News & Announcements

Changes to WiFi access: go WRDSB Secure to maintain access

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 […]

IB Program Information Nights are Coming

The International Baccalaureate Program offers students more flexibility in terms of pace, depth and breadth of study. Students earn credits through a curricular framework infused with internationalism and upon successful completion are granted the International Studies Honours Certificate or the International Baccalaureate Diploma (an internationally recognized curriculum program). An application package for this program is completed […]

Digital Citizen Summit is almost here

Less than two weeks to go – sign up today! Curious about how teachers use technology in class to engage students and how you can follow their learning online? Are you looking for more information on our Chromebook initiative? Wondering how to make sure your children are behaving safely online? Find out answers to these […]

Annual School Councils’ Report shows community engagement in our schools

The 2015-16 Annual School Councils’ Report was presented at the Committee of the Whole meeting on Monday, November 14th. Every school council submits their own report to the Waterloo Region District School Board near the end of the school year. The report outlines their engagement with the needs and desires of their own school community. […]

Secondary School Information Nights are Coming

Our students are the innovators, skilled workers, creators, and leaders of tomorrow. Our secondary schools have a wide variety of programs to help them meet their needs and interests. Attend an information session at our secondary schools and find out how students reach their full potential in the WRDSB. Secondary School Information Night Dates School Date […]

Families in a Digital World – Digital Citizenship Summit

Curious about how teachers use technology in class to engage students and how you can follow their learning online? Are you looking for more information on our Grade 9 students receiving Chromebooks? Find out answers to these questions and more at the Digital Citizenship Summit. This event for families whose children attend our schools will focus […]

Additional safeTALK training sessions for WRDSB parents & guardians

As part of our system goals to supporting student & staff wellness, we are pleased to offer safeTALK training for parents/guardians of the WRDSB. 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 and objectives of […]


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Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) applications due today

The Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) invites parents/guardians of students currently enrolled in a Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) school and community members to apply for positions on the WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee. The mandate for the WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee is to: Provide information and advice on parent engagement to the WRDSB Communicate with and […]

Read more about Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) applications due today »






Read more about Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) applications due today »

safeTALK training available for WRDSB parents & guardians

As part of our system goals to supporting student & staff wellness, we are pleased to offer safeTALK training for parents/guardians of the WRDSB. 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 and objectives of […]

Laurelwood P.S Cell Phone & Wireless Device Policy

We allow Laurelwood students to access the WRDSB wireless network for classroom purposes on a variety of devices, including students’ personal devices. We must also maintain a safe environment, following the guidelines in the WRDSB Code of Digital Conduct, valuing privacy and respect for the learning of all. Students are permitted to use cell phones/tablets/laptops […]

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