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 Secondary Students May Change Mode of Learning by October 16th

We are reminding families who wish to change their secondary student’s mode of learning (in-person learning to distance, or the opposite), they have until Friday, October 16 at 4 pm to request the change. How to request a change to a student’s mode of learning: If you want to make a change to your secondary […]

High school graduation update for Class of 2020

To our graduating class of 2020 and families, High school graduation is a significant milestone in our students’ learning journey. It is a time to acknowledge your accomplishments, celebrate the hard work you have put toward earning your diploma and close off a significant chapter in your life. During this unprecedented year, WRDSB central staff […]

WRDSB presents the Monster Tree Challenge

Trees throughout our region are showing off their autumn colours, and what better way to celebrate the fall season than a little leaf-learning! From now until Friday, October 30, our Outdoor Education department invites all WRDSB students and their families to participate in Monster Trees, a hunt for Waterloo region’s largest trees. This free, fun […]

World Mental Health Day 2020

October 10 marks World Mental Health Day, a day begun by the World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) to raise awareness in the global community about the importance of supporting mental health, to take action and create lasting change. “It is nearly 30 years since the first World Mental Health Day was launched by the […]

New Deadline for Secondary Students and Families to Change Mode of Learning

We are asking families of secondary students who want to make a change in their child’s mode of learning, to do so by Friday, October 16 at 4 pm. This is one week earlier than the previous deadline of October 23.   The new, earlier deadline of October 16 will help students feel settled in their […]

Resources to Help Those Experiencing Family Violence

Supporting our students and their families goes beyond their learning – we want all those in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) community to know there are resources available to help them cope with the added stress of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the Waterloo Region Crime Prevention Council, 1 in 3 Canadians is […]

Parent Night: Attention GPSS Parents, Guardians and Caregivers

In a ‘typical’ year, Glenview would host Parent Night in early October, inviting parents, guardians and caregivers to meet with teachers to discuss student progress.  Due to COVID-19 precautions, we are unable to host an in-person Parent Night this year.   Instead of an in-person Parent Night, teachers will be sending progress reports to students […]

WRDSB Celebrates World Teachers’ Day

Today, October 5, is World Teachers’ Day. A day we acknowledge our educators’ dedication and passion, show our appreciation and recognize the unprecedented journey our teachers and educators have been on since March. This morning, our 64,000 students across Waterloo Region started their school day excited and ready to learn, but it looks and feels […]

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