Important information regarding WRDSB Student Census

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is launching its first-ever Student Census. This is an opportunity for us to learn more about the students we support and help us to identify differences and gaps in our students’ experiences and outcomes based on their diverse needs. The WRDSB Student Census is a confidential and voluntary survey […]

Early Learning and Child Care Survey from the Region of Waterloo

Region of Waterloo Children’s Services is launching a broad survey to inform their Early Learning and Child Care Service System plan for 2021-2025. The online survey will be open to parents, caregivers and families until April 16. Take the Survey The survey will help the Region of Waterloo to better understand how well the early […]

Ready to Support Student Learning in Any Scenario

We want to thank our students and staff as you continue to do your part to prevent the spread of COVID-19. We recognize that the current increase of COVID-19 cases in our province has led to many questions from our families, students and staff about whether schools will remain open. As a precautionary measure only, […]

Engaging with others for our children

By Beth Daniel & Chiazor Ugwuogo – Beth is the co-chair of the Parent Involvement Committee and Chiazor is a Parent Member of the Parent Involvement Committee. Having children in school means juggling a lot, all at once. The daily routine includes getting dressed, preparing lunches, helping with homework, not to mention extracurricular activities such […]

Staff, Students and Community Members Recognized for Black Brilliance Work by Kitchener MPP

On Sunday, March 21, Laura Mae Lindo, MPP for Kitchener Centre, invited members of the community to come together virtually to mark the International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Lindo also had a surprise in store – the inaugural Black Excellence in Leadership Academy (BELA) awards, given to a group of local organizations, and […]

April Lunch and Learn Sessions for Parents and Caregivers

As part of our ongoing efforts to support WRDSB parents, caregivers and families, our psychology staff are offering a number of lunch and learn sessions for WRDSB parents, caregivers and family members. These webinars, scheduled over the lunch hour every Wednesday, aim to equip parents with useful tips and information to assist them in supporting […]

Re-Introducing WRDSB Parent Posts – written by parents, for parents

The idea is simple: parent posts – a place where Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) parents can share with other parents and caregivers. What are Parent Posts? Parent Posts is a blog series that covers a range of topics that are of interest to WRDSB families. Topics could include children’s physical and mental health, […]

WRDSB presents Sugarbush Live in partnership with White Owl Native Ancestry Association

Cool nights and warm spring days mean one thing: maple syrup! WRDSB students, staff and community members are invited to watch Sugarbush Live to learn about Indigenous maple sugaring practices and the origins of maple syrup. Thanks to White Owl Native Ancestry Association for hosting this event at their sugarbush in Kitchener. WHEN: March 24, […]

Plans for September 2021

Dear WRDSB Families, I am pleased to let you know that the WRDSB is planning to welcome students and staff back to a regular school year with students learning in-person starting in September 2021. We have heard from you through our Let’s Connect surveys that you feel strongly about the importance of school in the […]

Update: Phone Service Restored at Schools and Education Centre

We want to provide an update on a technical issue that was impacting landline phones at Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) schools and the Education Centre. Phone service has now been restored. Thank you for your patience as we worked to implement a solution.