Ski Club for Wednesday, March 1, has been cancelled.

We have heard from Chicopee Ski Hill that due to the current weather conditions, and anticipated rain for tonight and all day tomorrow, we will need to CANCEL our Ski/Snowboard Club, scheduled for tomorrow after school, Wednesday March 1, from 3:30 to 8:00 pm. More information will be shared with students and families affected by […]

Show your support for the Nutrition for Learning Program here at Margaret Ave!

Margaret Avenue Public School’s student nutrition for learning program feeds approximately 50 students, 5 days a week, throughout the school year. Thanks to a wonderful team of volunteers here at our school, students have easy access to healthy choices (from three food groups) whenever they feel that hunger moment. Nancy Van Sligtenhorst, co-coordinator of Margaret Avenue’s student […]

More news to share!

It is with mixed emotions that I share news with you today that our fabulous Head Secretary, Mrs. Sandy Adair, has been appointed to lead the opening of  the new school for September 2017, Chicopee Hills Public School, as the school’s Head Secretary. Sandy’s initiative, commitment to excellence and forward thinking will all serve her […]

Register now for the annual PIC and WRAPSC conference

For the sixth year in a row, the WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) and the Waterloo Region Assembly of Public School Councils (WRAPSC) is hosting their free annual family event for parents, caregivers and the community. The theme for this year’s parent conference is Empowering Students with Parent Engagement. The conference will start with keynote speakers Royan Lee, a teacher, consultant […]

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 […]