News & Announcements

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 https://uwaterloo.ca/heforshe/heforshe-writing-contest.
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:

http://www.legion.ca/communities-youth/youth-education/remembrance-contests

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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 […]

International Languages course registration opens tomorrow

Waterloo Region District School Board’s International Language Programs are offered every Saturday from September 15, 2018 to June 15, 2019. The programs run at a variety of locations throughout the region, and each class lasts either 3.25 hours for high school credit courses or 2.5 hours for elementary courses. All levels of language ability are welcome. […]

Updated Water Sample Letter

Included in your student’s start up package, sent home on Tuesday, September 4th, was a letter regarding water sample testing at W-O.   On September 7th, all students will be given an updated letter to bring home.  
For your convenience we have attached a copy of the letter WO Water Sample Letter

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Welcome to the new school year

I want to welcome students, families and staff with sincere enthusiasm and express my excitement for all the developments and successes that the upcoming school year will bring.  

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Questions about the Health and Physical Education curriculum changes

We recognize that there may be a number of questions about the changes relating to the re-issued 2010 Health and Physical Education Curriculum. We are providing Frequently Asked Questions as a way to inform our staff, families and community members about the changes. We will continue to update this section as information becomes available.

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