Updated Secondary School Quadmester 3 Calendar and Daily Schedule

We would like to update secondary school students and families on the details of Quadmester 3, following the announcement from the Minister of Education, Stephen Lecce, last week, regarding the timing of March Break. Quadmester 3: Updated Overview Schedule Below you will find a calendar to illustrate the consecutive day schedule of Quadmester 3. Please […]

Supporting Black-Owned Businesses and Bookstores

Looking to learn more about the Black community in Waterloo Region and make a difference? One way to do this is by supporting Black-owned businesses in our community and throughout Canada. Whether you’re looking to order something for dinner, or looking to buy a book to expand your own consciousness and understanding, there is a […]

February 16 – All Schools Closed & Transportation Cancelled

Due to the current weather conditions, all transportation is cancelled and all schools are closed. Extended Day Programs and the Education Centre are also closed. All students will participate in Weather Impacted Distance Learning. Teachers in both the in-person and distance learning programs will provide learning resources from home and will be available to students during […]

Announcing the Secondary Student Verification Portal

We announced last week that as part of our enhanced safety measures for the return to in-person learning, a new step in the daily screening process for secondary students would now have school staff verifying the results of the screener at the beginning of the school day. We are now proud to announce the launch […]

Technology workshops for parents

Just a reminder of the SEA Technology workshops available for parents throughout February. This is open to all families who are interested in helping their child use some of the assistive technology features available to all students in WRDSB.  Anyone can participate! Topics include: GSuite Basics (Read & Write Toolbar – text to voice, voice to text, […]

March Break 2021 postponed until April 12-16

Today, the Minister of Education, Stephen Lecce, announced that this year’s normally scheduled March Break would be delayed based on the advice of Public Health officials in order to contain the spread of COVID-19. We recognise the substantial impact this will have on students, staff, and families. The one week break normally scheduled for March […]

Black Brilliance: Embracing History and Ourselves

As part of our ongoing anti-Black racism work, we are hosting our 3rd annual Black History Month event. This event brings together Board trustees, students, staff and members of the African, Caribbean and Black identifying (ACBi) community for an opportunity to learn from each other, make connections, build relationships, and celebrate together. This year’s theme […]

Students Share What Black History Month Means To Them

How do you spend Black History Month? Two students, Imani van Gaalen and Rahaf Abdelrahman both from Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate and Vocational School (KCI), shared their thoughts about how they see this month as an important opportunity for meaningful learning, and commitment to action year-round. Abdelrahman, a Grade 10 student, and van Gaalen, a Grade 11 […]

Learning Opportunities for Psychology Month in the WRDSB

February is Psychology Month and this year, our psychology staff are celebrating by offering a number of lunch and learn sessions for WRDSB parents, caregivers and family members throughout the month. These webinars, scheduled over the lunch hour every Wednesday, aim to equip parents with useful tips and information to assist them in supporting their […]

Explore Your Future: Career Speaker Series

The Business and Education Partnership of Waterloo Region invites Grade 7 to 12 students and their parents/caregivers to participate in the interactive Explore Your Future speaker series starting February 10. This free, virtual series gives our students a chance to learn about their career options and help plan their career pathway. Registration for these events […]

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