News & Announcements

Join us on January 25 for a Public Meeting Open House

Waterloo Region District School Board is developing a Long-Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) that will show how well used our schools are now and are expected to be over the next ten years. It also reveals how well kept our schools are in terms of school condition. Your feedback on the proposed solutions is important to us. We invite […]

Trustees form a committee to consider full-year schooling

On Monday evening, trustees voted in favour of establishing a committee to look into the option of full-year schooling. Full-year schooling means students would get the same number of days in school but with more frequent, shorter breaks in the year. The committee will review research, look at examples of boards currently running full-year programs […]

Elmira Grad Photos

Grad photos are taking place this week: Monday, January 15th until Friday, January 19th. Please go online and book your appointment at: www.lifetouch.ca/wwgrads A Yearbook pose will also be provided for use in your Yearbook. Each sitting includes proofs that will be sent to your home with a price list for additional package options.

Some Grade 9 students prepare to take the EQAO math assessment

Our Grade 9 students who took math in their first semester will be writing the EQAO math assessment in the coming days. The Grade 9 assessment of mathematics tests the skills students will have learned by the end of their Grade 9 math journey. Different versions of the test are administered in the academic and […]

Talking to your child about opioids

Dear Parents and Caregivers, Once again, we are sending families important information about opioid-related drug overdoses and urging you to speak with your children about staying safe. On December 2, 2017, Waterloo Regional Police Services reported that 65 people in our region died as a result of a suspected overdose. This is a 71 per […]

EDSS Lead Exceedance Letter

EDSS Goodwill Project

Each year around Christmas time Woolwich Community Services organizes a Christmas Goodwill Program in Woolwich Township and parts of Wellesley. This program provides food, gifts of new clothing, new toys and food vouchers from families in need. In 2016 Woolwich Community Services was able to help 166 families living in this area. This year EDSS […]

Principal Morgan gives his 100th blood donation

Next month, Principal Paul Morgan from Elmira District Secondary School will be retiring. Principal Morgan is a regular blood donor and was coming up to his 100th donation. In lieu of retirement gifts, he asked students and staff to support his 100th donation by coming out to give blood at the Elmira Lions Club blood […]

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