Important Dates in the First Weeks of Semester 2

Important Dates in the First Weeks of Semester 2    Wednesday, February 2    PD Day Thursday, February 3 Semester 2 Begins February 14 to 18 Report Cards handed out Monday, February 21 Family Day March 14 to 18 March Break  

Instructional Support Days January 28,31,February 1

Instructional Support Days In the modified semester schedule, instructional support days are an opportunity for students to catch up on missing work, submit work and receive direct individual support from their classroom teachers. Why will students not attend school on these two days? In keeping with our commitment to support the health and safety of […]

Anticipated Transportation Service Interruptions

We want to share an important update from Student Transportation Services of Waterloo Region (STSWR). Bus companies are now experiencing an increase in driver absences due to COVID-19 isolation. Although more than 90% of bus routes are operating normally, some routes are experiencing more frequent and prolonged delays (50 minutes or greater). As a result, […]

Happy New Years Resolutions | Caring/Coping/Connecting

The newest edition of Caring/Coping/Connecting focuses on how we can set realistic goals for the year ahead, while approaching ourselves with self-compassion. The new year brings with it the idea of a fresh start, which can be exciting, motivating and full of promises of a better year. The tips in this edition will help you […]

Lincoln Alexander Day

“It is not your duty to be average. It is your duty to set a higher example for others to follow.” -Lincoln Alexander Since 2015, January 21 has been recognised across Canada as Lincoln Alexander Day. The Honourable Lincoln Alexander was a pioneer in the fight for racial equity in Canada. Alexander’s legacy is marked […]

Statement regarding Committtee of the Whole Meeting recording January 17, 2022

Following the Committee of the Whole meeting on Monday, January 17, 2022, we would like to express our deep regret for any harm caused to the transgender community. As a school board, we are guided by the Ontario Human Rights Code and committed to doing our best so that all students are affirmed in their identity and see […]

A Message from the Minister of Education to Ontario’s Parents

The following is a letter to parents and caregivers, from Minister of Education Stephen Lecce and Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Kieran Moore. Dear Parent or Guardian, We know how critical in-person learning is to the mental health, well-being and academic success of Ontario students. As we meet the challenge presented by the Omicron […]

Celebrating Educational Assistant and Child and Youth Worker Appreciation Day

January 19 is Educational Assistant and Child and Youth Worker Appreciation Day. On this day, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) asks you to take a moment to acknowledge and show your appreciation to all the incredible Educational Assistants (EAs) and Child and Youth Workers (CYWs) in the WRDSB. The incredible dedication and work […]

Secondary: Semester Two Update

Throughout the pandemic, many staff and students have been looking forward to a return to the pre-pandemic regular semester model in our secondary schools. With the support of the Ministry of Education and Public Health, all Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) secondary schools will be moving back to a regular semester model of four […]

Update on COVID-19 in Schools

As students return to the classroom this week, we understand parents and caregivers have questions and concerns over the Ministry of Education’s decision to stop reporting COVID-19 cases in schools. We want to assure you that we will do our best to continue to provide as much information and transparency as possible when it comes […]

1 2 90