News & Announcements

OYAP Award Winners

The annual Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program Awards dinner was held on Tuesday June 5 at Conestoga Country Club. Five Waterloo Oxford students were among the 41 WRDSB OYAP students recognized for their excellent performance, positive attitude and passion for their trade.

Please join us in congratulating Evan Denison, Owen Ross, Melissa Strome, Garrett Flynn, and Jay Schurink for their hardwork and accomplishments!

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WODSS Wins Tinman Triathlon on May 29, 2018

Congratulations to our team of W-O students who competed in the annual Tinman Triathlon held at Elmira District Secondary School on May 29, 2018! Our team placed first out of schools from across the region, including Guelph and surrounding areas, bringing home the coveted Tinman trophy for the second year in a row! Teams and individuals swim, bike and run in this competition. Participants or individuals have a team member swim 375 metres, another team member bikes 15 km. and the third member of the group runs 5 km. Congratulations to our Senior Boys Relay Team of Zack Mark, Quinn Bisch and Brady Schmidt on a first place finish. Other fantastic first place finishes were Adriaan Breytenbach in Senior Boys Individual and Adam Huras in Junior Boys Individual. Great effort by all!

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WODSS Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to Adam Furlotte and Owen Ross on winning the 2018 Linda Fabi Bursary. From many applications, ten WRDSB students have been selected to share the bursary. Adam and Owen are recipients of this award from Waterloo-Oxford District Secondary School. Candidates are chosen based on demonstrating perseverance, overcoming obstacles and on their future career plans. All the best to Adam and Owen as they are both attending Conestoga College in September!

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2018-19 School Year Calendar is now available

The 2018-19 School Year Calendar is now available.

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Family Survey

Welcome to the 2017-18 Family Survey. Take the Survey We would like to hear from you! Parents and guardians are important partners as we work to provide safe, caring and inclusive places for students to learn and succeed. The survey will remain open until June 28, 2018 at 4pm. Your answers will remain anonymous and […]

Flying the Pride flag to celebrate diversity and inclusion

June is nationally recognized as pride month in Canada. Many institutions and organizations fly the Pride flag as a celebration of diversity. During the month of June, all Waterloo Region District School Board locations will fly the Pride flag alongside the Canadian flag. We believe that our schools are safe spaces for everyone that walks […]

Native Studies Class Indigenous Celebration

Waterloo-Oxford’s Native Studies class held an indigenous celebration as part of their course on Thursday, May 17. The celebration commenced with smudging, then students enjoyed fresh fry bread baked by their teacher, Ms Parker, as they shared stories and friendship around a fire. Everyone appreciated the celebration as part of the Native Studies course and all they are learning during the semester.

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WODSS Hosts Girls Soccer Tournament

The W-O Girls Soccer team hosted a great tournament Friday, May 11 on their home field with schools from around the region competing. Congrats to the team on their 3 – 0 win over Eastwood and 3 – 2 victory over Elmira. A wonderful team effort by all players throughout the day with lots of terrific soccer.

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W-O Student Wins Legacy Scholarship

Congratulations to Cecilia Weber on winning the St. Jerome’s University Legacy Scholarship award for 2018! Cecilia’s scholarship award is for $5,000 for her first year of studies at St. Jerome’s University. The Legacy Scholarship Program was established to provide exemplary students with meaningful financial assistance for their pursuit of post-secondary education.  Recipients of a Legacy scholarship will be leaders who create footprints, citizens who pay tribute to others, and individuals who enjoy fellowship with other members of the community.  Waterloo-Oxford is proud of CC, her contributions and success!

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W-O Chamber Choir Performs at Centre in the Square!

terloo-Oxford Chamber Choir was the Guest Choir at the 31st Annual Kodaly Choral Festival held at Centre in the Square on Tuesday, May 8 and Wednesday, May 9, 2018. As the guest performing artists, the Chamber Choir impressed a full-house at evenings that celebrated a 490 voice choir comprised of students from 23 elementary schools. Way to Go W-O Chamber Choir!

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