April 23 is World Book Day

Today, April 23, is World Book Day. World Book Day was designated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to give worldwide promotion of books and authors, and to encourage access to books in all languages and countries. Books at the WRDSB At the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), we recognize […]

Friday, April 21 is a PD Day for all WRDSB students

Friday, April 21, 2023, is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, in person or virtually. All board-operated Extended Day and Youth Development programs will be closed. Elementary teachers will participate in a full day of professional development planned by the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario […]

Don’t Miss It: Assistive Technology – Support for Families in Spring 2023

View a translated version of this page: Amharic አማርኛ Arabic عربي Chinese (Simplified) 中国人 Chinese (Traditional) 繁體字 Farsi (Persian) فارسی French Gujarati ગુજરાતી Punjabi ਪੰਜਾਬੀ Spanish Español Turkish Türk Ukrainian украї́нська мо́ва Vietnamese Tiếng Việt Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about how to support your child with technology. The Waterloo Region District School […]

April 12 is the International Day of Pink

Wednesday, April 12, 2023 is the International Day of Pink. The International Day of Pink is an opportunity to represent: Inclusion Diversity Courage Solidarity Kindness Acceptance Students and staff are encouraged to wear pink in support of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community. About the International Day of Pink The International Day of Pink started in 2007 by […]

WRDSB Celebrates Sikh Heritage Month

April is Sikh Heritage Month in Canada. More than 500,000 Sikh people live in Canada, the second-largest Sikh population in the world. Celebrated in Ontario since 2013 and across Canada since 2019, this month recognizes the significant contributions that Sikh Canadians have made to the social, economic, political and cultural fabric of the country. Facts […]

April Lunch and Learn Sessions for Parents and Caregivers

As part of our ongoing efforts to support WRDSB parents, caregivers and families, our psychology staff are offering a number of Lunch and Learn sessions for WRDSB parents, caregivers and family members. These webinars, scheduled over the lunch hour on Wednesdays, aim to equip parents with useful tips and information to assist them in supporting […]

World Autism Awareness Day and Autism Acceptance Month

This April, we are celebrating World Autism Awareness Day and Autism Acceptance Month across the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB). This month and every month, we recognize the importance of accepting and supporting those on the Autism Spectrum so they can reach their full potential in school and in life. World Autism Awareness Day […]

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