News & Announcements

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 […]

School Council Meeting – October 23, 2017

All parents/guardians are invited to attend Waterloo-Oxford’s School Council Meeting on Monday, October 23 at 7:00 p.m. in the school library. Agenda






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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 […]

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 […]

Community Outdoor Movie Night – Thursday, October 5, 2017

The whole community is invited to join us for our annual Outdoor Movie Night Thursday Oct. 5.  Our movie this year is Despicable Me 3 and it will get underway at 7:30 pm.  Admission is free and we are asking everyone to bring a food item for the Wilmot Family Resource Centre Thanksgiving Food Drive. Everyone is […]

Waterloo Oxford Magazine and Cookie Dough Sales, October 3-17, 2017

Waterloo-Oxford is excited to begin another QSP Magazine Sales campaign – and this year’s will truly be bigger and better than ever as we will continue to offer Tasty Cookie Dough to the list of products you can buy to support Student Activities at Waterloo-Oxford and the work of Interfaith Community Counselling in our school […]

WRDSB wears orange on September 29

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 September 30 and was first launched in 2013. […]

“One Book, One Community” Author Visit to WO!

Just a reminder: Waterloo Oxford Secondary School is partnering with Waterloo Region’s “One Book, One Community” program and hosting an award-winning author on Sept. 27th from 1:15pm -2:15pm in our very own library. This year’s author is Wayne Grady, is a translator, editor, and author of over 14 novels, including Emancipation Day, winner of the […]

Students: update your password before October 1

All secondary students must update their password before September 30, 2017. If you don’t change your password your current password will expire and you will no longer be able to access WRDSB services including your Chromebook, eLearning and MyWay. For security reasons, WRDSB requires all users to reset their password every 90 days. Over the […]

Friday, September 22, 2017 is a PD Day – no school for students

Friday, September 22, 2017 is a professional development day for Elementary and Secondary school staff. Students will not attend school school, but Extended Day Programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus for the day across all our schools will be School Improvement Planning in the morning and the completion of Mandatory […]

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