News & Announcements

WRDSB observes Orange Shirt Day on September 28

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) recognizes Orange Shirt Day as a way to honour residential school survivors, those who did not survive, and their descendants. It’s just one of the ways we support, educate and reconcile our relationship with Indigenous people. What is Orange Shirt Day? Orange Shirt Day is observed each September 30 […]

Groh is “growing”

We are pleased to inform you that we have been granted an additional grade 3/4 class to alleviate the large numbers in the primary classes. Please click on the below link to read an important letter from Mr. Tinnes SEPT 2018 REORGANIZATION  LETTER, from Mr. Tinnes

Student Accident Insurance Information

Every September, Ontario school boards remind families about the option of acquiring student accident insurance. Student accident insurance can help cover unforeseen expenses due to injury that are not covered by provincial health care or employer group plans. Waterloo Region District School Board recommends “insuremykids®” Protection Plan. For more details on this option you can view […]

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 […]

School Picture Day October 1st

Hello, Parents! Picture day is coming on Monday, October 1. Please check your child’s backpack tonight for information on picture day.   

School Council Meeting, September

School Council Meeting – Wednesday, September 19, 2018 – 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. All parents and community members are invited to attend our first School Council Meeting on Wednesday, September 19th at 7:00 p.m.  At this meeting, we will hold our elections for executive positions as well as 10 voting members.  Please review the attached documents.  […]

Information for Kindie Parents

Dear FDK Parents! It has been an exciting first week of school and I trust that your children are beginning to settle into the school We are asking for your help to establish some outdoor routines so that we can better transition the students both before school and after school. In the morning when you […]

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. […]

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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