2021-22 School Year Calendar is now available

We are happy to share that the Ontario Ministry of Education has approved our 2021-22 School Year Calendar and it is now available. Important Dates First day of school – Tuesday, September 7, 2021 Winter holiday – December 20 to December 31, 2021 March break – March 14 to March 18, 2022 Last day of […]

Year End Reminders

Just a reminder, if you need to return any loaned items to the school (textbooks, musical instruments, art supplies, etc.) and Chromebooks for those students not returning to EDSS or a school within the WRDSB in September 2021, here is the schedule. 2020/21 Yearbooks have also arrived.  If you purchased a yearbook, you may pick […]

Year-end reflection from our 2020-21 Student Trustees

To our fellow Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) students: You did it! You made it through a year of constant change and uncertainty. You displayed strength, courage, perseverance, kindness and resilience. As your 2020-21 Student Trustees, we want to congratulate and thank you for staying strong throughout these challenging times. The COVID-19 pandemic has […]

What Learning Will Look Like for Secondary Students in September 2021

We look forward to welcoming our secondary students back to learning in September 2021, and want you to know what learning in person at school or remotely at home will look like. In Person Learning (At School) Secondary students who are learning in person at school in September will see some changes from last year. […]

Vaccines available for anyone 12 years of age and older

Due to additional capacity, Region of Waterloo Public Health is inviting anyone 12 years of age and older to get vaccinated. As of June 23, anyone 12 years of age and older can use the self-serve option to book their own first-dose appointment for the COVID-19 vaccine. Additionally, residents who are eligible for their second […]

Thinking Out Loud survey results

On February 10, our 2020-21 student trustees, Tristan and Rowan, launched Thinking Out Loud, a ThoughtExchange survey to help them better understand and represent their peers. It was created exclusively for WRDSB students in Grades 7 to 12 to collect open and honest feedback. In addition, it provided all students with a safe, confidential space […]

Information for Grad Photos from LifeTouch

Hello families, As we come to the end of this challenging school year, Lifetouch would like to provide an update about our plans going into the summer. Under Ontario’s Roadmap to Reopen indoor photography remains prohibited until the province progresses into Step 2 of the plan. That is expected to happen in early July. Once […]

Important Computer Account Message for Graduates and Any Students Leaving EDSS

All graduating students, and any students leaving EDSS at the end of this school year, will lose access to their G Suite for Education accounts and data (including Google Drive files and email) over the summer and the accounts will be closed. It is strongly recommended that these students back up all documents and emails to […]

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