Our Strategic Plan – Hear from Director chanicka

As we set out on the journey of creating our plan for the future of the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), we grounded our focus in our role of educating and preparing students to excel on their chosen path in learning and life. The Strategic Planning Process has been, by far, the most broad […]

Recognizing World Suicide Prevention Day

September 10 marks World Suicide Prevention Day. It serves as an important reminder that suicide and mental health challenges touch many in our schools and in our community. As part of our ongoing work to reduce the risk of suicide for those in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), we strive to make our […]

WRDSB flags flown at half-mast for Firefighters’ National Memorial Day

To mark Firefighters’ National Memorial Day on Sunday, September 11, flags at all Ontario government buildings, including Waterloo Region District School Board schools and offices, will be flown at half-mast this weekend. Firefighters’ National Memorial Day was instated by the Government of Canada in 2017 and is recognized annually on the second Sunday of September. […]

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Day & Awareness Month

September 9, 2022 marks Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Day First celebrated in 1999, FASD day is devoted to raising awareness of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) to improve the prevention of FASD, as well as diagnosis and support for individuals with FASD. Red Shoes Rock Red Shoes Rock is […]

WRDSB lowers flags for the death of Her Majesty The Queen

To honour the life and legacy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, who passed away this afternoon, flags at Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) schools and office buildings will be flown at half-mast until sunset on the day of the funeral and memorial service (to be determined).

Director chanicka Welcomes Students to the 2022-23 School Year

jeewan chanicka, director of education, welcomes Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) students to the 2022-23 school year. He shares with them how their voices are changing the ways we will be doing the work of public education in our district. Important Information for the Start of the School Year Make sure you have all […]

2022-2023 School Year Information

من فضلك اطلب من شخص ما يترجم هذه الرسالة الهامة. Pida a alguien que traduzca este importante mensaje. لطفاً از کسی بخواهید این پیام مهم را ترجمه کند. Fadlan qof ha turjumo fariintan muhiimka ah. እባኮትን አንድ ሰው ይህን ጠቃሚ መልእክት እንዲተረጉም ያድርጉ። Lütfen birisinin bu önemli mesajı tercüme etmesini sağlayın. Veuillez demander à quelqu’un […]

Welcome to the 2022-23 Elementary Remote Learning School

Dear students, parents, and caregivers, Welcome to the Elementary Remote Learning School (ERL) for the 2022-2023 school year. As we prepare to start school, we would like to share some key information. Caregiver Communication In the ERL, we will use two key spaces to share information with parents and caregivers: School Website The Elementary Remote […]

Remote Learning – Residence Attestation Reminder

We have an important reminder for students and families of students in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) remote learning programs. The Ministry of Education provided updated direction earlier this year to school boards for the 2022-23 school year which impacts: Remote learning programs E-Learning courses What Has Changed for Students Living Outside Ontario […]

Elementary Class Assignments Update

We have an important update about how Elementary students will find out who their teacher will be for this school year. Class Assignments for Elementary Students At this time, we are unable to share classroom or teacher assignments via School-Day. This is how you may have accessed this information in previous school years. How do […]

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