym Locations

For school addresses and telephone numbers please see our school listing. (*) Movable wall to Multi-Purpose Room (+) No change rooms Single Gyms and General Purpose rooms may not be suitable for adult sports. Please call the school custodian to arrange to view the gym space to ensure it is adequate for your activity. Kitchener Locations […]

Kinsmen Club of Kitchener-Waterloo Community Scholarship

Deadline: May 29 Application Form: Kinsmen Club of K-W Application Form Website: www.kinclubs.ca Sponsor Information K-W Kinsmen Club 99 Ottawa Street South Kitchener, ON N2G 3S8 Canadian Headquarters Kinsmen & Kinette Clubs of Canada 1920 Hal Rogers Drive PO Box KIN Cambridge, ON N3H 5C6 Toll Free Phone: 1-800-742-5546 Fax: 1-519-650-1091 Email: kinhq@kinclubs.ca Description of […]

Harold Paikin History Award

Deadline: June 21 Amount: $100 Application Form: Harold Paikin History Award Application Sponsor Information Mr. Gary Paikin 349 Whitmore Drive Waterloo, ON N2K 1X5 Description of the Award Mr. Paikin was an outstanding citizen of the City of Waterloo serving as its mayor and alderman for a number of years. He was employed as a […]

East Indian Ladies Club Award

Deadline: June 21 Amount: $100 Application Form: East Indian Ladies Club Award Application Sponsor Information Dr. S. Kaur 557 Paradise Crescent Waterloo, ON N2T 2J8 Description of the Award This award is given to a worthy and deserving grade 12 graduating female student who is continuing in post-secondary education. Requirements Scholastic achievement of at least […]

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