News & Announcements

Student Accident Insurance Information

Every September, Ontario school boards remind families about the option of acquiring student accident insurance. Student accident insurance can help cover unforeseen expenses due to injury that are not covered by provincial health care or employer group plans. Waterloo Region District School Board recommends “insuremykids®” Protection Plan. For more details on this option you can view […]

Night School for Semester 1 – Cancelled

Due to low registration, our Night School program has been cancelled at both locations, Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute (CHCI) and Galt Collegiate Institute (GCI) for Semester 1. Registration for Semester 2 will begin February 4, 2019.

Social Networking Safety Presentation – September 24

Please join us in the Waterloo Oxford Cafeteria  for this free community event on Monday, September 24, 2018 at 7:00pm, as we welcome Paul Davis.

Paul has delivered his Social Networking safety message to 460,000 students along with the Ontario Provincial Police and Department of Defence & Border Service.  He has also been seen on CTV News, CBC, Global and Breakfast Television.

This event is free, along with free parking and childcare is available for children 2-11.

We look forward to seeing you there.

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W-O Cheerleading Team Clothing Drive

The W-O Cheerleading team is preparing for the National Championships in Niagara Falls.  The team has partnered up with Value Village where they pay for donated clothing.  If you are able to make a donation send it with your child and have them drop it off at Tim (CYW’s) office.

PD Day for all teaching and paraprofessional staff on September 21

Friday, September 21, 2018 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, and all Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) operated before and after school programs will be closed. The focus for the day across all our schools will be School Improvement Planning in the morning and the […]

HeForShe writing contest submissions now open

WRDSB is proud to once again join the University of Waterloo to invite students in Grades 9 through 12 to participate in the HeForShe writing competition. This year’s theme will be ALLIES. Allies use their energy and power to call out inequity and amplify the voices of people who share their own lived experiences of […]

Calling all Grade 9 students!

Calling all Grade 9 students! Be sure to attend UX9N4N (Ultimate eXtreme Grade 9 Night for Grade 9’s) this Thursday Sept. 13 from 6-8 pm. Come to the cafeteria for free pizza, chips and drinks and then be ready to make lots of fun memories with old friends and new friends. This fun time is followed by […]

Writing & Poster Contest!

University of Waterloo Contest:

As part of the commitment to the UN Women’s HeForShe IMPACT 10x10x10 initiative, the University of Waterloo presents the Third Annual HeForShe Writing Contest, launching September 2018.

If you are interested in submitting a piece of writing, go to
Hurry–submissions are due October 12, 2018


Legion Writing Contest:

The Royal Canadian Legion’s longstanding Annual Poster and Literary Contest is back. Canadian students can submit creative works in writing and art to honour Canada’s Veterans. If you would like more information, see the Librarian, Ms. Grise or go to:

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Night School Registration starts September 10

Night School is held on Monday and Thursday evenings at Cameron Heights C.I. and Galt C.I. There are over 20 course options to choose from. Registration begins on September 10. All current high school students should register with their school guidance. Please see your guidance office and make an appointment. For more details please visit the Night School website.

WRDSB flags at half-mast this weekend for Firefighters’ National Memorial Day

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) Education Centre and school buildings will be joining other Ontario government establishments in flying the Canadian flag at half-mast this weekend to mark Firefighters’ National Memorial Day. Firefighters’ National Memorial Day was instated by the federal government last year and is celebrated annually on the second Sunday of […]

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