News & Announcements

2017-18 Annual Budget Survey

Calling all students, parents and community members. Have a say in our budget process. Which funding priorities do you think the Board should consider for the 2017-18 school year, and beyond? Respond to the short 2017-18 Annual Budget Survey below to help us identify which areas are important to our WRDSB community. Please keep in mind: […]

Term One Report Cards go home today!

As you are aware, your child received their Progress Report in the fall.  Today, you are receiving the first-term report card which reports on your child’s achievement of the curriculum expectations for Term one. Term one spans from September 6, 2016 to February 3, 2017.  Please be aware that some strands of Mathematics and subjects […]

2016-17 Grade 7 meningococcal vaccination program update

This information is shared on behalf of Region of Waterloo Public Health. New! Meningococcal vaccine (Menactra) will be delivered to Grade 7 students through community clinics offered for the 2016-17 school year. Clinics are drop-in and will run from 3:30pm – 7:30pm. What is Meningococcal disease? Meningococcal disease is a very serious infection caused by […]

News to share…

It’s with mixed emotions that I share news with you today. I have been appointed to the position of Superintendent of Achievement and Well Being within our District School Board and this new position will commence on Monday, March 20.  I am so very humbled by this appointment and so very sad to say goodbye […]

Director’s #WeAreWRDSB Town Hall

We’re throwing the doors of the Education Centre wide open for the first ever Director’s Town Hall meeting. We’re inviting students, parents, staff and community members to our headquarters for the opportunity to take look at the big picture for public education in our region and to talk directly with education leaders in our district. […]

High School Course Selections for Grade 8 Students

High School course selection begins shortly. Here is a short overview of what students will be doing to prepare for making their selections: During the week of Feb 6-17th each grade 8 class will have a review session with their guidance counselor, Mrs. Lawlor Alexander, where they will review the course options they have, heading […]

Magnet School Acceptance Confirmation

To parents of our grade 8 students ~ If your child received an acceptance to a Magnet Program for Grade 9 (Fast Forward, IB or Arts) please be reminded that today is the deadline for you to let the individual high schools know your decision.  Please contact them directly.

Grade 8 Parent Information Evening!

All parents of grade 8 students are invited to attend a Parent Information Evening here at Margaret Avenue on Thursday, February 9 from 6:30-7:30 PM in the school gymnasium. Our staff will share information about the upcoming grade 8 to 9 course selection process as well as information about our grade 8 year end trip […]

Director responds to recent terror attack in Quebec

On Monday morning, Canadians woke to news of an attack on a mosque in Quebec City that left six people dead, and several others wounded. The Prime Minister called the attack an “act of terror against Canada and all Canadians.” This deplorable act will have an effect on the thousands of students, parents and staff we […]

Innovating tomorrow by educating today

In November, we asked our community to help us define in a single statement what the Waterloo Region District School Board is all about. Over the last year, a big team of dedicated and passionate people in Waterloo region worked together to set a new direction for our public schools with a new strategic plan. […]

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