2021 Course Selections

Course selections are now open for the 2021-2022 school year.
Students can visit MyWay.wrdsb.ca and use your school account login/password to access your profile.
MyWay closes at 3pm on Monday, March 22nd.

Due to COVID restrictions, we are unable to collect printed/signed copies of your course selections this year.  To assist with tracking completed course choices, obtaining parent confirmations and collecting important course information, all returning students are also required to complete the new Google Course Selection Confirmation form – see link below (log in with WRDSB email required).  This is also due by Monday, March 22nd.


Students – remember to check your grade Guidance Google Classroom for important course selection updates, resources and more!  We will continue to share helpful tips and information as it becomes available in the coming weeks.

Students are also strongly encouraged to book virtual appointments with your guidance counsellor as needed for advice on planning and final course decisions.

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Workshop Opportunity: Internet Safety on March 23

Presented by the Waterloo Region Family Network in partnership with the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) and the Waterloo Catholic District School Board (WCDSB) This parent-only workshop, led by Paul Davis, is designed to inform and empower parents in the highly digital age in which we live. Davis is a world-renowned expert on internet […]

Updates to Secondary Community Involvement Hours

The Ontario Ministry of Education has made revisions to the community involvement requirements for the 2020-21 school year so that students will not be adversely impacted by the ongoing challenges related to COVID-19. Updates: Students graduating in 2020-21 school year are required to earn a minimum of 20 community hours (reduced from 40 hours). This […]

Online Safety and Digital Citizenship in Distance Learning

As we continue to support distance learning for all our students, we wanted to take the opportunity to revisit the supports and resources in place to ensure the safety and security of all of those working and learning online in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB). Digital Citizenship Students in the WRDSB are expected […]

Caring for Self and Caring for Others

The newest edition of Caring/Coping/Connecting focuses on caring for ourselves as well as for others. Find out how you and others feel appreciated by learning about the five different love languages and take a quiz to discover what your love language is. Sleep is foundational to our overall health and well-being. We have included sleeping […]

Grad Photos – Important Update

Graduating students who have had grad photos taken this year or are hoping to do so in the coming months…read on! If you arranged photos to be taken through studios other than Edge Imaging, please be aware that your photo won’t appear as part of our annual grad composite. This is produced by Edge Imaging […]

First Class/Cohort Change for March and Screening Reminders

Thursday, March 4th  is a Cohort and Class Changeover Day.   Cohort A will attend Period 1 at-school from until Wed. March 10th while Cohort B l(Period 1) learns from home. Please remember to do these 2 steps each morning: Do your daily self screen (Ontario Daily Covid Self-Screen) before coming to school. Note:  The screening questions do change […]

Trade Talk: Conversations with Trades Students & Apprentices

SJAM students are invited to attend the upcoming TRADE TALK event to learn more about the skilled trades and opportunities at Conestoga College.

This is a unique opportunity for those interested in learning more about the trades. This 1-hour showcase will include an introduction and overview to trades, apprenticeships and related programs at Conestoga College. We plan to have 2 Weston Family Scholars attend as guest speakers, sharing their experiences and journeys. At the end, participants will be welcomed to schedule 1-1 informational interviews with the Weston Scholars should they be interested in learning more.

Facilitators: Arlyn Dwyer or Bailey Binns & Abby Brandes
When:  Thursday March 18th from 11:00am-12:00pm

Anyone interested in registering please email: waterloocareercentre@conestogac.on.ca

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