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How to Register at WODSS

Thanks for choosing W-O!  If you are new to the area, here is some information about  how to register at our school. Students wishing to register at Waterloo-Oxford District Secondary School may call the school at 519-634-5441 to make a registration appointment. The following link can be used to determine which high school is assigned to a [...]

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PD Days – June 25/26, 2015

Attached is the Agenda for the Professional Development days on June 25/26, 2015.

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Update on Implementation of the new Health and Physical Education Curriculum

On Monday, June 15, staff presented trustees with an update regarding implementation of the new Health & Physical Education Curriculum. Since 2010, the Ministry has engaged in extensive consultation regarding the revised curriculum for Health & Physical Education, Grades 1-8 and Health & Physical Education, Grades 9-12. On February 23, 2015, the Ministry released both [...]

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National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism

Today we have lowered our flags at the Education Centre, and our schools, in memory of those who have lost their lives through acts of terror in Canada and around the world.

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Exam Review Day – Wednesday, June 24th

Teachers will be available during regular school hours on Wednesday, June 24th to answer any questions and provide final marks from the exams. Please call the school or stop by to see your teacher (before or after lunch hour).

Parent Involvement Committee Looking for New Members

The Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) of the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) invites parents/guardians of students currently enrolled in one of the WRDSB schools to apply for positions on the WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee. The mandate for the WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee is to: Provide information and advice on parent engagement to the Waterloo [...]

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Weather Warnings for Waterloo Region

Update 9:30pm: All weather watches and warnings for Waterloo Region have been lifted.   All schools have been notified of the weather watches and warnings currently in place for Waterloo Region. Our priority is always the safety of our students and staff. Administrators are directed to follow the procedure for tornado conditions. We will keep [...]

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Congratulations – WODSS Award Winning Rugby Players

Mark Harper Award (WCSSAA Sr. Boys Rugby League MVP): Paul Schroeder

Mark Harper is currently a Superintendent with the WRDSB. Mark was one of the founding coaches of the WCSSAA rugby league and played a pivotal role in the growth of rugby in Waterloo Region. Mark has held various positions with Waterloo County RFC including Minor Rugby Director and  a Member of the Board. Mark is a former coach of the University of Waterloo, and a mentor to many players and coaches from around the Waterloo Region.

This year, the league coaches voted unanimously for Paul Schroeder as the winner of this prestigious award.

In addition, the following players have also been honoured:

First Team All-Star: Trayton Austen, Zach Boshart, Eric Dakin, CJ Jovanovi, and Paul Schroeder

Second Team All-Star: Dylan Beam, Connor Crep, and Geordi Friere

Honourable Mention: Shaun Shultz

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School Council Meeting – June 8, 2015

Our final school council meeting for 2014-15 will be on Monday, June 8 at 7:00 p.m. in the library. Agenda

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Information about Ryan’s Law

On April 30, 2015, Ryan’s Law, 2015 was passed by the Ontario Legislature. The legislation requires school boards to establish and maintain an asthma policy, which must include, among other things, strategies to reduce risk of exposure to asthma triggers, a communication plan for the dissemination of information on asthma, regular training on recognizing asthma symptoms and managing asthma exacerbations, a requirement that every school develop an individual plan for each pupil who has asthma and a requirement that every school maintain a file for each pupil with asthma. It has been communicated that this policy will be similar to other policies that have been designed to promote student well-being (e.g., Sabrina’s Law). Please see the attached letter that was sent home with all students on Monday, June 1, 2015. Letter to Parents – Ryan’s Law

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