News & Announcements

Dec 15 – All school buses cancelled, schools are 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.

Education Centre is OPEN.

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Arriving at School On Time

Punctuality is a characteristic that is valued throughout life. When the weather influences walking and driving it is important that we model for students the importance of planning our departure for school and for work. Arriving at school late causes a disruption in learning for those who have arrived on time. Students who arrive late […]

REMINDER: Have your say. Vote on WRDSB purpose statement!

We’re looking for some help. We need your ideas, whether you are a student, a parent, a grandparent, a teacher, a bank clerk or a bus driver. We want to hear from everyone. And it’s an important job. We want you to help us define in a single statement what the Waterloo Region District School […]

Beautiful Holiday Wreath

If you are visiting the Laurelwood Public School Office during the next few days please notice the beautiful Holiday Wreath that has been so graciously donated to the school by The Cindy Cody Team from Remax. This is another example of what can happen when businesses, or community groups and/or parents help to make your […]

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 […]

Helping our Playground Grow

Thanks to everyone who has donated already! Please follow us on social media. It is much easier to provide updates and get your feedback than sending paper newsletters home. It also saves trees. For more information and to donate, please visit our fundraising webpage at CanadaHelps.org http://tiny.cc/LPSplayground You can also follow us on Facebook at […]

CORRECTION: French Immersion Information Sessions

Registration for Grade 1 French Immersion will begin on Monday, January 9, 2017 on the Waterloo Region District School Board website at www.wrdsb.ca/french.  Parents/guardians of children in senior kindergarten are invited to attend an information session to learn more about French programs in the WRDSB and the registration process for Grade 1 French Immersion.  Information sessions […]

Integrated Arts Program Information Night

The Integrated Arts Program (IAP) at Eastwood Collegiate Institute offers students with an interest in performing, visual and media arts an enhanced program. The IAP provides students opportunities to explore, experience, or study aspects of careers in the arts through extra-curricular activities, paraprofessional assistance, and field trips.  Students enrolled in the program must be strongly committed […]

Have your say: vote on WRDSB purpose statement

We’re looking for some help. We need your ideas, whether you are a student, a parent, a grandparent, a teacher, a bank clerk or a bus driver. We want to hear from everyone. And it’s an important job.

We want you to help us define in a single statement what the Waterloo Region District School Board is all about.






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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 […]

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