Reminder to turn back your clocks.

Just a reminder: Do not forget to turn back your clocks this weekend.

Update Regarding Elementary Progress Report Cards

We appreciate the ongoing patience and support of parents/guardians during this time of province-wide labour unrest and uncertainty in our schools. Given the current cumulative impact of provincial labour action on the part of elementary teachers and WRDSB support staff (secretaries, custodians and supervision monitors in schools as well as some central staff), the Waterloo […]

Parking Lot and Lateness

Due to the probability of snow, in the not so distant future, the speed bumps have been removed from the parking lot.  In order to keep our students, families and the community safe, it is imperative that we are mindful in the parking lot and do not exceed 10km/h.  It is important that your son/daughter arrive […]

Update Regarding Withdrawal of Extracurricular Activities

On Oct. 22, the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) announced that they would be escalating their current job action next week, if a provincial agreement is not reached. As per their news release, beginning Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015, elementary teachers and occasional teachers will withdraw from all voluntary extracurricular activities in Ontario public schools, […]

Parent Information

Wednesday, October 22, 2015 Dear Parents/Guardians. This is not to alarm, but to keep families informed only:  Re: Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease It has been brought to our attention that one of the students in the school has been diagnosed with Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease. The following Symptoms are as follows: Small ulcers […]

Fifth Disease

Dear Parents/Guardians: Re: Fifth Disease Jean Steckle has recently seen an outbreak of a relatively harmless viral disorder called Fifth Disease. Fifth Disease does not adversely affect most of the general population with the exception of those with sickle cell anemia, leukemia, or pregnant women who are in their first trimester and are not immune […]

Important Information Regarding Rentals & Community Use of Schools

Educational Support Staff/Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (ESS/OSSTF) and the Custodial and Maintenance Association/Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (CAMA/OSSTF) are currently in ongoing province-wide labour negotiations with the Government of Ontario and the Ontario Public School Boards Association (OPSBA). As a result, members of ESS/OSSTF and CAMA/OSSTF are taking part in a legal job sanctions. […]

Important Notice for Elementary Students & Families

Dear Parents/Guardians of Elementary Students: We wanted to provide you with an update about job action being taken by teaching staff represented by the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) and Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) Support Staff, which includes secretaries, custodians & supervision monitors in schools as well as some central staff. Currently, […]

Kitchener City By-Law Officers

For the safety of our students and the community, Kitchener City By-Law Officers will continue to monitor our parking lot and the streets close to the school.  Vehicles are allowed to stop in the drop-off zone, if the driver remain in the car, and students are to exit the vehicle on the sidewalk side. Any […]

Information Coming Home Today

Please ask your children about the forms they received today. Professor Jams was here today to kick off our Move-A-Thon which will take place on October 30th. School Council is also looking for volunteers Picture Day forms Kindie letter regarding Speech and Language observation by WRDSB employee School Council Information for website Oct 5