Considerations Regarding March Break and COVID-19

The safety, health and well-being of our students and staff is our top priority. We appreciate that parents and caregivers may have questions about the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the upcoming March Break, considering some of our families and staff may be embarking on international trips. The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is actively […]

Update on Immunization of School Pupil’s Act

Region of Waterloo Public Health and Emergency Services is postponing the annual enforcement of the Immunization of School Pupil’s Act (RSO 1990) and its activities for the current school year. The suspensions for elementary students set to start on March 25, 2020, and on April 29, 2020, for secondary students will not take place. Public […]

Don’t Miss Your Chance to Help Shape the WRDSB’s Online Presence

There’s less than one week left to make your voice heard! The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is redesigning our websites. As part of our ongoing efforts to ensure our families, students and staff are able to effectively find the information they need and access the services the WRDSB offers, we are asking for […]

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Parents

The safety, health and well-being of our students and staff is our top priority. We appreciate that parents and caregivers may have questions about the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and how this will be managed in schools. The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is actively involved in communication with Region of Waterloo Public Health and […]

OSSTF announces next phase of job action

Since November 26, 2019, members of the Ontario Secondary Teachers Federation (OSSTF) have participated in job action. In Waterloo Region District School Board, OSSTF represents secondary teachers, occasional teachers, custodial and maintenance workers, educational support staff, professional student services personnel and supervision monitors and cafeteria assistants. We know that as parents and caregivers, it is […]

Week at a Glance: March 9-13, 2020

We know that communication during work-to-rule and strike days can be overwhelming. To help our families, we created a calendar for this week as a reference, to help explain what days schools are open and what programs are operating. Monday, March 9 All schools (JK-Grade 12) open All rental permits cancelled No elementary extracurricular activities […]

Parent Teacher Meeting – Wed. March 11 – 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

All Parents/Guardians are invited to the JHSS PT Interviews  which will be held in the Caf. and East Gym.  Teachers, Counselors, Administrators and other staff will be available to speak with you about the progress of your student. Information will be available on: Please see the PTI Map to locate teachers and Info. tables.   PTI […]

Coronavirus Update

Dear Families and Caregivers, As you may know, today there was confirmation of the region’s first case of COVID-19, also known as novel coronavirus in Waterloo region. We know that many families continue to feel some anxiety about this illness. It is important to note that Waterloo Region Public Health and Emergency Services indicates that […]

Post Secondary Info. Session Gr. 11 Students & Parents – March 11 – 5:30pm

On Wednesday, March 11th, the guidance department will be holding an information session for grade 11 parents and students about post-secondary options. A brief overview of opportunities and requirements, research tools and timelines will be presented for university, college, apprenticeship and workplace pathways.  The session will start at 5:30 pm in the library until 6:00 […]

C.A.K.E. Auction – Friday, March 6

The categories this year are:  Bleed Blue (JHSS Spirit), St Patrick’s Day, and “On Vacation”.  This year, the Leadership students are asking departments to make a subject-specific cake, with breakfast being served to the winning department (cakes can also be used for homeroom points). Homeroom points will be awarded for all levels of participation and bonus points awarded for the best […]

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