News & Announcements

2017-18 Transportation

Transportation details for the 2017-2018 school year will be available on Monday August 21, 2017. Parents can login and view their child’s transportation details by going to and following these easy steps: • Click on “Student Login” • Enter your child’s Ontario Education Number (OEN)  The OEN can be found on your child’s […]

Report Card Distribution

Semester 2 Final Report Cards will be distributed Monday, July 10th – Wednesday July 12th between the hours 7:15 am – 3:00 pm Newsletter To Go With June 2017 Report Card

Our Historic Gem

Galt Collegiate Institute is the Waterloo Region District School Board’s oldest school, constructed in 1852. It is one of 16 secondary schools and one of 118 schools that the WRDSB operates to provide quality public education. It is a historic, distinguished and much loved school building. Click on Galt Collegiate Institute for information concerning the care and […]

Thank you for a wonderful school year

It is hard to believe that another academic school year has come and gone. As our students prepare to move on to their next chapter, I’d like to take a moment to reflect on the past school year. This year we asked you to help us define what public education in Waterloo region means, by […]

Important information for families regarding opioid-related drug overdoses and deaths

This information is shared in cooperation with Region of Waterloo Public Health, Waterloo Regional Police Service, and the Waterloo Catholic District School Board. Dear Parents and Caregivers, Thank you for taking the time to read this letter. Parenting your child/children is the most important job you will ever experience. As parents and caregivers, it is […]

WRDSB email addresses to change August 21

We are excited to announce that the Waterloo Region District School Board is moving its email and calendar platform to Google. Many staff and students are already using G Suite tools on a daily basis. In fact, WRDSB has more than 40,000 users of G Suite in our district today.

As part of this change on Aug. 21, 2017, we will also make our email addresses a lot easier and more intuitive for people. When the switch to Gmail happens, all WRDSB email addresses will switch to end with, just like our website.

Read more about WRDSB email addresses to change August 21 »

Parent resources for summer reading

The Ontario Library Association has put together a fun summer reading toolkit for all ages to help students combat academic “summer slide.” The toolkit provides lists of reading programs and engaging reading lists to inspire student summer reading. There is also a quiz for parents to help them determine which summer reading program is most […]

June Exams

The examination period for second semester runs from Thursday, June 22nd to Wednesday June 28th.  During the exam period, there are 2 exam slots: morning and afternoon.  Morning exams begin at 8:30 a.m., afternoon exams begin at 12:00 noon.  Students should plan to arrive 15 minutes before the start of the exam.  Please note that there is no cafeteria […]

Cambridge Sports Hall of Fame – The Bob Cunningham Scholarship

The Bob Cunningham Scholarship is presented annually to one of the eight CSHF Athletic Scholarship Award winners in Cambridge. The recipient receives an additional $2500. This high school athlete demonstrates both athletic and academic success and leadership. The recipient is a positive ambassador for his or her school and has made a significant contribution to […]

Summertime sun safety

Warm weather has finally arrived in Waterloo region and with it comes a reminder on sun safety. We believe in promoting sun safety through education and working with our community partners, such as Public Health. Creating shaded spaces in our school yards and play areas is a key component of our Sun Safety and Shading […]

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