News & Announcements

Lost and Found

Our lost and found will be on display just inside the front doors from Wednesday, June 20 to Wednesday, June 27.  Any unclaimed items will be donated to charity.  Please remind your child to take a look and claim their items.

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 based on the weight of the items we […]

Class lists will no longer be posted in September

Waterloo Region District School Board is committed to keeping your children safe. To comply with privacy legislation we are changing the way we communicate elementary students’ home classrooms for September 2018. Class lists will no longer be posted on the outside windows or doors of your child’s  school. More details about how to find your […]

Special Thank You

  Cambridge Garden Centre Providing customers with friendly service & satisfaction since 1981. 1718 Morrison Road, Cambridge, ON N1R 5S2, CANADA Monday-Friday: 7am-7pm Saturday: 7am-5pm Sunday: 9am-3pm* *Open Sundays until the end of June   JW Gerth would like to thank the Cambridge Garden Centre for being so generous in donating topsoil for our school garden project. […]

2018-19 School Year Calendar is now available

The 2018-19 School Year Calendar is now available.

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June 1 is a P.D. Day for Elementary schools

Friday, June 1, 2018 is a professional development day for Elementary school staff. Elementary students will not attend school, but Extended Day Programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus of the P.D. Day will be teacher directed assessments, evaluation and planning activities. Paraprofessional staff (EAs/CYWs) will be participating […]

Family Survey

Welcome to the 2017-18 Family Survey. Take the Survey We would like to hear from you! Parents and guardians are important partners as we work to provide safe, caring and inclusive places for students to learn and succeed. The survey will remain open until June 28, 2018 at 4pm. Your answers will remain anonymous and […]

Flying the Pride flag to celebrate diversity and inclusion

June is nationally recognized as pride month in Canada. Many institutions and organizations fly the Pride flag as a celebration of diversity. During the month of June, all Waterloo Region District School Board locations will fly the Pride flag alongside the Canadian flag. We believe that our schools are safe spaces for everyone that walks […]

Happy Support Staff Appreciation Day

At Waterloo Region District School Board we believe that all of our staff play an important role in supporting students’ confidence and success. May 9th marks Support Staff Appreciation Day. This is a day in which we celebrate the skills, commitment and dedication of our educational support staff in helping create bright futures for our students. […]

Sun Safety

It may have taken longer than expected, but spring has finally arrived in Waterloo region. We know that many parents and students are excited to get outdoors and enjoy the gorgeous weather. But before we head outside, our friends at the Region of Waterloo want to remind us of some important sun safety tips to […]

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