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 […]

Director chanicka Welcomes Students to the 2023-24 School Year

Welcome back to a new school year! We are all so happy to have you here with us. Whether this is your last year with us as a Grade 12 student or a Kindergarten student just starting your learning journey, I hope your summer was filled with opportunities to just chill by yourself, with your […]

Health and Safety Measures in Schools

As we prepare to welcome students back for the 2023-24 school year, we want to share an important update about health and safety measures in Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) schools. Health and Safety Measures The Ministry of Education provides funding to school boards for the purpose of improving ventilation in schools. The WRDSB, […]

Tuesday, September 5 is a PD Day for all WRDSB students

Tuesday, September 5, 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 […]

2023-2024 School Year Information

من فضلك اطلب من شخص ما يترجم هذه الرسالة الهامة. Pida a alguien que traduzca este importante mensaje. لطفاً از کسی بخواهید این پیام مهم را ترجمه کند. Fadlan qof ha turjumo fariintan muhiimka ah. እባኮትን አንድ ሰው ይህን ጠቃሚ መልእክት እንዲተረጉም ያድርጉ። Lütfen birisinin bu önemli mesajı tercüme etmesini sağlayın. Veuillez demander à quelqu’un […]

Registration Open for the International and Indigenous Languages Program

Registration is now open for the 2023-24 International and Indigenous Languages Program (IILP). About the International and Indigenous Languages Program (IILP) For more than 20 years, the IILP has offered elementary and secondary students the chance to learn a new language, or improve their skills in their mother language, allowing them to communicate better with […]

Online Registration – Scheduled Maintenance

Please note: our online registration system will be unavailable from August 14 to August 21 for scheduled maintenance. Registering your child with the WRDSB Planning to register your child in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) for the 2023-24 school year? You can start the registration process through our online form. To allow schools […]

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