News & Announcements

Weekly update – December 20

Dear families, I would like to take this opportunity to thank the students, staff and parents of Jean Steckle Public School for providing me with the opportunity to work with an amazing community. Each day it is a pleasure to come to school and serve this great school. The children’s smiling faces continue to be […]

Minutes now available from the Southwest Kitchener Secondary School Boundary Study Working Group

The Southwest Kitchener Secondary Boundary Study Working Group met at Forest Heights Collegiate Institute on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. The meeting agenda, presentation and approved minutes are now available. Agenda Presentation Minutes The working group met again on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. at Huron Heights […]

Weekly update – December 14

Dear families, We’ve had a busy and exciting week at Jean Steckle Public School. On Thursday, our students went shopping at our first Super Seasonal Sale and purchased gifts for their families. We don’t have a grand total yet but we raised over $2000 – great work STING! A special thank you to Mrs. Austin […]

Weekly update – December 7, 2018

Dear families, A huge congratulations to our intermediate boys’ volleyball team! They won the county championship this week when they played against Sir Adam Beck Public School in the finals. The officials and the other school’s principal commented on our students’ respectful behaviour and the strong commitment to sportsmanship. A special thank you to our […]

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women

Today, December 6, is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women. To mark the day, flags at our buildings will be flown at half-mast from sunrise to sunset. On the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women, we remember the 14 female engineering students who were murdered at l’École […]

Office update – November 20, 2018

Dear families, Thank you for another great week. Our students this week participated in S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) activities where classes worked together to create a variety of projects. Our grade 8 students met with our School Resource Officer to discuss the legal implications of drinking, smoking, vaping, and online/social media dangers. […]

Weekly update – November 23

Dear families, What a great assembly! Our kindergarten students taught us about teamwork, sang us a song, and leading the whole school in a dance. We celebrated over 100 students with ribbons and certificates who demonstrated teamwork in their classroom. Thank you to all of the educators who made this assembly a great success. We […]

Recognizing International Transgender Day of Remembrance

The Waterloo Region District School Board would like to extend support to our transgender students, parents/families, and staff in honour of International Transgender Day of Remembrance and Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week. We are committed to providing safe, inclusive and caring learning environments for each and every one of our students. Our incredible staff work […]

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week – November 18-24

We are committed to providing a safe, caring and inclusive learning environment for all students – each and every one. Ontario’s Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week runs from November 18 to 24, 2018. This week is an opportunity for us all to reinforce clear and positive messages that bullying is not acceptable in our schools […]

Weekly update – November 16

Dear families, Thank you to our families who met with teachers to discuss their child’s progress. If you haven’t met with your child’s teacher, please contact them directly. Our teachers are excited to work with families. On Friday, our students will be participating in our monthly STING assembly. The kindergarten students will be helping us […]

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