Give the Gift of Nutrition this Holiday Season | WRDSB Nutrition for Learning Campaign

Together, let’s make sure that every student has the food they need to achieve their full potential.  Starting today, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) invites our community to come together and support the Nutrition for Learning’s Meal Mission Fundraising Campaign. Help Us Meet The Growing Need More than ever, food insecurity is of […]

WRDSB flags at half-mast for National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

To mark National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women on Wednesday, December 6, flags at all Ontario government buildings, including Waterloo Region District School Board schools and worksites, will be flown at half-mast. Every year, we remember the 14 female engineering students who were murdered at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal on December […]

Craft and Vendor Sale

We are so excited about our Craft and Vendor Sale that is happening tomorrow -Sunday, December 3rd from 10-3 at Hespeler Public School!  Come out to support your community and shop local this holiday season.   Hope to see you there!

Dinner Invitation

Hespeler Families: Temple Baptist Church is having a community meal to show appreciation to their community members, including our school.  Please find attached a digital invitation.  This is a FREE event.  They have extended the RSVP to Monday.  Please reach out to the email in the invitation if you have any questions. BLESS Invitation

New Chair and Vice-Chair Elected at Inaugural Board Meeting

Joanne Weston elected Chair and Maedith Radlein elected Vice-Chair At the Inaugural Board Meeting of the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), trustees re-elected Joanne Weston as Chair and Maedith Radlein as Vice-Chair. Trustee Weston and Trustee Radlein, are in their second and first terms, respectively, as trustees. Trustee Weston served as Chair for the […]

December 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. These webinars, scheduled over the lunch hour on Wednesdays, aim to equip parents, caregivers and families with useful tips and information to assist them in supporting their child. Lunch and […]

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is committed to fostering and supporting a school culture that is respectful and prioritizes the inclusion of all. We remain steadfast in our commitment to the safety and well-being of all students. Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week We’re recognizing Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week from November 19 to […]

Transgender Day of Remembrance and Transgender Awareness Week

November 20 is recognized around the world as the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance. In preparation, the preceding week is acknowledged as Transgender Awareness Week. This week provides an opportunity to learn about transgender people, highlight their contributions throughout history, and advance advocacy towards eliminating discrimination and violence that impact the transgender community. Transgender Day […]

Launching the WRDSB Math Action Plan

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is committed to supporting increased student engagement and academic outcomes in mathematics. We know that parents, caregivers, staff and community members play a critical role in supporting student achievement and well-being. We are excited to share with you the WRDSB Math Action Plan to support student learning. Helping […]

November 5-11 is Treaties Recognition Week

November 5-11 is Treaties Recognition Week in Ontario. This week aims to: Raise awareness about treaty rights and responsibilities Build understanding between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples It was created in response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action in 2016. What Is A Treaty? Treaties are the legally binding agreements that set out […]

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