News & Announcements

Minutes Now Available! West Waterloo Elementary Boundary Study Working Group Meeting #1

The West Waterloo Elementary Boundary Study Working Group met at Laurelwood Public School on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. The meeting agenda, presentation and approved minutes are now available. Agenda Presentation Minutes The working group met again on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. at Vista Hills Public […]

Educational Assistant and Child & Youth Worker Appreciation Day

Today marks the second annual Educational Assistant and Child & Youth Worker Appreciation Day at the Waterloo Region District School Board. Educational Assistants (EA) help to deliver educational programs in our schools, while Child Youth Workers (CYW) are mental health professionals who work with troubled children who face a variety of emotional, behavioural or physical […]

It’s time to register for Kindergarten

Online registration is now open for Fall 2019 Starting kindergarten is an exciting time for children and families. For many, it’s the first school experience in their learning journey. At Waterloo Region District School Board, we want to assure families that their children will receive the best education for their child’s needs from kindergarten to […]

Smart Waterloo Region Youth Forum

An exciting youth-focused event is coming up, and Smart Waterloo Region needs your help to make it a success. On January 12th the Smart Waterloo Region team will host a Youth Forum at RIM Park. Co-created with the Smart Cities Innovation Council: Youth Unite Here (SCIC YUH) – a group of local youth representatives, the forum will be […]

French Immersion registration begins January 7, 2019

Families of children entering Grade 1 in the fall of 2019 can register for French Immersion beginning January 7. Visit our French Immersion website to learn more about our program or to register your child.  

Holiday greetings from the WRDSB

As we look back at the incredible year we have shared, I would like to express my sincere gratitude for the remarkable contributions of every staff member, the accomplishments of our 64,000 students, their families and our community of Waterloo region. I hope that 2019 will be a year filled with energy and enthusiasm as […]

Laurelwood Partners with Retirement Home to Bring CHEER

A group of our Intermediate students has formed a choir with the residents of the University Gates Retirement Home that will be performing on Wednesday, December 19 at 3:30 PM.  For the past month, these students have been walking after school to the retirement home beside the YMCA to practice and prepare together for their combined performance. […]

Day 2: Laurelwood PS Week of Giving teaches social responsibility

Students at Laurelwood PS sat quietly, anxiously awaiting the start of the daily assembly for their Week of Giving. It was Thoughtful Thursday, where students raised money to contribute to the Kitchener Conestoga Rotary Club turkey drive in partnership with House of Friendship. Laurelwood Lightening Leaders organized an exciting assembly that would see teams of […]

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women

Today, December 6, is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women. To mark the day, flags at our buildings will be flown at half-mast from sunrise to sunset. On the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women, we remember the 14 female engineering students who were murdered at l’École […]

Week of Giving

What an exciting honour for Laurelwood P.S. to kick off our annual Week of Giving with a positive media plug on the Mike Farwell Show on 570 NEWS on Monday. Click on the link below and listen to the Episode “Week of Giving” on December 3.  Hear Mrs Sweeney and three of our very own […]

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