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 […]

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women

Today, December 6, is National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. Flags at all Ontario government buildings, including Waterloo Region District School Board schools and worksites, will be flown at half-mast from sunrise to sunset. Every year, we remember the 14 female engineering students who were murdered at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal […]

Schools reopen December 5

All WRDSB elementary and secondary schools will reopen for students on December 5 following the one-day 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 will be closed on December 4, 2019

On Wednesday, December 4, 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 third-party operated childcare centres.   Bus Transportation will not be in operation and ALL extracurricular activities and evening rental permits are cancelled. This is […]

Grade 8 Information Night postponed

As a result of the potential one-day withdrawal of services by OSSTF members on Wednesday, December 4, GCI’s Grade 8 Information Night will be postponed until Wednesday, January 15. Grade 8 Night is an important evening for our school and community, and we want it to be a successful, and positive experience for all participants.  […]

All schools to close on December 4 in the event of one-day OSSTF strike

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, their members will engage in a full withdrawal of services (strike action) in public schools where OSSTF is represented across the province unless an agreement is reached at the central bargaining table. In the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), […]

OSSTF Announces Full Withdrawal of Services on Wednesday, December 4

Full Withdrawal of Services Announced for Wednesday, December 4 by Waterloo 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 4, all of its members across the province of Ontario […]

Update on OSSTF work-to-rule

Start of job action by Waterloo secondary teachers, occasional teachers, Custodial and Maintenance staff, Educational Support Staff, Professional Student Services Personnel and Supervision Monitors and Cafeteria Assistants: The Ontario Secondary Teachers ‘ Federation (OSSTF) will begin labour action in public schools across Ontario on Tuesday, November 26, 2019. We know that as parents and caregivers, […]

OSSTF work-to-rule beginning November 26

Last week, the Ontario Secondary School Teacher’s Federation (OSSTF) announced that it will begin work-to-rule strike action on Tuesday, November 26, 2019. At this time, we do not have any details on what the work-to-rule will look like in the Waterloo Region District School Board. OSSTF announced that its actions will target Ministry of Education […]

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