Category: Broadcast-Secondary

Friday, November 13 is a PA Day

Friday, November 13 is a Professional Activity Day for teachers. There will be no school for students. Elementary The morning of the PA Day, teachers will spend time in a staff meeting, focusing on student achievement and well-being. The afternoon is reserved for parent-teacher interviews. Teachers will be meeting with parents of children for whom […]

University Information Night

On Tuesday, November 3rd, Huron Heights Secondary School is hosting a University Information Program (UIP). All 21 of Ontario’s universities will be represented at this information night. All students and parents are welcome to attend the information session. When: November 3, 2015 7:00-9:00pm Where: Huron Heights Secondary School 1825 Strasburg Road, Kitchener Schedule of Events […]

WRDSB & OSSTF District 24 Reach Tentative Agreement

We are pleased to announce that the WRDSB has reached a tentative collective agreement with secondary teachers, and occasional teachers. No further details are available at this time. Ratification of the agreement is anticipated in the coming weeks.

Important Notice for Secondary Students & Families

Dear Parents/Guardians of Secondary Students: We wanted to provide you with an update about job action being taken by Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (OSSTF) Support Staff, which includes secretaries, custodians and supervision monitors in schools as well as some central staff. Currently, OSSTF Support Staff are in ongoing province-wide labour negotiations with […]

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Provide us your email address! The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) continues to be compliant with Canada’s anti-spam legislation, which prohibits the sending of unsolicited email messages without consent. We would like to have the option of communicating with you through email, so please sign up at secure.wrdsb.ca/subscribe. You will need to know your […]

Labour Relations Update – August 25, 2015

Secondary School Update The Waterloo Region District School Board is pleased that the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) have reached a tentative agreement with the Ontario government and the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) regarding central items. No details of the agreement can be provided at this point in time. The new two-tiered structure […]

Update on Administration of Grades 3, 6 & 9 EQAO Assessments

The Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) notified the WRDSB that they will not be sending the Grade 3 and 6 Reading, Writing and Mathematics assessment materials to any boards currently affected by labour action. As a result, no WRDSB students in Grades 3 and 6 will participate in the EQAO assessment this year, until […]

Update: Secondary Schools Open May 11

The OSSTF teachers’ union is obliged to serve five days notice of their intention to take strike action. At this point in time, the WRDSB has not received this notice. Therefore secondary schools will be open as usual on May 11.

Update: Secondary Schools Open May 4

The OSSTF teachers’ union is obliged to serve five days notice of their intention to take strike action. At this point in time, the WRDSB has not received this notice. Therefore secondary schools will be open as usual on May 4.

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