November 5-11 is Treaties Recognition Week

November 5-11 is Treaties Recognition Week in Ontario. This week aims to: Raise awareness about treaty rights and responsibilities Build understanding between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples It was created in response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action in 2016. What Is A Treaty? Treaties are the legally binding agreements that set out […]

Grade 8 Information Nights at WRDSB Secondary Schools

View a translated version of this page: Amharic አማርኛ Arabic عربي Chinese (Simplified) 中国人 Chinese (Traditional) 繁體字 Farsi (Persian) فارسی French Français Gujarati ગુજરાતી Punjabi ਪੰਜਾਬੀ Spanish Española Turkish Türk Ukrainian украї́нська мо́ва Vietnamese Tiếng Việt Grade 8 students across the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) are beginning to look towards the next step […]

Exam/Evaluation Days

November 9 and 10 are mid-semester Exam/Evaluation days. Please see the linked schedule for details. Also please be reminded that Monday, November 13 is a PD day.

WRDSB Remembers and Reflects on Remembrance Day

As we approach Remembrance Day, a day of solemn reflection and gratitude, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) will honour those who have served during times of war, conflict, and peace on Friday, November 10, 2023. We honour all Canadians who have served and are serving to protect our country. This includes ​​those identifying […]

Information Regarding the 2023 Fall Writing of the OSSLT (Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test) for Glenview Students

On Thursday, November 16, any Grade 11 or 12 student who was previously eligible, but have not yet written the test, or who have not yet been successful, will be writing the Ontario Secondary Schools Literacy Test (OSSLT). Students must successfully complete this literacy requirement for the granting of the Ontario Secondary School Diploma. All current Grade […]

Holocaust Education Week

Holocaust Education Week (HEW) is recognised the first week of November, this year running from November 1 to 9. In 2023, HEW falls at an incredibly difficult moment for the Jewish community. The content shared during this week may be triggering for some staff and students. However, acknowledging HEW aligns with the Waterloo Region District […]

Spirit Wear Blitz – Click here to see more details

OSSLT for Secondary Students in 2023-24

To get their Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), students in Grades 10 to 12 must meet the literacy graduation requirement. Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) In Ontario, the OSSLT is the standard method used to test students’ literacy skills. Its purpose is to support students to meet the provincial literacy requirement to graduate. Students […]

WRDSB shares 2022-23 Board Improvement and Equity Plan outcomes

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is committed to transforming the education system so that identity and social location no longer predict outcomes for students. The 2022-2023 school year was the first year of implementation of the Board Improvement and Equity Plan (BIEP). The BIEP is what supports the implementation and achievement of the […]

Monday, November 13 is a PD Day for all WRDSB students

Monday, November 13, 2023, is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, in person or virtually All board-operated Extended Day and Youth Development programs will be closed About Professional Development (PD) Days PD days are held throughout the school year to provide learning opportunities for school-based […]

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