News & Announcements

Wanted: student art to celebrate winter

This December we are selling winter greeting cards featuring student artwork – and we need your help. We’re looking for student artists to capture the beauty of the winter season and help support our Waterloo Education Foundation (WEFI). Students, proud parents, and educators are asked to submit original student artwork (JK-12) via Twitter and Instagram […]

Friday, November 16, 2018 is a PD Day – no school for students

Friday, November 16, 2018 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, but Extended Day Programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus for the day will be School Improvement Planning in the morning. Teachers will participate in a whole-school activity […]

2017/2018 YEARBOOKS ARE IN!!

That’s right!!! The 2017/2018 Yearbooks are in and ready for pick up! If you are a student and ordered a 2017/2018 School Year EDSS Yearbook they can be picked up during lunch (10:50 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.) in the hallway outside the Library from November 7th to 9th. For any graduates who ordered a yearbook, they can […]

Elmira District Secondary School Grade 8 Parent Information Night

Elmira District Secondary School will be holding it’s annual Grade 8 Parent Information Night on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the EDSS Cafeteria for interested Grade 8 students and Parents. The night focus will be on the student transition process from grade 8 to 9 (i.e. course selection process […]

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 […]

Elmira District Secondary School in The Record!

https://www.therecord.com/news-story/8976571-elmira-school-aims-to-wow-students-with-science/

Perimeter Institute Science Exhibit Free Community Open House

The Power of Ideas Exhibition will bring cutting-edge science programming to communities across Ontario. In this inspiring exhibition and presentation from Perimeter Institute, students take a fun, hands-on approach to engaging with the process of science. From delving into two of the world’s largest science experiments to exploring changing ideas about our universe, this immersive […]

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. […]

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