WRDSB flags at half-mast for National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

To mark National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women on Tuesday, December 6, flags at all Ontario government buildings, including Waterloo Region District School Board schools and worksites, will be flown at half-mast. Every year, we remember the 14 female engineering students who were murdered at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal on December […]

Explore Your Future: Career Speaker Series

The Business and Education Partnership of Waterloo Region invites Grade 7 to 12 students and their parents/caregivers to participate in the interactive Explore Your Future speaker series starting Wednesday, December 7. This free, virtual series gives students a chance to learn about potential career options and help them plan their future career pathways. Registration for […]

Blended Learning Day – Wednesday, December 7th

Important information about the December 7th Blended Learning Day Blended learning days allow students to engage in synchronous and asynchronous work from home while staff engage in professional learning during the asynchronous portion of the day.  School administration will engage staff in professional learning opportunities around instructional and assessment strategies that support de-streaming and single […]

Gaining an Appreciation for the Vastness of the Universe at Space Camp

Ethan Warren is ready to take the next steps – especially when it comes to his passion for computer science and space exploration. Warren, a blind Grade 12 student in his fifth year at Elmira District Secondary School (EDSS), recently attended the Space Camp for Interested Visually Impaired Students at the U.S. Space & Rocket […]

November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Today, Friday November 25, is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. It was first designated by the UN General Assembly in 1981. November 25 was chosen to honour the lives of three political activists from the Dominican Republic. The Mirabal sisters were murdered under the order of the country’s ruler in […]

Semester 1 Midterm Report Cards – Tuesday, November 22

Students will receive their Semester 1 Midterm report cards today, Tuesday, November 22nd, in their first period class. Any student with a first period spare can pick up their report card in the Guidance Office.

EDSS Student Parking Passes

EDSS Student Parking Passes We require a list of names, cars and contact information on file for all students who drive to school and park in one of our assigned lots.  There have been times we have had to connect with students who have parked vehicles and this information will aid in the process.  Students will be asked to indicate they understand […]

November 20-26 is Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week

In the WRDSB, we are committed to fostering a school culture that is safe, respectful and prioritizes the inclusion of all. We remain steadfast in our commitment to the safety and well-being of all of our students. To help us in our work to promote safe schools and positive learning environments, Ontario has designated the […]

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