News & Announcements

Growing Bodies parent workshop Tues. Feb. 28th

The Growing Bodies parent workshop, scheduled for Tuesday, February 28th from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm is CANCELLED tomorrow night due to lack of interest. Thank you to School Council volunteers who made the arrangements for this interesting and valuable workshop.  

Register now for the annual PIC and WRAPSC conference

For the sixth year in a row, the WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) and the Waterloo Region Assembly of Public School Councils (WRAPSC) is hosting their free annual family event for parents, caregivers and the community. The theme for this year’s parent conference is Empowering Students with Parent Engagement. The conference will start with keynote speakers Royan Lee, a teacher, consultant […]

Growing Bodies, Open Minds Parent workshop

The “Growing Bodies Open Minds” workshop for parents (only) is being held at Elizabeth Ziegler in the library on Tuesday evening, February 28th, from 7:00-8:30 pm. This is an introductory session for parents, facilitated by a Region of Waterloo Public Health Nurse. This session will focus on helping parents talk to their school-aged children about growth, […]

2017-18 Annual Budget Survey

Calling all students, parents and community members. Have a say in our budget process. Which funding priorities do you think the Board should consider for the 2017-18 school year, and beyond? Respond to the short 2017-18 Annual Budget Survey below to help us identify which areas are important to our WRDSB community. Please keep in mind: […]

Grade 5/6 Ski Day postponed on Tuesday

The Grade 5/6 ski day is postponed for Tuesday, February 21st. We had to let Chicopee and the bus company know our decision by this morning. The most up-to-date and persistent weather forecast calls for rain tomorrow. We will work on a new ski date and will let students know as soon as possible. We […]

Director’s #WeAreWRDSB Town Hall

We’re throwing the doors of the Education Centre wide open for the first ever Director’s Town Hall meeting. We’re inviting students, parents, staff and community members to our headquarters for the opportunity to take look at the big picture for public education in our region and to talk directly with education leaders in our district. […]

Director responds to recent terror attack in Quebec

On Monday morning, Canadians woke to news of an attack on a mosque in Quebec City that left six people dead, and several others wounded. The Prime Minister called the attack an “act of terror against Canada and all Canadians.” This deplorable act will have an effect on the thousands of students, parents and staff we […]

Innovating tomorrow by educating today

In November, we asked our community to help us define in a single statement what the Waterloo Region District School Board is all about. Over the last year, a big team of dedicated and passionate people in Waterloo region worked together to set a new direction for our public schools with a new strategic plan. […]

Rescheduled meeting for Ministry’s well-being strategy

Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) invites parents/caregivers to participate in an opportunity to provide feedback directly to the Ministry of Education on a very important topic – student well-being. Student well-being is one of four connected goals in the province’s renewed vision for education – Achieving Excellence. Students with a sense of well-being thrive and […]

PD Day – Friday, January 27, 2017 (Elementary)

This is a reminder of our scheduled Professional Development (PD) Day tomorrow – Friday, January 27, 2017. There will be no school for WRDSB elementary students only. Teachers Elementary teachers will participate in assessment, evaluation and lesson planning. Educational Assistants (EAs) / Child and Youth Workers (CYWs) EAs and CYWs will attend centrally-run training at […]

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