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 […]

WRDSB flags flown at half-mast for Police and Peace Officers’ National Memorial Day

To mark Police and Peace Officers’ National Memorial Day on Sunday, September 29, flags at all Ontario government buildings, including Waterloo Region District School Board schools and worksites, will be flown at half-mast this weekend. Where buildings are closed for the weekend, our flags will be lowered at the end of the day today until […]

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: Board Audit Committee (1 Position)

Do you have a passion for public education and community involvement? We are looking for a community member to join the Board Audit Committee which supervises a variety of financial and risk management processes for the school board. The individual must have a high level of financial and business knowledge relevant to our publicly funded school […]

Office Update – September 27

Dear families, Thank you to our families for their generous donations to our Terry Fox Run. We raised over $1000 for the Terry Fox Foundation. Special thank you to our organizing committee for helping our students learn about Terry Fox and the importance of helping our community. Thank you to our parents for keeping all […]

WRDSB observes Orange Shirt Day on September 30

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, Thank you for a great week. Last Thursday, students in Grade 1 to Grade 6 watched an amazing presentation from Tribal Vision Dance. The multi-mediate show “Visions of Turtle Island” included live singing and dancing in Powwow and Haudenosaunee styles and ended this the Hoop Dance. Looking forward to seeing your best smiles […]

1 2 39