Join the Parent Involvement Committee

The Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is now accepting applications until June 1st. PIC invites parents/guardians of students currently enrolled in one of the WRDSB schools OR community members who do not have children currently enrolled in a WRDSB school to apply for positions on the committee. The goal of PIC is to have members who are committed […]

WRDSB flags at half-mast this weekend for National Day of Mourning

The National Day of Mourning takes place annually on April 28. This weekend schools throughout Waterloo Region District School Board, as well as at the Education Centre, will be flying flags at half-mast in dedication to the memory of thousands of workers who have been killed, injured or have suffered illness as a result of work-related […]

May 4 is a P.D. Day

Please note that there is no school on Friday, May 4, 2018 for students so that our staff are able to participate in important learning and training opportunities. All Extended Day Programs will operate from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.  The professional development for elementary teachers is being planned by the elementary Teachers’ Federation of […]

Office update – April 26

Dear Families,   Please join us on May 2 at the Corner of Machado Street and Rochefort Street at 8:05 a.m. as we participate in our annual “A Walk in our Sneakers” event. Meet an officer at the start point or be ready to join them along the way as a crowd grows. The officer […]

Office update – April 20

Dear Families,   The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is committed to providing safe, caring and inclusive places for everyone. One way to find out how we are doing is to ask students in grades 4 to 12 about their health and well-being. We are inviting students to share their feedback via a survey. […]

April 16: All schools closed due to weather

Due to the inclement weather, all WRDSB schools are CLOSED today. All Extended Day programs are cancelled. Our Education Centre remains OPEN for those who can safely arrive at work.

Office update – April 11

Dear families, In the light of the tragedy that occurred in Humboldt, Saskatchewan, we would like to demonstrate our support to the victims and families of this unimaginable crash. On Thursday, April 12, we are encouraging all of our staff and students to wear their favourite sports jersey. If you do not have a sports […]

Flags lowered to half-mast following tragedy in Humboldt, Saskatchewan

A message from the school board: We are all shocked and saddened by the news of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash. In response to this tragic event, flags at schools and facilities across Waterloo Region District School Board have been lowered to half-mast during this time of mourning. Staff and students at some of our […]

Important message on the recent threats in our school communities

Dear Parents, Guardians and Caregivers, As many students, parents and guardians are aware, over these last few weeks, many threats have been made against a number of schools within the Waterloo Region District School Board and across the province. These threats have been issued by persons leaving behind inappropriate messages in a variety of school […]

Office update – April 6

Dear families, We had another great week at Jean Steckle! Our kindergarten team hosted an information session for our new parents. I encourage parents to contact the office if they have questions about the transition to Kindergarten by emailing or calling 519-748-1919. Thank you to our families who attended this event. On Thursday, April […]