The Ripple Effect: Active Bystander Training for Parents (March 5, 2020)

Event Details: Time/Location:  Thursday March 5, 2020       6:30-9:00 PM       KCI Library Registration:  https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/the-ripple-effect-active-bystander-training-for-parents-tickets-93218616391 KCI parent Council invites parents of current and future KCI students to a parent workshop for Bystander Intervention Training. Active Bystander Training provides participants the opportunity to see themselves as potential Active Bystanders who can intervene when they […]

Vaping education for WRDSB families and caregivers

As vaping continues to rise in popularity among teens, we want to equip our parents and caregivers with the necessary information to understand the risks of this trend. Waterloo Region District School Board, along with the Region of Waterloo Public Health and Emergency Services, is hosting family information sessions that explore the many topics around […]

Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is looking for new members – apply today

Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is looking for new members. They invite parents/caregivers of students currently enrolled in one of our schools to apply. The fundamental fact is that parents + engagement = student success. Your involvement with PIC can help us optimize this equation. The mandate for this committee is to: Provide information and […]

Week at a Glance: February 17-21, 2020

We know that communication during work-to-rule and strike days can be overwhelming. To help our families, we created a calendar for this week as a reference, to help explain what days schools are open and what programs are operating. Monday, February 17 Family Day – no school Tuesday, February 18 All schools (JK-Grade 12) open […]

All schools to close February 21 for a one-day ETFO & OSSTF strike

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation (OSSTF) and the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO) announced that on Friday, February 21, their members will engage in a full withdrawal of services (strike-action) across the province. In WRDSB, OSSTF represents secondary school teachers as well as a number of other education workers. Education workers include our […]

Week at a Glance: February 10-14, 2020

We know that communication during work-to-rule and strike days can be overwhelming. To help our families, we created a calendar for this week as a reference, to help explain what days schools are open and what programs are operating. Monday, February 10 All schools (JK-Grade 12) open All Before and After School programs open Licenced […]

Night School for Semester 2 – Cancelled

Due to insufficient registration, our Night School program for Semester 2 has been cancelled at both locations, Cameron Heights CI and Galt CI. If you were pre-registered in a night school course, please contact your guidance department.

WRDSB secondary schools remain open on February 13

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that its members (teachers and education workers) will participate in another one-day full withdrawal of services (strike-action) at a number of school boards across the province on Thursday, February 13, 2020. This one-day strike action does not impact WRDSB schools. Our schools will be open to […]

Important Information Regarding Secondary Report Cards

Dear WRDSB families, We are writing with an important update on your child’s Semester One Report Card. We know how important these reports are to parents, caregivers and students. They are a reflection of the work done thus far in the year, and the marks, learning skills and teacher comments are valuable in determining your […]

Schools reopen February 5

All WRDSB elementary and secondary schools will reopen for students on Wednesday, February 5 following the one-day rotating OSSTF strike. Before and after school programs will reopen and student transportation will operate as normal. We want to thank everyone for their patience during this time.

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