Community Use of Schools and Rentals Update

As we have shared over the past year, Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) uses a five-phase approach within the province’s framework for reopening to reopen our board facilities: Phase 1: support the opening of Essential Service Childcare Centres Phase 2: support our Licenced Child Care Centres and Summer Camp at sites with Purpose Built […]

Diversity and Inclusion ApplytoEducation Virtual Job Fair on May 13

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is excited to be taking part in an upcoming ApplytoEducation virtual Job Fair on Thursday, May 13, with a focus on diversity and inclusion. The WRDSB is dedicated to supporting our students by working to ensure that each of them feels represented in the staff who are working […]

WRDSB Student Census Extension

Thank you to all our students and families who completed the WRDSB 2021 Student Census. The information you provided will help guide us to strengthen programs and learning environments to meet the diverse needs of all students and families. For parents/guardians of a child who is in Junior Kindergarten to Grade 3 who still have […]

Speech and Hearing Month Learning Opportunity for Caregivers

Each May, Speech and Hearing Month provides an opportunity to raise awareness about communication disorders and the work of WRDSB Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) and Communicative Disorders Assistants (CDAs) do in helping our students to communicate and engage in learning. These staff address a broad range of communication challenges impacting everyday life for our students, and […]

Supporting Dental Health for Students

In partnership with Region of Waterloo Public Health, we want to help highlight the benefits of flossing, brushing, and routine dentist check-ups for our students and their families. Below, you’ll find a selection of resources to help you prioritize oral health in your family. Information for Families Brush-Off Challenge Challenge your children and other family […]

More Time to Decide: September 2021

Families and students in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) will have more time to make their decision regarding virtual or in-person learning for September 2021, as the result of further direction and an announcement today from Minister of Education Stephen Lecce. Minister Lecce announced that parents, caregivers and students will not be asked […]

Teen Mental Health Virtual Event – May 26

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) and Parents for Children’s Mental Health (PCMH) are proud to announce a virtual event: Impact of COVID-19 on the Mental Well-being of Teens & What Do They Need To Do Well? This opportunity will focus on how we can support our teenage children in the time of COVID-19, […]

Community Voice: Our Next Director of Education

This message is posted on behalf of the Board of Trustees The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) serves the community of Waterloo Region, and we want you to have a voice as we work to determine who will be our next Director of Education. The WRDSB Board of Trustees has retained Joan M. Green […]

#StrongerTogether: Education Week

Each year, Education Week (May 3-7) provides us with an opportunity to highlight and celebrate the incredible work that happens in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) every day and all that public education offers to our students – each and every one. For 2021, Ontario’s Education Week theme is #StrongerTogether. Building on the […]

Riding the Waves of Big Emotions | Caring/Coping/Connecting

The newest edition of Caring/Coping/Connecting focuses on how to support your children when they are experiencing big emotions, like anger, sadness, or anxiety. Imagine that your child comes home from school and says “no one likes me”, or they stare at their school project and yell “I can’t do this!”, or you tell them to […]

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