Administrative Change at GCI

At a recent WRDSB board meeting, trustees confirmed the transfer of Galt Collegiate Principal, Beverly Wood, to Glenview Park Secondary School, effective January 1, 2020. Ms. Wood has been Principal at GCI since 2013, and was a GCI Vice-Principal from 2005 to 2008.  Please see “Principal’s Message” on the GCI website for Ms. Wood’s parting […]

Holiday greetings from the WRDSB Director of Education

With the holidays upon us and 2019 drawing to a close, it’s a great time to look back at another busy year. I’m immensely proud of the work that is being done to improve the opportunities for all the students in the Waterloo Region District School Board. It is not always easy to quantify the […]

Schools reopen December 19

All WRDSB elementary and secondary schools will reopen for students on December 19 following the one-day rotating OSSTF strike. Before and after school programs will reopen and student transportation will operate as normal. We want to thank everyone for their patience during this time.

All schools closed December 18, 2019

On Wednesday, December 18, ALL SCHOOLS, both elementary and secondary, will be closed to students.  This includes ALL before and after school childcare programs, extended day childcare programs, Early ON Centres and childcare centres located in WRDSB schools.   Bus Transportation will not be in operation and ALL extracurricular activities and evening rental permits are cancelled. […]

All schools to close on Wednesday, December 18, in the event of one-day OSSTF strike

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that on Wednesday, December 18, 2019, their members will engage in a full withdrawal of services (strike action) in selected boards where OSSTF is represented across the province unless an agreement is reached at the central bargaining table. Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) has been […]

GCI Archival Project Public Viewing Postponed

As a result of the potential one-day withdrawal of services by OSSTF members on Wednesday, December 18, the public viewing of GCI’s Archival Project will be postponed until a date (to be determined) in the new year.   A great deal of care and effort has gone into the Archival Project, and we want the public […]

OSSTF announces full withdrawal of services on Wednesday, December 18

Full Withdrawal of Services Announced for Wednesday, December 18 by WRDSB secondary teachers, occasional teachers, Custodial and Maintenance staff, Educational Support Staff, Professional Student Services Personnel and Supervision Monitors and Cafeteria Assistants: The Ontario Secondary School Teachers Association (OSSTF) has announced that next Wednesday, December 18, a number of school boards in Ontario, including WRDSB, […]

Winter Music Night

Thursday, December 12, the Music and Visual Arts Departments are hosting our Winter Music Night & Grade 12 Art Show The Art Showcase opens at 6 pm in the main foyer Music starts at 7 pm in Tassie Hall Reception to follow Tickets for the community are $5 each at the door.

WRDSB schools Open December 11

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that its members (teachers and education workers) will participate in another one-day full withdrawal of services (strike-action) at a number of school boards across the province, on December 11, 2019. This one-day strike action does not impact WRDSB schools. Our schools will be open to students […]

GCI Archival Project Open To Public

Ever wondered what stories are being kept in Galt Collegiate Institute?  Now is your chance to find out. The Cambridge Legion has generously sponsored the creation of three different curated rooms that look at GCI and local Galt history from WWI, 1920s and 1930s and WWII.  The exhibit will be open to grade 10 students from […]

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