News & Announcements

Community Planning and Facility Partnerships public meeting

You are invited to attend the annual Community of Planning and Facility Partnerships public meeting to be held as part of the regularly scheduled Committee of the Whole Meeting. When:    Monday, June 18 at 7 p.m. Where:   Education Centre, Board Room located at 51 Ardelt Avenue, Kitchener The meeting is open to the public […]

Hillcrest PS welcomes educators from India

On May 17, Hillcrest Public School welcomed three educators from India to learn about the Empower™ Reading Program. Hillcrest runs this reading program as part of the Special Education programming. WRDSB works in partnership with Sick Kids to bring this high quality reading intervention program to our community. Recently, these educators from India began teaching the Empower program […]

June is Pride Month

June is nationally recognized as pride month in Canada. Many institutions and organizations fly the Pride flag as a celebration of diversity. During the month of June, all Waterloo Region District School Board locations will fly the Pride flag alongside the Canadian flag. Learn more about WRDSB flying the Pride flag. Watch this morning’s ceremony […]

Rosemount School Farewell Open House

After 60 years of serving the Rosemount community, Rosemount School will be closing its doors in June 2018. Past and present Rosemount staff, students and community members are invited to celebrate the legacy of the school at a farewell open house. The school is encouraging guests to share any Rosemount memorabilia by bringing them to display […]

Parent Posts

Staying active with your kids this summer

By Kim Holmes – Kim is a Personal Trainer and the owner of My Fit Coach. She helps busy moms care for their bodies (and minds) through online fitness and nutrition programs. She is a mom of two young sons who attend Glencairn Public School. Kim understands that busy parents don’t have hours to spend […]

Update: Hold and Secure at Alpine Public School – May 30

Update – At approximately 3:50 p.m, the hold and secure was lifted at Alpine Public School by Waterloo Regional Police Service.  Please be advised that a hold and secure has been issued by the Waterloo Regional Police Service for Alpine Public School while the police deal with a situation at Block Line and Strasburg Road. Students […]

Grade 5 students win the UW Technovation Challenge

Emily, Cindy and Shadida are Grade 5 students with a big idea. On May 12, they took home the top prize at the University of Waterloo’s Technovation Challenge. This is a local tech competition that is part of the largest global tech entrepreneurship competition for girls. Technovation challenges girls from 10 to 18 years of age to build […]

2018-19 School Year Calendar is now available

The 2018-19 School Year Calendar is now available.

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Parent Posts

Strengthening our community through the fentanyl crisis

By Angelica Allen – Angelica is a parent of three, two of whom have graduated from WRDSB schools and another who is currently in Grade 9. She is also the current Waterloo Region Assembly of Public School Councils Co-Chair. Fentanyl and drug use is an important topic that has been covered extensively in the media […]

June 1 is a P.D. Day for Elementary schools

Friday, June 1, 2018 is a professional development day for Elementary school staff. Elementary students will not attend school, but Extended Day Programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus of the P.D. Day will be teacher directed assessments, evaluation and planning activities. Paraprofessional staff (EAs/CYWs) will be participating […]

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