News & Announcements


On Saturday November 25th, at St. Mary’s High School, Waterloo Oxford’s 54 member DECA chapter competed at the regional competition against approximately 35 other schools, and 1500 students. Students wrote an exam prior to the competition, and on November 25 completed a case study and role play portion of the competition. The W-O chapter was incredibly successful as noted by the stats below.

6 Top 10 Exam Scores – Kara Fleiszig, Peter Behnke, Andrew Maxwell, Alex Gruhl, Zach Smith, & Josh Potts
5 Top 10 Individual Role Plays – Josh Seyeau, Peter Behnke, Andrew Maxwell, Zcach Smith & Josh Potts
6 Top 10 Team Role Plays – Narien Chentivelnathan & Ben DeJong, Ashley Ferguson & Andrew Hamilton, Emma Gaston & Ainsley Sills, Delaney Helmke & Mckenna Seebach, Marieke van Rooyen & Jessica James, Anna-Maria Roth & Ally Schuller
2 Third Place Overall Medals – Andrew Maxwell & Josh Potts
2 Second Place Overall Medals – Peter Behnke & Zach Smith

Including these award winners W-O will be sending 29 students to the provincial competition in Toronto in February to compete, and participate in leadership development activities.

Group Photo – Back row: Narein Chentil, Andrew Maxwell, Zach Smith, Andrew Hamilton, Josh Potts, Josh Seyeau, Peter Behnke Middle row: Ben DeJong, Mckenna Seebach, Delaney Helmke, Marieke Van Rooyen, Jessica James, Ashley Ferguson, Ally Schuller Front Row: Kara Fleiszig, Emma Gaston, Ainsley Sills

Team Event Winners (missing many who had to miss awards ceremony): Mckenna Seebach, Delaney Helmke, Narein Chentil, Emma Gaston, Ainsley Sills, Marieke Van Rooyen

Medalists (missing Zach Smith): Josh Potts, Peter Behnke, Andrew Maxwell

Congratulations to all our W-O competitors!

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Thanks W-O for Gift of Love Contributions!

Thank you to everyone at Waterloo-Oxford for the generous contributions to our annual Gift of Love.  Students and staff donated enough food for 40 hampers that will be distributed by the Wilmot Family Resource Centre for families in need over the holiday season.  Also donated was enough money to purchase gifts for teens for Christmas.  Your generosity makes a difference in our community!

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Waterloo-Oxford Hosts Festival of Holiday Music

Waterloo-Oxford music students entertained and enthralled another sold-out crowd at our annual Festival of Holiday Music on Thursday, December 7. Great performances by all!

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EQAO 101 for High School Students

High school students participate in two EQAO tests – a math test in Grade 9 and a literacy test in Grade 10. We not only want to help our students do their best, but also feel confident and prepared leading up to these tests. Check out this video to learn what EQAO testing means for […]

Our guide for the winter season

Winter is coming and we want to ensure that we are ready for what Mother Nature has in store for us this season. During bad weather conditions, we may need to cancel buses or close schools for the safety of our students and staff. Here’s what you need to know: Learn more about our Severe Weather procedures.

Grade 8 Information Night – Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Please join us on Wednesday, November 29th for our Grade 8 Information Night. Open house at 6:15 p.m. Information session and tours from 6:45 to 9:00 p.m. Learn more about Waterloo-Oxford program offerings and our innovative subject areas. We look forward to meeting our future Grade 9 students and their parents! Parking is at the back of the school. Extra parking is available in our bus bay and at Sir Adam Beck Public School.

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Grad Photo Sign Up is Now Open

On line registration is now open for Grad photos.  The Photo sessions begin on November 20 and continue through the 29th. All graduating students must book an appointment on-line by visiting as limited spots are available. The sitting fee of $30 is payable at the time of photography.

We ask all Graduates to please have their photo taken for the yearbook, even if you do not wish to purchase a package.

If you have any questions, please contact the SAC Office or Mr. VanHouwelingen.

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Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week – November 19-25

We are committed to providing a safe, caring and inclusive learning environment for all students – each and every one. Ontario’s Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week runs from November 19 to 25, 2017. This week is an opportunity for us all to reinforce clear and positive messages that bullying is not acceptable in our schools […]

Commencement 2017

Just a reminder to all families attending Commencement on Friday to bring your tickets for admittance.  This years Commencement is a sold out event.

We are pleased to be able to stream live coverage of Commencement through W-O’s Commencement Page and through our Facebook Commencement Page.

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WODSS Best Buddies Chapter

Four students from the Waterloo-Oxford Best Buddies Chapter participated in a conference held in London, Ontario on Tuesday, November 7th. The conference, which is held in eight different Canadian cities allowed participants the opportunity to listen to guest speaker Justin Preston as well as network with other chapters in Southwestern Ontario. The theme of the conference, “Better Together” drove home the message that we are all born to stand out and through friendship, understanding and experience, we can all make a difference in the lives of others.

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