News & Announcements

Information about an automated message

At approximately 3:00 p.m. this afternoon, the Waterloo Region District School Board became aware that a list of subscribers to the School Messenger information system received a pre-recorded voice, email or text message inviting them to a school meeting. The message, which reached parents across our community, was distributed as a result of an internal […]

2018-19 School Year Information Package is now online

We’re excited to welcome you back to school on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. Follow Waterloo Region District School Board on Twitter and Instagram, and share your first day of school with us using #WRDSBFirstDay. Our online parent information package is now updated for the 2018-19 school year. Please take a few moments to review this […]

How to check your elementary-aged child’s class assignment

As the new school year approaches, we know a lot of excitement surrounds finding out which class your student has been assigned. Our commitment to keeping your children safe has led us to a new method of sharing this information for elementary students, leading up to the first day of school. To comply with privacy […]

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 […]

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