March 7th PD Day

As you may be aware, the Waterloo Region District School Board’s school year calendar has designated March 7, 2014 as a Professional Development Day. Students will not be at school on this day. For those families who have children attending the Before And After School Programs, those programs will be operating as usual from 7:00 […]

Grade 8 Student Online Course Requests (SOCR) Due Friday!

For parents of students in grade 8, you are reminded of the requirement to select your child’s grade 9 courses together, using the WRDSB Secondary Online Course Requests (SOCR) system by this Friday, February 28. SOCR may be accessed using the following link Further instructions are available by selecting “Instructions for Current Grade 8 students” on […]

National Cupcakes for Kittens Campaign!

Mavericks! Are you busy baking today? National Cupcake Day for the KW Humane Society is tomorrow! On Monday, February 24 and Tuesday, February 25 our M-Team will be selling your delicious baked goodies during both breaks! All proceeds will go to the KW Humane Society in support of their ‘Cupcakes for Kittens’ Campaign! Please bring […]

School Council Meeting

Our next School Council Meeting is on Monday, February 24, at 6:00 pm in the school library! Please be sure to join us as we discuss: The completion of the Principal Profile The Grade 8 to 9 Transition Process & utilizing ‘SOCR’ Results from the School Wide Parent Interest Survey Upcoming School Wide Events Whats […]

Reminder! Graduation Photo Re-Takes! Tomorrow!

If you are interested in a re-take for your child’s graduation photo, Lifetouch Studios has devoted tomorrow, Wednesday, February 19, for our school. You will need to take your child to the Lifetouch offices at 907 Frederick Street in Kitchener, any time during that day to have your picture re-taken.  Please contact Lifetouch at 519-744-1146 for […]

Clara’s Big Ride – The Journey of Hope!

The WRDSB is proud to support six-time Canadian Olympian Clara Hughes, as she embarks on Clara’s Big Ride, a 110 day, 12,000km bike ride across Canada to engage communities and schools and open discussion about mental health. On Thursday, March 20, Grand River Hospital is hosting a community event at Bingemans with Clara, supporting her in her […]

RISE TO SUCCESS – Supporting Your Child in School

The Board’s Parent Involvement Committee is pleased to hold its second full-day event for families of WRDSB students: RISE TO SUCCESS—Supporting Your Child in School on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Bluevale C.I. The day’s sessions include a keynote address by Michael Reist, author of What Every Parent Should Know About School, and workshops on topics of interest and […]

Grade 8 Course Selection (SOCR info)

This is an exciting time of year for students as they look ahead to the many opportunities available in grade 9. As they prepare for the move to secondary school, students are required to select their grade 9 courses using the WRDSB Secondary Online Course Requests (SOCR) system. SOCR may be accessed using the following […]

All After School Activities Are Cancelled

Due to inclement weather today ALL AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES ARE CANCELLED. This includes all scheduled games and clubs. This cancellation is for both secondary and elementary school at the W.R.D.S.B. School dismissal times remain the same. For us at Margaret Avenue, this means our scheduled Ski Club will be postponed to Wednesday February 26.  If you […]

Grade 8 Graduation Photos!

All Grade 8 Graduation Photos were handed out today! Please take some time to review the proofs with your child. All orders are due to the office by Monday, February 11. If you are interested in a re-take, Lifetouch Studios has devoted Wednesday, February 19 for our school. You will need to take your child to […]

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