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Sept Oct Scoop

Thanh Campbell presentation at Sandhills on September 22

We are looking forward to welcoming Thanh Campbell, a motivational speaker, who will be sharing his inspirational story at Sandhills on September 22. Thanh Campbell was born in Vietnam and came over to Canada as part of the last flight out of Saigon in 1975 with 56 other orphan children. Thanh was adopted in to […]

Board and School Improvement Plan

At Sandhills, we keep the Board Improvement Plan, along with the School Improvement Plan, at the forefront of our learning work as we continue with our commitment to improved student achievement and well-being. Please see the synopsis below emphasizing the target areas of collaboration and mathematics; promoting student choice and voice, and the vision of […]

Let us communicate with you!

Provide us your email address! The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) continues to be compliant with Canada’s anti-spam legislation, which prohibits the sending of unsolicited email messages without consent. We would like to have the option of communicating with you through email, so please sign up at secure.wrdsb.ca/subscribe. You will need to know your […]

2015 Health & Physical Education Curriculum

On February 23, 2015 the Ministry of Education released its revised curriculum for Health and Physical Education, Grades 1-8. Parents/guardians are encouraged to review this document on the Ministry of Education website. The revised Health and Physical Education curriculum supports Ontario’s goal of achieving excellence, ensuring equity, promoting well-being and enhancing public confidence in the […]

Back to School is just around the corner!

Get ready to start an amazing new year of learning, discovering, and creating memories. We are very excited to welcome you back to school on Tuesday, September 8, 2015. Don’t miss the bus! Schedules will be available at the end of August. For bus information, visit Student Transportation Services of Waterloo Region (STSWR), or call 519-650-4934. […]

Labour Relations Update – August 25, 2015

Secondary School Update The Waterloo Region District School Board is pleased that the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) have reached a tentative agreement with the Ontario government and the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) regarding central items. No details of the agreement can be provided at this point in time. The new two-tiered structure […]

Mark Summary for Elementary Students to be Mailed this Week

We are pleased to let you know that Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8 will begin to receive their mark summary documents starting July 29. The mark summary will be mailed to the address the school has on file. If you do not receive a mark summary at […]

Update on Implementation of the new Health and Physical Education Curriculum

On Monday, June 15, staff presented trustees with an update regarding implementation of the new Health & Physical Education Curriculum. Since 2010, the Ministry has engaged in extensive consultation regarding the revised curriculum for Health & Physical Education, Grades 1-8 and Health & Physical Education, Grades 9-12. On February 23, 2015, the Ministry released both […]

National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism

Today we have lowered our flags at the Education Centre, and our schools, in memory of those who have lost their lives through acts of terror in Canada and around the world.

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