Get Vaccinated: Priority Access for Youth Aged 12 to 17

View this information in other languages Amharic – አማርኛ Arabic – اَلْعَرَبِيَّةُ Chinese (Simplified) – 简化字 Farsi – فارسی French – Français Gujarati – ગુજરાતી Korean – 한국어 Punjabi – ਪੰਜਾਬੀ Serbian – српски Spanish – español Somali – Af-Soomaali Tigrinya – ትግርኛ Turkish – Türkçe Urdu – اُردُو Vietnamese – Tiếng Việt The Waterloo […]

Children’s Remains found at Kamloops Residential School

On May 27, 2021, the buried remains of 215 children, some as young as three years old, were found at the site of the Kamloops Residential School in British Columbia. The school operated as a residential school from 1890 to 1969, which was then turned into a day school until finally closing in 1978. The […]

Friday, June 4 is a PD Day for elementary students

Friday, June 4, 2021 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary school staff. Elementary students will not engage in synchronous learning classes. All Before and After School Programs including Extended Day Programs will be closed while schools are closed to students. If the province reopens our schools before June 4, all our Before and […]

June Lunch and Learn Sessions for Parents and Caregivers

As part of our ongoing efforts to support WRDSB parents, caregivers and families, our psychology staff are offering a number of lunch and learn sessions for WRDSB parents, caregivers and family members. These webinars, scheduled over the lunch hour every Wednesday, aim to equip parents with useful tips and information to assist them in supporting […]

Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is looking for volunteers

Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is looking for new members for the 2021-22 school year. We invite parents/caregivers of students currently enrolled in any of our schools to apply. This is not an application to apply for school council. Please contact your child’s school administrator if you would like to be on your child’s school council. As a […]

Tim Walker Memorial Award for Environmental Stewardship

Protecting natural ecosystems, addressing climate change and food insecurity are front of mind for students, our staff and community alike. In the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), our schools are working hard to do their part to make a difference. Each year, the Tim Walker Memorial Award for Environmental Stewardship is given to WRDSB […]

New Deadline: September 2021 – Making Your Decision

To view this message in other formats, such as simplified and translated text, or in English or translated audio, refer to September 2021: Making Your Decision | Alternative Formats and Multimedia Options. Choose One for the Entire 2021/22 School Year Due Date: June 2, 2021 at 4:00 PM Learning At School (In-Person) for the Full […]

Update for elementary school year-end celebrations

Dear Grade 6 and 8 students and families, As the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) continues to keep Human Rights and equity at the centre of decision-making, we want to provide you with an update regarding year-end celebrations for students who are transitioning from one site to another for the fall of 2021. To […]

May 17 is International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

May 17th is recognized globally as the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. It is important for our community to take the time to reflect on the meaning of this day. The day was created in 2004 to draw attention to the violence and discrimination experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex people and […]

Survey for Students from the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association

The Waterloo Region District School Board is supporting the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) with their efforts to collect information about students’ experiences with remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. Who Can Participate? OPSBA has designed two surveys: One for students in Grades 5 and 6 One for students in Grades 7 to 12 […]

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