January 26 – All transportation cancelled, schools are open

Due to the current weather conditions, all school buses, taxis and special education routes are cancelled. All WRDSB schools are open. Extended Day Programs and Child Care Centres located in our schools are open and operating. All transportation, games and competitions for Waterloo County Secondary School Athletics Association (WCSSAA) are also cancelled today. As always, […]

January 25 – All Evening Rentals, Games and School Events Cancelled

Due to the current weather conditions and anticipated forecast, all rental permits, 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.

January 25 is Bell Let’s Talk Day

Today, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is recognizing Bell Let’s Talk Day, a social media day of action to help end the stigma surrounding mental health and well-being. Bell Let’s Talk Day 2023 This year, Bell announced they will be replacing the donation of 5 cents per interaction with $10 million of funding […]

Announcing a New Superintendent of Student Achievement and Well-being

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Vida Collis as a new Superintendent of Student Achievement and Well-Being, effective February 6, 2023. Vida began her career with the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) in 2001, serving the students and communities as a teacher at Forest Heights Collegiate Institute, Waterloo Collegiate Institute and Glenview […]

January 24 is the International Day of Education

January 24 is the International Day of Education. In 2018, the United Nations proclaimed this day to celebrate the role of education in peace and development, and to demonstrate support for inclusive, equitable and quality education for all. To recognize this important day, Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) Director of Education jeewan chanicka shares […]

January 21 is Lincoln Alexander Day

“It is not your duty to be average. It is your duty to set a higher example for others to follow.” – Lincoln Alexander Since 2015, January 21 has been recognised across Canada as Lincoln Alexander Day. The Honourable Lincoln Alexander was a pioneer in the fight for racial equity in Canada. Alexander’s legacy is […]

An Open Letter in Response to WRDSB Parent Concerns

To the students, families and communities we serve in Waterloo Region, The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is committed to a quality public education system and to continuing our work of building a school district that centres student voice, well-being and academic success in partnership with students and their parents, caregivers and families. There […]

Celebrating Educational Assistant and Child and Youth Worker Appreciation Day

January 19 is Educational Assistant and Child and Youth Worker Appreciation Day in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB). Today, we show our appreciation to all of these incredible staff members who support the students we serve every day. Educational Assistants (EA) and Child and Youth Workers (CYW) in the WRDSB The impressive work […]

Announcing the New Superintendent of Business Services and Treasurer of the Board

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Nick Landry as the new Superintendent of Business Services and Treasurer of the Board, effective January 17, 2023. Nick is no stranger to the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), having served in the role of Controller of Financial Services since 2017, and previously as Business Services […]

January 17 is Raoul Wallenberg Day

January 17 is Raoul Wallenberg Day in Canada. Working as a Swedish diplomat in Budapest during the Second World War, Raoul Wallenberg risked his own life to save the lives of tens of thousands of Hungarian Jewish people from the Holocaust. In 1985, the Government of Canada named Mr. Wallenberg its first honourary citizen, and […]

1 2 106