News & Announcements

Flying the Pride flag to celebrate diversity and inclusion

June is nationally recognized as pride month in Canada. Many institutions and organizations fly the Pride flag as a celebration of diversity. During the month of June, all Waterloo Region District School Board locations will fly the Pride flag alongside the Canadian flag. We believe that our schools are safe spaces for everyone that walks […]

The Beat Breakfast School Tour – 91.5 the Beat

The Beat Breakfast School Tour – 91.5 the Beat Jean Steckle P. S. has been selected as this week’s winning school for the Beat Breakfast School Tour on Thursday, May 24 in the morning. Carlos and Laura from the 91.5 the Beat Breakfast show will be broadcasting live from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. The […]

Office update – May 17

Dear Families, I would like to thank the students from Huron Heights Secondary School for helping out with our Intermediate Track and Field event. The event was a huge success and it was wonderful to see our students win many ribbons. Next week, our junior students will be participating in their Track and Field event. […]

Office update – May 10

Dear Families,   Tomorrow, May 11 is character day. Don’t forget to dress as your favourite character from a book or movie. On Thursday, May 17 (rain date: May 18), our intermediate students will be participating in the school-wide track and field meet. I encourage students to dress appropriately for the day, wear sunscreen, and […]

Happy Support Staff Appreciation Day

At Waterloo Region District School Board we believe that all of our staff play an important role in supporting students’ confidence and success. May 9th marks Support Staff Appreciation Day. This is a day in which we celebrate the skills, commitment and dedication of our educational support staff in helping create bright futures for our students. […]

Children’s Mental Health Week

May 7 – 13th marks Children’s Mental Health Week across Ontario. This is an important week where we are able to bring awareness to the prevalence of mental health issues and the need to support our kids’ mental health. Wear It Wednesday To show support and raise awareness of children’s mental health, the Canadian Mental Health […]

Office update – May 3

Dear Families,   Our “Walk in their Sneakers” event was a success! We had over 200 students and parents walk to school with Constable Andre and Officer Andre as well as a team of educators from Jean Steckle P.S. We are excited to have similar events next fall. Thank you to our students for participating in […]

Join the Parent Involvement Committee

The Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is now accepting applications until June 1st. PIC invites parents/guardians of students currently enrolled in one of the WRDSB schools OR community members who do not have children currently enrolled in a WRDSB school to apply for positions on the committee. The goal of PIC is to have members who are committed […]

WRDSB flags at half-mast this weekend for National Day of Mourning

The National Day of Mourning takes place annually on April 28. This weekend schools throughout Waterloo Region District School Board, as well as at the Education Centre, will be flying flags at half-mast in dedication to the memory of thousands of workers who have been killed, injured or have suffered illness as a result of work-related […]

May 4 is a P.D. Day

Please note that there is no school on Friday, May 4, 2018 for students so that our staff are able to participate in important learning and training opportunities. All Extended Day Programs will operate from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.  The professional development for elementary teachers is being planned by the elementary Teachers’ Federation of […]

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