News & Announcements

Office update – September 13, 2019

Dear families, We’ve had another great week. The students were busy practicing their reading, writing, and math. Our kindergarten students are learning the routines in their classrooms and having a great time with their friends. Thank you to our families for returning the data verification forms and the release of information forms. If you haven’t […]

Recognizing World Suicide Prevention Day

We want our schools to be safe, inclusive and supportive learning environments that enhance and promote mental health and well-being for our students – each and every one. Suicide touches everyone in our school communities. World Suicide Prevention Day is September 10, and our educators and staff are committed to reducing the risk of suicide […]

Public Consultation Meeting #2 – Southwest Kitchener Secondary Boundary Study

We are hosting a public consultation meeting on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria at Forest Heights Collegiate Institute, located at 255 Fischer-Hallman Road, Kitchener, to gather feedback on the preferred scenario for the Southwest Kitchener Secondary Boundary Study. A preferred scenario has now been identified (see interactive map) by the […]

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

To mark Firefighters’ National Memorial Day on Sunday, September 8, flags at all Ontario government buildings, including Waterloo Region District School Board schools and worksites, will be flown at half-mast this weekend. Where buildings are closed for the weekend, our flags will be lowered at the end of the day today until business resumes on […]

Office update – September 6, 2019

Dear families, What a great week at Jean Steckle P.S.! On Friday afternoon, we had our first pep rally. Our students showed their school spirit and learned all about STING. Thank you to the students in Mrs. Pacheco, Mr. Vermeer, Mrs. Roth, Mme Daniells, and Mr. Seupersaud’s class for organizing a great assembly. A special […]

Welcome to the 2019-2020 School Year

Dear parents, families and caregivers, It is with great excitement that I welcome you to the 2019-2020 school year. The beginning of a new school year always carries a special feeling of anticipation, hope and opportunity as each student embarks on another year of growing and learning in our schools. To our newest students starting […]

Boomerang Lunches and ECO club

Dear Families and Students of the Jean Steckle community,          We are very proud of the many initiatives that our Jean Steckle students have been making to become increasingly environmentally conscious and aware.  With world food security increasingly at risk due to unprecedented climate change, we all feel a need to do our part to […]

Office update – August 30

Dear families, Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year. A big welcome to our newest families, thank you for joining us. To our returning families, welcome back. We are fortunate to have a few new teachers this year, and I encourage you to say hello to them when you see them.  Please follow the school on […]

School-Day Elementary Class Lists Error This Morning

This morning, system maintenance to test traffic capacity carried out by School-Day inadvertently caused elementary class lists to be viewable before they have been finalized. This was corrected at 8:20 am this morning. If you were able to access class list information on School-Day during this period, we want to inform you that this information […]

Take our #FirstDayPhotoChallenge

As we get ready for back-to-school, we are doing a flashback campaign to get our community excited for the upcoming school year – and we would love your help. We are challenging our community to dig through old photos, relive your school days, and – of course – share your first day of school style. […]

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