News & Announcements

2018-19 School Year Information Package is now online

We’re excited to welcome you back to school on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. Follow Waterloo Region District School Board on Twitter and Instagram, and share your first day of school with us using #WRDSBFirstDay. Our online parent information package is now updated for the 2018-19 school year. Please take a few moments to review this […]

How to check your elementary-aged child’s class assignment

As the new school year approaches, we know a lot of excitement surrounds finding out which class your student has been assigned. Our commitment to keeping your children safe has led us to a new method of sharing this information for elementary students, leading up to the first day of school. To comply with privacy […]

Check out our website for Back to School info!

Are you planning on doing some back to school shopping?  Do you want to know how to find out who your child’s teacher will be?  When will School-Day be open?  Please check our School Website on a regular basis.  Some of this information is already posted and will be updated as September 4th approaches.  Don’t […]

Lunches available 5 days a week starting Sept. 10th

We are very pleased to announce that we have teamed with Lunchbox Orders to provide lunch options 5 days a week starting delivery on September 10th.  All orders are done online only at  Ordering opens on September 4th.  Save yourself the mundane task of making lunches, just order something delicious for your child! Mondays – […]

Congratulations staff, students and families

Another academic year has come to a close. We know that this is an exciting and busy time for our staff, students and families. I would like to take a moment to reflect, express gratitude and celebrate the hard work and accomplishments of our school communities. Our strategic priorities and commitments are the foundation of […]

Summer is a great time to clean out those closets!

Clear out your closets for a good cause FREE FUNDRAISER FOR JW GERTH PUBLIC SCHOOL We are hosting a FREE fundraising option!  It costs you nothing but provides you an opportunity to purge your closets of unwanted clothes, shoes, hats, mittens, scarves, belts, towels, purses, handbags, backpacks, soft bags and linens.  Bag2School will pay us […]

Volunteering for 2018-19

Dear Parents/Guardians In anticipation of the new school year we are reminding you that a Vulnerable Sector Check is required for all volunteers at our school.  This includes those parents/guardians who will be volunteering in the classroom and/or on school trips.  We know you love to volunteer and we appreciate your help!  This summer is […]

2018-2019 School Year Information

WELCOME to JW GERTH for 2018-2019 We begin school at 9:10 am and end at 3:30 pm If you are registering your child, please bring proof of birth (birth certificate, passport) and proof of your home address (utility bill, driver’s licence, etc). If you are coming in to register on Tuesday, Sept 4, your child […]

Another Fabulous FUN FAIR!! Thank YOU!

Thank you so much to our school community for your support of another successful Fun Fair!!  We raised over $8,000 to support the purchase of school resources.  Not only did we raise a substantial amount of money, we had a GREAT TIME! A special thank you to our event coordinator, Penelope Sisk and her expert […]

Fun Fair & Parking

Today is the day that everyone has been waiting for!  Fun Fair at JW Gerth from 5-8pm.  All are welcome!  Come prepared to have some fun.  Please note that parking is not available at the school because events are set up within the parking lot.  We urge you to walk if at all possible.  We have […]

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