Changes to WiFi access: go WRDSB Secure to maintain access

On January 3, 2017, WRDSB is introducing changes to the filtering of internet content on our password-free wireless network, WRDSB Wireless. These changes mean that if you continue to connect using WRDSB Wireless you will no longer be able to access some popular websites such as Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and Vimeo. You can continue to […]

IB Program Information Nights are Coming

The International Baccalaureate Program offers students more flexibility in terms of pace, depth and breadth of study. Students earn credits through a curricular framework infused with internationalism and upon successful completion are granted the International Studies Honours Certificate or the International Baccalaureate Diploma (an internationally recognized curriculum program). An application package for this program is completed […]

Digital Citizen Summit is almost here

Less than two weeks to go – sign up today! Curious about how teachers use technology in class to engage students and how you can follow their learning online? Are you looking for more information on our Chromebook initiative? Wondering how to make sure your children are behaving safely online? Find out answers to these […]

Annual School Councils’ Report shows community engagement in our schools

The 2015-16 Annual School Councils’ Report was presented at the Committee of the Whole meeting on Monday, November 14th. Every school council submits their own report to the Waterloo Region District School Board near the end of the school year. The report outlines their engagement with the needs and desires of their own school community. […]

PD Day – Friday, November 18, 2016

This is a reminder of our scheduled Professional Development (PD) Day this Friday – Friday, November 18, 2016. There will be no school for WRDSB students. All elementary, secondary and designated early childhood educator (DECE) employee groups will spend their morning in professional development sessions, focusing on assessing, reflecting, and developing the School Improvement Plan for […]

Secondary School Information Nights are Coming

Our students are the innovators, skilled workers, creators, and leaders of tomorrow. Our secondary schools have a wide variety of programs to help them meet their needs and interests. Attend an information session at our secondary schools and find out how students reach their full potential in the WRDSB. Secondary School Information Night Dates School Date […]

Westheights Public School’s Fundraiser… Your Choice!

We are fundraising to subsidise a number of items, clubs, and events that enhance the Westheights experience for our children. Specifically, this year we would like to raise funds for items suggested by the staff and students including: • Ceiling-mounted projector with security cage for the gym • Wall-mounted digital signage for announcements, school news, […]

Lunch Box Orders!

Dear Parents, We are happy to share that Lunchbox Orders will be offered at Westheights Public School this coming year. Not familiar with Lunchbox Orders? Lunchbox Orders is a convenient, online ordering platform featuring local restaurants. An ordering calendar has been coordinated for the Westheights community and can be found at All orders are […]

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