Celebrate Bike to School Week: Join the Ride June 3-7

June 3-7 is Bike to School Week! This year, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), in partnership with Student Transportation Services of Waterloo Region (STSWR), will be participating in this opportunity to highlight the benefits of active transportation. Cycling to and from school is a great way for students to incorporate healthy and fun […]

2024-25 Student Trustees Share a Drive to Represent Student Voice at the Board Table | #StudentVoice

By Kyo Lee, Grade 11 student in the WRDSB The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) announced our 2024-2025 Student Trustees: Devansh Lakhanpal and Feiyang Luo. Devansh and Feiyang were chosen by WRDSB students in the February election where over 4,000 votes were cast. They both shared that they feel honoured to serve the WRDSB […]

National AccessAbility Week 2024

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) continues to prioritize accessibility in all that we do. This week, we are recognizing National AccessAbility Week (NAAW) in Canada. The NAAW for 2024 is “Forward Together: Accessibility and Inclusion for All”. As per the Ontario Human Rights Code, “Disability” covers a broad range and degree of conditions, […]

Let’s Unite Our Superpowers for KidsAbility

KidsAbility needs our help to support children and youth in Waterloo Region. As the school year comes to an end, there is still time to make a positive difference in our community. Starting today, the Waterloo Region District School (WRDSB) invites our community to come together and support KidsAbility. Why Give to KidsAbility? KidsAbility is […]

Celebrating World Education Support Personnel Day

May 16 is World Education Support Personnel Day. Join us in celebrating the important role support staff hold within the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB). From the school office to the Director’s office, WRDSB support staff are vital members of our school communities and education teams and are key to student success. Every day, […]

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

May 17 is recognized as the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. This day was created in 2004 to draw the attention to the violence and discrimination experienced by: Two Spirit Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Intersex people All other people with diverse: Sexual orientations Gender identities or expressions Sex characteristics Also on May 17, […]

Updated WCSSAA Fee Structure for 2024-25 School Year

We have an important update about the fees associated with student participation in Waterloo County Secondary School Athletic Association (WCSSAA) sports. Our Commitment to WRDSB Students The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is committed to providing WRDSB students with an inclusive and equitable opportunity for students to participate in an interscholastic athletic program among […]

Assistive Technology – Support for Families in May 2024

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 Families and Caregivers: Are you looking for ways to support your child with technology? The Waterloo Region District School […]

WRDSB participates in Mental Health Week, May 6-12 2024

Since 1951, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) has hosted Mental Health Week during the first week in May, making 2024 the 73rd year. Mental Health Week is a Canadian tradition, with communities, schools and workplaces rallying to celebrate, protect and promote mental health. This week, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is celebrating […]

Resources for Multilingual Language Learners (MLL) and Families

We are pleased to announce the launch of new Multilingual Language Learner (MLL) resources on our website. These resources are designed to support MLL students, families and caregivers. Multilingual Language Learner (MLL) Online Resources You will find information to support: Families who are moving to Canada Recent newcomers to the region Current MLL students, families […]

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