Supporting mental health initiatives with Bell Let’s Talk Day

Today is Bell Let’s Talk Day and we are encouraging our entire WRDSB community to participate with us. Back in 2011, Bell started a campaign leveraging the popularity of social media. Over the years, it has grown to be internationally recognized with more than $79 million being donated to Canadian mental health initiatives and organizations. Participating […]

OTIP Teaching Awards nominations now open

Do you know a teacher who demonstrates and inspires excellence in their work? Now is the time to give them the recognition they deserve by nominating them for an OTIP teaching award. Each year the Ontario Teachers Insurance Plan (OTIP) and the Ontario Teachers’ Federation (OTF) jointly sponsor the OTIP Teaching Awards, to recognize teachers […]

REMINDER: safeTALK training sessions for WRDSB parents & guardians

As one of our operational goals to support student & staff wellness, we are pleased to offer safeTALK training for parents/guardians of the WRDSB on #BellLetsTalk Day. What is safeTALK? safeTALK is a three-hour alertness workshop that prepares participants, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide alert helper. What are the goals […]

Army reserve co-op education program Information Night

The Canadian Army Reserve offers co-operative education opportunities to Waterloo Region students in order to introduce young Canadians to the diverse career opportunities within the Canadian Armed Forces. The Militia co-op program includes basic military training, first-aid, navigation, field craft, career awareness, communication, self-defense and training in the operation of military equipment. The Application process […]

Glenview Park Grade 9 Math EQAO Date Change

Due to the busses being cancelled on Tuesday, Glenview Park will be moving our EQAO Dates. Glenview Park EQAO dates will now be: Thursday, January 19th, 2017 and Friday, January 20th, 2017.

Grade 9 EQAO assessments postponed to tomorrow

In light of the decision to cancel transportation due to the current icy conditions, WRDSB Secondary Schools will reschedule any Grade 9 EQAO examinations planned for today to tomorrow. EQAO tests in Grade 9 can be scheduled across a number of days, therefore not every Grade 9 student is affected by the decision to postpone today’s […]

School buses cancelled; all schools open

Due to the current weather conditions, all school buses, taxis and special education routes operated by the Waterloo Region District School Board are cancelled. ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS ARE OPEN. All Extended Day Childcare Programs are OPEN. The Education Centre is OPEN.

New Date for School Council Meeting

The Glenview Park School Council will meet on February 8, 2017 at 6 p.m. in the library. All are welcome. Agenda items include: course selection, school improvement planning, and the 60th reunion. Please call or email Mr. Wilson (david_wilson@wrdsb.on.ca) if you have questions you would like addressed at the meeting.

School buses cancelled

Due to the current icy road conditions, all school buses, taxis and special education routes operated by the Waterloo Region District School Board are cancelled. All schools are open and extended day childcare programs are open. Parents and students should take care getting to school. If you judge it is not safe to do so, […]

Ontario offering financial assistance for post-secondary education

Are you currently in Grade 12 and applying to post-secondary programs for the fall? Applications are now open for college and university programs with the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP). The last date for university applications is January 11, 2017. College applications for the fall term should be submitted before February 1, 2017. As part […]

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