Office Update – December 20, 2019

Dear Families of Jean Steckle Public School, We would like to take this opportunity to thank the students, staff and parents of Jean Steckle Public School for providing us with the most excellent start to the year. Each day it is a pleasure to come to work and serve this great community. The children’s smiling […]

Holiday greetings from the WRDSB Director of Education

With the holidays upon us and 2019 drawing to a close, it’s a great time to look back at another busy year. I’m immensely proud of the work that is being done to improve the opportunities for all the students in the Waterloo Region District School Board. It is not always easy to quantify the […]

Schools reopen December 19

All WRDSB elementary and secondary schools will reopen for students on December 19 following the one-day rotating OSSTF strike. Before and after school programs will reopen and student transportation will operate as normal. We want to thank everyone for their patience during this time.

All schools closed December 18, 2019

On Wednesday, December 18, ALL SCHOOLS, both elementary and secondary, will be closed to students.  This includes ALL before and after school childcare programs, extended day childcare programs, Early ON Centres and childcare centres located in WRDSB schools.   Bus Transportation will not be in operation and ALL extracurricular activities and evening rental permits are cancelled. […]

Special Hot Lunch program at Jean Steckle P.S.

Dear families, Elementary School Nutrition Services is pleased to announce that we will administer your Thursday hot lunch program for 2020. Thursday lunch options will rotate each week between Subway, Boston Pizza, and Swiss Chalet. Marble Slab frozen yogurt will be offered once per month. There are no changes to the pizza program. You may […]

All schools to close on Wednesday, December 18, in the event of one-day OSSTF strike

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that on Wednesday, December 18, 2019, their members will engage in a full withdrawal of services (strike action) in selected boards where OSSTF is represented across the province unless an agreement is reached at the central bargaining table. Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) has been […]

OSSTF announces full withdrawal of services on Wednesday, December 18

Full Withdrawal of Services Announced for Wednesday, December 18 by WRDSB secondary teachers, occasional teachers, Custodial and Maintenance staff, Educational Support Staff, Professional Student Services Personnel and Supervision Monitors and Cafeteria Assistants: The Ontario Secondary School Teachers Association (OSSTF) has announced that next Wednesday, December 18, a number of school boards in Ontario, including WRDSB, […]

Office Update – December 13, 2019

Dear Families of Jean Steckle Public School, Thank you for another great week at Jean Steckle Public School. A special thank you to Mrs. Smith and our volunteers for organizing the special lunches for our students.  Thank you to Mrs. Millar for organizing our lost and found display every Thursday night. Please stop by the […]

ETFO Announces Phase 2 of Work-to-rule

As a result of ETFO’s Phase 2 of Work-to-rule that came into effect on December 10, elementary teachers and education workers who are members of ETFO will not: Collect monies or participate in the electronic collection of monies for school-based activities except those for charitable causes Distribute any memos/letters from a school and/or school board […]

WRDSB schools Open December 11

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that its members (teachers and education workers) will participate in another one-day full withdrawal of services (strike-action) at a number of school boards across the province, on December 11, 2019. This one-day strike action does not impact WRDSB schools. Our schools will be open to students […]