Learning Opportunities for Psychology Month in the WRDSB

February is Psychology Month and this year, our psychology staff are celebrating by offering a number of lunch and learn sessions for WRDSB parents, caregivers and family members throughout the month. These webinars, scheduled over the lunch hour every Wednesday, aim to equip parents with useful tips and information to assist them in supporting their […]

Explore Your Future: Career Speaker Series

The Business and Education Partnership of Waterloo Region invites Grade 7 to 12 students and their parents/caregivers to participate in the interactive Explore Your Future speaker series starting February 10. This free, virtual series gives our students a chance to learn about their career options and help plan their career pathway. Registration for these events […]

Thinking Out Loud: Student Survey is Coming

Dear Grade 7 to 12 students, We are Tristan John-Jandles and Rowan McDonald, your 2020-21 Student Trustees. Launching this week, we have created a Thoughtexchange survey to help us better understand what you, our peers, currently think we should focus on. Our goal: to better represent you! This survey is exclusively for WRDSB students and is a […]

Our Digital Story: Listening and Learning

Throughout Black History Month, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is taking time to highlight and remember the ways that African, Caribbean, and Black Canadians have contributed to Canada’s past, present and future, while recognizing the responsibility each of us has to become anti-racists and combat systemic anti-Black racism. We recognize that African, Caribbean […]

Supporting Your Anxious Child | Parenting Essentials Video Series

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) and Parents for Children’s Mental Health are proud to announce the Parenting Essentials video series, featuring recordings of webinars that took place in the fall of 2020. The second video in this series focuses on information for parents and caregivers, interested in learning more about supporting kids in […]

Daily Screening Verification for Secondary Students

The Ministry of Education announced, as part of enhanced safety measures for the return to in-person learning, they will now require all staff and secondary students to verify daily that they have completed the self-screening process. As a reminder, students returning to in-person learning on Monday, February 8, 2020, are expected to continue to complete […]

KCI GUIDANCE MESSAGE: Course Selection for 2021-2022

Next week we will be starting course selections with large Google meets.  Each grade will have a designated day, and each cohort will have a designated time.  Please see the schedule below and be sure to sign up for your meeting time.  Meeting codes will be sent out around noon on your meeting day. We […]

WRDSB re-opens to in-person learning Monday February 8th, 2021

Today Stephen Lecce, the Minister of Education, announced that some Ontario School Boards will re-open to in-person instruction on Monday, February 8th, 2021. The WRDSB will welcome students enrolled in the in-person mode of learning back to school on Monday February 8th 2021. The Ministry of Education in consultation with Public Health officials is responsible […]

Orientation Days for Quadmester 3 in the SDLP

The beginning of Quadmester three for new and returning students in the Secondary Distance Learning Program (SDLP) in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) will begin tomorrow. Here’s what the first week will look like. Orientation Days: February 4 and 5 SDLP teachers will be online to welcome students on the morning of February […]

WRDSB recognizes Black History Month

In February, Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) recognizes Black History Month. While the conversations of Black history and heritage must go beyond the 28 days of February, this month-long acknowledgement is a time to highlight and remember the ways that African, Caribbean, and Black Canadians have contributed to Canada’s past, present and future, while […]

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