News & Announcements

February 6: All evening rentals, games and school events cancelled

Due to the current weather information and anticipated forecast, all rental permits, sports games, and school events are cancelled this evening. Please check with your event organizer or coach to see if your event, meeting, or game will be rescheduled at a later date.

February 6 – All Buses Cancelled All Schools Closed

Due to current weather conditions, all school buses, taxis and special education routes for WRDSB are CANCELLED. All Schools are CLOSED. All Extended Day Programs are CLOSED. The Education Centre remains open for those who can safely get to work.

#BellLetsTalk Day – Wednesday, January 30

Bell Let’s Talk Day is Wednesday, January 30. This is a day to raise awareness and continue the conversation around mental health. One in five Canadians will suffer from mental illness at some point in their lifetime. A big hurdle for anyone living with mental illness is overcoming the stigma and a major reason why […]

Parent Workshop Cancelled

Due to the weather conditions, the bus and sports cancellations, and the numerous absences today, we have decided to cancel our Parent Workshop.  We will let you know when this has been rescheduled. Thank you for your understanding!

January 29: All School Buses Cancelled, All Schools Open

All school buses, taxis and special education routes for WRDSB are CANCELLED. All schools are open and Extended Day Programs are operating. ALL secondary school exams will move forward by one day. Today’s exams will take place tomorrow at the same time. The PD Day will not move. The last day for exams is now […]

January 28: Evening Rentals & Board Meeting Cancelled

In anticipation of weather conditions deteriorating into the evening, the Waterloo Region District School Board has decided: All school rentals scheduled for tonight are cancelled. This evening’s Board meeting is cancelled. Extended Day Programs for Monday, January 28, will run as normal but parents are encouraged to pick up children as soon as it is […]

Still time to register for French Immersion

There’s still time for families of children entering Grade 1 in the fall of 2019 to register for French Immersion. Registration for the program closes on January 31. Visit our French Immersion website to learn more about our program or to register your child.  

Friday, January 25, 2019 is a PD Day for elementary students

Friday, January 25, 2019 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary school staff. Elementary students will not attend school, but Extended Day Programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus of the PD Day will be teacher-directed assessment, evaluation and planning activities. Paraprofessional staff (EAs/CYWs) will be participating […]

Upcoming Parent Workshop -January 29, 6pm

We are very excited to be hosting Dr. Jen Forristal from the Umbrella Project who will help you to empower your child to take on life and develop the positive coping skills they will need for health, happiness, and future success. Please check out the flyer:  Umbrella Parent Workshop

Educational Assistant and Child & Youth Worker Appreciation Day

Today marks the second annual Educational Assistant and Child & Youth Worker Appreciation Day at the Waterloo Region District School Board. Educational Assistants (EA) help to deliver educational programs in our schools, while Child Youth Workers (CYW) are mental health professionals who work with troubled children who face a variety of emotional, behavioural or physical […]

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