Weekly update – December 22

Dear families, I would like to take this opportunity to thank the students, staff and parents of Jean Steckle Public School for providing me the most excellent start to the year. Each day it is a pleasure to come to work and serve this great community. The children’s smiling faces continue to be my inspiration. […]

Rescheduled French Immersion Information Session

An information session for French Immersion has been rescheduled for Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 7pm at our Education Centre – 51 Ardelt Avenue, Kitchener. Parents/guardians of children in senior kindergarten are invited to attend the information session to learn more about French programs in the WRDSB and the registration process for Grade 1 French Immersion. Registration […]

REMINDER: Changes to WiFi access begin January 3, 2017

On January 3, 2017, WRDSB is introducing changes to the filtering of internet content on our password-free wireless network, WRDSB Wireless. These changes mean that if you continue to connect using WRDSB Wireless you will no longer be able to access some popular websites such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Vimeo. You can continue to […]

Correction: Saturday School Cancellations

Due to the inclement weather forecast over the weekend and special weather statement in effect for Waterloo region, schools will be closed this Saturday. The international language programs are cancelled. All school rentals are cancelled and organizers will receive an email detailing cancellation procedures.

Weekend School Cancellations

Due to the inclement weather forecast over the weekend and special weather statement in effect for Waterloo region, schools will be closed this weekend. The international language programs are cancelled. All school rentals are cancelled and organizers will receive an email detailing cancellation procedures.

Weekly Update – December 15

Dear families, Parents, we need your help! If your child is away or late, please call the attendance line at 519-570-8018 x 3943#. Today the office had to make over 100 calls to look for students who were not at school. When calling the attendance line, please leave your child’s name, room number, and the […]

Dec 15: Night School & Evening Rentals Cancelled

Due to the ongoing and deteriorating weather conditions, the Waterloo Region District School Board is advising: That students be released from schools at any time if parents judge it safe to pick up and return home; Extended Day Programs will run as normal, but parents are encouraged to pick up children as soon as it is […]

Dec 15 – All school buses cancelled, schools are open

Due to the current weather conditions, all school buses, taxis and special education routes operated by the Waterloo Region District School Board are cancelled. ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS ARE OPEN.

All Extended Day Childcare Programs are OPEN.

Education Centre is OPEN.






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Weekly update – December 8

Dear families, What a great week! Thank you to our families for their generosity with our week of giving. Our students brought in Teddy Bears for the Kitchener Ranger Teddy Bear Toss, money for the Kitchener-Conestoga Rotary Club’s Turkey Dinners, items for the KW Humane Society, used batteries for the Zinc Saves Lives campaign, and […]

REMINDER: Have your say. Vote on WRDSB purpose statement!

We’re looking for some help. We need your ideas, whether you are a student, a parent, a grandparent, a teacher, a bank clerk or a bus driver. We want to hear from everyone. And it’s an important job. We want you to help us define in a single statement what the Waterloo Region District School […]