January Grade 9 EQAO Mathematics Assessment

Today the Minister of Education published an announcement regarding the January Grade 9 EQAO Mathematics Assessment. As a result of this announcement, students in semester 1 math courses will not participate in the January Grade 9 EQAO Mathematics Assessment at this time.  As you may be aware, a student’s final grade includes a portion of […]

Staff picketing in solidarity, January 8, 2020

Although all WRDSB schools will be open tomorrow, many of our employees have been asked to show solidarity with tomorrow’s OSSTF work action and participate in the picketing of schools during break times. Please understand that we expect this action to be limited and are confident that it will not have an impact on students […]

WRDSB schools open January 8, 2020

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that its members (teachers and education workers) will participate in another one-day full withdrawal of services (strike-action) at a number of school boards across the province, on January 8, 2020. This one-day strike action does not impact WRDSB schools. Our schools will be open to students […]

Education Workers’ Alliance of Ontario (EWAO) Reach Tentative Central Agreement

On December 9, 2019 the Council of Trustees’ Associations (CTA) reached a tentative central agreement with the Education Workers’ Alliance of Ontario (EWAO), which includes the Education Assistants Association (EAA) of the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB). In the WRDSB, the EAA represents educational assistants, and child and youth workers. This tentative deal will […]

Schools reopen December 19

All WRDSB elementary and secondary schools will reopen for students on December 19 following the one-day rotating OSSTF strike. Before and after school programs will reopen and student transportation will operate as normal. We want to thank everyone for their patience during this time.

All schools closed December 18, 2019

On Wednesday, December 18, ALL SCHOOLS, both elementary and secondary, will be closed to students.  This includes ALL before and after school childcare programs, extended day childcare programs, Early ON Centres and childcare centres located in WRDSB schools.   Bus Transportation will not be in operation and ALL extracurricular activities and evening rental permits are cancelled. […]

All schools to close on Wednesday, December 18, in the event of one-day OSSTF strike

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that on Wednesday, December 18, 2019, their members will engage in a full withdrawal of services (strike action) in selected boards where OSSTF is represented across the province unless an agreement is reached at the central bargaining table. Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) has been […]

OSSTF announces full withdrawal of services on Wednesday, December 18

Full Withdrawal of Services Announced for Wednesday, December 18 by WRDSB secondary teachers, occasional teachers, Custodial and Maintenance staff, Educational Support Staff, Professional Student Services Personnel and Supervision Monitors and Cafeteria Assistants: The Ontario Secondary School Teachers Association (OSSTF) has announced that next Wednesday, December 18, a number of school boards in Ontario, including WRDSB, […]

ETFO Announces Phase 2 of Work-to-rule

As a result of ETFO’s Phase 2 of Work-to-rule that came into effect on December 10, elementary teachers and education workers who are members of ETFO will not: Collect monies or participate in the electronic collection of monies for school-based activities except those for charitable causes Distribute any memos/letters from a school and/or school board […]

WRDSB schools Open December 11

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that its members (teachers and education workers) will participate in another one-day full withdrawal of services (strike-action) at a number of school boards across the province, on December 11, 2019. This one-day strike action does not impact WRDSB schools. Our schools will be open to students […]

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