Tag: WRDSB trustee

Lennox Lewis films documentary at CHCI

It was a walk down memory lane as Kitchener-raised heavyweight champion paid a visit to his old high school, Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute (CHCI).






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GRCI to mark 50 years with Renegades reunion

Grand River Collegiate Institute (GRCI), home of the Renegades, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this weekend, Friday, June 3 and Saturday, June 4, 2016, with musical and acting talents from students, artwork, various decade displays, alumni athletic games, a golf tournament, BBQ, the opening of the drama time capsule, and so much more. On Friday, GRCI will kick off […]






Ontario’s Education Minister learns with WRDSB students

On May 6, Southwood Secondary School (SSS) and Cedar Creek Public School students met with Ontario’s Minister of Education at rare Charitable Research Reserve who was eager to learn more about this new environmental mentorship program they were involved with. Last year through the WRDSB Specialist High Skills Majors (SHSM) Environment program, students from Southwood […]






Winston Churchill PS is celebrating its 50th anniversary

Winston Churchill Public School is celebrating its 50th anniversary tomorrow (Saturday, April 30) from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. As part of the open house, the school has put together a 15 minute slideshow featuring a number of the initiatives Winston Churchill PS staff and students did in the fall. At 1:30 p.m., former Winston Churchill PS Principal […]






J.W. Gerth PS jumps high for Heart & Stroke Foundation

The staff, students and school community of J.W. Gerth Public School took to the pavement for the Heart and Stroke Foundation‘s Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser. With the sun shining, students ran outside, took their positions and skipped for more than an hour. Parents and teachers got in on the fun, and Trustee Waddell made […]






Elgin Street PS welcomes new Canadians

Staff and students at Elgin Street Public School hosted, and organized a Canadian Citizenship ceremony for ten families. The school’s gym turned into a courtroom, and the library was decorated with Canadian art made by their students. There was no shortage of Canadian pride! Grade 6 student, Ashley P., opened the ceremony by singing our national […]






It’s a Quasquicentennial birthday for Courtland Avenue PS

Courtland Avenue Public School is celebrating its 125th birthday this weekend, Friday, May 8, 2015 from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. and Saturday, May 9, 2015 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m., with musical and acting talents from students, artwork, various decade displays, classic car exhibit and the opening of a time capsule from 1990. Beginning Friday night, Courtland Avenue PS […]






Happy 50th Anniversary to Lincoln Heights PS

This past Saturday, Lincoln Heights Public School invited guests to come help celebrate their 50th Anniversary. It was a welcoming experience as they welcomed current and former staff, students and community members to their school to reminisce and reconnect. Visitors took a walk through the decades, viewing a variety of displays created by the school’s learning buddies. Displays […]






Queensmount Senior PS marks 50 years of education

With the sun shining and the parking lot full, Queensmount Senior Public School had a tremendous turnout at its 50th Anniversary open house over the weekend. Staff, students and families from past and present filled the gymnasium and hallways, as more than 250 people came out to eat cake, laugh, and remember the glory days they […]






Queensmount Senior PS is turning 50

Queensmount Senior Public School is celebrating its 50th anniversary Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. This open house will showcase the 50 years with class photos, yearbooks, staff pictures, and spirit wear – there’s even a selfie area! At 2:00 p.m., WRDSB Chairperson Kathleen Woodcock, Queensmount Senior PS principal Kristin Phillips, and City […]