News & Announcements

Pioneer Park Fire Station Edible Forest – this post was created by a group of students at JWG The purpose of this project is raise awareness about food hedges and how they solve hunger. The Pioneer Park Fire Hall Food Hedge is for people who can’t afford food everyday, for people who are starving and […]

JWG Terry Fox Run 2018

JWG Terry Fox Run – 2018 JW Gerth’s Terry Fox Run will take place on Friday, September 28th at 2:30.     This year, we are planning a fundraising incentive event to encourage greater participation. The three top fundraising classes (one Kindy, one primary and one junior) will get a chance to “Trash the Teachers”. […]

Student Accident Insurance Information

Every September, Ontario school boards remind families about the option of acquiring student accident insurance. Student accident insurance can help cover unforeseen expenses due to injury that are not covered by provincial health care or employer group plans. Waterloo Region District School Board recommends “insuremykids®” Protection Plan. For more details on this option you can view […]

PD Day for all teaching and paraprofessional staff on September 21

Friday, September 21, 2018 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, and all Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) operated before and after school programs will be closed. The focus for the day across all our schools will be School Improvement Planning in the morning and the […]

First School Council Meeting Sept 19 6pm

Our first School Council meeting will be on Wednesday, September 19 at 6pm.  Everyone is welcome!

WRDSB flags at half-mast this weekend for Firefighters’ National Memorial Day

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) Education Centre and school buildings will be joining other Ontario government establishments in flying the Canadian flag at half-mast this weekend to mark Firefighters’ National Memorial Day. Firefighters’ National Memorial Day was instated by the federal government last year and is celebrated annually on the second Sunday of […]

International Languages course registration opens tomorrow

Waterloo Region District School Board’s International Language Programs are offered every Saturday from September 15, 2018 to June 15, 2019. The programs run at a variety of locations throughout the region, and each class lasts either 3.25 hours for high school credit courses or 2.5 hours for elementary courses. All levels of language ability are welcome. […]

Nutrition for Learning Program Needs Volunteers

Once again our school will be running the Nutrition for Learning Program where a variety of foods are delivered to your child’s classroom for consuming throughout the school day. We are looking for volunteers to assist with sorting and delivering food to the classrooms.    If you are interested in helping us keep our kids […]

Clear out those 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 […]

NEW – Lunch Ordering available 5 Days a Week

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 – […]

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