Ft. McMurray – Disaster Relief

Waterloo Region has a history in supporting a variety of communities and global relief efforts in situations where significant disaster and traumatic impact has occurred, such as that currently being experienced in Fort McMurray, Alberta. The continuing disaster forced Alberta to call a state of emergency last Wednesday after more than 88,000 people were forced […]

Join our Accessibility Planning Committee!

We are looking for three representatives to sit on our Accessibility Planning Committee beginning in the 2016-17 school year. The role of the committee aligns with the Board’s Strategic Plan and specifically relates to fostering wellness and well-being, embracing diversity and inclusion and engaging students, families, staff and communities by ensuring that our school and […]

The 2016-17 School Year Calendar is Here!

The 2016-17 School Year Calendar has been approved by the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) and by the Ontario Ministry of Education. The first day of school for 2016-17 school year is Tuesday, September 6, 2016. View the calendars: 2016-17 School Year Information Elementary Secondary – Semestered Schools Secondary – Waterloo-Oxford DSS

Free SCIS Workshops for Parents and Caregivers

Creating Safe and Inclusive Schools and Communities Presented by Harmony Movement, in partnership with the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) and Waterloo Catholic District School Board. We are pleased to offer these workshops for families on a variety of topics! Here is what you can expect: Interactive and engaging content Learn skills to enhance […]

City of Waterloo School Parking Do’s and Don’ts

Student drop off and pick up are always busy times around any school. Here at MJ, we are working hard to keep our kids safe and to keep our Bus zone free of cars! The City of Waterloo has partnered with us to assist in educating the neighbourhood about this issue. Please take a moment […]

Arts Night 2016 is Fast Approaching!

Art’s Night 2016 – “Art Has No Borders” – is fast-approaching! On behalf of the M.J. Staff, School Council and the Art’s Night Planning Committee, we would like to send out a huge THANK YOU for all of the generous donations we have already received for our Gift Basket collection and Silent Auction. Thank you also […]

Free Parent Night: “Raising Resilient Children”

Parents are welcome to attend a free information night at Waterloo Oxford District Secondary School featuring Dr. C. Sturdy who will provide parents with practical information and strategies to raise, support and develop resilient children.  Resilient children are those who are able to effectively handle any pressure and get things done, recover from setbacks, adapt […]

PIC Family Event Fast Approaching!

For the fifth year in a row, the WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) and the Waterloo Region Assembly of Public School Councils (WRAPSC) is hosting their free annual family event for parents, guardians and the community! The theme for this year’s parent conference is Strengthening Family-School Relationships – Achieving Excellence and Well-being for all Students. REGISTER NOW! Date: […]

Safe, Caring & Inclusive School Surveys are Here!

Safe, Caring & Inclusive School surveys are important tools which help schools assess the current culture within a school. The survey for parents and guardians, captures perceptions from students, parents, and staff relating to issues such as character development, equity and inclusion, safe schools, and variables that contribute to a healthy school environment. Please take the […]

Harmony Workshops

The WRDSB, in collaboration with the WCDSB, is bringing free Harmony Movement workshops to parents and caregivers of both boards. What is Harmony movement? “Harmony Movement provides interactive diversity and equity education programs that empower and inspire youth, educators and those in the social service sector to develop an equity lens, empathy, respect, and leadership skills as […]

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