News & Announcements

#WeSingOCanada together

It’s time to show your Canadian pride, WRDSB fam. We are creating a brand new O Canada video – and we want you to be the star. You can be a part of a brand new national anthem video that will showcase the amazing talents of our students, teachers and parents. We want to give […]

Committed to student belonging on Halloween, and everyday.

Halloween is just around the corner and this day that can be filled with excitement for many children. Halloween is often recognized with costumes and school activities, however it is important that schools continue to create a sense of belonging for each and every student. We recognize that not all families celebrate Halloween. October 31 […]

MJ News for October 16-20, 2017

It is time to dig out the warm clothing! There have been a few surprise cool days for our students this past week. We have suggested to many students to drop by the lost and found to find that lost hoodie or jacket. Our Leadership team will be organizing, folding and displaying clothing for students […]

School bus driver availability

School bus operators are currently experiencing a school bus driver shortage. This shortage is being experienced across the province, and Student Transportation Services of Waterloo Region (STSWR) has until this year been able to provide consistent service to all schools. For the region’s public and Catholic schools, 426 bus routes have been contracted to provide […]

MJ News Oct 2-6, 2017

October has arrived with crispy cool mornings! Thank you for having your child dress in layers. If you are missing clothing, our lost and found is already full; come check it out. Everyone here at MJ wishes our families a restful and fun up-coming Thanksgiving weekend. We are so thankful and grateful to be part […]

World Teachers’ Day 2017

Waterloo region sparkles with talented innovators creating new ideas from quantum computers and Hyperloop transport to progressive thinking on gender issues and social justice. Whether it is high tech innovation or social innovation – changing our society and communities to become better places to live and work and raise a family – we know that […]

Welcome Back! News for Sept 25-29, 2017

Hello Families! It is hard to believe that the end of September is almost here! We have had an incredibly fabulous start to the school year here at MJ! So many things have already happened: first day opening exercises on the tarmac, first week assembly, coffee and Kleenex for our Kindergarten families, Me to We club, […]

School Council Meets Tonight, September 20, 2017 7pm

School Council Meets Tonight, September 20, 2017 7pm. Come on out to the first Council meeting of the year! All are welcome. Check out the agenda by clicking on the link! See you tonight. Sept 2017 Council Agenda

WRDSB closes gap to province on standardized tests

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) results in standardized tests for reading, writing and mathematics moved closer to the provincial average in results released by the Education, Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) today. WRDSB now exceeds the provincial average in Grade 9 (Applied) Mathematics and for first-time eligible students for the OSSLT. WRDSB improved results […]

CSLC 2017 billet families needed

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is proud to host the 33rd annual Canadian Student Leadership Conference (CSLC). From September 26-30, Sir John A MacDonald Secondary School (SJAM) is welcoming more than 1,000 student leaders, from all over Canada, to their school. Over the course of the week, CSLC participants will engage in activities and […]

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