Assistive Technology – Training for Families

View a translated version of this page: Amharic አማርኛ Arabic عربي Farsi (Persian) فارسی French (Canadian) Somali Soomaali Spanish Española Turkish Türk Parents and Caregivers: Are you looking for ways to support your child with technology? The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) SEA Assistive Technology Team is here to help you. In October, they […]

Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is looking for members

Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is looking for parent/caregiver and community members for the 2022-23 school year. We invite parents/caregivers of students currently enrolled in any of our schools to apply. This is not an application to apply for school council. Please contact your child’s school administrator if you want to be on your child’s […]

Celebrating World Teacher’s Day

Today, October 5, is World Teachers’ Day and the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is sharing gratitude and admiration for the work teachers do every day. The theme for World Teachers Day 2022, as selected by UNESCO, is: “The transformation of education begins with teachers”. Today, and every day, teachers within the Board support […]

October Lunch and Learn Sessions for Parents and Caregivers

As part of our ongoing efforts to support Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) parents, caregivers and families, our psychology staff are offering a number of lunch and learn sessions for WRDSB parents, caregivers and family members. These webinars, scheduled over the lunch hour on Wednesdays, aim to equip parents with useful tips and information […]

Celebrating Custodial Appreciation Day

Today is Custodial Appreciation Day. We want to express our gratitude to the custodians and maintenance staff who work tirelessly to make sure Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) schools and offices are clean, safe and well-maintained. During the pandemic, these hard-working individuals played a critical role. No matter the time of day, they made […]

Waterloo Region District School Board Confirms Some Student Information Involved in Cyber Incident

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) confirms that some information in the student grade database was impacted by the July 10 cyber incident. The data involved included information for some students enrolled in the 2006-07 through 2012-13 academic years. Given the years involved, the vast majority of individuals are former students. Social insurance numbers, […]

Student Transportation Survey

Dear Howard Robertson Families, Student Transportation Services of Waterloo Region strives to positively influence children’s lives by coordinating their safe and efficient movement between home and school in support of their educational journey. In an effort to support students living in the walk zone, STSWR offers School Travel Planning services that work with your school […]

School Council – Expression of Interest

Dear Howard Robertson Families,               As a school council member, you can help your council discover new and exciting ways to contribute to the education of students in your school. Education is a partnership involving parents, students, teachers, principals, school boards, government, and the community. Your involvement in the council gives you the opportunity to strengthen […]

COVID-19 Update for the 2022/23 School Year

With the return to school well underway, we want to provide an update to families and caregivers on our current COVID-19 measures. Please know that the health and safety of our students and staff remain our top priority. We continue to follow the guidance of the Ministry of Education and public health, to balance the […]

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day – Friday, September 30

On Friday, September 30, Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) will acknowledge the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day.  All WRDSB schools and offices will remain open for students and staff.  What is National Day for Truth and Reconciliation? On June 2021, the Government of Canada created the National Day for […]

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