News & Announcements

Grade 1 French Immersion

Are you thinking about French Immersion for your child? Join us at one of our information sessions to learn more about our French programs and registration process. Information sessions will be held in the Cambridge Room at the WRDSB Education Centre (Map) on the following days: November 21, 7 p.m. November 26, 7 p.m. December […]

Friday, November 16, 2018 is a PD Day – no school for students

Friday, November 16, 2018 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, but Extended Day Programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus for the day will be School Improvement Planning in the morning. Teachers will participate in a whole-school activity […]

High School Information Nights: Grade 8 Transition

Over the next couple of months, our high schools will be hosting Grade 8 Information Nights for families and students. These information sessions will focus on Grade 8 students’ transition to high school, including the course selection process, in-school student supports, extracurricular activities and more. Please be sure to check out the information session for any […]

Remembrance Day Assembly

On Friday November 9th, at 10:30 the students will be gathering in the gym for our Remembrance Day ceremony.  The ceremony will be approximately 30 minutes, ending as close to 11am as possible with a moment of silence. Please know that you as parents and extended family are welcome to join us, as we come together as a community, […]

Groh Public School Annual Fundraising Campaign

Are you tired of selling items to your co-workers, purchasing things you really don’t have a use for, or eating a whole box of chocolates yourself?  Would you like us to make fundraising easier?  Could you benefit from a tax receipt? WE HAVE THE ANSWER FOR YOU!          MAKE A CHARITABLE TAX DONATION On Monday, November 5th […]

Halloween Carnival

Our Groh-bal leaders are wanting your help to “Scare away Hunger” next Wednesday, October 31. The SAC team (Spirit Council) will be hosting a Halloween Carnival during the middle block of the day with fun games and activities. They are asking all students to bring a non-perishable food item to be collected at the carnival. Students […]

Friday, October 26, 2018 is a PD Day – no school for students

Friday, October 26, 2018 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, and Extended Day Programs will operate at satellite locations. The focus for the day across all our schools will be reflecting on our Strategic Plan and Operational Goals for Student Achievement & Well-Being and School Improvement […]

School Council Meeting Oct. 25th

 School Council Agenda October 25th, 2018, 7:00pm to 8:30pm, Learning Commons Principal’s Update EQAO Results – Tinnes will be providing a 45 minute presentation about the EQAO results with a focus on mathematics. He will share the plans that the school will be taking to address some of the gaps through the board’s and school’s math strategy. […]

October 16 is Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Appreciation Day

Today, October 16th, we celebrate Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Appreciation Day, a day where we recognize the commitment, hard work and passion of our early childhood educators. More than 550 educators went to work this morning to greet and care for 8,400 students in the Waterloo Region District School Board. To witness our littlest learners get excited […]

Cannabis legalization and our schools

On October 17, 2018, cannabis will be legal to use, buy, possess and cultivate in Canada for persons over 19 years of age. For our students, the possession and use of cannabis is illegal. We know that this change in legislation has raised many questions and possible concerns regarding how the change will affect schools. […]

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