News & Announcements

Suspect arrested in the threat against KCI

We would like to thank our partners at Waterloo Regional Police Service for their swift action and apprehension of the suspect in the case of a threat made against the Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate and Vocational School community. We can confirm that the suspect in this case is a current Waterloo Region District School Board student. As […]

Three Part Youth Mental Health and Wellness Mini-Series

We invite you to join us for our three upcoming Parent Seminars.  We will be having guest speakers from various community agencies for each topic to engage us in these interactive, information -packed evenings. Whether you have questions or concerns about your own child and how to support them, or would just like the opportunity to […]

KCI Semester II eLearning Orientation Sessions Feb. 8 or 14 – Revised Rooms

Please note eLearning Orientation lab locations have been changed; Feb 8th in Room 371  Block B and C (1.5-2 hours)          —OR—   Feb 14th in Room 368  Block D and E (1.5-2 hours) KCI students registered for one or more online eLearning course(s) throughout the WRDSB in Semester II must attend […]

Semester 1 Exam Schedule: January 26th to Feb 1st, 2018

The Semester I January 2018 Exam Schedule and Information Sheet are linked below for students and parents access. Please review both documents thoroughly as they provide details as to when, where, and how exams are handled here at KCI. NEW EXAM SCHEDULE FORMAT This year our exam schedule has changed so that students only write […]

Severe Weather Exam Schedule and February 2, 2018 PD Day

The purpose of this message is to clarify expectations and the impact that a severe weather day would have on the Semester I exam schedule and the February 2, 2018 PD day. The February 2, 2018 PD day is the first day of Semester II. – When any WRDSB buses are canceled in any geographic area of […]

Parent Council Meeting January 15 2018

KCI’s Parent Council Meeting will be held in the library at 7 pm on January 15th.  Parents are reminded that we will hold a workshop for parents that evening – Everything You Need To Know About COURSE SELECTION.  KCI Guidance department will share information about graduation requirements, timelines, program pathways and provide time for answering […]

KCI French Immersion/Extended French Information Session November 29

KCI Grade 9 French Immersion & Extended French Information Night In addition to a certificate attesting to their level of proficiency in the French language, students in the French Immersion/Extended French programs develop the knowledge and skills needed to become active citizens of our world. Learning in both English and French in high school offers […]

KCI Parent Council Meeting November 27 7 pm

All KCI parents are invited to attend the November 27  Parent Council Meeting.  Topic for this month’s presentation is “OutReach”, provided by Geography department head Bill Bulmer. Please park in the King St lot and meet in the library.  

Specialized Program Information Night November 29 7:00 pm

All parents and Grade 8 students interested in learning more about the Fast Forward Program, French Immersion Program and/or Extended French Program at KCI are invited to attend an information session on November 29 at 7 pm in the auditorium.  Looking forward to meeting you there. Free parking is available in all KCI parking lots.

3rd Place Finish at Provincial French Olympiad !!

Congratulations to MACC Attaque, KCI’s team of four  Grade 11 French Immersion students who took 3rd place at the 1st Annual French Olympiad.  It was held  at the bilingual Glendon College at York University. During this trip KCI Raiders were immersed in a fully Francophone setting with students from Francophone and French Immersion Schools from across the province. They […]

WRDSB French Immersion/Extended French Review

Last Spring the Trustees passed a motion requesting a review of the French Immersion/Extended French Program in the WRDSB. Within that motion parent and student representation was specifically identified as: 2 French Immersion Students will be identified  at Secondary Schools with French Immersion/Extended French Programs 2 French Immersion Parents will be identified  at Secondary Schools […]

KCI Raiders Spirit Wear: Order by November 10, 2017

KCI Spirit Wear is now available.  Check out the KCI t-shirts, hoodies, long sleeves, hats, rubgy shirts, chromebook sleeves & windbreakers.    For more information, click on the link:  spirit.promoshan.com/kci  Order deadline is Friday November 10th.​​​

Book Your 2018 Grad Photos Now! Nov. 6-10, 2017

A photographer has been booked for Grad Photos November 6 – 10.  Sitting Appointment information will be distributed to Grade 12 students during their homeroom class.  If Block A is a spare, students will be able to pick up the information in the Main Office.  Each sitting includes an 11″ x 14″ Graduation Group composite.  Proofs will be sent to […]

KCI Parent Seminar Series

KCI Parent Seminar Series We invite you to join us for our 3 upcoming Parent Seminars.  We will be having guest speakers from various community agencies for each topic to engage us in these interactive, information -packed evenings. Whether you have questions or concerns about your own child and how to support them, or would just […]

Commencement for Graduating Class of 2017 Nov 3 6:30 pm!

SAVE THE DATE: Friday, November 3, 2017,   6:30 pm Graduates (and Parents), We would like to invite students and two guests to be present at your Commencement! This is a formal event to celebrate your successful completion of secondary school as you commence into the next stage of your life. Graduation Requirements 1)  30 or more […]

KCI Grads are Invited to Vote for 2017 Valedictorian

All 2017 KCI graduates are invited to cast their vote for the Valedictorian of this year’s graduating class.  They may do so by logging into the site below.    The class valedictorian will speak on behalf of the KCI Graduating Class of 2017 at the November 3 Commencement Ceremony. Click here to register and vote: https://goo.gl/forms/phyrw4WPhdAxSqXp1 […]

KCI is closed today. All WRDSB schools are closed and buses are cancelled due to current weather conditions.

April 16: All schools closed due to weather

Due to the inclement weather, all WRDSB schools are CLOSED today. All Extended Day programs are cancelled. Our Education Centre remains OPEN for those who can safely arrive at work.

Flags lowered to half-mast following tragedy in Humboldt, Saskatchewan

A message from the school board: We are all shocked and saddened by the news of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash. In response to this tragic event, flags at schools and facilities across Waterloo Region District School Board have been lowered to half-mast during this time of mourning. Staff and students at some of our […]

Important message on the recent threats in our school communities

Dear Parents, Guardians and Caregivers, As many students, parents and guardians are aware, over these last few weeks, many threats have been made against a number of schools within the Waterloo Region District School Board and across the province. These threats have been issued by persons leaving behind inappropriate messages in a variety of school […]

Message from the Principal

Dear families of Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate and Vocational Institute (KCI), I want to address a serious situation involving our school. As you may have heard in the media, some area schools have reported threatening messages found on school property, and unfortunately this has also impacted our school. Today, our staff were made aware of graffiti found […]

Free mental wellness seminar for secondary students – Saturday, April 7, 2018

Elevate Waterloo: Mental Wellness Seminar for Secondary Students will be taking place this Saturday, April 7 at Albert McCormick Community Centre in Waterloo. The event focuses on recognizing issues underlying student mental health, and learning to be more mindful while responding to these issues. The event is free for secondary students, and costs $5 for […]

April 13 is a P.D. Day for all teaching and paraprofessional staff

The focus for the April 13, 2018, PD Day will be will be School Improvement Planning for the full day. Elementary and Secondary teachers will participate in a school activity reflecting our Strategic Plan and Operational Goals for Student Achievement and Well-Being, and school improvement planning with a focus on mathematics. All paraprofessional staff (EA/CYW/DECE) and occasional teachers will […]

April 13 is a P.D. Day for all teaching and paraprofessional staff

The focus for the April 13, 2018, PD Day will be will be School Improvement Planning for the full day. Elementary and Secondary teachers will participate in a whole-school activity reflecting our Strategic Plan and Operational Goals for Student Achievement and Well-Being, and school improvement planning with a focus on mathematics. All paraprofessional staff (EA/CYW/DECE) will also be participating in […]

Please join us at our Director’s Town Hall

This is an evening for families, students and staff to come together to create a bright future for our children. There will be activities and opportunities for you to provide your feedback and input. Register Online When: Wednesday, April 25 Time: 6 – 7:30 p.m. Where: Education Centre, 51 Ardelt Avenue, Kitchener We want to hear what […]

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