Student Progress Update

By now students or parents will have received a progress update from their teacher.  If you have not received a progress update from your student or their teacher, please contact your student’s teacher directly. Once Again, Teachers have sent a message or called to tell you or your student how they are doing in school. […]

Confirmed COVID-19 Case: Student at Galt Collegiate Institute

Region of Waterloo Public Health has confirmed that a student at Galt Collegiate Institute, last in the building on December 9, has tested positive for COVID-19. The identity of the individual is protected by privacy legislation and will not be shared. Public Health has identified all high-risk contacts of the positive case and will provide […]

Diversifying Perspectives in Kitchener, One Book at a Time | WRDSB 2020 Champions

If books can inspire, then Dinah Murdoch and the KW Little Free Diverse Libraries project has already made an immeasurable impact across our community since its launch earlier this year. Motivated by a quote from the book I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness, Murdoch immediately identified with the words of […]

Supporting Every Student in the Move to Distance Learning | WRDSB 2020 Champions

“Ikigai” is a Japanese concept for finding one’s purpose and reason for being, and for Kimiko Shibata, it is the driving force behind her work supporting student learning as an English as a Second Language (ESL) and English Literacy Development (ELD), Itinerant Resource Teacher, with a current focus on Elementary Distance Learning. It began as […]

Secondary Students: Requesting a Mode of Learning Change for Quadmester 3 and 4

We are asking families of secondary students who want to change their child’s mode of learning (in-person to distance learning or vice versa), to do so by Wednesday, January 6, 2021. Only those who wish to change the mode of learning should fill out this form. If you complete this form and then change your […]

Confirmed COVID-19 Case: Student at Galt Collegiate Institute

Region of Waterloo Public Health has confirmed that a student at Galt Collegiate Institute, last in the building on November 24, has tested positive for COVID-19. The identity of the individual is protected by privacy legislation and will not be shared. Public Health has identified no high-risk school contacts. They have determined that there was […]

Around the Clock Support Schools Can Count On | WRDSB 2020 Champions 

Whenever we experience a turbulent or uncertain time, we look for someone to ground us, steer, and guide us as we stay on course. For the WRDSB, Bill Lemon has been the guiding force that has helped us navigate welcoming our students back safely and managing Covid-19. Lemon, superintendent of student achievement and well-being, in […]

Stairway of Excellence

Hello GCI Grads, This year’s Stairway of Excellence winner is Bill Barrable.  You can read about his accomplishments on the GCI Website’s Stairway of Excellence page.  He has also created a quick video to share with you looking back at his time at GCI and offering congratulations to you, the Class of 2020. https://gci.wrdsb.ca/about/stairway-of-excellence/2019-bill-barrable/

Finding Hope in Art at Forest Heights Collegiate Institute | WRDSB 2020 Champions

Student artwork continues to brighten the lives of the community thanks to the efforts of Melanie Kloet, art teacher at Forest Heights Collegiate Institute (FHCI) in Kitchener. In the earliest days of the pandemic and emergency school closures, Kloet was focused on how to help those hardest hit. She developed a plan to safely share […]

Confirmed COVID-19 Case: Staff Member at Galt CI

Region of Waterloo Public Health has confirmed that a staff member at Galt Collegiate Institute, last in the building on November 27, has tested positive for COVID-19. The identity of the individual is protected by privacy legislation and will not be shared. Public Health has identified no high-risk school contacts. They have determined that there […]

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