WRDSB Student Census Reminder and Information

This is a reminder about the WRDSB Student Census. If you have a child in Junior Kindergarten to Grade 3, you will have received an email invitation with the subject ‘WRDSB 2021 Student Census’. What if you can’t find the email?  For many parents/guardians, emails have been filtered to spam folders. If you have not […]

WRDSB flags at half-mast for National Day of Mourning

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) Education Centre and school buildings will be joining other Ontario government establishments in flying the Canadian flag at half-mast today to mark National Day of Mourning, which takes place annually on April 28. This day is dedicated to remembering the thousands of workers who have been killed, injured […]

Virtual Commencement/Grad Photo Sessions

As shared in a WRDSB post, the formal Virtual Commencement ceremonies originally scheduled to broadcast on June 24th will need to be postponed until Fall 2021 due to the current Emergency Stay-At-Home order.  Also, in accordance with this directive, we are unable to host the Edge Imaging Grad Photo sessions at this time.  If you […]

Secondary School Commencement Update

Dear Grade 12 graduating students and families, We want to provide you with an update on graduation celebrations and the virtual Commencement ceremonies scheduled for June 2021. After much deliberation and thoughtful consideration, and ultimately due to the impact of the current Emergency Stay-at-Home order, the virtual Commencement ceremonies scheduled for Thursday, June 24, 2021, […]

Volunteers in Schools: The Value of One, The Power of Many

By Christina Laughren – Christina has been an active parent volunteer for more than 10 years. She has experienced first-hand the value of being engaged within her school community. With two sons in the WRDSB, Christina is passionate about involving other parents as resources and support for their children’s school experience. This year, she has […]

Caring for a Child Who Needs to Self-Isolate

This fact sheet, created by Public Health Ontario, provides advice to parents and caregivers of children who need to self-isolate at home. This may include a child who has COVID-19, has symptoms of COVID-19, or has a known exposure to COVID-19. Some measures may not be possible or practical for all families. View this document […]

Technology workshops for parents

The Training Webinars for Parents – April 26 – May 29 are open to any parent or guardian who is interested in learning about the technology available in WRDSB to support their child. Webinars will be live and held using Google Meet Three different topics will be offered The topics will be offered throughout the month on Tuesdays and […]

WRDSB presents 2nd annual Backyard Bird Count

Looking for a way to get outside and celebrate Earth Day? From Thursday, April 22 to Monday, April 26, our Outdoor Education Department is hosting its 2nd annual WRDSB Backyard Bird Count. They invite all WRDSB students and families to participate, whether it is by observing birds at feeders, through a window or on a […]

Earth Day 2021

Every year on April 22, Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. Earth Day is widely recognized as the largest secular observance in the world, marked by more than a billion people every year as a day of action to change human behaviour and create global, national, […]

Happy Administrative Professionals’ Day

Today, April 21, marks Administrative Professionals’ Day – a time to celebrate and highlight administrative professionals’ dedication and their important role in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB). From our schools to the Education Centre, these individuals play a vital role in supporting our students and staff, each and every day. As with our […]

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