News & Announcements

February is Psychology Month

February is Psychology Month and we want to take the time to highlight and celebrate the contributions of psychologists at the Waterloo Region District School Board. At the WRDSB, psychology staff work with students, staff and parents to support learning and development, as well as helping to address mental health concerns. Each school in our […]

Feb 25: Buses cancelled, schools are open

All school buses, taxis and special education routes are cancelled today due to weather. All schools are open and Extended Day Programs are operating. All transportation for WCSSAA sports games is also cancelled today. As always, parents may choose to keep their children home if they feel it is unsafe to travel to school. If […]

Pink Shirt Day is February 27

On Wednesday, February 27, join us in recognizing Pink Shirt Day. This is a day to stand up against bullying. This movement was inspired by the actions of two high school students from Nova Scotia. In 2007, the students witnessed a Grade 9 boy being bullied for wearing a pink polo shirt on his first […]

Take our annual budget survey

We want to hear from our students, staff, families and community members on which funding priorities we should consider as we prepare our budget for the 2019-2020 school year, and beyond. Please complete our short survey to help us identify what areas matter to our communities. The survey is online only and available in seven […]

Waterloo students can be city councillors for the day

Mayor Dave Jaworsky is inviting Grade 5 students in Waterloo to share one big idea to make Waterloo an even better place to live. Students can submit their idea in writing or as a video, and Mayor Jaworsky will select eight entrants to take over city council for a day. Winners will have a chance […]

Response to offensive social media posts

On Monday, February 18, Waterloo Region District School Board staff became aware of a number of inappropriate and disturbing social media posts of a racially motivated nature, allegedly posted by two WRDSB secondary students. Staff have been in contact with the Waterloo Regional Police Service, as well as the families of those allegedly involved, and […]

Toyota Donation Supports Tait Street HERO Generation Project

As a new school to the HERO Generation program by Plasticity, the students and staff of Tait Street Public School were grateful to receive a donation of $1000 from Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (TMMC) on Tuesday, February 5. The money will go towards funding the HERO Generation project, which was launched at the beginning of […]

Learning and Listening for Black History Month

The audience listened intently as African, Caribbean and Black identifying (ACBi) students and staff described their lived experiences in a video presented to Education Centre staff during an event to mark Black History Month on February 11 in the St. Jacobs Learning Hub. Organized by the WRDSB Equity Working Team to help mark Black History […]

Cameron Heights CI student receives $100,000 Loran scholarship

We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Meena Waseem, a Grade 12 student from Cameron Heights Collegiate¬†Institute (CHCI), who is one of 35 winners, from more than 5,000 applicants, to receive¬†a prestigious Loran Award. Waseem, now a Loran Scholar, will receive a $100,000 scholarship to any Canadian university she chooses. Her focus: health […]

February 13: Buses Cancelled Schools are Open

All school buses, taxis and special education routes are cancelled today for WRDSB. All schools are open and all Extended Day Programs are open. As always, parents may choose to keep their children home if they feel it is unsafe to travel to school. If you keep your child home, please call the school to […]

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