Update on Implementation of the new Health and Physical Education Curriculum

On Monday, June 15, staff presented trustees with an update regarding implementation of the new Health & Physical Education Curriculum. Since 2010, the Ministry has engaged in extensive consultation regarding the revised curriculum for Health & Physical Education, Grades 1-8 and Health & Physical Education, Grades 9-12. On February 23, 2015, the Ministry released both […]

National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism

Today we have lowered our flags at the Education Centre, and our schools, in memory of those who have lost their lives through acts of terror in Canada and around the world.

Placement Letters

Placement letters were sent home with students yesterday.  If your child was absent, the letters can be picked up at the main office.

Last Call for Yearbooks!

Tuesday, June 23 is the final day for yearbook orders as we need to submit our numbers and final payment.  There was an announcement made today to remind all students that tomorrow is the last chance. Mrs. Dahms and our yearbook committee have done an outstanding job and only need to complete camp and grad pages. […]

Welcome back grade 8 campers!

It is wonderful to have our grade 8 campers back with us at school.  Lots of smiles and stories and tanned faces! Now that they are back… Grad tickets are still available from Mrs. Givlin in the office. Grad rehearsal is first thing Tuesday morning and will take place in the gym at school under […]

A Year End Tradition at Margaret Ave!

The Annual Year End BBQ!   Thursday, June 25! Bring $6.00 for your Hamburger* or Hotdog, Pop and a bag of Chips! When: Last day of school! Who: All Students & Staff! Where: Front Yard of Margaret Avenue Senior School! * Veggie burgers also available!

Interviews with some of our Grade 8 students…

Margaret Ave is very different without our grade 8 students and we have missed them while they have been off having fun at camp. Thanks to Mr Lip and the Sharpshooters, we are proud to share this video completely created by our grade 8 students – their idea, their questions, their responses and their work. […]

Update: Mark Summary to be Provided for Elementary Students

On June 16th, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) communicated to families that, as a result of Elementary Teachers’ Federation Ontario (ETFO) strike action, the WRDSB would be unable to provide report cards to students. Teachers have submitted marks to school principals in a variety of paper formats. As such, we notified families that […]

Information for Parents: Elementary Report Cards

Dear Parent/Guardian: We are writing with an important update on the final report card. At this point in the year, you would normally receive your child’s report card. We know how important the report card is to parents and to students. It is a reflection of the work done throughout the year, and the marks, […]

Parent Involvement Committee Looking for New Members

The Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) of the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) invites parents/guardians of students currently enrolled in one of the WRDSB schools to apply for positions on the WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee. The mandate for the WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee is to: Provide information and advice on parent engagement to the Waterloo […]