Physically Distant, Socially Connected: Week Eight

Connecting from a Distance This video series showcases Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) educators who have adjusted their typical in-person classes to a distance learning setting. Over the past few months, we have seen our students and staff adjust from face-to-face classroom learning environments to the current reality of distance learning. With so many […]

WRDSB hosts Backyard Bug Blitz

Looking for a fun way to explore the outdoors, enjoy the spring weather and connect with nature, all while practicing physical distancing? From Monday, May 25 to Friday, May 29, our outdoor education department is hosting a Backyard Bug Blitz for all WRDSB students and families. Yes, bugs! Counting bugs may not be as familiar […]

An Update from the Chair and Director

Dear WRDSB Family, Spring is always a time for renewal. This year it is even more significant as we learn to live and work in new ways in order to manage the risk posed by COVID-19 in our schools, our homes and throughout our community. Yesterday, Minister of Education Stephen Lecce announced that distance learning […]

WRDSB schools remain closed for the rest of the school-year

This afternoon, the Premier announced that schools would not reopen for students in June and that the school-year would continue with distance learning. This decision came from the advice of Dr. David Williams, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health and the experts at the COVID-19 command table. At this time, we can confirm the following: […]

Distance Learning Continues: Weeks Seven and Eight

With the Victoria Day long weekend around the corner, we want to take this opportunity to thank our students and their families for their efforts to support distance learning. We know this has been an adjustment and challenge for all – thank you for your ongoing patience, feedback and contribution. We know that our educators […]

Distance Learning Continues: Week Six

In our update to the community this week, we want to introduce our Connecting from a Distance video series that showcases Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) educators who have adjusted their typical in-person classes to a distance learning setting. Over the past few months, we have seen our students and staff adjust from face-to-face […]

Introducing #WRDSBGivesBack

We have watched with full hearts as our community comes together, supporting those in need as our region responds to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of us are finding ways to give back to the communities where we work and live. We want to share these uplifting stories. We are introducing #WRDSBGivesBack. This campaign will highlight […]

How can we support you?

Dear Families and Students,  As school closures and our distance learning program continue, we are working hard to find ways to continue to support you, our WRDSB students and families. We want to stay connected and hear your questions and ideas during this time. We’re using a tool called ThoughtExchange to gather your feedback.  You’ll […]

Distance Learning Continues: Week Five

As we embark upon the month of May, we want to take this opportunity to thank our students and their families for their efforts over the past four weeks of distance learning. We know this has been an adjustment and challenge for all – thank you for your patience, feedback and contribution. And because we […]

An update from the Chair and Director

Dear WRDSB Family, We hope this communication finds you in good health. Clearly we still find ourselves in unfamiliar circumstances and we continue to look forward to the day when we can welcome you back to school. Thank you for all you are doing to limit the spread of COVID-19 and sincere thanks to all […]

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