Help us improve communication: focus group registration

At Waterloo Region District School Board we know that success for our students depends on effective communication between schools, students and their parents. To help us understand how we can continue to improve communication with you, we are running a series of focus groups to hear from parents across Waterloo region about your experience with […]

Office update – January 19

Dear families, Thank you for another great week! Our Director of Education, John Bryant, the former Minister of Education Mitzie Hunter, and many senior administrators from the WRDSB visited our school to announce the funding of a new school in our area and to ask our students about the importance of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, […]

EA and CYW Appreciation Day

We are a public school district for everyone – no matter their background or ability. To help every child in our district achieve their potential, we rely on the support of parents and caregivers and, of course, the hard work of every member of staff. Today we recognize some of the staff who support some […]

Join us on January 25 for a Public Meeting Open House

Waterloo Region District School Board is developing a Long-Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) that will show how well used our schools are now and are expected to be over the next ten years. It also reveals how well kept our schools are in terms of school condition. Your feedback on the proposed solutions is important to us. We invite […]

Trustees form a committee to consider full-year schooling

On Monday evening, trustees voted in favour of establishing a committee to look into the option of full-year schooling. Full-year schooling means students would get the same number of days in school but with more frequent, shorter breaks in the year. The committee will review research, look at examples of boards currently running full-year programs […]

It’s time to register for Kindergarten

Online registration is now open for Fall 2018. For most children and parents, the transition into kindergarten can be an exciting milestone. At Waterloo Region District School Board, we want to ensure parents that their children will receive the best education in the region, throughout their Kindergarten to Grade 12 journey. When students begin school […]

Suggest a mascot for Janet Metcalfe PS

Janet Metcalfe Public School is our newest elementary school, set to open this September. We are looking for your help by selecting the new mascot. We invite all members of our community to offer mascot suggestions by clicking here to fill out the mascot form. We thank everyone for taking the time to submit your […]

Office update – January 12, 2018

Dear families, ATTENTION: PARKING LOT ON MONDAY, JANUARY 15 Jean Steckle P.S. will be hosting a large number of special guests on Monday, January 15 between 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. for an announcement. We are asking parents not to use the school’s parking lot for pick up after school. Please avoid the parking lot […]

French Immersion registration begins January 10, 2018

Families of children entering Grade 1 in the fall of 2018 can register for French Immersion beginning January 10. Visit our French Immersion website to learn more or register your child.

Office update – January 7

Dear families, Welcome to 2018! I would like to take this opportunity to thank the students, staff members, and parents of Jean Steckle Public School for a great first half of the school year. The children’s smiling faces and willingness to learn new things continue to inspire the educators at JST. One of the most […]