News & Announcements

PD Day for all teaching and paraprofessional staff on September 20

Friday, September 20, 2019 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. In the morning, all our educators and elementary paraprofessional staff (EA/CYW/DECE) will participate in activities reflecting our […]

Recognizing World Suicide Prevention Day

We want our schools to be safe, inclusive and supportive learning environments that enhance and promote mental health and well-being for our students – each and every one. Suicide touches everyone in our school communities. World Suicide Prevention Day is September 10, and our educators and staff are committed to reducing the risk of suicide […]

Night School registration begins September 10

Night School is held on Monday and Thursday evenings at Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute and Galt Collegiate Institute Registration begins on September 10 and closes on September 20. For more details, please visit the Night School website. Classes will run from Monday, September 23, 2019 to Monday, January 13, 2020 (subject to sufficient enrolment). Registration […]

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

To mark Firefighters’ National Memorial Day on Sunday, September 8, flags at all Ontario government buildings, including Waterloo Region District School Board schools and worksites, will be flown at half-mast this weekend. Where buildings are closed for the weekend, our flags will be lowered at the end of the day today until business resumes on […]

Welcome to the 2019-2020 School Year

Dear parents, families and caregivers, It is with great excitement that I welcome you to the 2019-2020 school year. The beginning of a new school year always carries a special feeling of anticipation, hope and opportunity as each student embarks on another year of growing and learning in our schools. To our newest students starting […]

Photo Day

Wednesday, September 4th is photo day for all students.

September 3rd

First Day of School: September 3, 2019 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 […]

Transportation details for 2019-20 school year available on August 19, 2019

Kindergarten Students Since Junior Kindergarten students will not have an Ontario Education Number prior to September, Student Transportation Services of Waterloo Region (STSWR) Inc. will be sending a direct mail out to families of Junior Kindergarten students detailing busing information for September 2019. Senior Kindergarten students will receive a mailed postcard with student login instructions […]

Take our #FirstDayPhotoChallenge

As we get ready for back-to-school, we are doing a flashback campaign to get our community excited for the upcoming school year – and we would love your help. We are challenging our community to dig through old photos, relive your school days, and – of course – share your first day of school style. […]

Welcome to the 2019-20 School Year!

To those students who are new to Galt Collegiate, I would like to extend a particularly warm welcome as you begin the next chapter in your education. I hope you are looking forward to a successful year, and that you will embrace opportunities to participate in school activities that will provide rich experiences and memories. […]

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