Betty Townshend – A Legacy of Roots and Wings at W.T. Townshend PS

Betty Townshend was known well by many of the students and staff who have called W.T. Townshend Public School in Kitchener home since it opened in 2003. Betty’s late husband was the namesake of the school, William Townshend, who passed away in 2002. From volunteering for the Strong Start program to supporting family math nights […]

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week – November 21-27

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is committed to fostering and supporting a school culture that is respectful and prioritizes the inclusion of all. We remain steadfast in our commitment to the safety and well-being of all of our students. As part of our year-round work to promote safe, caring and inclusive schools and […]

Positive COVID Case – Elmira District SS

COVID-19: CASE NOTIFICATION   Region of Waterloo Public Health has determined that a student, last in the Elmira District Secondary School building on November 16, is a confirmed positive case of COVID-19. The identity of the individual is protected by privacy legislation and will not be shared.   Public Health has identified all close contacts […]

A message regarding the BC floods and mudslides

Since November 17, British Columbia has been under a provincial state of emergency due to the devastating floods and mudslides that are destroying communities and infrastructure. The overwhelming loss the people of BC are experiencing impacts our students, staff and families right here in the Waterloo region community. Our hearts and minds are with the […]

2020-2021 Commencement and Diploma Pick Up

Congratulations to the Elmira District Secondary School Graduates of 2020-2021! At this time we are unable to gather as a large group to celebrate your graduation in person but we would like to invite you to a Virtual Commencement for your graduating class. We hope you will be able to enjoy this ceremony and celebrate […]

Semester 1 Midterm Report Cards – Monday, November 22nd

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

Director chanicka Addresses Serious Allegations Impacting Racialized Students

In recent weeks, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) has been made aware of serious allegations regarding incidents that impact racialized students. Director of Education jeewan chanicka addresses WRDSB students, families and community members in a recent video. “What could I possibly say that would give you comfort. We promise to keep listening to […]

Volunteers Dig In at Two Cambridge Schools for Microforesting Effort

On the brisk morning of Saturday, November 6, undeterred by the cold temperatures, volunteers came together to plant 170 trees at two Cambridge schools: Avenue Road Public School and Manchester Public School. Their work is part of a pilot program led by Sustainable Waterloo Region (SWR) that aims to plant microforests across the region. For […]

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