Secondary: Semester Two Update

Throughout the pandemic, many staff and students have been looking forward to a return to the pre-pandemic regular semester model in our secondary schools. With the support of the Ministry of Education and Public Health, all Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) secondary schools will be moving back to a regular semester model of four […]

Update on COVID-19 in Schools

As students return to the classroom this week, we understand parents and caregivers have questions and concerns over the Ministry of Education’s decision to stop reporting COVID-19 cases in schools. We want to assure you that we will do our best to continue to provide as much information and transparency as possible when it comes […]

January 17 – All schools closed and transportation cancelled

Due to the current weather conditions, all school buses, taxis and special education routes are cancelled and all schools are closed. Extended Day Programs, Child Care Centres located in our schools, and our Education Centre are closed. All WRDSB students will participate in a Weather Impacted Remote Learning day. Educators in both the in-person and […]

Secondary: In Person and Short Term Virtual Learning

In Person Learning Our secondary schools will be reopened on Monday, January 17 for in person learning. School staff are looking forward to welcoming students back to in person classes and ensuring a successful final two weeks of Semester 1. There is no change to the school schedules or bussing. Transition to Semester 2 Ahead […]

Secondary: Students Daily Confirmation of Screening

As part of enhanced safety measures for the return to in-person learning after the Winter Break, the Ministry of Education has directed school boards to verify the daily screening of all students, staff and essential visitors for the first two weeks of in-person school in January 2022 (January 17 to 28). Screening Verification for Secondary […]

Schools Reopen to In-Person Learning January 17, 2022

Today Stephen Lecce, the Minister of Education, announced that all Ontario schools will reopen to in-person instruction on Monday, January 17, 2022. The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is looking forward to welcoming students back to the classroom on Monday. What you need to know: Elementary and secondary schools will reopen to in-person learning […]

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 […]

HAWKS At Home:  Remote learning beginning January 5th

JHSS students will begin learning remotely from home on January 5th until at least January 17th and our school will be closed to students during this time.  Students can expect communication from their Block C and D teachers on January 5th to provide them with instructions about how and when to connect for classes. Students […]

Ontario Announces Move to Remote Learning in 2022

Today the Premier of Ontario announced the temporary closure of schools and move to remote learning, starting January 5 until at least January 17, to help control the spread of COVID-19. We understand this is a stressful and uncertain time, and we thank you for your continued patience and understanding as we move to remote […]

Return to Learning: January 2022

As we prepare to welcome our students back on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, we want to share how schools in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) will be impacted by public health measures announced this week. Before and After School Programs and Child Care WRDSB-operated Before and After School programs WRDSB-operated Before and After […]

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