REVISED KCI Semester 1 Modified Semester Calendar

In light of recent announcements and consultation with Public Health, the WRDSB has been able to make changes to the Semester 1 Modified Semester Calendar.  The changes bring a better balance to the Course 1/2 and Course 3/4 distribution of days and now include: Monday, Jan 24th – Was a Course 3 & 4 Day – now a […]

December Lunch and Learn Sessions for Parents and Caregivers

As part of our ongoing efforts to support WRDSB parents, caregivers and families, our psychology staff are offering a number of lunch and learn sessions for WRDSB parents, caregivers and family members. These webinars, scheduled over the lunch hour on Wednesdays, aim to equip parents with useful tips and information to assist them in supporting […]

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls

The UN General Assembly officially designated November 25 as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. This date was selected to honour the Mirabal sisters, three political activists from the Dominican Republic who were brutally murdered in 1960 by order of the country’s ruler, Rafael Trujillo (1930-1961). The UNiTE by 2030 to […]

COVID-19 OUTBREAK NOTIFICATION

COVID-19: OUTBREAK NOTIFICATION   Region of Waterloo Public Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate & Vocational School in a class cohort. Public Health’s investigation has determined that a student case previously reported, is linked to an earlier case in the same student cohort. However, as it has been more than 10 days […]

COVID-19 CASE NOTIFICATION

COVID-19: CASE NOTIFICATION   Region of Waterloo Public Health has determined that a student, last in the Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate & Vocational School building during the infectious period on November 2, 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 […]

Vaccine Approval for 5 to 11 Year Olds, Return to Normal Model for Semester 2 in Secondary and Rapid Testing Over Winter Holidays

Three important announcements have been made recently that have a direct impact on students and families at the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB): Vaccine Approval for Children Aged 5-11 On November 19, Health Canada approved the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for use in children aged 5-11. Parents and caregivers who wish to […]

Betty Townshend – A Legacy of Roots and Wings at W.T. Townshend PS

Betty Townshend was known well by many of the students and staff who have called W.T. Townshend Public School in Kitchener home since it opened in 2003. Betty’s late husband was the namesake of the school, William Townshend, who passed away in 2002. From volunteering for the Strong Start program to supporting family math nights […]

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week – November 21-27

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is committed to fostering and supporting a school culture that is respectful and prioritizes the inclusion of all. We remain steadfast in our commitment to the safety and well-being of all of our students. As part of our year-round work to promote safe, caring and inclusive schools and […]

KCI Wellness Week (Nov 22-26)

The KCI Wellness Team and African Heritage Club have been working hard collaboratively to create this year’s KCI Wellness Week from Monday, November 22 to Friday, November 26. The goal of this student effort is to educate and promote student and staff wellness in our building. The theme of this week is Self Care. KCI students, parents and staff are invited […]

COVID-19: CASE NOTIFICATION

Region of Waterloo Public Health has determined that a staff member, last in the Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate & Vocational School building on November 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 […]

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