DISTANCE LEARNING STUDENTS – IMPORTANT INFO!

Guidance staff are hoping to start registering students into your distance learning program (DLP) courses via PRISM starting this week. Students in distance learning may receive GMail messages from PRISM regarding course registrations – there is no action required on your part. In some cases, students may be waitlisted for courses and you will receive […]

Cancellation of WCSSAA Winter Sports Season

As we draw closer to the start of what traditionally would be the Waterloo County Secondary School Athletic Association (WCSSAA) winter sports season, we are providing an update on the status of school sports. To align with announcements by Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations (OFSAA) and Central Western Ontario Secondary Schools Association (CWOSSA), and […]

CELEBRATING 2019-20 GRADUATES – SOUVENIR PACKAGE

In addition to the virtual Commencement ceremony on Friday, November 27 for our graduating class of 2020, we are inviting our graduates an opportunity to purchase a Graduation Souvenir Package.  The package includes a gown, cap, tassel and year charm in our school colours.  This Souvenir Package ($17.00) is available now on School-Day under your […]

Celebrating our 2019-20 Graduates – Registration Information

To our graduating class of 2020 and families, We want to provide you with an update on our Commencement celebrations following last week’s announcement. Graduation Package Pick-Up In addition to our “Grad Night” on Friday, November 27 at 7pm, featuring our virtual Commencement ceremony, complete with our school colours and familiar faces, we will also […]

WRDSB Outdoor Education Department presents Pond Live

Pond study programs are one of the outdoor education department’s most-loved field trips. From wriggly tadpoles to stealthy water scorpions, students love to discover the diversity of aquatic ecosystems. This Friday, our outdoor education staff will go live from the pond at Camp Heidelberg Outdoor and Environmental Education Centre, providing a venue for students across […]

End of Quadmester One: Exams and Final Evaluations

As our students and staff near the finishing line for quadmester 1, we wanted to connect and offer some information on what the upcoming days will look like. Term Marks and Removal of Exam Days The WRDSB, in line with Ministry of Education guidance, has decided to remove a 70% term and 30% final evaluation […]

Prioritizing Student Health and Safety During Halloween

As we near the end of October, and with leaves already falling from trees, our minds turn to the festivities and celebrations of the season. Public Health recommendations are an important consideration especially this year, as schools, students and their families contemplate specific activities within classrooms, schools and the community. Putting Health and Safety First […]

The WRDSB Celebrates Local Government Week

The week of October 19 to 23 marks Local Government Week. Along with our partners at the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA), we are working to raise civic awareness among our students and community. School board trustees are an excellent example of local government as these elected politicians play a vital role in providing […]

Reminder Secondary Students May Change Mode of Learning by October 16th

We are reminding families who wish to change their secondary student’s mode of learning (in-person learning to distance, or the opposite), they have until Friday, October 16 at 4 pm to request the change. How to request a change to a student’s mode of learning: If you want to make a change to your secondary […]

High school graduation update for Class of 2020

To our graduating class of 2020 and families, High school graduation is a significant milestone in our students’ learning journey. It is a time to acknowledge your accomplishments, celebrate the hard work you have put toward earning your diploma and close off a significant chapter in your life. During this unprecedented year, WRDSB central staff […]

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