News & Announcements

safeTALK training now available for parents & guardians

As part of our system goal of supporting student achievement & well-being, we are pleased to offer safeTALK training for parents/guardians. 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 safeTALK? Recognize that […]

The 2016-17 School Year Calendar is Here!

The 2016-17 School Year Calendar has been approved by the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) and by the Ontario Ministry of Education. The first day of school for 2016-17 school year is Tuesday, September 6, 2016. View the calendars: 2016-17 School Year Information Elementary Secondary – Semestered Schools Secondary – Waterloo-Oxford DSS

Evening of Resilience

A heartfelt thank-you to all the parents, speakers, agencies and community groups who share our Evening of Resilience on February 25th.  Nearly 200 people participated to hear the powerful messages of Jen Durst from Canadian Mental Health Association and Rebecca Fleisig, “the love teacher”. Principal Liz Arbuckle began the evening by sharing recent examples of […]

Register now for the PIC and WRAPSC parent conference

For the fifth year in a row, the WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) and the Waterloo Region Assembly of Public School Councils (WRAPSC) is hosting their free annual family event for parents, guardians and the community! The theme for this year’s parent conference is Strengthening Family-School Relationships – Achieving Excellence and Well-being for all Students. REGISTER NOW! Date: […]

2016-17 Budget Consultation Survey

Calling all students, parents and community members! Have a say in our budget process! Which funding priorities do you think the Board should consider for the 2016-17 school year, and beyond? Respond to the short 2016-17 Budget Consultation Survey to help us identify which areas are important to our WRDSB community. Please keep in mind: the WRDSB […]

2015 Director’s Annual Report

The 2015 Director’s Annual Report is now available! Each year, the Director is required to submit a report to the Ontario Ministry of Education, highlighting the achievements of the past year. Our Annual Report gives the local community a snap shot at what students and staff have achieved. Awards, good news stories and achievements in learning […]

Register for Kindergarten now

Check out the Board’s website to register on-line for Kindergarten for children born in 2011 or 2012.  Call Mrs. Weber in the office at 519 884-9999 to set up your personal appointment at Laurelwood.    

Kindergarten Registration Starts Soon

Kindergarten registration starts online at www.wrdsb.ca on January 22, 2016 for children born in 2011 or 2012. If your child is already attending school at Laurelwood then you do not need to register.  Once you have registered online, please contact the school at 519-884-9999 to make an appointment to complete the process.  We are making […]

Become Familiar with our Severe Weather Procedure

As the cold weather arrives, it’s important for everyone to be familiar with our Severe Weather Conditions procedure. There are some changes to the procedure for the 2015-16 school year: Frigid Temperatures: Schools will NOT automatically be closed when temperatures reach -35C or colder with wind-chill. While buses will not operate, the decision to close schools […]

Newcomer (Refugee) Welcome Support

January 11, 2016 Waterloo Region has a strong history in supporting newcomer settlement and has recently been identified as one of six Ontario communities supporting refugee reception. It will receive more than 1,000 government assisted and privately sponsored refugees beginning in December 2015, with the majority of them arriving in January and February of 2016. […]

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