News & Announcements

2019-2020 School Year Information Package is now online

We’re excited to welcome all our students, from kindergarten to secondary school, back to school on Tuesday, September 3, 2019. Follow Waterloo Region District School Board on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and share your first day of school with us using #WRDSBFirstDay. Our online parent information package is now updated for the 2019-2020 school year. Please take […]

Transportation details for 2019-20 school year available on August 19, 2019

Kindergarten Students Since Junior Kindergarten students will not have an Ontario Education Number prior to September, Student Transportation Services of Waterloo Region (STSWR) Inc. will be sending a direct mail out to families of Junior Kindergarten students detailing busing information for September 2019. Senior Kindergarten students will receive a mailed postcard with student login instructions […]

Huron Heights SS welcomes the Waterloo Regional Police Service

On August 14, members of Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) will be taking part in a training session onsite at Huron Heights Secondary School (HHSS) in Kitchener. Throughout the year, we partner with WRPS to engage in training opportunities. This means there will be no access to the school on August 14th for any students […]

How to Check Elementary Class Assignments for the 2019/20 School Year

The Waterloo Region District School Board is committed to keeping your children safe. To comply with privacy legislation we have changed the way we communicate elementary students’ home classrooms for September. Class lists will no longer be posted on the outside windows or doors of your child’s school. If you are a parent using School-Day, […]

New to Canada? Register your child now for the 2019-20 school year

Are you in Canada on a work permit or study permit? Do you have a refugee claimant document? Are you waiting for confirmation of permanent residence or citizenship? If you said “yes” to any of these questions, your child might need a Letter of Admission to register at a Waterloo Region District School Board school. […]

Park Manor PS welcomes the Waterloo Regional Police Service

On July 24, members of Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) will be taking part in a training session onsite at Park Manor Public School in Elmira. Throughout the year, we partner with WRPS to engage in training opportunities. This means there will be no access to the school on July 24th for any students or […]

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 […]

Students Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day at the Kitchener Market

The sun was shining bright as students from Eastwood Collegiate Institute transformed the Kitchener Market into a learning space for all on Friday, June 21 to help mark National Indigenous Peoples Day. Students and members of the public had the chance to take part in a number of educational opportunities, learn about Indigenous dance and […]

Summer hours for WRDSB Education Centre

Starting July 2 until August 23, 2019, our Education Centre (51 Ardelt Ave, Kitchener) will be closed to the public on Fridays. Regular hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. will be maintained Monday to Thursday during this time. Friday hours will resume the week of August 26. The Education Centre will also be closed […]

Student trustees reflect on the importance of inclusion

Our students are first – each and every one. This is a message that the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) takes seriously and serves as a reminder to continue working for equity and inclusion for all students within our schools. At its core, the Pride flag represents acceptance and inclusion in our communities, making […]

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