Anticipated Transportation Service Interruptions

We want to share an important update about school buses. Due to a driver shortage and the impact on service this will have, some routes will be cancelled using the same approach as the last school year. More than 90% of scheduled trips are operating normally. However, some routes are experiencing more frequent and prolonged […]

Our Strategic Plan – Hear from Director chanicka

As we set out on the journey of creating our plan for the future of the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), we grounded our focus in our role of educating and preparing students to excel on their chosen path in learning and life. The Strategic Planning Process has been, by far, the most broad […]

Recognizing World Suicide Prevention Day

September 10 marks World Suicide Prevention Day. It serves as an important reminder that suicide and mental health challenges touch many in our schools and in our community. As part of our ongoing work to reduce the risk of suicide for those in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), we strive to make our […]

WRDSB flags flown at half-mast for Firefighters’ National Memorial Day

To mark Firefighters’ National Memorial Day on Sunday, September 11, flags at all Ontario government buildings, including Waterloo Region District School Board schools and offices, will be flown at half-mast this weekend. Firefighters’ National Memorial Day was instated by the Government of Canada in 2017 and is recognized annually on the second Sunday of September. […]

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Day & Awareness Month

September 9, 2022 marks Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Day First celebrated in 1999, FASD day is devoted to raising awareness of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) to improve the prevention of FASD, as well as diagnosis and support for individuals with FASD. Red Shoes Rock Red Shoes Rock is […]

WRDSB lowers flags for the death of Her Majesty The Queen

To honour the life and legacy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, who passed away this afternoon, flags at Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) schools and office buildings will be flown at half-mast until sunset on the day of the funeral and memorial service (to be determined).

Save The Date – Meet the Staff Evening Wed. Sept. 14th

We will be hosting our “Meet the Staff” evening next week on Wednesday, September 14th between 5:30 – 7 pm. This is an opportunity for families to drop in to see their child/ren’s learning space(s) and meet some of the staff that works with them. We hope to see you here! Unfortunately, we’re still unable […]

Director chanicka Welcomes Students to the 2022-23 School Year

jeewan chanicka, director of education, welcomes Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) students to the 2022-23 school year. He shares with them how their voices are changing the ways we will be doing the work of public education in our district. Important Information for the Start of the School Year Make sure you have all […]

Finding Your Teacher On Tuesday Morning

WRDSB shared on Thursday that School Day is not functioning. See more info here. This means that students in WRDSB schools, including Lester B Pearson, will not find out their teacher until they arrive Tuesday morning. On Tuesday morning, at Lester B Pearson, as bus students arrive, we will direct our kindergarten students through the […]

2022-2023 School Year Information

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