Secondary Distance Learning Update #2

Scheduling and staffing a comprehensive timetable for over 2500 distance learners from all 16 of our secondary schools in such a short period of time has been a complex task.  If you would like additional information that is not provided in this update, we would remind you of our secondary distance learning guide and our […]

WRDSB flags flown at half-mast for Firefighters’ National Memorial Day

To mark Firefighters’ National Memorial Day on Sunday, September 13, flags at all Ontario government buildings, including Waterloo Region District School Board schools and worksites, will be flown at half-mast this weekend. Where buildings are closed for the weekend, our flags will be lowered at the end of the day today until business resumes on […]

2020-21 School Year Calendar is now available

The 2020-21 School Year Calendar is now available. Important dates to note: Winter holiday – December 21, 2020 to January 1, 2021 March break – March 15 to March 19, 2021 Last day of school for secondary students – Friday, June 25, 2021 Last day of school for elementary students – Monday, June 28, 2021 […]

Starting the Secondary Distance Learning Program

Dear Parents/Caregivers of Secondary Distance Learning Students We are looking forward to working with you in our secondary distance learning classrooms. We have some important information and updates about the program to share with you.  The Secondary Distance Learning Guide may help you find answers to topics we have not covered here. Teachers Assignments and […]

JHSS Student Covid Code of Conduct

JHSS COVID-19 CODE OF CONDUCT Things will be Different…To keep us all healthy JHSS Covid-19 Student Code of Conduct

Orientation Days Grade 9s

Cohort A – Sept. 9 All walkers and bused students in Cohort A will attend a Grade 9 orientation tomorrow, Wednesday, September 9th.  Cohort B – Sept. 10 All walkers and bussed students in Cohort B will attend a Grade 9 orientation on Thursday, September 10th. Students, please report to your designated entry, there will be […]

Mask Accommodation Protocol

The Ministry of Education’s Guide to Reopening Schools required boards to develop a process to consider reasonable exceptions to the mask requirement for students. Wearing a mask helps to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and helps to protect people who are around you. Since some people may have the COVID-19 virus and not know it, […]

Monday, Sept. 7 – MyWay INFO is incorrect

JHSS students, parents & guardians, please disregard the information on MyWay today, Sept. 7. There is no school tomorrow for students, Tuesday, Sept. 8.  All staff will be busy preparing rooms to ensure that they are safe, as directed by the Ministry of Education, WRDSB and Public Health. Notices will be sent home by phone […]

Announcing the Distance Learning Program Guides

We are proud to announce two new guides for the 2020-2021 WRDSB Distance Learning Program. Many students will join us for Distance Learning and we are incredibly excited to welcome students back to learning at a distance this year. The staff in the Distance Learning Program are committed to creating caring and engaging virtual learning […]

Cohort A or B Information – STSWR

Cohort Information PLEASE DISREGARD THIS MESSSAGE IF YOU ARE A FULL DISTANCE LEARNER Hello, parents/guardians and students, BUSSED STUDENTS: Students taking a school bus can find their designation of cohort A or B by logging onto Your Cohort is determined by route number: For example: 36A = Route 36, Cohort A.  First day of school […]

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