News & Announcements

Annual Winter Clothing Giveaway Nov. 15

  We are excited to announce that we will be doing our Annual Winter Clothing Giveaway in the Library Thursday, November 15th from 3:30-6:00pm Please bring your own shopping bags!

Photo Retake Day is tomorrow- Nov 14

Just a reminder that we will be doing our photo retakes tomorrow- Wednesday, Nov. 14th    

Grade 1 French Immersion

Are you thinking about French Immersion for your child? Join us at one of our information sessions to learn more about our French programs and registration process. Information sessions will be held in the Cambridge Room at the WRDSB Education Centre (Map) on the following days: November 21, 7 p.m. November 26, 7 p.m. December […]

Friday, November 16, 2018 is a PD Day – no school for students

Friday, November 16, 2018 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, but Extended Day Programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus for the day will be School Improvement Planning in the morning. Teachers will participate in a whole-school activity […]

High School Information Nights: Grade 8 Transition

Over the next couple of months, our high schools will be hosting Grade 8 Information Nights for families and students. These information sessions will focus on Grade 8 students’ transition to high school, including the course selection process, in-school student supports, extracurricular activities and more. Please be sure to check out the information session for any […]

Vesey’s Bulb Order update

Update from Laurie Hunter- Forest Hill’s TreeGeneration: Due to the change in how payment must be made through the school, a cheque was mailed via snail mail. Vesey’s has received the order and it was shipped this morning, October 23. It is coming from PEI so hopefully by Friday.  I may be calling and delivering […]

Friday, October 26, 2018 is a PD Day – no school for students

Friday, October 26, 2018 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, and Extended Day Programs will operate at satellite locations. The focus for the day across all our schools will be reflecting on our Strategic Plan and Operational Goals for Student Achievement & Well-Being and School Improvement […]

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. […]

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