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Update on Administration of Grades 3, 6 & 9 EQAO Assessments

The Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) notified the WRDSB that they will not be sending the Grade 3 and 6 Reading, Writing and Mathematics assessment materials to any boards currently affected by labour action. As a result, no WRDSB students in Grades 3 and 6 will participate in the EQAO assessment this year, until [...]

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KCI Student Named to Ontario’s Student Advisory Council

/ KCI is proud to announce that Claire Petro has been appointed to the Minister of Education’s Student Advisory Council for 2015-2016. The Minister’s Student Advisory Council is a group of approximately sixty students from all parts of the publicly funded education system and regions of the province. These students share their ideas and provide [...]

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Paralympic Schools Week 2015 resources now available

This message is on behalf of the Canadian Paralympic Committee. — OTTAWA – Feb. 26, 2015 – The Canadian Paralympic Committee, in partnership with Petro-Canada, is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2015 edition of Paralympic Schools Week, which will be held nation-wide from May 4 to 8, 2015. All schools [...]

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Calling all potential grade 9 Evolutionaries!

Grade 9 students interested in welcoming our next crop of grade 9 students in September are encouraged to apply to become a 2015 KCI Evolutionary. Fill out your application online at Evolutionaries  Application and submit by Tuesday May 12. For more info:  Evo App 2015 2

 

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The 2015-16 School Year Calendar is Here!

The 2015-16 school year calendar has been approved by the Ministry of Education. The first day of school for the 2015-16 school year is September 8, 2015.

View the Calendars:

Elementary
Secondary – Semestered Schools
Secondary – Waterloo-Oxford DSS

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Update: Secondary Schools Open May 11

The OSSTF teachers’ union is obliged to serve five days notice of their intention to take strike action. At this point in time, the WRDSB has not received this notice. Therefore secondary schools will be open as usual on May 11.

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Final Exams – June 2015

Below are the  Exam Schedule and Exam Information Sheet for Semester 2 courses. Please note that students are expected to complete all parts of a course’s final evaluation but that not all courses have a final exam. Please check the schedule carefully. Please note as well that accommodations will not be made for students whose [...]

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Healthier Celebrations

  Celebrations are important, and they should be enjoyed! There are lots of ways to make celebrations fun, festive and exciting without overloading on unhealthy treats. Consider shifting the focus from food to fun next time you want to send something in to the class to help celebrate a birthday or holiday. Send in game [...]

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Important Information from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency

FOOD RECALL WARNING: SLICED APPLES Today the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) issued a Food Recall Warning of sliced apples and products containing sliced apples from Sun Rich Fresh Food Incorporated. The recall applies to sliced apples and products containing sliced apples produced in the company’s Brampton, Ontario facility due to possible Listeria contamination. Please [...]

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School Climate Surveys Are Here!

School climate surveys are important tools which help schools assess the current culture within a school. The survey 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 opportunity to complete the Safe Caring [...]

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