Director responds to recent terror attack in Quebec

An Arabic version of this message is below. (النسخة العربية من هذه الرسالة هو أدناه.) On Monday morning, Canadians woke to news of an attack on a mosque in Quebec City that left six people dead, and several others wounded. The Prime Minister called the attack an “act of terror against Canada and all Canadians.” This deplorable act […]

Monday, February 6th – Semester 2

Semester 2 starts on Monday, February 6th, with classes beginning at 8:05 a.m.  All busses will run at their regular times, and the cafeteria will be open.  Upon arrival on Monday morning, students should locate their Semester 2 homeroom classes by checking the alphabetical lists posted outside the cafeteria, library, and Tassie Hall.  Students who […]

Innovating tomorrow by educating today

In November, we asked our community to help us define in a single statement what the Waterloo Region District School Board is all about. Over the last year, a big team of dedicated and passionate people in Waterloo region worked together to set a new direction for our public schools with a new strategic plan. […]

Rescheduled meeting for Ministry’s well-being strategy

Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) invites parents/caregivers to participate in an opportunity to provide feedback directly to the Ministry of Education on a very important topic – student well-being. Student well-being is one of four connected goals in the province’s renewed vision for education – Achieving Excellence. Students with a sense of well-being thrive and […]

Semester one final exams

All semester one final exams have been scheduled for January 27 – February 2 inclusive. Students are expected to complete all parts of a course’s final evaluation but please note that not all courses have a final exam. Check the schedule carefully. Information related to final exams is also available below. It is important to […]

Supporting mental health initiatives with Bell Let’s Talk Day

Today is Bell Let’s Talk Day and we are encouraging our entire WRDSB community to participate with us. Back in 2011, Bell started a campaign leveraging the popularity of social media. Over the years, it has grown to be internationally recognized with more than $79 million being donated to Canadian mental health initiatives and organizations. Participating […]

GRT Upcoming Bus Exam schedule

GRT will continue to run regular morning and afternoon specials from January 27th to February 1st.  Thursday February 2nd GRT will only provide the morning special. 2017 GCI School Specials

OTIP Teaching Awards nominations now open

Do you know a teacher who demonstrates and inspires excellence in their work? Now is the time to give them the recognition they deserve by nominating them for an OTIP teaching award. Each year the Ontario Teachers Insurance Plan (OTIP) and the Ontario Teachers’ Federation (OTF) jointly sponsor the OTIP Teaching Awards, to recognize teachers […]

REMINDER: safeTALK training sessions for WRDSB parents & guardians

As one of our operational goals to support student & staff wellness, we are pleased to offer safeTALK training for parents/guardians of the WRDSB on #BellLetsTalk Day. What is safeTALK? safeTALK is a three-hour alertness workshop that prepares participants, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide alert helper. What are the goals […]

Army reserve co-op education program Information Night

The Canadian Army Reserve offers co-operative education opportunities to Waterloo Region students in order to introduce young Canadians to the diverse career opportunities within the Canadian Armed Forces. The Militia co-op program includes basic military training, first-aid, navigation, field craft, career awareness, communication, self-defense and training in the operation of military equipment. The Application process […]