Thriving and Surviving | Caring/Coping/Connecting

The newest edition of Caring/Coping/Connecting focuses on coping in a challenging time. During a pandemic, the balance of stress is stacked against us, but with the right strategies and supports, we can help restore a sense of balance. Don’t miss the selection of helpful resources curated to help you not just survive, but thrive. View […]

De-streaming Grade 9 Math

As of September 2021, mathematics courses in Ontario are no longer offered at both the Applied and Academic levels in Grade 9. This change is the result of strong evidence across Waterloo Region and Ontario that supports not having Grade 8 students choose between applied and academic courses. The goal is to provide more equitable […]

WRDSB Celebrates World Teachers’ Day

October 5 is World Teachers’ Day. The theme for World Teachers Day 2021, as selected by UNESCO, is: “Teachers at the heart of education recovery”. This year, we celebrate the teachers who have demonstrated incredible adaptability and commitment to supporting student learning as they have worked through the shifting realities of the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, […]

Class of 2022 Grad Photos

Class of 2022 grads – Edge Imaging is hosting grad photo sessions at their University of Guelph studio this fall!  Check out the flyer for details and to setup an appointment.

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October Lunch and Learn Sessions for Parents and Caregivers

As part of our ongoing efforts to support WRDSB parents, caregivers and families, our psychology staff are offering a number of lunch and learn sessions for WRDSB parents, caregivers and family members. These webinars, scheduled over the lunch hour on Wednesdays, aim to equip parents with useful tips and information to assist them in supporting […]

Preparing to Welcome Volunteers Back to Schools

We appreciate and celebrate volunteers in our schools. We know the value they add to a student’s experience and that volunteer contributions are meaningful and impactful. We also know that students, staff and community members are eager to get back to the activities they enjoy. COVID-19 has presented many challenges to typical school operations and […]

Making a Commitment for the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day

Today, students, staff and families across the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) will acknowledge the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and participate in Orange Shirt Day. Crissa Hill, Superintendent of Student Achievement & Well-Being, took a few minutes to share her thoughts and hopes for this important day, and the commitment and work […]

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