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WRDSB Lowers Flags for Pakistan

We are all saddened by the tragic events that took place at Army Public School in Peshawar, Pakistan. To show support for all those affected, we will be lowering flags at our schools, and our Education Centre, until the end of day on December 19.

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Gratitude and Joy


A huge, heartfelt thank-you to everyone who contributed to this year’s Week Of Giving.  We truly are thankful and blessed to live in such a generous community.

Thankful Thursday with a Turkey Twist!

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Our fundraising and ridiculous Turkey Teacher Relay garnered just over $4000 for The Rotary Club and The House of Friendship.  Seen here, our Mrs Weber presents the grand total to Jim Erb on behalf of Laurelwood and our assembly MCs Mr. Morton and Mr. Sargent.

Munchkin Monday!!


What a great start to our annual Week of Giving.  The kick-off assembly celebrating Munchkin Monday featured our Kindie choir, singing and dancing about sharing and giving and our LACE crew sharing a read-aloud reminding us all to embrace the act of giving and sharing what we have.  Take a look at the results of [...]

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Home Reading Celebration!

Laurelwood "Puppies" Celebrate Home Reading

The Primary Division celebrated nights of Home Reading with a puppy themed assembly in the library. Mrs. Corman read Claude The Dog and then all the “puppies” chose their own books to read alone or with friends.  Congratulations to all of our Laurelwood Lightning Readers! Reading every day is a wonderful way to relax, to spend [...]

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WRDSB Observes National Day of Remembrance

To mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women, flags on all Ontario government buildings across the province will be flown at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, December 6, 2014. The education centre, and schools will lower their flags at close of business on Friday, December 5, 2014 and return them [...]

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Week of Giving, Dec. 8 -12


Next week Laurelwood will be sharing with the community by celebrating Week of Giving.  Each day students will donate a different item for a different local charity.  Munchkin Monday collects for babies and children.  Toiletry Tuesday collects deodorant, soap, shampoo and toothpaste for local shelters.  Woolie Wednesday collects hats, scarves and mittens.  Turkey Thursday collects [...]

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It’s We Day in Waterloo Region

You can watch the event live:

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If you are ordering pictures from the proofs that were sent home, please return them by the deadline of Thursday, November 20th. If you missed Picture Day or if you want your child’s photo taken again….PICTURE RETAKE DAY is Friday, Novemeber 21st.

Bullying Awareness & Prevention Week

November 17 -22 is Bullying Awareness & Prevention Week in Ontario.  Check out this site for resources and videos to share with your family.

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