News & Announcements

Important Notice Re: Parking Lot Safety

Dear Parents and Caregivers: We are worried about parking lot traffic and congestion at bell times, and possible injury to someone in our school community. The parking lot at Forest Hill is ONLY for staff and volunteers. Except for before/after school care, please DO NOT drop off or pick up students in the parking lot […]

Transportation details for 2019-20 school year available on August 19, 2019

Kindergarten Students Since Junior Kindergarten students will not have an Ontario Education Number prior to September, Student Transportation Services of Waterloo Region (STSWR) Inc. will be sending a direct mail out to families of Junior Kindergarten students detailing busing information for September 2019. Senior Kindergarten students will receive a mailed postcard with student login instructions […]

How to Check Elementary Class Assignments for the 2019/20 School Year

The Waterloo Region District School Board is committed to keeping your children safe. To comply with privacy legislation we have changed the way we communicate elementary students’ home classrooms for September. Class lists will no longer be posted on the outside windows or doors of your child’s school. If you are a parent using School-Day, […]

New to Canada? Register your child now for the 2019-20 school year

Are you in Canada on a work permit or study permit? Do you have a refugee claimant document? Are you waiting for confirmation of permanent residence or citizenship? If you said “yes” to any of these questions, your child might need a Letter of Admission to register at a Waterloo Region District School Board school. […]

Southwest Kitchener Secondary Boundary Study Working Group Meeting #8 Now Scheduled

We have now scheduled the next working group meeting for August 27, 2019 where we will formalize the timeline for the remainder of the study and confirm the next Public Meeting date. We are still working towards a September 2020 implementation and to achieve that we are aiming for a Board decision on the study recommendations in […]

Director’s Year-End Message

The 2018-2019 school year was one of growth and learning for our entire system. We accomplished a great deal this year, and we should all be proud of how far we have progressed towards achieving our operational goals and implementing our strategic plan. We remain committed to reaching our ultimate goals and will remain laser-focused […]

The School-Day system will be shut down effective June 27, 2019 School-Day will be unavailable until August 31st. Families will be able to access School-Day after August 31st for class placement.

Last Pizza Day- Tuesday, June 25th

We will have pizza tomorrow for any students that are still wanting to purchase it It’s $1.75/ slice- cheese or pepperoni  

Flags lowered for National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) office locations and school buildings will be joining other Government of Canada establishments in flying the Canadian flag at half-mast this weekend to mark National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism, which takes place annually on June 23. This day marks the anniversary of the Air India flight […]

Beach Day- Friday, June 21st

We will be having our last Spirit Day for the year on Friday, June 21st. The dress code guidelines are… Yes to: t-shirts, shorts, sunglasses, goggles (to wear on their forehead), beach hats, towels, etc No to: swim gear and flip flops. Don’t forget that this is also the last Freezie Friday

Communicating with teachers regarding early dismissal

Please ensure you communicate through your child’s planner or communication book for any early dismissal. At this time of year, classes are often outside, joining other classes, or involved in special year-end events throughout the school. This makes it very difficult to locate a student on a moment’s notice. We appreciate your cooperation! Thank you!

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