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 […]

What’s The Scoop – Nov 8th, 2019

Nov 8th,2019 BI-WEEKLY UPDATES What’s happening in October/November:       Sat. Nov.9th – Community School Yard Clean up       Mon. Nov 11th – Progress Reports go home       Mon. Nov 11th – Remembrance Day Assembly 11:15 (All welcome)        Wed. Nov. 13th – Indigo Fundraiser 6:30 – 8:30 pm […]

What’s the Scoop – Oct 24, 2019

Oct 25th,2019 BI-WEEKLY UPDATES What’s happening in October/November:       Fri. Oct.25th – PD Day (no school for students )       Thurs. Oct 31st – Halloween       Mon. Nov 4th – Picture Retake Day            Thurs. Nov 7th – Music Around the World        Mon. Nov […]

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 […]

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 […]

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