News & Announcements

Register now for the annual PIC and WRAPSC conference

For the sixth year in a row, the WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) and the Waterloo Region Assembly of Public School Councils (WRAPSC) is hosting their free annual family event for parents, caregivers and the community. The theme for this year’s parent conference is Empowering Students with Parent Engagement. The conference will start with keynote speakers Royan Lee, a teacher, consultant […]

Weekly update – February 23

Dear families, Report cards were sent home last week. If you haven’t returned the envelope and the tear off section, please do so by March 1. If you have any questions about your child’s progress, please contact your child’s teacher. We are still registering students for Kindergarten for the 2017-2018 school year. If you haven’t […]

2017-18 Annual Budget Survey

Calling all students, parents and community members. Have a say in our budget process. Which funding priorities do you think the Board should consider for the 2017-18 school year, and beyond? Respond to the short 2017-18 Annual Budget Survey below to help us identify which areas are important to our WRDSB community. Please keep in mind: […]

2016-17 Grade 7 meningococcal vaccination program update

This information is shared on behalf of Region of Waterloo Public Health. New! Meningococcal vaccine (Menactra) will be delivered to Grade 7 students through community clinics offered for the 2016-17 school year. Clinics are drop-in and will run from 3:30pm – 7:30pm. What is Meningococcal disease? Meningococcal disease is a very serious infection caused by […]

Weekly update – February 16

Dear families, It is with both excitement and sadness that I announce that our Intermediate teacher Mrs. Amanda Matessich has been appointed Vice-Principal of St. Andrew’s Public School in Cambridge effective February 28. We wish her the best of luck as she pursues this leadership role. I am confident Mrs. Matessich and the new teacher […]

Director’s #WeAreWRDSB Town Hall

We’re throwing the doors of the Education Centre wide open for the first ever Director’s Town Hall meeting. We’re inviting students, parents, staff and community members to our headquarters for the opportunity to take look at the big picture for public education in our region and to talk directly with education leaders in our district. […]

Weekly update – February 9

Dear families, Unfortunately, our weather hasn’t cooperated, and our Carnaval will be postponed until next Wednesday, February 15. We are hoping for lots of snow! Thank you to our Grade 7 and Grade 8 students for organizing this event. Mrs. Brown’s students shared the upcoming teamwork tasks with the classes this week. We are hoping […]

Weekly update – February 2

Dear families, In February and March, our students will be focusing on teamwork, the T in our STING (speak with good purpose, teamwork, integrity, never give up, and gratitude). When students are showing good teamwork and team spirit in the gym, on the playground, and in the classroom, they may receive a bee. Students will […]

Director responds to recent terror attack in Quebec

On Monday morning, Canadians woke to news of an attack on a mosque in Quebec City that left six people dead, and several others wounded. The Prime Minister called the attack an “act of terror against Canada and all Canadians.” This deplorable act will have an effect on the thousands of students, parents and staff we […]

Innovating tomorrow by educating today

In November, we asked our community to help us define in a single statement what the Waterloo Region District School Board is all about. Over the last year, a big team of dedicated and passionate people in Waterloo region worked together to set a new direction for our public schools with a new strategic plan. […]

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