News & Announcements

Committed to student belonging on Halloween, and everyday. October 23, 2018 Halloween is just around the corner and this day that can be filled with excitement for many children. Halloween is often recognized with costumes and school activities, however it is important that schools continue to create a sense of belonging for each and every […]

Remembrance Day & Holiday Concert Dates

Remembrance Day assembly On Monday November 12, we will have a Remembrance Day assembly in our gym. It will begin at 10 am and will have students from Mr. Laythorpe and Mrs. Underwood’s classes make presentations. The junior choir will also perform. We will set out some chairs at the back of the gym if […]

Friday, October 26, 2018 is a PD Day – no school for students

Friday, October 26, 2018 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, and Extended Day Programs will operate at satellite locations. The focus for the day across all our schools will be reflecting on our Strategic Plan and Operational Goals for Student Achievement & Well-Being and School Improvement […]

October 16 is Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Appreciation Day

Today, October 16th, we celebrate Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Appreciation Day, a day where we recognize the commitment, hard work and passion of our early childhood educators. More than 550 educators went to work this morning to greet and care for 8,400 students in the Waterloo Region District School Board. To witness our littlest learners get excited […]

Cannabis legalization and our schools

On October 17, 2018, cannabis will be legal to use, buy, possess and cultivate in Canada for persons over 19 years of age. For our students, the possession and use of cannabis is illegal. We know that this change in legislation has raised many questions and possible concerns regarding how the change will affect schools. […]

Cookie Dough Delivery – Tues. Nov. 13th – Save the date

Cookie Dough Delivery – Tues. Nov 13 If you ordered cookie dough, please mark your calendar for pick up on Tue Nov 13 between 3:40pm and 5:30pm.Cookie Dough is a frozen product and must be picked up during this window as we have no storage available. Any orders that are TWO CASES or LESS will […]

October 5 is World Teachers’ Day

On October 5th, we celebrate World Teachers’ Day, a day where we acknowledge the dedication and passion of our educators. This morning, 64,000 students across Waterloo Region made their way to school. They walked with their friends, rode their bikes, or boarded a school bus. They entered classrooms excited and ready to learn. In each […]

STEM night October 10 5:30-6:30pm – SAVE THE DATE!

STEM night is an all-inclusive evening for students from JK to Gr 6,  where parents and students will engage in hands-on science, math, and engineering activities. Topics will cover many different subjects and interests. Each teacher will host a station in the gym showcasing exciting STEM learning from 5:30 to 6:30 pm! You will have […]

Orange Shirt Day or Proud to be a Canadian spirit day

We just wanted to clarify the observation of Orange Shirt Day and our Proud to be a Canadian spirit day which were both scheduled on the same day, Friday, Sept 28th. Our Proud to be a Canadian spirit day will still take place this Friday. With our School Board’s permission, we have rescheduled Orange Shirt […]

WRDSB observes Orange Shirt Day on September 28

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) recognizes Orange Shirt Day as a way to honour residential school survivors, those who did not survive, and their descendants. It’s just one of the ways we support, educate and reconcile our relationship with Indigenous people. What is Orange Shirt Day? Orange Shirt Day is observed each September 30 […]

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