News & Announcements

2017-18 Annual Budget Survey

Calling all students, parents and community members. Have a say in our budget process. Which funding priorities do you think the Board should consider for the 2017-18 school year, and beyond? Respond to the short 2017-18 Annual Budget Survey below to help us identify which areas are important to our WRDSB community. Please keep in mind: […]

2016-17 Grade 7 meningococcal vaccination program update

This information is shared on behalf of Region of Waterloo Public Health. New! Meningococcal vaccine (Menactra) will be delivered to Grade 7 students through community clinics offered for the 2016-17 school year. Clinics are drop-in and will run from 3:30pm – 7:30pm. What is Meningococcal disease? Meningococcal disease is a very serious infection caused by […]

Director’s #WeAreWRDSB Town Hall

We’re throwing the doors of the Education Centre wide open for the first ever Director’s Town Hall meeting. We’re inviting students, parents, staff and community members to our headquarters for the opportunity to take look at the big picture for public education in our region and to talk directly with education leaders in our district. […]

The passing of a former teacher

Parents/Guardians, It is with a very heavy heart that the Lester B Pearson community mourns the loss of Mr. Richard Ter Vrugt, after a lengthy illness. Mr. Ter Vrugt held a variety of teaching  positions at LBP between 2010 and 2013.  He is remembered as a teacher with a big heart, a positive attitude and […]

Director responds to recent terror attack in Quebec

On Monday morning, Canadians woke to news of an attack on a mosque in Quebec City that left six people dead, and several others wounded. The Prime Minister called the attack an “act of terror against Canada and all Canadians.” This deplorable act will have an effect on the thousands of students, parents and staff we […]

Innovating tomorrow by educating today

In November, we asked our community to help us define in a single statement what the Waterloo Region District School Board is all about. Over the last year, a big team of dedicated and passionate people in Waterloo region worked together to set a new direction for our public schools with a new strategic plan. […]

Rescheduled meeting for Ministry’s well-being strategy

Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) invites parents/caregivers to participate in an opportunity to provide feedback directly to the Ministry of Education on a very important topic – student well-being. Student well-being is one of four connected goals in the province’s renewed vision for education – Achieving Excellence. Students with a sense of well-being thrive and […]

Movie Night tonight and Lost and Found

School Council wants to remind you that tonight is our Family Movie night.  Doors open at 6pm and Norm of the North, our  movie will start at 6:20pm. Families are encouraged to bring refillable water bottles from home filled with water.  No pop or juice please as these drinks make very sticky messes on the mats […]

PD Day – Friday, January 27, 2017 (Elementary)

This is a reminder of our scheduled Professional Development (PD) Day tomorrow – Friday, January 27, 2017. There will be no school for WRDSB elementary students only. Teachers Elementary teachers will participate in assessment, evaluation and lesson planning. Educational Assistants (EAs) / Child and Youth Workers (CYWs) EAs and CYWs will attend centrally-run training at […]

Kindergarten Registration Begins Feb. 1, 2017

L.B.P. is accepting Junior and Senior Kindergarten Registration  for children born in 2013 (JK) and 2012 (SK) for September 2017 beginning February 1, 2017.  Please pass this information on to neighbours who do not have children in school yet.  If you have a child born in 2013 (JK) or 2012 (SK) who is not presently attending […]

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