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2014 Director’s Annual Report

The 2014 Director’s Annual Report is now available! Each year, the Director is required to submit a report to the Ministry of Education, highlighting the achievements of the past year. Our Annual Report gives the local community a snap shot at what students and staff have achieved. Awards, good news stories and  achievements in learning [...]

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Mental Health Lecture Series

Please find attached a poster with information regarding a few free workshops for our community.  Do you have questions around anxiety, depression or other topics?  See the poster for specific details around topics, dates and time. Doon Lets Listen Poster bt

Important notice for the Jean Steckle Community

The city of Kitchener has added some NO PARKING signs on Sophia Crescent where it intersects with Woodbine Avenue.  By-law officers have been issuing warnings, but they will now start to ticket any vehicles that are parked on those corners.  By-law is also concerned, as is the school, around the parking of cars on school [...]

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Pediculosis in Schools

Like any school, Jean Steckle is not immune to pediculosis, or head lice.  Right now we have several cases of head lice in the school and while this is not a health hazard, it is nuisance.  Students may not attend school if affected with lice.  Once the child has been treated and all head lice, [...]

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January 9 – Transportation Cancellation

Due to the current weather conditions ALL SCHOOL BUSES, TAXIS AND SPECIAL EDUCATION ROUTES in Wellesley, Wilmot, Woolwich and North Dumfries Townships are cancelled for the Waterloo Region District School Board

The following schools dependent on Transportation are Closed for the Day: Floradale, Linwood, WaterlooOxford D.S.S.
ALL evening RENTAL PERMITS at these schools are CANCELLED


All Extended Day Child Care programs are OPEN.

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Kindergarten Registration for Sept. 2015

Registration for Kindergarten Sept. 2015 will take place on Monday Feb.02 through Friday Feb. 06, 2015. Junior Kindergarten must be born in the year 2011 Senior Kindergarten must be born in the year 2010 (student that have never been to school) We will start taking appointments as of Jan 12/15. You may download forms from this website [...]

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Happy Holidays!!

We would like to take an opportunity to thank you for all of your continued generosity and caring for all of the children at Jean Steckle PS and the community.  Enjoy the holidays and we look forward to seeing you in the New Year – January 5, 2015.

DreamBox – Home License – Deadline December 20, 2014

The Waterloo Region District School Board has been able to arrange, for interested parents, the ability purchase their own DreamBox licenses at a reduced rate.  DreamBox is an online math program that supports students at their level.  It helps all students improve their understanding of Number Sense including basic facts and computations.  It is a [...]

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WRDSB Lowers Flags for Pakistan

We are all saddened by the tragic events that took place at Army Public School in Peshawar, Pakistan. To show support for all those affected, we will be lowering flags at our schools, and our Education Centre, until the end of day on December 19.

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Winter Wonderland Concert

Due to the rain, the concert will be held in the gym. Just a reminder that we will start at 7:00 p.m. sharp. Hot Chocolate and popcorn will be available for purchase starting at 6:30 in our tuck shop. Hot Chocolate is $1.00 and Popcorn is $2.00. Our students have worked very hard for our [...]

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