Being an Equity Champion at Elgin Street PS | WRDSB 2020 Champions

During a time when our administrators have the added responsibility of keeping our students and staff safe during a pandemic, Amanpreet Dhaul, Vice-Principal at Elgin Street Public School in Cambridge, has continued to make her school a welcoming place for all. Her kind demeanour, professional leadership and personal connection caught the attention of newly welcomed […]

Preparing for All Learning Scenarios in the New Year

The Waterloo Region District School Board has taken a proactive approach in preparing for any possibly learning scenario for the 2020-21 school year. On December 16, the Ministry of Education provided school boards across the province with notice to encourage staff and students to take home anything they may need for distance learning before the […]

Confirmed COVID-19 Case: Student at Elmira District Secondary School

Region of Waterloo Public Health has confirmed that a student at Elmira District Secondary School last in the building on December 9, has tested positive for COVID-19. The identity of the individual is protected by privacy legislation and will not be shared. Public Health has identified no high-risk school contacts. They have determined that there […]

Diversifying Perspectives in Kitchener, One Book at a Time | WRDSB 2020 Champions

If books can inspire, then Dinah Murdoch and the KW Little Free Diverse Libraries project has already made an immeasurable impact across our community since its launch earlier this year. Motivated by a quote from the book I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness, Murdoch immediately identified with the words of […]

Graduates and Distance Learners 2019-2020 Yearbook Pick Up

Yearbook pick up for 2019-2020 Graduates and Distance Learners will be on Thursday December 17th and Friday December 18th from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the “U”. No appointment is Necessary. Please bring Photo ID in order to receive your yearbook.  

Supporting Every Student in the Move to Distance Learning | WRDSB 2020 Champions

“Ikigai” is a Japanese concept for finding one’s purpose and reason for being, and for Kimiko Shibata, it is the driving force behind her work supporting student learning as an English as a Second Language (ESL) and English Literacy Development (ELD), Itinerant Resource Teacher, with a current focus on Elementary Distance Learning. It began as […]

Secondary Students: Requesting a Mode of Learning Change for Quadmester 3 and 4

We are asking families of secondary students who want to change their child’s mode of learning (in-person to distance learning or vice versa), to do so by Wednesday, January 6, 2021. Only those who wish to change the mode of learning should fill out this form. If you complete this form and then change your […]

2019-2020 Yearbooks

We have received the 2019-2020 Yearbooks and are working at getting them out. We will be handing them out to students this week who are in class and purchased a copy. Graduates and Distance Learners please keep an eye out for another message with pick up times.  

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