WRDSB welcomes two new Student Trustees for 2024-25 school year

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is pleased to announce two new Student Trustees elected for the 2024-25 school year. Feiyang Luo and Devansh Lakhanpal were elected during a student election in February 2024. As WRDSB continues to develop student-centred plans and programs to foster connection and belonging in our schools, Student Trustees play […]

Assistive Technology – Support for Families in Spring 2024

View a translated version of this page: Amharic አማርኛ Arabic عربي Chinese (Simplified) 中国人 Chinese (Traditional) 繁體字 Farsi (Persian) فارسی French (Canadian) Gujarati ગુજરાતી Punjabi ਪੰਜਾਬੀ Spanish Española Turkish Türk Ukrainian украї́нська мо́ва Vietnamese Tiếng Việt Families and Caregivers: Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about how to support your child with technology. The […]

March 21 is the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Today, March 21, is the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. This day is observed on March 21 each year to mark the day police in Sharpeville, South Africa, killed 69 Black men, women and children, and injured 180 more, at a peaceful demonstration against apartheid “pass laws” in 1960. This day serves […]

March 21 is World Down Syndrome Day

Tomorrow, March 21, is World Down Syndrome Day. We encourage the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) community to celebrate this day with us. This year, the theme is “End the Stereotypes”. It is a reminder that we are all different and unique, including those with Down Syndrome or an intellectual disability. We each have […]

Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test Information for KCI

Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test Information – Spring 2024 In April, eligible KCI students in grade 10, (and some in grade 11 and 12) will have opportunities to complete their literacy requirement by taking the OSSLT (Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test). Successful completion of the literacy test or equivalent is a graduation requirement.  The 2024 […]

KCI Data Verification Forms – Updated Forms Required From All Students

In September we sent out a copy of your student’s data to verify that the information is accurate and up to date.  As part of a data review, we are sending an updated paper copy (on purple paper) of your student’s Data Verification Form home with each student.  This form verifies your child’s personal information […]

Opening on April 4: Safe, Caring and Inclusive School Student Survey

The Safe, Caring and Inclusive School (SCIS) survey opens on April 4 for Grade 4-12 students. The Safe, Caring and Inclusive School (SCIS) Survey The WRDSB wants to better understand the areas of child development that contribute to students’ well-being, health and school success. The SCIS survey asks students about their thoughts, feelings and experiences […]

Coming in April: Safe, Caring and Inclusive School Student Survey

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is committed to ensuring our schools are safe, caring and inclusive spaces for everyone. In support of this goal, we will be asking all students in Grades 4 to 12 to complete our Safe, Caring and Inclusive School (SCIS) survey. This will take place from April 4 and […]

April 8 Eclipse – Supporting Student Learning and Safety

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) schools will be open on April 8 as planned. This means that WRDSB students can have a once in a lifetime education experience. WRDSB plans for professional development days are detailed in the Ministry-approved School Year Calendar shared in June 2023. This includes the Professional Development Day on Wednesday, […]

WEFI Helps Build Brighter Futures with $55,000 Community Donation

The Waterloo Education Foundation Inc. (WEFI) recommits to funding community partnerships and programs that support student well-being. On December 14, 2024, the WEFI Board of Directors passed a motion to provide $55,000 to local organizations and student success programs: May Court Club of Kitchener-Waterloo Food4Kids Waterloo Region Nutrition for Learning WEFI Winter Wear “We are […]

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