Friday, October 6 is a PD Day for all WRDSB students

Friday, October 6, 2023, is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, in person or virtually All board-operated Extended Day and Youth Development programs will be closed About Professional Development (PD) Days PD days are held throughout the school year to provide learning opportunities for school-based […]

2023-24 Severe Weather Day Information

Dear Families and Students, As we prepare for cooler temperatures, we want to take this opportunity to share with you the WRDSB’s severe weather plans for the 2023-24 school year. Additionally, in the event of temporary school closures due to unforeseen circumstances, such as a power outage, the WRDSB will support the continuity of students’ […]

School-Day Currently Unavailable

School-Day is currently unavailable. The vendor is actively working to resolve the issue and we will provide an update when School-Day is available. Communicating with Your School In the meantime, schools will be making use of their websites to continue communicating with the families and community they serve. Our apologies for the inconvenience and thank […]

Anticipated September 20 Protests

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is committed to upholding the human rights of all those we serve. We are aware of the planned protests on Wednesday, September 20, 2023. We are concerned about the harm it may cause members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ and Muslim communities. Unfortunately, underlying some of the motivations behind these […]

Saying Thanks on Information Technology Professionals Day

Today is Information Technology Professionals Day – it’s an opportunity to recognize the critical role information technology staff play in supporting staff and students all across the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB). First celebrated in 2015, IT Professionals Day was created to show appreciation for these dedicated professionals who keep every part of their […]

Assistive Technology – Support for Families in September 2023

View a translated version of this page: Amharic አማርኛ Arabic عربي Chinese (Simplified) 中国人 Chinese (Traditional) 繁體字 Farsi (Persian) فارسی French Gujarati ગુજરાતી Punjabi ਪੰਜਾਬੀ Spanish Español Turkish Türk Ukrainian украї́нська мо́ва Vietnamese Tiếng Việt Are you looking for ways to support your child with technology? The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) SEA Assistive […]

Recognizing World Suicide Prevention Day

September 10 marks World Suicide Prevention Day. It serves as an important reminder that suicide and mental health challenges touch many in our schools and in our community. As part of our ongoing work to reduce the risk of suicide for those in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), we strive to make our […]

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Day & Awareness Month

September 9, 2023 marks Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Day First celebrated in 1999, FASD day is devoted to raising awareness of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) to improve the prevention of FASD, as well as diagnosis and support for individuals with FASD. Red Shoes Rock Red Shoes Rock is […]

WRDSB flags flown at half-mast for Firefighters National Memorial Day

To mark Firefighters’ National Memorial Day on Sunday, September 10, flags at all Ontario government buildings, including Waterloo Region District School Board schools and offices, will be flown at half-mast this weekend. Firefighters’ National Memorial Day was instated by the Government of Canada in 2017 and is recognized annually on the second Sunday of September.

Disconnecting From Work for WRDSB Staff

Dear Parents and Caregivers, Supporting the health and well-being of students and staff is a priority for the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB). In fact, support for student and staff well-being is one of the Strategic Directions set by Trustees in our Multi-Year Strategic Plan. Ensuring that our staff have healthy and professional boundaries […]

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