News & Announcements

Cannabis legalization and our schools

On October 17, 2018, cannabis will be legal to use, buy, possess and cultivate in Canada for persons over 19 years of age. For our students, the possession and use of cannabis is illegal. We know that this change in legislation has raised many questions and possible concerns regarding how the change will affect schools. […]

October 5 is World Teachers’ Day

On October 5th, we celebrate World Teachers’ Day, a day where we acknowledge the dedication and passion of our educators. This morning, 64,000 students across Waterloo Region made their way to school. They walked with their friends, rode their bikes, or boarded a school bus. They entered classrooms excited and ready to learn. In each […]

“QSP Sales Campaign 2018 Runs from Oct. 2 – Oct. 17!

We are excited for our QSP Sales Campaign which this year will run from Oct. 2 – 17, 2018.  Money raised goes to support the ongoing work of student activities at W-O and 25% of all proceeds are donated to Interfaith Counselling to support the services they provide to our students.  All the details can be found by clicking on the QSP link.  This year you can buy gift cards, cookie dough, team sports mugs, magazines, and Tri-City Savings Passes.  We encourage online sales which can be done any time, any day, all year long.”

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University Information Program (UIP) coming to Huron Heights SS

Twenty-one Ontario universities will be visiting Huron Heights Secondary School (HHSS) on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. All Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) high school students will have the opportunity to select three different sessions followed by free time to talk with other university representatives. It is never too early […]

Electric Vehicle Fall Race

Please join us for our Electric Vehicle Fall Race this Saturday, September 29th at 10:00 am.

This years race will be held at the Region of Waterloo Water Management Division, Gate 3 @ 1043 Erbs Rd, St Agatha. 

We look forward to seeing everyone there to cheer on our team!


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WRDSB observes Orange Shirt Day on September 28

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) recognizes Orange Shirt Day as a way to honour residential school survivors, those who did not survive, and their descendants. It’s just one of the ways we support, educate and reconcile our relationship with Indigenous people. What is Orange Shirt Day? Orange Shirt Day is observed each September 30 […]

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.

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