News & Announcements

Friday, October 26, 2018 is a PD Day – no school for students

Friday, October 26, 2018 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, and Extended Day Programs will operate at satellite locations. The focus for the day across all our schools will be reflecting on our Strategic Plan and Operational Goals for Student Achievement & Well-Being and School Improvement […]

October 16 is Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Appreciation Day

Today, October 16th, we celebrate Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Appreciation Day, a day where we recognize the commitment, hard work and passion of our early childhood educators. More than 550 educators went to work this morning to greet and care for 8,400 students in the Waterloo Region District School Board. To witness our littlest learners get excited […]

Cannabis legalization and our schools

On October 17, 2018, cannabis will be legal to use, buy, possess and cultivate in Canada for persons over 19 years of age. For our students, the possession and use of cannabis is illegal. We know that this change in legislation has raised many questions and possible concerns regarding how the change will affect schools. […]

Update: Breslau PS in Hold and Secure – October 5

Update: At 2:40 p.m. Police lifted the hold and secure. Please be advised that a hold and secure has been issued by the Waterloo Regional Police Service for Breslau PS as police are responding to an incident in the area. Students will not be released from the school until the police department have lifted the hold […]

October 5 is World Teachers’ Day

On October 5th, we celebrate World Teachers’ Day, a day where we acknowledge the dedication and passion of our educators. This morning, 64,000 students across Waterloo Region made their way to school. They walked with their friends, rode their bikes, or boarded a school bus. They entered classrooms excited and ready to learn. In each […]

UPDATE: Hold and Secure at Cameron Heights CI – October 2

Update 1:50 pm: Waterloo Regional Police have lifted the hold and secure at Cameron Heights CI. Please be advised that a hold and secure has been issued by the Waterloo Regional Police Service for Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute for a nearby police investigation. Students will not be released from the school until the police department have […]

University Information Program (UIP) coming to Huron Heights SS

Twenty-one Ontario universities will be visiting Huron Heights Secondary School (HHSS) on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. All Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) high school students will have the opportunity to select three different sessions followed by free time to talk with other university representatives. It is never too early […]

Special Education Advisory Committee member nominations open

WRDSB is currently seeking membership nominations for the Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) from local organizations and associations that have a vested interest in exceptional children and adults. The membership term is from December 1, 2018 until November 30, 2022. Nomination submissions are due on October 31, 2018. Please visit our nomination page for more […]

WRDSB observes Orange Shirt Day on September 28

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) recognizes Orange Shirt Day as a way to honour residential school survivors, those who did not survive, and their descendants. It’s just one of the ways we support, educate and reconcile our relationship with Indigenous people. What is Orange Shirt Day? Orange Shirt Day is observed each September 30 […]

UPDATE: Hold and Secure at Cameron Heights CI – September 20

UPDATE: 12:50 p.m. – WRPS has taken CHCI off of hold and secure. Please be advised that a hold and secure has been issued by the Waterloo Regional Police Service for Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute (CHCI) while the police deal with a serious matter in the area. Students will not be released from the school […]

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