EA and CYW Appreciation Day

We are a public school district for everyone – no matter their background or ability. To help every child in our district achieve their potential, we rely on the support of parents and caregivers and, of course, the hard work of every member of staff. Today we recognize some of the staff who support some […]

Join us on January 25 for a Public Meeting Open House

Waterloo Region District School Board is developing a Long-Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) that will show how well used our schools are now and are expected to be over the next ten years. It also reveals how well kept our schools are in terms of school condition. Your feedback on the proposed solutions is important to us. We invite […]

Grade 9 Math EQAO

On January 18th and 19°, our Grade 9 students will be taking part in the provincial Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics created by the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO). This assessment is administered to all students in Grade 9 applied or academic mathematics courses in Ontario’s publicly funded school system.

Trustees form a committee to consider full-year schooling

On Monday evening, trustees voted in favour of establishing a committee to look into the option of full-year schooling. Full-year schooling means students would get the same number of days in school but with more frequent, shorter breaks in the year. The committee will review research, look at examples of boards currently running full-year programs […]

Some Grade 9 students prepare to take the EQAO math assessment

Our Grade 9 students who took math in their first semester will be writing the EQAO math assessment in the coming days. The Grade 9 assessment of mathematics tests the skills students will have learned by the end of their Grade 9 math journey. Different versions of the test are administered in the academic and […]

Semester One Final Exams – Update

After consultation with students and staff, it is felt that students writing  final exams January 26 – February 1, 2018 would benefit from a later start time. For this reason, all exams will start at 9:00 am.  January-2018-Exam-Schedule Revised  (They were originally scheduled to start at 8:30 am.)  School busses will run at their regular […]

Parent Seminar – Teenage Relationships and Healthy Sexuality

Changed: Join us for an evening of discussion about relationships and healthy sexuality with guest speakers from ACCWA and Public Health. Whether you have questions or concerns about your own child’s relationships and sexuality, or would just like an opportunity to build your own awareness, this is the evening for you! Although this event is […]

Parent Seminar Series – Mental Health and Substance Use (Part 1 of 3)

This event has been changed. Parent Seminar Series – Mental Health and Substance Use (Part 1 of 3) Changed: Part 1 of our 3 part mini-series on Youth Mental Health and Wellness. This evening will focus on learning about Mental Health and Substance Use and what to do if you suspect that your teen needs […]