Tag: Waterloo-Oxford District Secondary School

Two WRDSB Teachers Receive Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence

Two Waterloo Region District School Board teachers received Prime Minister’s Awards for Teaching Excellence and Teaching Excellence in STEM. Aleda Klassen of Waterloo Collegiate Institute and Calvin Van Eek of Waterloo-Oxford District Secondary School were recognized by the Prime Minister for their dedication and commitment to teaching and their students. The Prime Minister’s Awards for […]

WRDSB Students Showcase Their Skills At Provincial Competition

Students from the Waterloo Region District School Board brought home one silver and two gold medals from the Skills Ontario Competition held on May 6-8 at the Toronto Congress Centre. A total of 17 students from the WRDSB competed at the provincial level, in 14 separate competitions, ranging from cabinetmaking to floristry. This year’s medal […]

Congratulations to our 2017-18 Linda Fabi Bursary recipients

At our May 28 Board Meeting, ten high school students were awarded the 2017-18 Linda Fabi Bursary. Each year, Linda Fabi, our former director of education, hands out the award to its recipients and shares a little bit about their post-secondary journey with our trustees and senior team. The bursary provides funding for students who are planning to […]

Waterloo-Oxford District Secondary School student wins $5,000 scholarship

Miranda Schultz, student at Waterloo-Oxford Secondary School, is the recipient of the 2017 St. Jerome’s University Legacy Scholarship award.

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Take our Kids to Work Day is November 2, 2016

Take Our Kids to Work day is a program designed for Grade 9 students to experience “A day in the life” of a profession or workplace. The goal of the program is to help Grade 9 students to make connections between school and the world of work, as they begin to think about possible career […]

WRDSB students receive Ontario Principals’ Council scholarship

As our education system kicks off the 2016-2017 school year, we are excited to share that eight WRDSB students are winners of the Ontario Principals’ Council (OPC) scholarship award! Congratulations to: Tara DeBoer of Grand River Collegiate Institute Julie Enns of Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate & Vocational School Emma Hatcher of Sir John A. MacDonald Secondary School Robert Leung of […]

WODSS students interview Ontario’s Education Minister

Waterloo-Oxford District Secondary School (WODSS) had the unique privilege of having Ontario’s Minister of Education visit their school to talk more about the Free Tuition announcement the Government of Ontario announced earlier this month. Before the Minister Liz Sandals addressed the media and guests, Miss Jackson’s Grade 11 TV Studio Production class had the opportunity to […]

February 24: WODSS parent-teacher night POSTPONED

Due to current and anticipated weather conditions, parent-teacher interviews scheduled for tonight at Waterloo-Oxford District Secondary School have been postponed. They have been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 9, 2016 from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.

WODSS student to take part in Model Parliament Program

Waterloo-Oxford District Secondary School is pleased to announce that Maddy Davidson has been selected to participate in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario’s Model Parliament Program, taking place from February 24-26, 2016. Maddy, a Grade 10 student, will be representing her home riding of Oxford. Students involved the the program choose a political party, a party […]

Take Our Kids to Work™ day is November 4

On the first Wednesday of November every year, The Learning Partnership holds Take Our Kids to Work™ day. More than 250,000 Grade 9 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. The 21st annual […]

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