April Lunch and Learn Sessions for Parents and Caregivers

As part of our ongoing efforts to support WRDSB parents, caregivers and families, our psychology staff are offering a number of lunch and learn sessions for WRDSB parents, caregivers and family members. These webinars, scheduled over the lunch hour every Wednesday, aim to equip parents with useful tips and information to assist them in supporting […]

Re-Introducing WRDSB Parent Posts – written by parents, for parents

The idea is simple: parent posts – a place where Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) parents can share with other parents and caregivers. What are Parent Posts? Parent Posts is a blog series that covers a range of topics that are of interest to WRDSB families. Topics could include children’s physical and mental health, […]

WRDSB presents Sugarbush Live in partnership with White Owl Native Ancestry Association

Cool nights and warm spring days mean one thing: maple syrup! WRDSB students, staff and community members are invited to watch Sugarbush Live to learn about Indigenous maple sugaring practices and the origins of maple syrup. Thanks to White Owl Native Ancestry Association for hosting this event at their sugarbush in Kitchener. WHEN: March 24, […]

Plans for September 2021

Dear WRDSB Families, I am pleased to let you know that the WRDSB is planning to welcome students and staff back to a regular school year with students learning in-person starting in September 2021. We have heard from you through our Let’s Connect surveys that you feel strongly about the importance of school in the […]

Update: Phone Service Restored at Schools and Education Centre

We want to provide an update on a technical issue that was impacting landline phones at Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) schools and the Education Centre. Phone service has now been restored. Thank you for your patience as we worked to implement a solution.

Phones Down at Schools and Education Centre

We want to provide an update on a technical issue currently impacting landline phones at Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) schools and the Education Centre. Currently, our phones are unable to receive or make outside phone calls. WRDSB Information Technology Services are aware of the issue, and are working with the vendor to find […]

Addressing Anti-Asian Racism in the WRDSB

The WRDSB acknowledges the ongoing experience and existence of anti-Asian racism and hate-motivated incidents in our community and across the world. We join those around the world in mourning the lives of the six Asian women murdered in an act of white terrorism. The trauma of this racist, misogynistic incident of femicide reverberates far beyond […]

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination: March 21

On October 26, 1966, the United Nations declared March 21 as the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. This year, March 21 falls on a Sunday. The purpose of this day is to serve as a reminder to us all about our rights and responsibilities under the Ontario Human Rights Code. When racial […]

What’s New: Grade 9 in the 2021-2022 School Year

In July 2020, the Ontario government announced that starting in September 2021, school boards will begin the process of ending the streaming of Grade 9 students into applied and academic courses. The purpose of de-streaming is to address and eliminate the gap in outcomes and opportunities between those students in applied-level courses, compared to those […]

Register now for PIC’s annual Family Engagement Series

Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is excited to announce their annual Family Engagement Series for parents and caregivers. This year, they are offering a three-day virtual speaker series designed to ENGAGE-EQUIP-ENERGIZE parents and caregivers in getting through the rest of the school year. This free event runs from April 7 to 10, 2021 at various […]

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