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 @wrdsb.ca, just like our website.






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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 […]

Summer school transportation schedules now available

Summer school courses at Waterloo Region District School Board secondary schools begin on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. If you are using Student Transportation Services of Waterloo Region (STSWR) to attend summer school, the bus schedules and stop locations are now available. Please be at your bus stop 10 minutes before the scheduled pick-up time. If you have […]

Grade 9 EQAO

Attn: All grade 9 students currently taking Math (MFM1PI and MPM1DI) in Semester 2 The EQAO Test dates are Wed. June 14, Thurs. June 15, Fri. June 16 All grade 9 students currently taking MFM1P1 or MPM1DI are required to write the EQAO test. A special timetable will be run on the test dates to […]

Parent resources for Pride conversations

For the month of June, all WRDSB schools and the education centre are flying the Pride flag. Below are some frequently asked questions and resources to help guide conversations for parents and caregivers. Why is my child’s school flying the Pride flag? The month of June is Pride month. Many of our students, staff, parents/guardians […]