Office update – September 28

Dear families, A huge thank you to our families for supporting our Terry Fox run. Our students were excited to bring their donations to the school and were eager to run or walk as an entire school. Thank you to our parents who were outside cheering for the students. If you are interested in purchasing […]

WRDSB observes Orange Shirt Day on September 28

Waterloo Region District School Board (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 each September 30 […]

Office Update – September 20

Dear families, What an exciting week at Jean Steckle Public School! On Thursday, our students were part of an assembly where we celebrated our kind and caring students. Over 90 students received a certificate and a ribbon. We focused on being great members of the Steckle Sting Community, learned about our WITS and LEADS programs, […]

Student Accident Insurance Information

Every September, Ontario school boards remind families about the option of acquiring student accident insurance. Student accident insurance can help cover unforeseen expenses due to injury that are not covered by provincial health care or employer group plans. Waterloo Region District School Board recommends “insuremykids®” Protection Plan. For more details on this option you can view […]

PD Day for all teaching and paraprofessional staff on September 21

Friday, September 21, 2018 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, and all Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) operated before and after school programs will be closed. The focus for the day across all our schools will be School Improvement Planning in the morning and the […]

Office update – September 14

Dear families, Thank you to all of our families for visiting our school during our meet the teacher night. It was great to see our students and their families spend time visiting the school, meeting friends, and meeting their teachers. Today, our kindergarten families received notice that our school will be adding a new kindergarten […]

Office update – September 7

Dear families, What a great week at Jean Steckle P.S.! On Thursday, our students were inspired by Q-Mack and J-Box who dazzled us with tricks and amazing beatboxing skills. They reminded us, All-Stars, that we always need to try our best, believe in ourselves, be great listeners, try it again, and continue to practice, practice, and […]

WRDSB flags at half-mast this weekend for Firefighters’ National Memorial Day

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) Education Centre and school buildings will be joining other Ontario government establishments in flying the Canadian flag at half-mast this weekend to mark Firefighters’ National Memorial Day. Firefighters’ National Memorial Day was instated by the federal government last year and is celebrated annually on the second Sunday of […]

International Languages course registration opens tomorrow

Waterloo Region District School Board’s International Language Programs are offered every Saturday from September 15, 2018 to June 15, 2019. The programs run at a variety of locations throughout the region, and each class lasts either 3.25 hours for high school credit courses or 2.5 hours for elementary courses. All levels of language ability are welcome. […]

Class lists

Dear families, Thank you to our families for using School-Day to find your child’s teacher.  This updated list notes the combined classes. Looking forward to seeing our families on the first day of school. Staff Member Class Location Jennifer Evans Christy Olivier Kindergarten K1 – Room 1 Meghan Wiltshire Roxanne Wolff Kindergarten K2 – Room […]