News & Announcements

Potential for bus delays due to accident on Westmount Rd @ Ottawa St

  Due to the multi-vehicle accident at Westmount & Ottawa earlier today, busses MAY be rerouted/delayed due to the investigation. We are not currently aware of any bus delays, however, you can find up-to-date information on the transportation site http://stswr.ca Please advise any families that may not see this message. We appreciate your patience and understanding […]

October 16 is Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Appreciation Day

Today, October 16th, we celebrate Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Appreciation Day, a day where we recognize the commitment, hard work and passion of our early childhood educators. More than 550 educators went to work this morning to greet and care for 8,400 students in the Waterloo Region District School Board. To witness our littlest learners get excited […]

Cannabis legalization and our schools

On October 17, 2018, cannabis will be legal to use, buy, possess and cultivate in Canada for persons over 19 years of age. For our students, the possession and use of cannabis is illegal. We know that this change in legislation has raised many questions and possible concerns regarding how the change will affect schools. […]

Coffee with Council- POSTPONED

Attention Forest Hill Families The Coffee with Council scheduled for Friday Oct 12th has been postponed.  When another date has been set….we will let you know! Sorry for any inconvenience!  

October 5 is World Teachers’ Day

On October 5th, we celebrate World Teachers’ Day, a day where we acknowledge the dedication and passion of our educators. This morning, 64,000 students across Waterloo Region made their way to school. They walked with their friends, rode their bikes, or boarded a school bus. They entered classrooms excited and ready to learn. In each […]

Terry Fox Run- Oct 5th

Friday, Oct 5th is our Terry Fox Run   Don’t forget to bring in your pledge forms to help us reach our goal again this year We are so proud of our students and their families for their support in the past as they’ve generously given their “Toonies for Terry”  

WRDSB observes Orange Shirt Day on September 28

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) recognizes Orange Shirt Day as a way to honour residential school survivors, those who did not survive, and their descendants. It’s just one of the ways we support, educate and reconcile our relationship with Indigenous people. What is Orange Shirt Day? Orange Shirt Day is observed each September 30 […]

School Council Executive 2018-19

Thank you to the following parents who were acclaimed to our 2018-19 School Council executive last night: Co- chairs:  Jennifer Drewitz and Jennifer Paczik Treasurer:  Emily Pike Secretary:  Jill Peterson School Council meets monthly on the third Tuesday from 6:30 to 8:00 PM. We look forward to a great year of continued partnership and welcome Forest Hill parents […]

Student Accident Insurance Information

Every September, Ontario school boards remind families about the option of acquiring student accident insurance. Student accident insurance can help cover unforeseen expenses due to injury that are not covered by provincial health care or employer group plans. Waterloo Region District School Board recommends “insuremykids®” Protection Plan. For more details on this option you can view […]

PD Day for all teaching and paraprofessional staff on September 21

Friday, September 21, 2018 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, and all Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) operated before and after school programs will be closed. The focus for the day across all our schools will be School Improvement Planning in the morning and the […]

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