Category: Schools

WRDSB Lowers Flags for Orlando

We are all saddened by the tragic events that took place this past weekend in Orlando, Florida. To show support for all those affected, including our LGBTQ students and staff, families and allies, we will be lowering our flags at our schools and Education Centre, until the end of the day on June 17.

Have your say in the 2016-17 School Year Budget!

How can you give input? Appear as a delegation at the June 15, 2016, Special Committee of the Whole Meeting. If you would like to appear as a delegation, you must register with the Manager of Corporate Services by noon on Thursday, June 9, 2016. More information on delegation procedures and how to register is […]

Parent Involvement Committee is looking for new members!

The Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) invites parents/guardians of students currently enrolled in a WRDSB school and community members to apply for positions on the WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee. The mandate for the WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee is to: Provide information and advice on parent engagement to the Waterloo Region District School Board; Communicate with and support […]

It’s Facebook Official

We are excited to announce that we have joined Facebook, the most popular social media network!

Please take a few moments to visit our page, look around and LIKE us: facebook.com/wrdsb/

 

Come join us on Facebook! Come join us on Facebook!

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safeTALK training now available for parents & guardians

As part of our system goal of supporting student achievement & well-being, we are pleased to offer safeTALK training for parents/guardians. What is safeTALK? safeTALK is a three-hour alertness workshop that prepares participants, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide alert helper. What are the goals and objectives of safeTALK? Recognize that […]

Join our Accessibility Planning Committee!

We are looking for three representatives to sit on our Accessibility Planning Committee beginning in the 2016-17 school year. The role of the committee aligns with the Board’s Strategic Plan and specifically relates to fostering wellness and well-being, embracing diversity and inclusion and engaging students, families, staff and communities by ensuring that our school and […]

The 2016-17 School Year Calendar is Here!

The 2016-17 School Year Calendar has been approved by the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) and by the Ontario Ministry of Education. The first day of school for 2016-17 school year is Tuesday, September 6, 2016. View the calendars: 2016-17 School Year Information Elementary Secondary – Semestered Schools Secondary – Waterloo-Oxford DSS

PIC Family Event Fast Approaching!

For the fifth year in a row, the WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) and the Waterloo Region Assembly of Public School Councils (WRAPSC) is hosting their free annual family event for parents, guardians and the community! The theme for this year’s parent conference is Strengthening Family-School Relationships – Achieving Excellence and Well-being for all Students. REGISTER NOW! Date: […]

Safe, Caring & Inclusive School Surveys are Here!

Safe, Caring & Inclusive School surveys are important tools which help schools assess the current culture within a school. The survey for parents and guardians, captures perceptions from students, parents, and staff relating to issues such as character development, equity and inclusion, safe schools, and variables that contribute to a healthy school environment. Please take the […]

PA Day – Friday, February 26

This is a reminder of our scheduled Professional Activity (PA) Day this Friday – Friday, February 26, 2016. There will be no school for WRDSB students. This additional day was added to the calendar recently as a result of recent labour settlements. All of our teaching and support staff will be busy meeting in their schools. […]

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