News & Announcements

W-O Wilmot Optimist Youth Achievement Award Winners 2018

Waterloo-Oxford District Secondary School congratulates our Wilmot Optimist Youth Achievement Award winners who were recognized on February 22, 2018. The purpose of these awards is to bring recognition to youth that have demonstrated exemplary behaviour, made positive contributions, and as a result could be considered role models for others. These are individuals who display a positive attitude, strong work ethic, respect and compassion for others, and set a good example for their peers. Congratulations to: Aaron Lantz and Cecilia Weber for their wonderful contributions to W-O and the community.

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Free Family Event on April 7

The Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) and Waterloo Region Assembly of Public School Councils (WRAPSC) are excited to host their 7th annual free family event on Saturday, April 7. This is a fun opportunity for WRDSB families to learn and connect. Register Online Now The theme for this year’s event is Parent Engagement for Innovative Education and […]

W-O Wrestling Results WCSSAA and CWOSSA

Congratulations to our W-O Wrestling team on great results at WCSSAA and CWOSSA.  All the best to Rachel, Dayne, Olivia and Alyssa at OFSAA March 5 – 7.

CWOSSA Results – February 21
Gold:  Rachel Hall
Silver:  Olivia Lichti
Bronze:  Dayne Gohl, Alyssa Ramseyer

From left to right Dayne Gohl Bronze, Olivia Lichti Silver, Rachel Hall Gold, Alyssa Ramseyer Bronze.  All heading to OFSAA March 5-7.

WCSSAA Results – February 15
Gold: Carson Binkle, Olivia Lichti and Dayne Gohl
Silver: Rachel Hall and Alyssa Ramseyer
Bronze: Clayton Roth
Antique Bronze: Alex Elkeer, Bettina Boronka and Morgan Bellifuelle

As a team both the girls and the boys placed fourth in their respective divisions.


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Participate in our annual budget survey

Calling all students, parents, staff and community members. We want to hear from you on which funding priorities we should consider for the 2018-19 school year and beyond. Annual Budget Survey Complete this short online budget survey to help us identify which areas are important to our WRDSB community. The survey closes on Friday, March […]

Bring Signed Course Selection Forms for Wednesday, February 21

Just a reminder to all W-O students to bring your course selection form (signed by parent/guardian) with you to school on Wednesday, February 21. All classes will be called to the library throughout the day on Wednesday, February 21 and Thursday, February 22 to hand in these selection forms to their guidance counsellor.

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Report Cards – Thursday, February 15, 2018

Semester One Report Cards will be distributed to all students on Thursday, February 15th during period one classes. Students who were absent Period One for report card distribution may pick up their report card from the Main Office. Attached is a copy of our February Newsletter.

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Waterloo-Oxford DECA Provincial Results

From Thursday, February 8 to Saturday, February 10 W-O’s DECA Provincials qualifiers, as well as our leadership participants, traveled to Toronto for the DECA Ontario Provincial competition. Over 6,500 students from across the province attended and competed in case competitions, multiple choice testing and participated in leadership development workshops. The 28 competitors from W-O qualified to compete based on their performance in November’s Regional Competition at SJAM. All attendees were wonderful examples of W-O Excellence, and gained invaluable business and networking experience. Congratulations goes to Kara Fleiszig, a grade 11 student, who placed in the Top 12 for her role play event at this Provincial Competition!

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WODSS Wrestling Team Results

Congratulations to our wrestlers from Waterloo-Oxford on their performance in a tournament on Thursday, February 8. The tournament was hosted at W-O and saw our wrestlers earn the following in their categories:

Gold Medals: Carson Binkle and Olivia Lichti
Silver Medals: Morgan Bellefeuille, Rachel Hall and Dayne Gohl

Team results:
3RD Overall in Team Points
2ND Place in Girl’s Events and
6TH Place in Boy’s Events

We wish the team all the best at WCSSAA on Thursday February 15 at St. David’s Secondary School.

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Night School begins February 12

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 is now open. 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 […]

Waterloo-Oxford Mourns Loss of Student

It is with a heavy heart that the Waterloo-Oxford District Secondary School community mourns the death of a Grade 12 student. In honour of the student and family, the flags at both Waterloo-Oxford and the Education Center have been lowered to half mast. On behalf of Waterloo-Oxford, our thoughts and condolences are with the family at this time.

Beth Bodkin

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