WRDSB remembers and reflects on Remembrance Day

Across our board today, we will mark Remembrance Day. We honour all Canadians that have served and are serving to protect our country. This includes the recognition and significant contributions of those identifying as Indigenous, Black, Sikh, Chinese, French, Jewish, Muslim, LGBTQ+, and other marginalized communities who served for Canada, who too often go unacknowledged […]

Parenting Essentials Event with Parents for Children’s Mental Health

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) and Parents for Children’s Mental Health are proud to announce the Parenting Essentials webinar, open to any parents, and caregivers interested in learning more about the complexities of parenting. About the Webinar Confused by different diagnoses and conflicting advice? Feeling overwhelmed by all the complexities of parenting? This […]

Community Use of Schools Update

As we continue to reopen board facilities, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) has adopted a five-phase approach, within the province’s reopening framework, to evaluate the feasibility of reopening our schools for community use. As of today, we are evaluating Phase 5 as the board continues to focus on supporting our day time school […]

K-12 Cyber Awareness Month

K-12 Cyber Awareness Month is an opportunity for students, families and staff to learn more about the importance of cyber security. Running from October 26 to November 20 and organized by the Educational Computing Network of Ontario (ECNO), this year’s campaign theme is “Work, Teach, Learn Remote, Secure and Safe” with a goal of helping […]

Elementary Change in Mode of Learning Complete

Today was the final step in transitioning more than 3000 new students to Distance Learning. This was a huge undertaking and we would like to thank all of the staff who helped to make this reorganization as smooth as possible. We also want to thank all of the parents and students for their patience as […]

WRDSB Outdoor Education Department presents Pond Live

Pond study programs are one of the outdoor education department’s most-loved field trips. From wriggly tadpoles to stealthy water scorpions, students love to discover the diversity of aquatic ecosystems. This Friday, our outdoor education staff will go live from the pond at Camp Heidelberg Outdoor and Environmental Education Centre, providing a venue for students across […]

Celebrating Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day

Today, Thursday, October 22, we mark Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day – a day for us to take a moment and recognize the commitment, hard work and passion of our Designated Early Childhood Educators (DECEs). Every day, these educators support the learning and care of thousands of students in the Waterloo […]

Prioritizing Student Health and Safety During Halloween

As we near the end of October, and with leaves already falling from trees, our minds turn to the festivities and celebrations of the season. Public Health recommendations are an important consideration especially this year, as schools, students and their families contemplate specific activities within classrooms, schools and the community. Putting Health and Safety First […]

The WRDSB Celebrates Local Government Week

The week of October 19 to 23 marks Local Government Week. Along with our partners at the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA), we are working to raise civic awareness among our students and community. School board trustees are an excellent example of local government as these elected politicians play a vital role in providing […]

Reminder to Families of Elementary Students: Possible Changes to your Child’s Class

As students enter into the Distance Learning Program classes and class sizes may change. Students awaiting transition into Distance Learning: Students who are waiting to move into the Distance Learning Program can expect to hear from their teacher by Friday, October 23 and will begin learning in their new class on Monday, October 26. Students […]

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