Janet Metcalfe PS Vision Statement

Vision Statement: Bringing community together to address the needs of the whole child and prepare them for success as Global citizens As our staff works through the process of opening this fabulous new school – we have been focussed on the above vision and have used this as our filter for the decisions we have made.  […]

*REVISED* – Walking to School Event, September 4th

Changes have been made to the Walk with a Teacher Route Map for our Walk to School Event on September 4th.  These changes impact those students crossing over Fisher-Hallman from the Sienna Crescent as well as Frankfurt and Verona Street areas.  Please see the revised map below: Walk with a Teacher Route Map

Walking to School on the first day…and every day!!!

As September approaches, we start to think more and more about how to keep our students not only safe – but also healthy!!  There is a great deal of research that supports the value of walking to school – (ex. https://www.utoronto.ca/news/why-walking-school-better-driving-your-kids ) and we would like to start the school year right….by making our first […]


A huge thank you goes out to our Mattamy Homes community partners!!  They have very generously made a donation to Janet Metcalfe Public School which will allow us to build a playground not only for our Grade 1-8 students…. but also equipment for all of our kindergarten learners!!!  It is incredibly exciting to be going […]

Congratulations staff, students and families

Another academic year has come to a close. We know that this is an exciting and busy time for our staff, students and families. I would like to take a moment to reflect, express gratitude and celebrate the hard work and accomplishments of our school communities. Our strategic priorities and commitments are the foundation of […]

Roundabout Safety

On June 21st at 9am our future Janet Metcalfe students will be taking a walk over to the site of the new school from Jean Steckle PS.  The primary goal of this walk will be to help our students to understand how to cross Fischer-Hallman near the roundabout safely! Student Transportation Services of the Waterloo […]

Class List Communication

Waterloo Region District School Board is committed to keeping your children safe. To comply with privacy legislation we are changing the way we communicate elementary students’ home classrooms for September 2018. Class lists will no longer be posted on the outside windows or doors of your child’s  school. More details about how to find your […]

2018-19 School Year Calendar is now available

The 2018-19 School Year Calendar is now available.

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Volunteers Needed!

Volunteers are needed to work with our Senior Kindergarten or Grade 1 and 2 children who need an extra boost with their reading.  A program called Strong Start: Letters, Sounds and Words, has been used very successfully in many schools to do just this- but we need your help to make it work! Volunteers work with one […]

2018-2019 Transportation Information

Transportation details for the 2018 -2019 school year will be available on Monday August 20, 2018. At that time, parents can login and view their child’s transportation details by going to www.stswr.ca and following these easy steps: • Click on “ Student Login” • Enter your child’s Ontario Education Number (OEN) – The OEN can […]

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