Weekly Update – October 28

Dear families, We are thankful for our great students and their families. We appreciate your continued support with signing the students’ planners and completing field trips online. Thank you to our families who have helped to keep the sight lines clear during entry and dismissal times. I know it is challenging to stand behind the […]

Weekly update – October 21

Dear families, Thank you to our families who’ve signed up for School-Day. Parents have been able to purchase pizza, sign and pay for field trip forms, We have a 93% adoption rate from our families and we are hoping to have more families on School-Day in the next few weeks. If you need assistance signing up […]

Families in a Digital World – Digital Citizenship Summit

Curious about how teachers use technology in class to engage students and how you can follow their learning online? Are you looking for more information on our Grade 9 students receiving Chromebooks? Find out answers to these questions and more at the Digital Citizenship Summit. This event for families whose children attend our schools will focus […]

We Day Toronto 2016 – Livestream

Starting at 9:00 a.m., you can watch the We Day concert LIVE: www.mtv.ca/WEDay

Be sure to follow along and interact with us on Twitter using the hashtag #WeDayWRDSB.



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School Council Meeting – Tuesday, October 18

Please join us on Tuesday, October 18 at 6:00 p.m. in the library for our School Council Meeting Agenda 1. Chair’s Welcome 2. Hot Lunch Update 3. Gardening Project 4. Move-a-thon update 5. Principal/Vice-Principal Report 6. Treasurer’s Report 7. Items for future meetings Thank you for your continued support. Looking forward to seeing our families and […]

Additional safeTALK training sessions 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 […]

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Weekly update – October 15

Dear families, Thank you to our families for their generosity with our food drive and our Terry Fox run! We appreciate your support. Please remember that several of our students have allergies and some are life threatening. We are asking that you refrain from sending in birthday treats. We need to do our best to […]

Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) applications due today

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 […]

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Being a good neighbour

Dear parents and guardians, On Thursday around 3:20 p.m., students and parents reported seeing a stranger in a clown costume and two males dressed in black wearing white masks. Members of the Jean Steckle staff arrived at the pond area and searched the area for a few minutes before two police cruisers responded. The constables […]

Weekly Update – October 6

Dear families, We are excited to have our Terry Fox run on Friday, October 7. Please send in your Toonies for Terry. Students are reminded to wear running shoes and appropriate clothes for this event. Friday, October 7 will be the last day for donating non-perishable items for our food drive. We are thankful for […]