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 […]

UPDATE: All hold and secures lifted

UPDATE: Mary Johnson PS is no longer in a hold and secure. We want to thank our partners at Waterloo Regional Police Services for keeping our school communities safe. UPDATE: The hold and secure at Sandhills and Westvale PS have been lifted. Mary Johnson remains in a hold and secure. UPDATE: Mary Johnston PS has […]

UPDATE: Sandhills, Westvale and Mary Johnston PS in Hold and Secure

UPDATE: The hold and secure at Sandhills and Westvale PS have been lifted. Mary Johnson remains in a hold and secure. UPDATE: Mary Johnston PS has been placed in a hold and secure at the direction of Waterloo Regional Police, due to police activity in the area. Sandhills and Westvale Public Schools have been placed […]

UPDATE: Sandhills, Westvale and Mary Johnston PS in Hold and Secure

UPDATE: Mary Johnston PS has been placed in a hold and secure at the direction of Waterloo Regional Police, due to police activity in the area. Sandhills and Westvale Public Schools have been placed into a hold and secure at the direction of Waterloo Regional Police, due to police activity in the area. All students […]

Sandhills & Westvale Public Schools in Hold and Secure

Sandhills and Westvale Public Schools have been placed into a hold and secure at the direction of Waterloo Regional Police, due to police activity in the area. All students and staff are safe. We will update this web post, Twitter and Facebook as more details become available.

What’s the Scoop – Oct 11th, 2019

Oct 11th,2019 BI-WEEKLY UPDATES What’s happening in October/November:  Mon, Oct 14th– Thanksgiving Day (No school) Mon. Oct 21st – Municipal Elections (School Gymnasium) Fri. Oct.25th –PD Day (no school for students ) Nov 4th – Picture Retake Day  Mon. Nov 11th – Progress Reports go home   Wed. Nov. 13th – Indigo Fundraiser  Please ensure that […]

On Your Feet Challenge

October is International Walk to School Month!  If you’re feeling up to the challenge, consider celebrating active transportation with your family all month long. Sandhills P.S has been registered for the Canadian Cancer Society’s ‘On Your Feet Challenge’. Your family can be registered at onyourfeetchallenge.ca to keep track of the active transportation kilometers you make. The ‘On Your […]

The WRDSB Marks World Teachers’ Day

October 5, is World Teachers’ Day, a day we acknowledge the dedication and passion of our educators. This morning, 64,000 students across Waterloo Region made their way to school. They entered classrooms excited and ready to learn. In each classroom, our incredible teachers have lessons prepared, smiles on their faces, and are ready to start […]

CUPE job action will not impact WRDSB schools

UPDATE – October 2, 2019: In response to the latest CUPE announcement, we want to reassure our families that no WRDSB employees are members of CUPE. Schools boards and unions share a commitment to public education, creating positive learning environments, and maintaining positive labour relations. The collective bargaining process for public education is a two-tier […]

The WRDSB Marks National Custodial Workers’ Recognition Day

Wednesday, October 2, is National Custodial Workers’ Recognition Day, a day on which we take an extra moment to recognize and show appreciation to our custodians, assistant custodians and maintenance staff who work tirelessly each day to ensure the smooth operation of our schools, classrooms and learning facilities. These hard-working individuals not only keep our […]

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