Week at a Glance: March 9-13, 2020

We know that communication during work-to-rule and strike days can be overwhelming. To help our families, we created a calendar for this week as a reference, to help explain what days schools are open and what programs are operating. Monday, March 9 All schools (JK-Grade 12) open All rental permits cancelled No elementary extracurricular activities […]

Coronavirus Update

Dear Families and Caregivers, As you may know, today there was confirmation of the region’s first case of COVID-19, also known as novel coronavirus in Waterloo region. We know that many families continue to feel some anxiety about this illness. It is important to note that Waterloo Region Public Health and Emergency Services indicates that […]

Help Shape the WRDSB’s Online Presence

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is redesigning our websites! As part of our ongoing efforts to ensure our families, students and staff are able to effectively find the information they need and access the services the WRDSB offers, we are asking for your help to help us update our websites to better meet […]

Week at a Glance: March 2-6, 2020

We know that communication during work-to-rule and strike days can be overwhelming. To help our families, we created a calendar for this week as a reference, to help explain what days schools are open and what programs are operating. Monday, March 2 All schools (JK-Grade 12) open All rental permits cancelled No elementary extracurricular activities […]

February 28 – All school buses cancelled. All schools open

Due to the current weather conditions, ALL school buses, taxis and special education routes for the Waterloo Region District School Board are CANCELLED. All schools are OPEN. All extended day programs are OPEN. As always, parents and caregivers may choose to keep their children home due to weather conditions. If you choose to keep your […]

ETFO announces Phase 6 of work-to-rule

On February 26, Phase 6 of the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO) work-to-rule came into effect. For this phase, elementary teachers and education workers who are members of ETFO will not: Provide any coverage for absent members, regardless of the reason for the absence. Except in the case of an occasional teacher hired to […]

Parking Lot safety

Due to student safety the parking lot is closed for drop off and pick up purposes.  We encourage you to walk to school with your children or park along the side streets where parking is legal and walk them in to the school yard.  Thank you for your cooperation with this – I am sure […]

Pink Shirt Day is February 26

On Wednesday, February 26, 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 […]

Week at a Glance: February 24-28, 2020

We know that communication during work-to-rule and strike days can be overwhelming. To help our families, we created a calendar for this week as a reference, to help explain what days schools are open and what programs are operating. Monday, February 24 All schools (JK-Grade 12) open All rental permits cancelled No elementary extracurricular activities […]

Vaping education for WRDSB families and caregivers

As vaping continues to rise in popularity among teens, we want to equip our parents and caregivers with the necessary information to understand the risks of this trend. Waterloo Region District School Board, along with the Region of Waterloo Public Health and Emergency Services, is hosting family information sessions that explore the many topics around […]

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