12-17 Year-Olds Eligible for Vaccination

Yesterday, the Province of Ontario announced that as of the week of May 31, youth in Ontario between 12 and 17 years of age and their family members who have not received a vaccine will be eligible to book an appointment to receive their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine, including at special dedicated youth […]

Grade 8 Celebration – June 22, 2021

Dear Maverick Families, We are excited to inform you that we will be celebrating our Grade 8s on Tuesday, June 22nd as they prepare to transition to high school in September. As previously communicated, this celebration will be virtual. This celebration will include both our in-person and distance learning students. We will share the details […]

Welcome to Kindergarten!

Welcome to Kindergarten!  Are you starting Kindergarten at Janet Metcalfe in September? If yes, we are so excited to offer you a ‘Welcome to Kindergarten’ bag filled with items for you to explore! Please check out the link below for pick up times! JME-Welcome to Kindergarten Evite 2021-22

Volunteer with our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC)

Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is looking for new members. We invite parents/caregivers of students currently enrolled in any of our schools to apply. As a member of PIC, you have an opportunity to strengthen parent/caregiver partnership in education and be part of a committee committed to helping each student achieve their full potential. We would like PIC […]

Calling French Teachers: ApplytoEducation Job Fair on May 20

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is excited to be taking part in an upcoming ApplytoEducation virtual Job Fair on Wednesday, May 20, with a focus on French teachers. If you are launching your career as a French Teacher, or if you are qualified to teach French and are looking for new teaching roles, […]

Community Use of Schools and Rentals Update

As we have shared over the past year, Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) uses a five-phase approach within the province’s framework for reopening to reopen our board facilities: Phase 1: support the opening of Essential Service Childcare Centres Phase 2: support our Licenced Child Care Centres and Summer Camp at sites with Purpose Built […]

Diversity and Inclusion ApplytoEducation Virtual Job Fair on May 13

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is excited to be taking part in an upcoming ApplytoEducation virtual Job Fair on Thursday, May 13, with a focus on diversity and inclusion. The WRDSB is dedicated to supporting our students by working to ensure that each of them feels represented in the staff who are working […]

Final Week: My Canada Project Writing Contest

Grade 8 Students: Don’t Miss Your Chance to Win The second annual My Canada Project writing competition, open to all Grade 8 students in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB). Students are invited to share their thoughts and ideas about Canada, in 300-500 words, for the chance to win one of three prizes. The […]

We Belong Together

Hello Janet Metcalfe Families, We know this year has been a unique year, and we really miss having our parent community present in our school. But whether we are learning at school or learning from home, we are still a Maverick family! We want to stay connected with you, and have decided to create a […]

WRDSB Student Census Extension

Thank you to all our students and families who completed the WRDSB 2021 Student Census. The information you provided will help guide us to strengthen programs and learning environments to meet the diverse needs of all students and families. For parents/guardians of a child who is in Junior Kindergarten to Grade 3 who still have […]

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