Have Your Say: WRDSB 2022-23 Budget

Each year, the Board of Trustees invite those served by the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) to contribute their thoughts and ideas. This feedback is used to develop our operating budget for the upcoming school year. Who Can Participate? The following are invited to make a written submission and/or register to delegate at the […]

PIC hosts food and nutrition speaker event for parents/caregivers

On Thursday, June 9 at 7pm, our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is hosting a free online speaker event on the topic of food and nutrition for all Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) parents and caregivers, as part of their Family Engagement Series. The session, Healthy Family and How to Raise Healthy Eaters, will include […]

Pride Month in the WRDSB

Since 2017, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) has proudly raised the Pride flag on June 1 at every building across our school board. This is a symbol of recognition and support to the 2SLGBTQIA+ community, while also marking the beginning of Pride month. This Pride Month, every school in the WRDSB will raise […]

National AccessAbility Week: May 29 to June 4

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) prioritizes accessibility in all that we do. This week is National AccessAbility Week (NAAW) in Canada and this year’s NAAW theme is “Inclusive From The Start.” The NAAW is a time to: Celebrate the contributions of people with disabilities Raise awareness of the critical need for accessibility and […]

Menstrual Health Day

On May 28, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) acknowledges Menstrual Health Day to promote education around periods, the fight for menstrual equity, and advocacy for policy change. Commonly known as Menstrual Hygiene Day, we are using the word ‘health’ not ‘hygiene’, in alliance with our community partners, in an effort to de-stigmatize periods. […]

Friday, June 3 is a PD Day for elementary WRDSB students

Friday, June 3, 2022 is a professional development (PD) day for Elementary school staff. Students will not attend school, both in-person or virtually. All board-operated Extended Day and Youth Development programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus of the PD Day will be teacher-directed assessment, evaluation and planning […]

Update for Out of Province Remote Learners

We have an important update for students and families of students in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) remote learning programs. The Ministry of Education has provided updated direction to school boards for the 2022-23 school year which impacts: Remote learning programs E-Learning courses What is Changing for Students Living Outside Ontario As a […]

Help us pick a school mascot for Oak Creek PS

In September 2022, Oak Creek Public School will open its doors for the first time! And who better to welcome students and families to the new school community than a mascot?! We are inviting all members of the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) community to submit a school mascot suggestion for Oak Creek PS. […]

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

May 17 is recognized as the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. It was created in 2004 to draw the attention to the violence and discrimination experienced by: Two Spirit Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Intersex people All other people with diverse sexual orientations, gender identities or expressions, and sex characteristics Also on May 17, […]

Celebrating World Education Support Personnel Day

May 16 marks World Education Support Personnel Day. Join us in celebrating the dedication of support staff and highlight the important role they hold within the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB). From our schools to the Education Centre, WRDSB support staff are vital members of our education teams, and key to student success. The […]

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