John Mahood’s Week of Giving

Elmira is an incredibly generous community.  Please help us celebrate this generosity during our week of giving to help students and families in need.  During the week of December 2nd to 6th we will be collecting items each day for Woolwich Community Services.  We encourage anyone in the community to participate.  Here is what we […]

ETFO announces work-to-rule will begin November 26

This morning, the Elementary Teacher’s Federation of Ontario (ETFO) announced that it will begin work-to-rule strike action on Tuesday, November 26, 2019. At this time, we do not have any details on what the work-to-rule will look like in the Waterloo Region District School Board. ETFO announced that its actions will target school board administrative […]

November 11: All evening rental permits are cancelled

Due to the current weather information and anticipated forecast, all evening rental permits have been cancelled. Please check with your event organizer or coach to see if your event, meeting, or game will be rescheduled at a later date.

Friday, November 15, 2019 is a PD Day – no school for students

Friday, November 15, 2019 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, but all board operated Extended Day and Youth Development programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus for staff on the PD Day will be on School Improvement […]

John Mahood’s New Outdoor Learning Area

The School Board’s Grounds Services have finished the surprise installation of the area for our new outdoor learning space and they have agreed to pay for the cost of it in its entirety.  While we were not expecting to have the installation of a fence happen for some time yet, the fact that it is […]

The WRDSB Marks Child Care Worker & Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day

On Thursday, October 24, we mark Child Care Worker & Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day, a day for us to take a moment and recognize the commitment, hard work and passion of our Designated Early Childhood Educators (DECEs). Every morning, more than 550 educators work to support the learning and care of 8,400 students in […]

Friday, October 25, 2019 is a PD Day – no school for students

Friday, October 25, 2019 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, but all board operated Extended Day and Youth Development programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus for the day across all our schools will be reflecting on our […]

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 […]

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