News & Announcements

Student Accident Insurance Information

Every September, Ontario school boards remind families about the option of acquiring student accident insurance. Student accident insurance can help cover unforeseen expenses due to injury that are not covered by provincial health care or employer group plans. Waterloo Region District School Board recommends “insuremykids®” Protection Plan. For more details on this option you can view […]

Grade 12’s

Grade 12 students!  Are you considering applying to college or university?  Please attend an information session during your MSIP, this Wednesday September 19 in the Career Centre.

Night School for Semester 1 – Cancelled

Due to low registration, our Night School program has been cancelled at both locations, Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute (CHCI) and Galt Collegiate Institute (GCI) for Semester 1. Registration for Semester 2 will begin February 4, 2019.

PD Day for all teaching and paraprofessional staff on September 21

Friday, September 21, 2018 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, and all Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) operated before and after school programs will be closed. The focus for the day across all our schools will be School Improvement Planning in the morning and the […]

HeForShe writing contest submissions now open

WRDSB is proud to once again join the University of Waterloo to invite students in Grades 9 through 12 to participate in the HeForShe writing competition. This year’s theme will be ALLIES. Allies use their energy and power to call out inequity and amplify the voices of people who share their own lived experiences of […]

Night School Registration starts September 10

Night School is held on Monday and Thursday evenings at Cameron Heights C.I. and Galt C.I. There are over 20 course options to choose from. Registration begins on September 10. All current high school students should register with their school guidance. Please see your guidance office and make an appointment. For more details please visit the Night School website.

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

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) Education Centre and school buildings will be joining other Ontario government establishments in flying the Canadian flag at half-mast this weekend to mark Firefighters’ National Memorial Day. Firefighters’ National Memorial Day was instated by the federal government last year and is celebrated annually on the second Sunday of […]

Photo Day

Wednesday, September 5th is photo day for all students.

Tuesday, September 4th

First Day of School: September 4, 2018

Each year, we use a modified timetable on the first day of school. To support Grade 9 students on their
first day of high school, Grade 9 students will arrive at 9:00 for an assembly, before our Grade 10, 11 and
12 students, who will begin classes at 10:00 a.m. The schedule for opening day is:

9:00 – 10:00 Grade 9 Assembly in Tassie Hall, followed by homeroom
10:00 – 10:31 A Block (all grades)
10:38 – 11:08 B Block – Grade 10 & 11 Assembly; Grade 9 and 12 in class
11:15 – 11:45 B Block – Grade 12 Assembly, Grade 9, 10, and 11 in class
11:52 – 12:22 C Block (all grades); Chromebooks Distributed to Grade 9 students (A to G)
12:22 – 1:22 Lunch
1:22 – 1:50 D Block (all grades); Chromebooks Distributed to Grade 9 students (H to N)
1:57 – 2:25 E Block (all grades); Chromebooks Distributed to Grade 9 students (O to Z)

On the first day of school, students locate their homerooms by checking the alphabetical lists posted
outside Tassie Hall, the library, and the cafeteria. Busses will run at their regular times starting on
September 4th. There will be limited cafeteria service on the first day; full cafeteria service will begin on September 5th.

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Welcome to the new school year

I want to welcome students, families and staff with sincere enthusiasm and express my excitement for all the developments and successes that the upcoming school year will bring.  

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