News & Announcements

WRDSB observes Orange Shirt Day on September 28

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) recognizes Orange Shirt Day as a way to honour residential school survivors, those who did not survive, and their descendants. It’s just one of the ways we support, educate and reconcile our relationship with Indigenous people. What is Orange Shirt Day? Orange Shirt Day is observed each September 30 […]

Hespeler Pizza Lunch – orders due Thursday September 20th

Please order Pizza lunches using school day. Pizza lunches to start on Friday September 28th and run through to January 18th. Orders are due Thursday September 20th. _HESPELER PIZZA LUNCH 2018_2019 Sept and end Jan

Student Accident Insurance Information

Every September, Ontario school boards remind families about the option of acquiring student accident insurance. Student accident insurance can help cover unforeseen expenses due to injury that are not covered by provincial health care or employer group plans. Waterloo Region District School Board recommends “insuremykids®” Protection Plan. For more details on this option you can view […]

PD Day for all teaching and paraprofessional staff on September 21

Friday, September 21, 2018 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, and all Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) operated before and after school programs will be closed. The focus for the day across all our schools will be School Improvement Planning in the morning and the […]

Meet the Staff and Book Fair

Just a reminder that our “Meet the Staff” evening will be tomorrow (Wednesday, September 12) from 6-7:30 pm.   Please feel free to drop by the school within that time to meet your child’s teacher and visit their classroom.  Our Book Fair will be open in the library for purchases as well!  This will be the […]

Hespeler Breakfast Club

We are excited to announce that our Breakfast Club will begin Monday, September 17th.  Students can arrive through the front doors of the school between 8-8:15 am and enjoy a healthy breakfast in our lunch room.  Permission forms were sent home in the first week package and need to be returned to the office.  Positive […]

Newsletter, Mad Science, and more…

Well it’s been a fabulous first week for the Hespeler Cougars!  There have been lots of smiling faces around the school.  Your student brought home our first newsletter today.  This will be the only paper copy that will be sent home as we prefer paperless communication.   The newsletter is also attached below.  Please don’t forget […]

WRDSB flags at half-mast this weekend for Firefighters’ National Memorial Day

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) Education Centre and school buildings will be joining other Ontario government establishments in flying the Canadian flag at half-mast this weekend to mark Firefighters’ National Memorial Day. Firefighters’ National Memorial Day was instated by the federal government last year and is celebrated annually on the second Sunday of […]

International Languages course registration opens tomorrow

Waterloo Region District School Board’s International Language Programs are offered every Saturday from September 15, 2018 to June 15, 2019. The programs run at a variety of locations throughout the region, and each class lasts either 3.25 hours for high school credit courses or 2.5 hours for elementary courses. All levels of language ability are welcome. […]

Welcome to the new school year

I want to welcome students, families and staff with sincere enthusiasm and express my excitement for all the developments and successes that the upcoming school year will bring.  

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