Summer Community Literacy Resources | A Region That Reads Together

As we first shared in June, we’re working together to help ensure the students we serve have the support and resources they need to learn to read. This includes the time when students are away from school over the summer break. We will all benefit when we support literacy for students and their families in […]

Sharing Gratitude and Best Wishes | A Video Message from Director of Education jeewan chanicka

Before we bid farewell to students for the summer, we want to share our gratitude and best wishes with students. Watch the video from jeewan chanicka, Director of Education for the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) that was shared with students: We have so much to celebrate from this past school year; let’s take […]

2024-25 Before and After School Registration Reopening Tuesday, July 2

We are pleased to announce that the registration system for the 2024-2025 Before and After School Program will reopen on Tuesday, July 2 by 8:00 a.m. What This Means for Families and Caregivers Families Who Completed Their Registration and Received Confirmation Email For families and caregivers who completed their registration and received a confirmation email […]

Celebrating Success: KidsAbility Fundraising Campaign

Thank you for helping us raise $26,025 and counting for KidsAbility! Your support will help WRDSB students and their families reach their communication, social, physical and behavioural goals. Thank You for Your Support! A heartfelt thank you to everyone who donated, shared, and cheered us on. Your generosity and kindness mean the world to us […]

Ask jeewan: Year-End Reflections with Director chanicka

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) students from Kindergarten to Grade 12  shared wonderings and questions with Director of Education jeewan chanicka. These WRDSB students submitted more than 55 videos asking a variety of interesting questions.   Below, you’ll find the link to the Ask jeewan series. In it, the Director of Education responds to […]

Responding to Extreme Heat Conditions

The weather is warming up in Waterloo Region, and all across North America. Please note how we are responding to support the health and well-being of students and staff in Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) schools. Prioritizing Student Safety and Well-being As we respond to extreme heat conditions, the safety and well-being of students […]

June 19 is Supervision Monitor and Cafeteria Assistant Appreciation Day

June 19 is Supervision Monitor and Cafeteria Assistant Appreciation Day in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB)! Supervision Monitor and Cafeteria Assistant Appreciation Day Today is an opportunity to share just how important these staff are to the success of WRDSB students. Each and every day, they work directly with students. They build trusting […]

2024-25 Before and After School Registration Paused

Before and After School program registration is currently paused. OneList, the software tool used by families and caregivers to register, has encountered technical issues. OneList is working to restore functionality as soon as possible. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your patience and understanding. When Will Registration Re-Open? If you have […]

The 2024-25 School Year Calendar

We are happy to share that the Ontario Ministry of Education has approved our 2024-25 School Year Calendar and it is now available. Important Dates PD Day for Elementary and Secondary Staff – Tuesday, September 3, 2024 First Day of School – Wednesday, September 4, 2024 Winter Break – Monday, December 23, 2024 to Friday, […]

Friday, June 28 is a PD Day for WRDSB Elementary Students

Friday, June 28, 2024, is a professional development (PD) day for elementary school staff. Students in Kindergarten to Grade 8 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 […]

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