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School is Out for Summer

Dear Families, We would like to thank all of our John Darling students and families for a great school year! Our appreciation also goes out to our wonderful School Council who this year organized events such as the Herrles Produce Sale, the Giving Tree, Movie Night, Scientists in the School, Chess and our fun fair, […]

Congratulations staff, students and families

Another academic year has come to a close. We know that this is an exciting and busy time for our staff, students and families. I would like to take a moment to reflect, express gratitude and celebrate the hard work and accomplishments of our school communities. Our strategic priorities and commitments are the foundation of […]

Jump Rope For Heart

  Dear Families, For more than 35 years, Jump Rope for Heart has empowered kids to take charge of their heart and brain health. Jump ensures an active, educational event that raises funds in support of Heart & Stroke while motivating kids to practice healthy habits at an early age. Over the past weeks, students […]

2018-19 School Year Calendar is now available

The 2018-19 School Year Calendar is now available.

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Upcoming Events

Dear Families, Darlingfest We are getting very excited about John Darling’s Fun Fair “Darlingfest”, happening this coming Thursday, May 31st from 4:30-7:30 p. m. There will be many games, 4 food trucks, and ‘Lucky Loonie’ draws. Don’t forget to bring your lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy a picnic dinner with your family. Food trucks […]

June 1 is a P.D. Day for Elementary schools

Friday, June 1, 2018 is a professional development day for Elementary school staff. Elementary students will not attend school, but Extended Day Programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus of the P.D. Day will be teacher directed assessments, evaluation and planning activities. Paraprofessional staff (EAs/CYWs) will be participating […]

Family Survey

Welcome to the 2017-18 Family Survey. Take the Survey We would like to hear from you! Parents and guardians are important partners as we work to provide safe, caring and inclusive places for students to learn and succeed. The survey will remain open until June 28, 2018 at 4pm. Your answers will remain anonymous and […]

Flying the Pride flag to celebrate diversity and inclusion

June is nationally recognized as pride month in Canada. Many institutions and organizations fly the Pride flag as a celebration of diversity. During the month of June, all Waterloo Region District School Board locations will fly the Pride flag alongside the Canadian flag. We believe that our schools are safe spaces for everyone that walks […]

Happy Support Staff Appreciation Day

At Waterloo Region District School Board we believe that all of our staff play an important role in supporting students’ confidence and success. May 9th marks Support Staff Appreciation Day. This is a day in which we celebrate the skills, commitment and dedication of our educational support staff in helping create bright futures for our students. […]

Sun Safety

It may have taken longer than expected, but spring has finally arrived in Waterloo region. We know that many parents and students are excited to get outdoors and enjoy the gorgeous weather. But before we head outside, our friends at the Region of Waterloo want to remind us of some important sun safety tips to […]

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