ETFO announces work-to-rule will begin November 26

This morning, the Elementary Teacher’s Federation of Ontario (ETFO) announced that it will begin work-to-rule strike action on Tuesday, November 26, 2019. At this time, we do not have any details on what the work-to-rule will look like in the Waterloo Region District School Board. ETFO announced that its actions will target school board administrative […]

November 11: All evening rental permits are cancelled

Due to the current weather information and anticipated forecast, all evening rental permits have been cancelled. Please check with your event organizer or coach to see if your event, meeting, or game will be rescheduled at a later date.

Friday, November 15, 2019 is a PD Day – no school for students

Friday, November 15, 2019 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, but all board operated Extended Day and Youth Development programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus for staff on the PD Day will be on School Improvement […]

The WRDSB Marks Child Care Worker & Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day

On Thursday, October 24, we mark Child Care Worker & Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day, a day for us to take a moment and recognize the commitment, hard work and passion of our Designated Early Childhood Educators (DECEs). Every morning, more than 550 educators work to support the learning and care of 8,400 students in […]

Positive Purple Day at MJ on Thursday October 24th

Thursday, October 24th is “Positive Purple” Day at MJ. Students and staff are encouraged to wear purple to promote positivity and wellness. Me to We will be selling two snack-size packages of gummy candies for $1 on Thursday to raise money in support of Carizon, an organization that provides a variety of wellness initiatives in […]

Friday, October 25, 2019 is a PD Day – no school for students

Friday, October 25, 2019 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, but all board operated Extended Day and Youth Development programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus for the day across all our schools will be reflecting on our […]

UPDATE: All hold and secures lifted

UPDATE: Mary Johnson PS is no longer in a hold and secure. We want to thank our partners at Waterloo Regional Police Services for keeping our school communities safe. UPDATE: The hold and secure at Sandhills and Westvale PS have been lifted. Mary Johnson remains in a hold and secure. UPDATE: Mary Johnston PS has […]

UPDATE: Sandhills, Westvale and Mary Johnston PS in Hold and Secure

UPDATE: The hold and secure at Sandhills and Westvale PS have been lifted. Mary Johnson remains in a hold and secure. UPDATE: Mary Johnston PS has been placed in a hold and secure at the direction of Waterloo Regional Police, due to police activity in the area. Sandhills and Westvale Public Schools have been placed […]

UPDATE: Sandhills, Westvale and Mary Johnston PS in Hold and Secure

UPDATE: Mary Johnston PS has been placed in a hold and secure at the direction of Waterloo Regional Police, due to police activity in the area. Sandhills and Westvale Public Schools have been placed into a hold and secure at the direction of Waterloo Regional Police, due to police activity in the area. All students […]

The WRDSB Marks World Teachers’ Day

October 5, is World Teachers’ Day, a day we acknowledge the dedication and passion of our educators. This morning, 64,000 students across Waterloo Region made their way to school. They entered classrooms excited and ready to learn. In each classroom, our incredible teachers have lessons prepared, smiles on their faces, and are ready to start […]

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