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Mental Health & Well-Being

Mental Health & Well-Being What does mental health and well-being have to do with school? “Mental Health is defined as a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to […]

April 16: All schools closed due to weather

Due to the inclement weather, all WRDSB schools are CLOSED today. All Extended Day programs are cancelled. Our Education Centre remains OPEN for those who can safely arrive at work.

Flags lowered to half-mast following tragedy in Humboldt, Saskatchewan

A message from the school board: We are all shocked and saddened by the news of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash. In response to this tragic event, flags at schools and facilities across Waterloo Region District School Board have been lowered to half-mast during this time of mourning. Staff and students at some of our […]

Important message on the recent threats in our school communities

Dear Parents, Guardians and Caregivers, As many students, parents and guardians are aware, over these last few weeks, many threats have been made against a number of schools within the Waterloo Region District School Board and across the province. These threats have been issued by persons leaving behind inappropriate messages in a variety of school […]

Support the Humboldt Broncos

On Friday night, the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team were involved in a horrific crash killing 15 people. People across Canada and the Globe are surrounding this community with love and support.  We at EDSS, would like to show our support for Humboldt by wearing our favourite jersey this Thursday, April 12.  Also, if you […]

Free mental wellness seminar for secondary students – Saturday, April 7, 2018

Elevate Waterloo: Mental Wellness Seminar for Secondary Students will be taking place this Saturday, April 7 at Albert McCormick Community Centre in Waterloo. The event focuses on recognizing issues underlying student mental health, and learning to be more mindful while responding to these issues. The event is free for secondary students, and costs $5 for […]

April 13 is a P.D. Day for all teaching and paraprofessional staff

The focus for the April 13, 2018, PD Day will be will be School Improvement Planning for the full day. Elementary and Secondary teachers will participate in a school activity reflecting our Strategic Plan and Operational Goals for Student Achievement and Well-Being, and school improvement planning with a focus on mathematics. All paraprofessional staff (EA/CYW/DECE) and occasional teachers will […]

April 13 is a P.D. Day for all teaching and paraprofessional staff

The focus for the April 13, 2018, PD Day will be will be School Improvement Planning for the full day. Elementary and Secondary teachers will participate in a whole-school activity reflecting our Strategic Plan and Operational Goals for Student Achievement and Well-Being, and school improvement planning with a focus on mathematics. All paraprofessional staff (EA/CYW/DECE) will also be participating in […]

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