Category: Community

No Track and Field Meet on Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Our school’s annual Track and Field meet will not be taking place this year. There will still be a school Track and Field team who will compete at the B Division championship on Monday, May 29th at the Jacob Hespeler Secondary School Track Facility. Try-outs for the Track team will run after school from 3:00 – […]

Summer Teen Volunteers

Summer Teen Volunteers Greetings from Kitchener Public Library! Kitchener Public Library has some great volunteer opportunities for students this summer. We invite your students to volunteer with us after their grade 8 graduation. They can provide hands-on help with our children’s programs, read aloud to kids or do registration for our summer reading club. In […]

Join us in celebrating the 4th Annual Orange Shirt Day!

Friday, September 30 is the 4th Annual Orange Shirt Day in Canada. We at Margaret Avenue will be wearing our orange shirts to remember the experiences of former students of the Residential School System in Canada and to commit to ongoing reconciliation. We are very pleased to share that Margaret Avenue will be hosting a Residential […]

Update ~ Important information for our families

Update – Shortly after my earlier message was sent to families, sharing details of the incident that occurred yesterday after school with one of our students, we received some welcoming information that we’d like to share with you now. It turns out that the man who approached our student yesterday was the grandfather of another […]

Parent Involvement Committee is looking for new members!

The Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) invites parents/guardians of students currently enrolled in a WRDSB school and community members 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 Region District School Board; Communicate with and support […]

Join our Accessibility Planning Committee!

We are looking for three representatives to sit on our Accessibility Planning Committee beginning in the 2016-17 school year. The role of the committee aligns with the Board’s Strategic Plan and specifically relates to fostering wellness and well-being, embracing diversity and inclusion and engaging students, families, staff and communities by ensuring that our school and […]

PIC Family Event Fast Approaching!

For the fifth 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, guardians and the community! The theme for this year’s parent conference is Strengthening Family-School Relationships – Achieving Excellence and Well-being for all Students. REGISTER NOW! Date: […]

Back Pack Fundraiser in our Welcome Centre!

Our Student Parliament here at Margaret Avenue have taken on a great cause to support local students new to our region! Since the start of 2016, the WRDSB Welcome Centre has been providing new backpacks to all newcomers to Canada who are in need of a backpack when they begin attending a WRDSB school.  We have […]

Important Information Regarding Rentals & Community Use of Schools

Educational Support Staff/Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (ESS/OSSTF) and the Custodial and Maintenance Association/Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (CAMA/OSSTF) are currently in ongoing province-wide labour negotiations with the Government of Ontario and the Ontario Public School Boards Association (OPSBA). As a result, members of ESS/OSSTF and CAMA/OSSTF are taking part in a legal job sanctions. […]

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 […]

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