Office update – October 24, 2019

Dear families, What a great day! The Grade One team organized an amazing assembly on teamwork! Our Grade One students and their teachers worked hard and helped all of the students learn about this important skill. Just a reminder that on Friday, October 25 the school will be closed for students as there is a […]

The WRDSB Marks Child Care Worker & Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day

On Thursday, October 24, we mark Child Care Worker & Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day, a day for us to take a moment and recognize the commitment, hard work and passion of our Designated Early Childhood Educators (DECEs). Every morning, more than 550 educators work to support the learning and care of 8,400 students in […]

Friday, October 25, 2019 is a PD Day – no school for students

Friday, October 25, 2019 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, but all board operated Extended Day and Youth Development 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 reflecting on our […]

Office update – October 18

Dear families, Just a reminder that on Friday, October 25 the school will be closed for students as there is a PD day. Our teachers will be learning about effective strategies when teaching math and how to support students’ well-being. What a great week! Thank you for your continued support. Andrea Michelutti, Principal October 24 – […]

Office Update – October 11

Dear families, Thank you to our students for their hard work in their classes this week. It was amazing to see the number of students selecting new library books. Thank you to our librarian, Mrs. Haines, for supporting our students and creating a library where students love to visit. Wishing our families a Happy Thanksgiving!  […]

Office update – October 4, 2019

Dear families, We had another great week at Jean Steckle Public School. A lost and found display has been set up in front of the office. We encourage students and families to stop by and retrieve their lost items. Any unclaimed items will be donated on Friday to a local charity. Have a great weekend! […]

The WRDSB Marks World Teachers’ Day

October 5, is World Teachers’ Day, a day we acknowledge the dedication and passion of our educators. This morning, 64,000 students across Waterloo Region made their way to school. They entered classrooms excited and ready to learn. In each classroom, our incredible teachers have lessons prepared, smiles on their faces, and are ready to start […]

CUPE job action will not impact WRDSB schools

UPDATE – October 2, 2019: In response to the latest CUPE announcement, we want to reassure our families that no WRDSB employees are members of CUPE. Schools boards and unions share a commitment to public education, creating positive learning environments, and maintaining positive labour relations. The collective bargaining process for public education is a two-tier […]

The WRDSB Marks National Custodial Workers’ Recognition Day

Wednesday, October 2, is National Custodial Workers’ Recognition Day, a day on which we take an extra moment to recognize and show appreciation to our custodians, assistant custodians and maintenance staff who work tirelessly each day to ensure the smooth operation of our schools, classrooms and learning facilities. These hard-working individuals not only keep our […]