WRDSB schools Open December 11

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that its members (teachers and education workers) will participate in another one-day full withdrawal of services (strike-action) at a number of school boards across the province, on December 11, 2019. This one-day strike action does not impact WRDSB schools. Our schools will be open to students […]

Office update – December 9, 2019

Dear Families of Jean Steckle Public School, This week, we had reports of animals (raccoons and dogs) roaming around in our neighbourhood. Please remind your children to never approach a wild animal. Thank you to our families who have been coming to school on time – we appreciate it! We encourage our families to arrive […]

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women

Today, December 6, is National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. Flags at all Ontario government buildings, including Waterloo Region District School Board schools and worksites, will be flown at half-mast from sunrise to sunset. Every year, we remember the 14 female engineering students who were murdered at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal […]

Schools reopen December 5

All WRDSB elementary and secondary schools will reopen for students on December 5 following the one-day OSSTF strike. Before and after school programs will reopen and student transportation will operate as normal. We want to thank everyone for their patience during this time.

French Program Information Sessions

The Waterloo Region District School Board offers two French programs, both beginning in Grade 1. Both the Core French program and the French Immersion program are designed to meet the needs of your child while introducing them to the benefits of learning a second language. More information about our French programs can be found at […]

All schools will be closed on December 4, 2019

On Wednesday, December 4, ALL SCHOOLS, both elementary and secondary, will be closed to students.  This includes ALL before and after school childcare programs, extended day childcare programs, Early ON Centres and third-party operated childcare centres.   Bus Transportation will not be in operation and ALL extracurricular activities and evening rental permits are cancelled. This is […]

All schools to close on December 4 in the event of one-day OSSTF strike

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, their members will engage in a full withdrawal of services (strike action) in public schools where OSSTF is represented across the province unless an agreement is reached at the central bargaining table. In the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), […]

Office update – November 29, 2019

Dear Families of Jean Steckle Public School, This week it was brought to my attention that several items have gone missing. We remind parents to label their child’s items and to keep all valuable items at home. Our teachers will also be having conversations with their classes to discuss how our students can keep their […]

OSSTF Announces Full Withdrawal of Services on Wednesday, December 4

Full Withdrawal of Services Announced for Wednesday, December 4 by Waterloo secondary teachers, occasional teachers, Custodial and Maintenance staff, Educational Support Staff, Professional Student Services Personnel and Supervision Monitors and Cafeteria Assistants: The Ontario Secondary School Teachers Association (OSSTF) has announced that next Wednesday, December 4, all of its members across the province of Ontario […]

SWKSBS New Boundaries Approved for 2020

New Secondary School Boundaries Approved The Waterloo Region District School Board approved new boundaries, effective September 2020, for Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute, Forest Heights Collegiate Institute and Huron Heights Secondary School on November 25, 2019. This concluded the Southwest Kitchener Secondary Boundary Study. The boundaries will be phased in beginning with the current Grade 8 […]

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