Safe, Caring & Inclusive School Surveys are Here!

Safe, Caring & Inclusive School surveys are important tools which help schools assess the current culture within a school. The survey for parents and guardians, captures perceptions from students, parents, and staff relating to issues such as character development, equity and inclusion, safe schools, and variables that contribute to a healthy school environment. Please take the […]

Minister of Education Visits Waterloo-Oxford DSS

Ontario Minister of Education, Liz Sandals, visited Waterloo-Oxford District Secondary School on Tuesday, March 29 to share details about the Ontario Student Grant program which ensures financial aid for post-secondary education for students from low-income families. Thanks to students from Miss Jackson’s TV Studio class who interviewed Minister Sandals about the Ontario Student Grant program and its implementation.IMG_20160329_095009

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Literacy Test Update

On Thursday, March 31st, the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test will be written. Students writing this graduation requirement test have been given letters indicating where they are to write on this day. The test begins at 8:20 a.m. and ends at 11:25a.m. On the morning of the Literacy Test, alpha lists by last name will […]

School CLOSED Thursday, March 24, 2016

All Buses Cancelled, All Schools Closed
· Due to current weather conditions ALL SCHOOL BUSES, TAXIS AND SPECIAL EDUCATION ROUTES operated by the Waterloo Catholic District School Board and Waterloo Region District School Board are cancelled and all schools are CLOSED. All evening rental permits are cancelled.
· All Extended Day Childcare Programs are CLOSED
· The Education Centre is open to those employees who can safely arrive to work.

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Relay for Life: June 3 – 4


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Registration is now open for Waterloo-Oxford’s 6th Relay for Life on June 3-4, 2016.   Relay for Life is to honour the lives of all of those affected by cancer. Mine, Yours, and Our community’s. On June 3 and 4 teams of 7-15 people will take turns walking for 12 hours to honour those who have beaten the disease, those who are suffering from the disease, and those who have lost there battle. We will walk to raise funds for cancer research to hopefully one day beat the disease that affects so many people in our community. We’ll have a great time doing it, while staying up all night.  Register online and then bring in the registration form that will be emailed to you along with the $25 registration fee to the Relay Reg booth at school.  We have raised over $100,000 at each of our last three events and are hoping to make this event our biggest one yet!

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Night School CANCELLED for March 23

Due to a permit conflict, night school classes held on Wednesday, March 23 at Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute (CHCI) from 6:00 – 9:30 p.m. have been CANCELLED. The make-up date is scheduled for Tuesday, April 12.

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