Introducing the New Anonymous Bullying Reporting Tool

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is proud to announce the launch of the WRDSB Anonymous Bullying Reporting Tool for students. The Anonymous Bullying Reporting Tool The Anonymous Bullying Reporting Tool is available to WRDSB students to report safety concerns related to bullying for themselves, or on behalf of another student. This is one […]

Celebrating Black Brilliance Month 2023 – We Boldly Belong

February is Black Brilliance Month at the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB). For more than 200 years, Black people have been present in Waterloo Region. This year’s theme “We Boldly Belong” is guided by the WRDSB’s mission to foster a school system where each child is represented, valued and included. We Boldly Belong is […]

Don’t Miss It: Assistive Technology – Support for Families in Early 2023

View a translated version of this page: Amharic አማርኛ Arabic عربي Chinese (Simplified) 中国人 Chinese (Traditional) 繁體字 Farsi (Persian) فارسی French (Canadian) Gujarati ગુજરાતી Punjabi ਪੰਜਾਬੀ Spanish Española Turkish Türk Ukrainian украї́нська мо́ва Vietnamese Tiếng Việt Parents and Caregivers: Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about how to support your child with technology. The […]

February 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 […]

January 29 is the National Day of Remembrance and Action Against Islamophobia

On January 29, 2017, a lone gunman entered a mosque in Quebec City and opened fire on dozens of Muslim Canadians during a prayer service. Six worshippers were killed and 19 more injured. The Quebec City mosque mass shooting remains the worst mass murder in a house of worship in Canada’s history. On June 6, […]

Friday, February 3 is a PD Day for Secondary WRDSB Students

Friday, February 3, 2023, is a professional development (PD) day for secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, in person or virtually. Secondary teachers will participate in whole-school professional learning activities on student achievement and well-being. In addition, they will be finalizing assessment, evaluation and reporting for Semester 1 and planning for Semester 2. […]

Holocaust Remembrance Day

As an educational system, we have a responsibility to learn about the lived realities of systematically harmed communities. With this in mind, the WRDSB is committed to learning about the lived experiences, realities and harm faced by the Jewish community.   In the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), we look forward to building strong, ongoing […]

January 26 – All transportation cancelled, schools are open

Due to the current weather conditions, all school buses, taxis and special education routes are cancelled. All WRDSB schools are open. Extended Day Programs and Child Care Centres located in our schools are open and operating. All transportation, games and competitions for Waterloo County Secondary School Athletics Association (WCSSAA) are also cancelled today. As always, […]

January 25 – All Evening Rentals, Games and School Events Cancelled

Due to the current weather conditions and anticipated forecast, all rental permits, games and school events are cancelled this evening. Please check with your event organizer or coach to see if your event, meeting, or game will be rescheduled at a later date.

January 25 is Bell Let’s Talk Day

Today, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is recognizing Bell Let’s Talk Day, a social media day of action to help end the stigma surrounding mental health and well-being. Bell Let’s Talk Day 2023 This year, Bell announced they will be replacing the donation of 5 cents per interaction with $10 million of funding […]

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