News & Announcements

Supporting mental health initiatives with Bell Let’s Talk Day

Today is Bell Let’s Talk Day and we are encouraging our entire WRDSB community to participate with us. Back in 2011, Bell started a campaign leveraging the popularity of social media. Over the years, it has grown to be internationally recognized with more than $79 million being donated to Canadian mental health initiatives and organizations. Participating […]

OTIP Teaching Awards nominations now open

Do you know a teacher who demonstrates and inspires excellence in their work? Now is the time to give them the recognition they deserve by nominating them for an OTIP teaching award. Each year the Ontario Teachers Insurance Plan (OTIP) and the Ontario Teachers’ Federation (OTF) jointly sponsor the OTIP Teaching Awards, to recognize teachers […]

REMINDER: safeTALK training sessions for WRDSB parents & guardians

As one of our operational goals to support student & staff wellness, we are pleased to offer safeTALK training for parents/guardians of the WRDSB on #BellLetsTalk Day. What is safeTALK? safeTALK is a three-hour alertness workshop that prepares participants, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide alert helper. What are the goals […]

School buses cancelled; all schools open

Due to the current weather conditions, all school buses, taxis and special education routes operated by the Waterloo Region District School Board are cancelled. ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS ARE OPEN. All Extended Day Childcare Programs are OPEN. The Education Centre is OPEN.

School buses cancelled

Due to the current icy road conditions, all school buses, taxis and special education routes operated by the Waterloo Region District School Board are cancelled. All schools are open and extended day childcare programs are open. Parents and students should take care getting to school. If you judge it is not safe to do so, […]

French Immersion registration opens January 9, 2017

Families of children entering Grade 1 in the 2017-18 school year can register for French Immersion January 9 -31, 2017. Register online at wrdsb.ca/french.

Rescheduled French Immersion Information Session

An information session for French Immersion has been rescheduled for Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 7pm at our Education Centre – 51 Ardelt Avenue, Kitchener. Parents/guardians of children in senior kindergarten are invited to attend the information session to learn more about French programs in the WRDSB and the registration process for Grade 1 French Immersion. Registration […]

REMINDER: Changes to WiFi access begin January 3, 2017

On January 3, 2017, WRDSB is introducing changes to the filtering of internet content on our password-free wireless network, WRDSB Wireless. These changes mean that if you continue to connect using WRDSB Wireless you will no longer be able to access some popular websites such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Vimeo. You can continue to […]

Correction: Saturday School Cancellations

Due to the inclement weather forecast over the weekend and special weather statement in effect for Waterloo region, schools will be closed this Saturday. The international language programs are cancelled. All school rentals are cancelled and organizers will receive an email detailing cancellation procedures.

Weekend School Cancellations

Due to the inclement weather forecast over the weekend and special weather statement in effect for Waterloo region, schools will be closed this weekend. The international language programs are cancelled. All school rentals are cancelled and organizers will receive an email detailing cancellation procedures.

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