February Lunch and Learn Sessions for Families and Caregivers

As part of our ongoing efforts to support WRDSB families and caregivers, our psychology staff are offering a number of Lunch and Learn sessions. These webinars, scheduled over the lunch hour on Wednesdays, aim to equip families and caregivers with useful tips and information to assist them in supporting their children. Lunch and Learn Sessions […]

January 29 is the National Day of Remembrance and Action Against Islamophobia

On January 29, 2017, a gunman entered a mosque in Quebec City and killed six worshippers and injured 19 Muslim Canadians during a prayer service. The Quebec City mosque mass shooting remains the worst mass murder in a house of worship in Canada’s history. On June 6, 2021, the Afzaal family of London, Ontario were […]

Holocaust Remembrance Day

As an educational system, we have a responsibility to learn about the lived realities of systematically harmed communities. With this in mind, the WRDSB is committed to learning about the lived experiences, realities and harm faced by the Jewish community. In the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), we look forward to building strong, ongoing […]

Hold and Secure at Four Kitchener Schools

UPDATE at 10:50 a.m.: The hold and secure at all four schools has been lifted. We appreciate the swift action of WRPS for keeping our school communities safe. Four Kitchener schools have been placed into a hold and secure due to an ongoing police investigation in the area. These schools are: Grand River Collegiate Institute […]

Winter Walk Day – Wednesday, February 7

Wednesday, February 7 is Winter Walk Day! This initiative is hosted by the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), in partnership with Student Transportation Services of Waterloo Region (STSWR). In case of inclement weather, the alternate date is Wednesday, February 14. Walking, biking and wheeling to and from school are great for the environment. They […]

Elementary Families: Public Health Vaccine Clinics

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January 21 is Lincoln Alexander Day

“It is not your duty to be average. It is your duty to set a higher example for others to follow.” – Lincoln Alexander January 21 is Lincoln Alexander Day. The Honourable Lincoln Alexander was a pioneer in the fight for racial equity in Canada. Since 2015, the Government of Canada has recognized Alexander’s legacy. […]

Kindergarten Registration is Now Open for Fall 2024

Starting January 15, families can register their child(ren) for: Kindergarten Before and After School Programs Join us at the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) in Fall 2024! We are dedicated to ensuring that your children receive an education supporting their full potential from kindergarten to graduation. Our commitment includes: Providing a welcoming, secure, respectful, […]

Celebrating Educational Assistant and Child and Youth Worker Appreciation Day

Friday, January 19 is Educational Assistant and Child and Youth Worker Appreciation Day in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB). This day provides an opportunity to show our appreciation to all of these incredible staff members who support the students we serve every day. Educational Assistants (EA) and Child and Youth Workers (CYW) in […]

January 17 is Raoul Wallenberg Day

January 17 is Raoul Wallenberg Day in Canada. Working as a Swedish diplomat in Budapest during the Second World War, Raoul Wallenberg risked his own life to save the lives of tens of thousands of Hungarian Jewish people from the Holocaust. In 1985, the Government of Canada named Mr. Wallenberg its first honourary citizen. In […]

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