High school information nights for Grade 8 students and families

Over the next couple of months, our high schools will be hosting Grade 8 Information Nights for students and their families. These information sessions will focus on Grade 8 students’ transition to high school, including the course selection process, in-school student supports, extracurricular activities and more. Please be sure to check out the information session […]

Final Report and Recommendations Now Available

Thank you to the many school communities who participated in the year-long Southwest Kitchener Secondary Boundary Study by getting engaged, offering feedback and attending consultation meetings. Your feedback helped shape the discourse of the nine working group meetings and the many options that were developed and reviewed. The final recommendation is not a perfect solution […]

ETFO announces work-to-rule will begin November 26

This morning, the Elementary Teacher’s Federation of Ontario (ETFO) announced that it will begin work-to-rule strike action on Tuesday, November 26, 2019. At this time, we do not have any details on what the work-to-rule will look like in the Waterloo Region District School Board. ETFO announced that its actions will target school board administrative […]

November 11: All evening rental permits are cancelled

Due to the current weather information and anticipated forecast, all evening rental permits have been cancelled. Please check with your event organizer or coach to see if your event, meeting, or game will be rescheduled at a later date.

Friday, November 15, 2019 is a PD Day – no school for students

Friday, November 15, 2019 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, but all board operated Extended Day and Youth Development programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus for staff on the PD Day will be on School Improvement […]

UPCOMING HIGH SCHOOL INFORMATION SESSIONS!

As the calendar turns to November, we are facing a long list of high school information sessions, some focusing on magnet programs, and some general information sessions. Some sessions are designed specifically for students, while others are for students and parents. If you have any questions please email Mr. Greenhalgh, the Westheights Guidance Counsellor, at brock_greenhalgh@wrdsb.ca. […]

The WRDSB Marks Child Care Worker & Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day

On Thursday, October 24, we mark Child Care Worker & Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day, a day for us to take a moment and recognize the commitment, hard work and passion of our Designated Early Childhood Educators (DECEs). Every morning, more than 550 educators work to support the learning and care of 8,400 students in […]

Friday, October 25, 2019 is a PD Day – no school for students

Friday, October 25, 2019 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, but all board operated Extended Day and Youth Development programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus for the day across all our schools will be reflecting on our […]

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