Staff, Students and Community Members Recognized for Black Brilliance Work by Kitchener MPP

On Sunday, March 21, Laura Mae Lindo, MPP for Kitchener Centre, invited members of the community to come together virtually to mark the International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Lindo also had a surprise in store – the inaugural Black Excellence in Leadership Academy (BELA) awards, given to a group of local organizations, and […]

April Lunch and Learn Sessions for Parents and Caregivers

As part of our ongoing efforts to support WRDSB parents, caregivers and families, our psychology staff are offering a number of lunch and learn sessions for WRDSB parents, caregivers and family members. These webinars, scheduled over the lunch hour every Wednesday, aim to equip parents with useful tips and information to assist them in supporting […]

Re-Introducing WRDSB Parent Posts – written by parents, for parents

The idea is simple: parent posts – a place where Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) parents can share with other parents and caregivers. What are Parent Posts? Parent Posts is a blog series that covers a range of topics that are of interest to WRDSB families. Topics could include children’s physical and mental health, […]

Quadmester 4 Calendar – Location by Cohort

Please see below for a link to the JHSS Quadmester 4 Calendar By Cohort Quad 4 Calendar

WRDSB presents Sugarbush Live in partnership with White Owl Native Ancestry Association

Cool nights and warm spring days mean one thing: maple syrup! WRDSB students, staff and community members are invited to watch Sugarbush Live to learn about Indigenous maple sugaring practices and the origins of maple syrup. Thanks to White Owl Native Ancestry Association for hosting this event at their sugarbush in Kitchener. WHEN: March 24, […]

Hawks Walk for a Cause

Hey, Hawks! Since most of our classes have been taking daily walks to stay active, why not put that energy into a great cause! The Futures Forum class is walking to raise money for a Syrian refugee family who was separated six years ago by war. The Crossing Borders Hope Foundation has a goal of […]

COVID-19: CASE NOTIFICATION

Hello Jacob Hespeler families: Region of Waterloo Public Health has determined that two students, last in the Jacob Hespeler Secondary School building on March 16 and 19, are confirmed positive cases of COVID-19. The identity of the individuals is protected by privacy legislation and will not be shared. Public Health has identified no high-risk contacts […]

Plans for September 2021

Dear WRDSB Families, I am pleased to let you know that the WRDSB is planning to welcome students and staff back to a regular school year with students learning in-person starting in September 2021. We have heard from you through our Let’s Connect surveys that you feel strongly about the importance of school in the […]

Update: Phone Service Restored at Schools and Education Centre

We want to provide an update on a technical issue that was impacting landline phones at Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) schools and the Education Centre. Phone service has now been restored. Thank you for your patience as we worked to implement a solution.

Phones Down at Schools and Education Centre

We want to provide an update on a technical issue currently impacting landline phones at Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) schools and the Education Centre. Currently, our phones are unable to receive or make outside phone calls. WRDSB Information Technology Services are aware of the issue, and are working with the vendor to find […]

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