2023-24 School Ventilation Report

View a translated version of this page: Amharic አማርኛ Arabic عربي Farsi (Persian) فارسی French (Canadian) Somali Soomaali Spanish Española Turkish Türk We remain committed to ensuring Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) schools are safe for students and staff. In support of this we have made significant investments and improvements. Measures Taken WRDSB Facilities […]

Transforming Education Through Engagement

At the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) we’re transforming education in partnership with those we serve. Student academic achievement and well-being are at the heart of what we do. We are committed to making our schools places where every student can succeed. However, we know we can’t do this alone. During the strategic planning […]

October Lunch and Learn Sessions for Parents and Caregivers

As part of our ongoing efforts to support WRDSB parents, caregivers and families, our psychology staff are offering a number of Lunch and Learn sessions for WRDSB parents, caregivers and family members. These webinars, scheduled over the lunch hour on Wednesdays, aim to equip parents with useful tips and information to assist them in supporting […]

Recognizing Rowan’s Law Day and Supporting Concussion Safety

The start of the school year welcomes the return of school clubs and sports. Whether students are participating in team sports, physical education classes, dance, performing arts or any other physical activity – safety is always top of mind. Rowan’s Law Day Rowan’s Law, named after Rowan Stringer, a 17-year-old athlete who tragically died in […]

Blended Learning Day – Wednesday, September 27

Blended Learning Day: Wed, Sept 27, 2023 The EDSS school schedule can be found below.  During the morning, secondary teachers will engage in Professional Development to support the expansion of de-streaming and single streaming. Students will have remote asynchronous learning in the morning and short remote synchronous meets for each class in the afternoon. In […]

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day – Friday, September 29

On Friday, September 29, Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) will acknowledge: The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Orange Shirt Day These days are recognized annually on September 30. As September 30 is a Saturday, WRDSB will be acknowledging the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day on Friday, September 29, […]

Battle Of The Barns T-Shirts!!!

HEY LANCERS!!! Get your T-shirts for the upcoming BATTLE OF THE BARNS with WODSS. We are the host school this year and what better way to show your school spirit than with custom T- Shirts!!!! They are only $25.00 and come in many sizes!! They can be purchased online through School Day!! If you are […]

Message from Mr. S. Millar, Principal

Hello, Lancers! My name is Sandy Millar and I’m thrilled to be joining Elmira District Secondary School as the new principal. Students, parents, and guardians, please have a look at the video message here. I know EDSS is a vibrant secondary school offering a well-balanced program of arts, activities, athletics, and academics to the students living in […]

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