Future Grade Nines: What You Need to Know

Every year, thousands of students across the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) make the transition from Grade 8 to Grade 9, entering the next stage of their learning journey. From choosing courses to understanding graduation requirements, there is a lot involved in making this next step.

To help you with this transition, we’ve collected all the relevant information in one location. Click the button below to find out what you need to know.

I have some questions

If you still have questions after reading through the page linked above, please reach out to the KCI guidance department for more information.

Read more about Future Grade Nines: What You Need to Know »

December 1 – All Schools Closed & Transportation Cancelled

Due to the current weather conditions, all transportation is cancelled and all schools are closed. Extended Day Programs and the Education Centre are also closed. All students will participate in Weather Impacted Distance Learning. Teachers in both the in-person and distance learning programs will provide learning resources from home and will be available to students […]

KCI Quadmester 1 Report Card Distribution (Nov 26-Dec 4)

Quadmester 1 final report cards will be directly distributed over the coming week to our current in-person learners. Course 4/Cohort A students received their report cards today (November 26) Course 4/Cohort B students will receive their report cards on Thursday, December 3. Current distance learners (who are not attending in-person) will receive their report cards […]

Action Item: WRDSB Responsible Use and Media Release Forms

At the beginning of each year, students are required to complete a number of forms for student safety.  This year, the Responsible Use Policy (RUP form) and Media Release forms are available on School Day.  Forms are necessary for both In-Person students and Distance Learners. If you have not completed the Responsible Use Policy (RUP […]

Celebrating Our Graduates in the Time of COVID-19

Graduating from secondary school has always represented a milestone achievement. The culmination of more than a decade of learning, growing and hard work in pursuit of personal growth and accomplishment. In the time of a global pandemic, taking time to recognize and celebrate graduates in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is more important […]

Give the Gift of WEFI

2020 has been a year unlike any other. Our daily lives have changed in ways we could never have imagined and we have all faced new, greater challenges. This includes those in our community who are in need – the barriers they faced before the pandemic, have grown exponentially. More than ever before, they need […]

Confirmed COVID-19 Case: Student at KCI

Region of Waterloo Public Health has confirmed that a student at KCI, last in the building on November 20, has tested positive for COVID-19. The identity of the individual is protected by privacy legislation and will not be shared. Public Health has identified all high-risk contacts of the positive case and will provide individual guidance […]

Monday, November 23, 2020 is a PD Day – no school for students

Monday, November 23, 2020 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, both in-person or virtually. All board operated Extended Day and Youth Development programs are closed. All staff will engage in a full day of professional learning focused on Student Achievement and Well-being in addition […]

New Approach to Severe Weather Days

During severe weather conditions, we may need to cancel buses or close schools for the safety of our students and staff. In past years, the cancellation of buses has not automatically resulted in school closures, however, this year that is changing with the launch of Weather Impacted Distance Learning Days. On days when buses are […]

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week

We are committed to providing a safe, caring and inclusive learning environment for all students – each and every one. Ontario’s Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week runs from November 15 to 21, 2020. This week is an opportunity for us all to reinforce clear and positive messages that bullying is not acceptable in our schools […]

1 2 77