Office Update – March 2019

Dear Families, Happy Friday!   Looking at our school calendar, there are just 60 instructional days left in the school year.  This is a great time to reflect on all the great things we have learned throughout the year. It is also a great time to think about setting some short-term goals over next few […]

Register for our free family engagement series

The Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) together with Waterloo Region Assembly of Public School Councils (WRAPSC) and Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) are hosting a series of free events for parents and caregivers. The theme for this year’s event is PARENT ENGAGEMENT: Lets Build Our Toolkit for Success. Registration for these events is required. Date: Wednesday, March […]

Office Update – March 22, 2019

Dear Families, Thanks to students and staff for a great week back after the March break.  It was wonderful to see students back in the classrooms and getting down to work.  Students have been engaged in many powerful activities, including Math problems, Art works and Writing assignments. Have a fun and safe weekend. See you […]

Minutes Now Available – Southwest Kitchener Secondary Boundary Study Working Group Meeting #5

The Southwest Kitchener Secondary Boundary Study Working Group met at Cameron Heights CI on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. The meeting agenda, presentation and approved minutes are now available. Agenda Presentation Minutes The working group will meet again on April 2, 2019 to continue to review and discuss scenarios. We encourage […]

Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is looking for new members – apply today

Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is looking for new members. They invite parents/guardians of students currently enrolled in one of our schools to apply. The fundamental fact is that parents + engagement = student success. Your involvement with PIC can help us optimize this equation. The mandate for this committee is to: Provide information and advice on parent […]

A Message Regarding the Attacks in New Zealand

This morning, we awoke to the news of yet another terrorist attack on a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, that has left 49 people dead and several others wounded. We stand together in grieving this tragedy with our community. This senseless act will impact the thousands of students, staff, families and community members we welcome […]

Office update – March 8, 2019

Dear Families, The weather is warming up from the deep freeze over the last few weeks, and spring is on the way.  This Sunday, March 10 is the start of Daylight Savings time. The clocks spring ahead one hour. Today many of our students acknowledge International Women’s Day by talking about important accomplishments over the […]

Have your say in our funding priorities – take our survey

There is still time to have your say and participate in our annual budget survey. By participating, you will tell us which funding priorities we should consider as we prepare our budget for the 2019-2020 school year, and beyond. Please complete our short survey to help us identify what areas matter to our communities. The survey […]

Office Update – March 1, 2019

Dear Families, Another great week has come and gone here at Jean Steckle PS.   The girls’ basketball team won their semi-final game against Groh, but unfortunately lost in the final game.  The girls’, and their coaches, should be very proud of a terrific season. Congratulations! A special thanks to Ms. Haines, as our Book […]