Posted September 26, 2016
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 […]
Posted June 16, 2016
We are all saddened by the tragic events that took place this past weekend in Orlando, Florida. To show support for all those affected, including our LGBTQ students and staff, families and allies, we will be lowering our flags at our schools and Education Centre, until the end of the day on June 17.
Posted June 8, 2016
How can you give input? Appear as a delegation at the June 15, 2016, Special Committee of the Whole Meeting. If you would like to appear as a delegation, you must register with the Manager of Corporate Services by noon on Thursday, June 9, 2016. More information on delegation procedures and how to register is […]
Posted May 26, 2016
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 […]
Posted May 20, 2016
We are excited to announce that we have joined Facebook, the most popular social media network!
Please take a few moments to visit our page, look around and LIKE us: facebook.com/wrdsb/
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Posted May 12, 2016
As part of our system goal of supporting student achievement & well-being, we are pleased to offer safeTALK training for parents/guardians. What is safeTALK? safeTALK is a three-hour alertness workshop that prepares participants, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide alert helper. What are the goals and objectives of safeTALK? Recognize that […]
Posted April 28, 2016
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 […]
Posted April 27, 2016
The 2016-17 School Year Calendar has been approved by the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) and by the Ontario Ministry of Education. The first day of school for 2016-17 school year is Tuesday, September 6, 2016. View the calendars: 2016-17 School Year Information Elementary Secondary – Semestered Schools Secondary – Waterloo-Oxford DSS
Posted April 1, 2016
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: […]
Posted April 1, 2016
Safe, Caring & Inclusive School surveys are important tools which help schools assess the current culture within a school. The survey for parents and guardians, captures perceptions from students, parents, and staff relating to issues such as character development, equity and inclusion, safe schools, and variables that contribute to a healthy school environment. Please take the […]