Secondary: In Person and Short Term Virtual Learning

In Person Learning Our secondary schools will be reopened on Monday, January 17 for in person learning. School staff are looking forward to welcoming students back to in person classes and ensuring a successful final two weeks of Semester 1. There is no change to the school schedules or bussing. Transition to Semester 2 Ahead […]

Secondary: Students Daily Confirmation of Screening

As part of enhanced safety measures for the return to in-person learning after the Winter Break, the Ministry of Education has directed school boards to verify the daily screening of all students, staff and essential visitors for the first two weeks of in-person school in January 2022 (January 17 to 28). Screening Verification for Secondary […]

Schools Reopen to In-Person Learning January 17, 2022

Today Stephen Lecce, the Minister of Education, announced that all Ontario schools will reopen to in-person instruction on Monday, January 17, 2022. The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is looking forward to welcoming students back to the classroom on Monday. What you need to know: Elementary and secondary schools will reopen to in-person learning […]

Online Safety and Digital Citizenship in Distance Learning

As we continue to support distance learning for all our students, we wanted to take the opportunity to revisit the supports and resources in place to ensure the safety and security of all of those working and learning online in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB). Digital Citizenship Students in the WRDSB are expected […]

Ontario Announces Move to Remote Learning in 2022

Today the Premier of Ontario announced the temporary closure of schools and move to remote learning, starting January 5 until at least January 17, to help control the spread of COVID-19. We understand this is a stressful and uncertain time, and we thank you for your continued patience and understanding as we move to remote […]

Return to Learning: January 2022

As we prepare to welcome our students back on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, we want to share how schools in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) will be impacted by public health measures announced this week. Before and After School Programs and Child Care WRDSB-operated Before and After School programs WRDSB-operated Before and After […]

Ontario Announces School Reopening Delayed until January 5, 2022

Today, the Ontario Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Kieran Moore announced the reopening of schools will be delayed until Wednesday, January 5, to provide schools with more time to prepare for the public health measures announced today. The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is looking forward to welcoming students back to in-person learning […]

Junior Journalists and jeewan

Country Hills Public School’s Newspaper Club members Sona and Kayna used their opportunity to interview Director of Education jeewan chanicka on Monday, December 6 to grill him about his goals for education within the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB). Writing for their online publication, The Cardinal Collaboration, the two students were guided by Dana […]

COVID Case Notification

Region of Waterloo Public Health has determined that a student, last in the Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate & Vocational School building on December 17, is a confirmed positive case of COVID-19. The identity of the individual is protected by privacy legislation and will not be shared. Public Health has identified all close contacts of the confirmed case […]

COVID Case Notification

Region of Waterloo Public Health has determined that three students, last in the Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate & Vocational School building on December 10 (one student) and December 17 (two students), are confirmed positive cases of COVID-19. The identity of the individuals is protected by privacy legislation and will not be shared. Public Health has identified all […]

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