Weekly Update

Dear families, On Friday, October 7, Jean Steckle Public School will be taking part in our very own Terry Fox Run.  Terry was a wonderful example of our STING values, especially Teamwork, Integrity, and Never Give Up. We will be speaking to students about Terry’s legacy, and are looking forward to this event continuing as […]

Process for Resolving Parent/Guardian Concerns

Process for Resolving Parent/Guardian Concerns From time to time, there may be a misunderstanding, a lack of communication, or a serious situation that requires attention. When this happens all parties must work together to resolve the matter. A parent has the right to express concerns, a teacher has the right to respond, and the Board […]

September 23 – Weekly Update

Dear families, Thank you to our families for another great week. Our students demonstrated respect and safety during our first fire drill of the year. We appreciate the efforts made to have children at school on time in the mornings. As a reminder to parents, we will not be having warning bells in the morning […]

safeTALK training available for WRDSB parents & guardians

As part of our system goals to supporting student & staff wellness, we are pleased to offer safeTALK training for parents/guardians of the WRDSB. What is safeTALK? safeTALK is a three-hour alertness workshop that prepares participants, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide alert helper. What are the goals and objectives of […]

PA Day – Friday, September 23

This is a reminder of our scheduled Professional Activity (PA) Day this Friday – Friday, September 23, 2016. There will be no school for WRDSB students. All elementary and secondary employee groups will be focusing on the new WRDSB Strategic Plan, School Improvement Planning, and Health and Safety Training. This will drive the work and […]

School Council and “Say Hi!” Day

School Council: Please join us in for our first School Council meeting tonight, September 20 at 6:00 p.m. in the library. School Council Agenda September 20, 2016 Welcome Explanation of positions Elections Principal’s Report Vice-principal’s Report Treasurer’s Report Next meeting: Tuesday, October 18 at 6:00 p.m. “Say Hi!” Day: Thursday, September 22 is “Say Hi!” […]

Weekly update – September 15

Dear families, Thank you for another great week. Our students have quickly settled into the routines of school and are demonstrating S.T.I.N.G. (speak with purpose, teamwork, integrity, never give up, and gratitude) with their interactions with their peers and teachers. Thank you to our parents for keeping all of our students safe by adhering to […]

Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is looking for new members!

The Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) invites parents/guardians of students currently enrolled in a Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) school and community members to apply for positions on the WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee. The mandate for the WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee is to: Provide information and advice on parent engagement to the WRDSB; Communicate with and […]

KW Youth Theatre

Auditions for the KW Youth Theatre’s upcoming Fall 2016 Season will be taking place on Wednesday, September 14th during the morning nutrition break at Jean Steckle PS. Casting is for students in Grades 5 to Grade 8. No preparation or experience is required, but please wear comfortable clothing. If asked to attend a callback audition, […]

Weekly Update – September 9

Dear families, We would like to thank our families for returning the student data verification form, the release of student personal information form, and any necessary medical forms. Students from Grade 1 to Grade 8 were given a planner during the first week of school. The cost of the planner is $7. You may send […]