WRDSB flags flown at half-mast for Firefighters’ National Memorial Day

To mark Firefighters’ National Memorial Day on Sunday, September 13, flags at all Ontario government buildings, including Waterloo Region District School Board schools and worksites, will be flown at half-mast this weekend. Where buildings are closed for the weekend, our flags will be lowered at the end of the day today until business resumes on […]

2020-21 School Year Calendar is now available

The 2020-21 School Year Calendar is now available. Important dates to note: Winter holiday – December 21, 2020 to January 1, 2021 March break – March 15 to March 19, 2021 Last day of school for secondary students – Friday, June 25, 2021 Last day of school for elementary students – Monday, June 28, 2021 […]

How to check elementary class assignments for the 2020-21 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, […]

Revised Start for Elementary Distance Learning Program

Dear families, We are providing you with an important update regarding our Elementary Distance Learning Program. Our students will now begin Elementary Distance Learning on September 18, 2020. This is later than our original date of September 14, 2020. Please note that our Secondary Distance Learning Program will begin as planned on Friday, September 11, […]

Starting the Secondary Distance Learning Program

Dear Parents/Caregivers of Secondary Distance Learning Students We are looking forward to working with you in our secondary distance learning classrooms. We have some important information and updates about the program to share with you.  The Secondary Distance Learning Guide may help you find answers to topics we have not covered here. Teachers Assignments and […]

Mask Accommodation Protocol

The Ministry of Education’s Guide to Reopening Schools required boards to develop a process to consider reasonable exceptions to the mask requirement for students. Wearing a mask helps to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and helps to protect people who are around you. Since some people may have the COVID-19 virus and not know it, […]

Confirmed COVID-19 Case: Staff Member at Edna Staebler

Region of Waterloo Public Health has confirmed that a staff member at Edna Staebler PS, last in the building on Thursday, September 3, has tested positive for COVID-19. The identity of the individual is protected by privacy legislation and will not be shared. While Public Health cannot comment on the specifics of the case, they […]

Announcing the Distance Learning Program Guides

We are proud to announce two new guides for the 2020-2021 WRDSB Distance Learning Program. Many students will join us for Distance Learning and we are incredibly excited to welcome students back to learning at a distance this year. The staff in the Distance Learning Program are committed to creating caring and engaging virtual learning […]

Release of secondary student cohorts and timetables

We would like to update our secondary school students and families on the release of cohort information and student timetables. We appreciate that families are very anxious to receive this information and acknowledge the frustration families and students are experiencing as we finalize student timetables and determine who is part of Cohort A and Cohort […]

Welcome to the 2020-2021 School Year

With the beginning of the new school year just around the corner, I want to take a moment to reach out and personally welcome you all to the 2020-2021 school year. This year, I have recorded a video message, as it seems like it’s been such a long time since we last saw one another.

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