News & Announcements

WRPS Cyber-Safety Visit: Oct. 23rd

Parents/Caregivers, On Tuesday October 23rd, we have the privilege of hosting our School Resource Officer, Constable Andre Johnson, to give our Grade 7 students a presentation on Cyber-Safety.  The presentation will help to further educate our students on safe, responsible and respectful online conduct.  In addition to alerting students some of the dangers that exist […]

Cannabis legalization and our schools

On October 17, 2018, cannabis will be legal to use, buy, possess and cultivate in Canada for persons over 19 years of age. For our students, the possession and use of cannabis is illegal. We know that this change in legislation has raised many questions and possible concerns regarding how the change will affect schools. […]

October 5 is World Teachers’ Day

On October 5th, we celebrate World Teachers’ Day, a day where we acknowledge the dedication and passion of our educators. This morning, 64,000 students across Waterloo Region made their way to school. They walked with their friends, rode their bikes, or boarded a school bus. They entered classrooms excited and ready to learn. In each […]

List of Clubs/Teams/Activities at Margaret Ave!

Students and Parents, Margaret Avenue is proud to provide a vibrant extra-curricular program for our students.  The many clubs, teams and events that we offer provide students with valuable opportunities to learn and grow outside the classroom.  Our wide range of activities and interest groups ensures that there is something for everyone!  Please see our […]

Important Information About Anaphylaxis – No Peanuts/Nut Products.

This letter will be sent home with all Margaret Avenue Students this week: September 25, 2018. Dear Parents/Caregivers, Once again this year, we have students attending Margaret Avenue with a severe allergy that can cause an anaphylactic reaction. An anaphylactic reaction is an allergic reaction so severe that it can cause death within minutes. These […]

WRDSB observes Orange Shirt Day on September 28

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) recognizes Orange Shirt Day as a way to honour residential school survivors, those who did not survive, and their descendants. It’s just one of the ways we support, educate and reconcile our relationship with Indigenous people. What is Orange Shirt Day? Orange Shirt Day is observed each September 30 […]

Student Accident Insurance Information

Every September, Ontario school boards remind families about the option of acquiring student accident insurance. Student accident insurance can help cover unforeseen expenses due to injury that are not covered by provincial health care or employer group plans. Waterloo Region District School Board recommends “insuremykids®” Protection Plan. For more details on this option you can view […]

PD Day for all teaching and paraprofessional staff on September 21

Friday, September 21, 2018 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, and all Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) operated before and after school programs will be closed. The focus for the day across all our schools will be School Improvement Planning in the morning and the […]

WRDSB flags at half-mast this weekend for Firefighters’ National Memorial Day

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) Education Centre and school buildings will be joining other Ontario government establishments in flying the Canadian flag at half-mast this weekend to mark Firefighters’ National Memorial Day. Firefighters’ National Memorial Day was instated by the federal government last year and is celebrated annually on the second Sunday of […]

International Languages course registration opens tomorrow

Waterloo Region District School Board’s International Language Programs are offered every Saturday from September 15, 2018 to June 15, 2019. The programs run at a variety of locations throughout the region, and each class lasts either 3.25 hours for high school credit courses or 2.5 hours for elementary courses. All levels of language ability are welcome. […]

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