News & Announcements

June Exams

As was the case with January Exams, EDSS will be following an ‘Exam by Period’ model, which aligns with the majority of WRDSB secondary schools. June Examinations will be held from Thursday, June 20th until Wednesday, June 26th.  Exams will follow the A, B, C, D format. Date Exam/Final Summative Thursday, June 20 Block A Exam […]

Budget & Staffing: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

In order to communicate our current budget outlook for 2019-2020, we are providing the following Frequently Asked Questions to create an understanding of current timelines, resources, and priorities. As we move forward, we will continue to focus on student and staff well-being, work to minimize the impact of budget shortfalls in the classroom, and will […]

2019-20 School Year Calendar is now available

The 2019-20 School Year Calendar is now available. Important dates to note: First day of school – Tuesday, September 3, 2019 Winter holidays – December 23, 2019 to January 3, 2020 March break – March 16 to 20, 2020 Last day of school for elementary students – Thursday, June 25, 2020 Our Calendars and Important Dates webpage […]

Teen Anxiety Parent Engagement Session on May 13th, 2019

Anxiety In Your Teen? Learn What You Can Do. You will gain knowledge, skills and tools as a parent or caregiver to be active partners in your teens’ well-being. This workshop will provide an opportunity to initiate open communication and help address the challenges facing your stressed or anxious teen. You will learn of the […]

Celebrating Support Staff Appreciation Day

Today, we celebrate the skills, commitment and dedication of our support staff in delivering services that contribute to our students’ success and achievements. May 8th marks Support Staff Appreciation Day. We are thankful for our support staff for the important roles they play every day in our schools and for all the work they do […]

WANTED: Performers for #WeSingOCanada

It’s time to thaw out from the cold, warm up those vocal cords (or fingers), and show off your Canadian spirit. We are in search of incredible WRDSB talent to help us kick-off a variety of events on the “right note” – and we want you to be the star. We are looking for performances […]

A Message Regarding the Attack in San Diego

Over the weekend, the world experienced yet another act of violence. On Saturday, April 27, one person was killed and at least three others were wounded as a result of a terrorist attack at a Synagogue near San Diego, California. Our thoughts and deepest sympathies are with the victims, their families, and their loved ones, […]

WRDSB flags at half-mast this weekend for National Day of Mourning

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) Education Centre and school buildings will be joining other Ontario government establishments in flying the Canadian flag at half-mast this weekend to mark National Day of Mourning, which takes place annually on April 28. This day is dedicated to remembering the of thousands of workers who have been […]

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