WRDSB participates in Mental Health Week, May 1-7, 2023

Since 1951, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) has hosted Mental Health Week during the first week in May, making 2023 the 72nd year. Mental Health Week is a Canadian tradition, with communities, schools and workplaces rallying to celebrate, protect and promote mental health. This week, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) will celebrate […]

Semester 2 Midterms – Tuesday, May 2

Students will receive their Semester 2 Midterm report cards on Tuesday, May 2nd in their first period classes.  Any student without a first period class can pick up their report card in the Guidance Office.

UPDATE: Grand River Transit Strike in Effect

The Region of Waterloo confirmed that as of today, Monday, May 1, GRT bus services have been canceled due to a strike.  The Region confirmed that due to the strike conventional bus, MoblityPLUS and busPLUS services will not operate, but ION train service will continue. This has already caused disruption for students who rely on […]

May 1 is National Principal’s Day

May 1st is National Principal’s Day! National Principal’s Day Principals and vice-principals lead Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) schools each and every day. This day recognizes the contributions these front-line leaders make with students, staff, families and community members. The impact of principals and vice-principals extend beyond a single classroom. They set the tone […]

WRDSB flags at half-mast for National Day of Mourning

Today, April 28 is the annual National Day of Mourning for Persons Killed or Injured in the Workplace. To remember the thousands of workers who have been killed, injured or have suffered illness as a result of work-related incidents, flags at all Ontario government buildings, including Waterloo Region District School Board schools and worksites, will […]

Potential Grand River Transit Strike

Yesterday, the Region of Waterloo shared about a potential strike which would cause disruptions to Grand River Transit (GRT) service. UNIFOR Local 4304, the union representing many GRT staff, will be in a legal position to strike as early as Monday, May 1. In the event of a strike, the Region confirmed conventional bus, MoblityPLUS […]

Public Health Update Regarding Immunizations

Region of Waterloo Public Health has made the decision not to resume the annual enforcement of the Immunization of School Pupil’s Act (ISPA) for the 2022-2023 school year. This means that students who are overdue for required vaccines will not be suspended during the current school year. For further details, please click the following link: Letter […]

April 23 is World Book Day

Today, April 23, is World Book Day. World Book Day was designated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to give worldwide promotion of books and authors, and to encourage access to books in all languages and countries. Books at the WRDSB At the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), we recognize […]

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