April 22 – Hold and Secure

Dear Parents and Guardians, This afternoon there was some police activity in the area around our school. In collaboration with Waterloo Regional Police Services, our school went into a hold and secure at 1:30pm in an effort to ensure student safety. This meant that our doors were kept locked and students kept indoors during this […]

Important Notice for Elementary Students & Families

Potential job action by Waterloo Region District School Board Secondary teachers. You may have heard about the possibility of labour disruption at the Waterloo District School Board (WRDSB). We would like to assure you that this is currently an issue affecting secondary schools, not elementary schools. The collective agreements for all unionized school board employees […]

Forest of Reading Library Voting Day is Tomorrow!

We are finishing up with the 2015 Blue Spruce program for primary classes. Students have listened to all 10 books and have voted as they visited the library over the last week. We will announce class winners and then school winners as the numbers come in. We will also announce the official 2015 Ontario Forest […]

Save the Date – Wednesday, May 13

Stewart Avenue students from Grade 1 to 5 are getting ready to perform “The Night the Band Went Green!”  All students will have the opportunity to perform on stage.  If parents are unable to come to the evening performance  at 6:00 p.m. or 7:00 p.m. (dependent on which show your child is performing in), they are […]

Student Transportation – Kindergarten Riders

First Time Riders Program This program is offered the last Sunday of August each year, and is held at various locations around the tri-cities.  This program is for all JK and SK students who will be riding the bus to school in September. Children and their parents/guardians will receive a free bus ride to help […]

Register Now for the PIC Family Event!

Registration is now open for the Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) Family Event ‘Building Skills to Navigate the School Years’, April 18, 2015, Bluevale Collegiate Institute. This FREE event is open to parents, guardians and the community. Keynote speaker, Lesley Andrews, will share with us her inspiring story of ‘overcoming the odds’ to follow her passion […]

School Council Presents Bully Prevention Event

Upcoming Bullying Prevention Event for Parents/Guardians In response to high interest in the topic, expressed through the school communication survey conducted last year, Stewart Avenue School Council is partnering with the John Howard Society of Waterloo-Wellington to present an informative session on bullying prevention. This free session will be held in the school library the […]

Winter Lost and Found Items on Display

We have once again collected a number of items from students throughout the winter months.  A thank you to Mrs. Rigby-Williams for displaying them in the hallway near the library.  Students and parents are encouraged to come and browse and collect items before they are bagged up and sent off to a goodwill agency on […]

Another successful fundraiser!

Stewart Avenue students, parents and school council has once again done it!  The chocolate bar fundraiser has ended and the school has raised $12,540 to provide enhancements to our school playground and student learning. Thank you to a dedicated group of parents who came in often to distribute, collect and redistribute many boxes of chocolate as […]

New Pilot Funding Initiative for Schools

The Waterloo Region District school board has partnered with My Class Needs, a not-for-profit foundation associated with Curriculum Services Canada, to offer a unique opportunity to support classroom teachers in securing additional resources to support student learning, well-being and achievement. The program provides grants for materials/services up to a maximum of $750 per class. To qualify, […]

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