Office update

Dear families, Thank you to our families for coming to our first School Council meeting. We appreciate the support of our parents to ensure all of our students receive an excellent education. Our students had a great week participating in Junglesport. A special thank you to Mrs. Tilt for organizing this fun, active event. We […]

WRDSB wears orange on September 29

WRDSB recognizes Orange Shirt Day as a way to honour residential school survivors, those who did not survive, and their descendants. It’s just one of the ways we support, educate and reconcile our relationship with Indigenous people. What is Orange Shirt Day? Orange Shirt Day is observed September 30 and was first launched in 2013. […]

Office update – September 21

Dear families, Our families continue to be the best! Thank you to our families for their support as we transitioned to the new entry system. We are continuing to work with our students to improve our entry and exit system. Thank you to all of our families for returning the Junglesport permission forms. We are […]

Friday, September 22, 2017 is a PD Day – no school for students

Friday, September 22, 2017 is a professional development day for Elementary and Secondary school staff. Students will not attend school school, but Extended Day Programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus for the day across all our schools will be School Improvement Planning in the morning and the completion of Mandatory […]

WRDSB closes gap to province on standardized tests

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) results in standardized tests for reading, writing and mathematics moved closer to the provincial average in results released by the Education, Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) today. WRDSB now exceeds the provincial average in Grade 9 (Applied) Mathematics and for first-time eligible students for the OSSLT. WRDSB improved results […]

Office 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 families for participating in our meet the teacher night. It was […]

Office update – September 8

Dear families, Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year! A big welcome to our newest families, thank you for joining us! To our returning families, welcome back! We are fortunate to have many new teachers this year, and I encourage you to say hello to them when you see them. Be sure to introduce yourself to […]

Class placements

Dear Jean Steckle Parents: The Jean Steckle team has put a considerable amount of work into the class blending process. It takes a great amount of time, revision, and careful consideration. Sometimes parents ask for changes in the fall, not realizing the many factors which have gone into the final decisions. We cannot shuffle classrooms […]