Grade 8 Information Night

Students entering Grade 9 in September 2023 and their families are invited to attend our Grade 8 Information Night.

  • 6:00pm Doors Open
  • 6:15pm Principal Address to all future ECI Lions and their families in the Auditorium
  • 6:45pm MLL (Multi Language Learners) information session in the Library
  • 7:00pm IAP (Integrated Arts Program) information session in the Auditorium. A detailed tour of the 5 Integrated Arts program will follow the information session. The tour will end at approximately 9pm.

The evening will feature an opportunity for all of our students and families to visit our elective classrooms to learn about our programs available for our incoming grade 9 students. This will be an open house format. Families will receive a map of the school and a ‘passport’ to guide their tour.

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Blended Learning Day – December 7, 2022

Secondary teachers will be engaging in Professional Development to support the expansion of de-streaming and single streaming. For students, these days will be similar to our Instructional Support Days, where students are not required to attend in-person, but will have learning provided through the virtual classroom and live meetings with their teachers. Attendance will be taken, but in-person attendance will be optional on these days.

  • A supervised study space will be available in the morning for students who wish to attend.
  • Blended Learning Days are instructional days.
  • Attendance will be taken so students must engage online or in person.
  • ACE students will attend school with regular programming and following regular attendance procedures.
  • Transportation will run at regular times


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November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Today, Friday November 25, is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. It was first designated by the UN General Assembly in 1981. November 25 was chosen to honour the lives of three political activists from the Dominican Republic. The Mirabal sisters were murdered under the order of the country’s ruler in […]

The Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) at ECI 2022/2023

This message concerns ECI students who are required to complete the OSSLT this school year.  FALL 2022 –  Any Gr. 11 or 12 student who still needs to meet the graduation literacy requirement will be writing. This could include students who were in RLP last year, were absent the day of the test, those new […]

Report Card Distribution Tuesday, November 22.


Report cards will be distributed to students on Tuesday, November 22.

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November 20-26 is Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week

In the WRDSB, we are committed to fostering a school culture that is safe, respectful and prioritizes the inclusion of all. We remain steadfast in our commitment to the safety and well-being of all of our students. To help us in our work to promote safe schools and positive learning environments, Ontario has designated the […]

Message from Ontario Chief Medical Officer on Fall Respiratory Season

The following is a message from Dr. Kieran Moore, Chief Medical Officer of Health, for all parents and guardians of children in Ontario: Re: Fall Respiratory Season I am reaching out to you to share some important information and reminders to help protect ourselves, our families, and our children against the spread of respiratory infections. […]

Build a Dream Career Discovery Expo

Build a Dream will be hosting its Career Discovery Expo on November 30, 2022 at Bingemans in Kitchener. This event is geared towards women and girls in Grades 7 to 12, and admission is free for students and their parents or caregivers. Attendees can learn more about careers in STEM, skilled trades, emergency response, entrepreneurship […]

Update on Secondary Report Cards

We want to share an update with secondary students and families about report cards. Report cards will be sent home with the students the week of November 21, 2022. Students will receive a mark in each course, a summary of their attendance, and a comment about their progress. This mid-semester report is an important opportunity […]

Labour Update: WRDSB schools will remain open

The Waterloo Region District School Board continues to monitor the provincial labour negotiations closely. Yesterday, November 16, CUPE (Canadian Union of Public Employees) served notice that it plans to commence a strike involving full withdrawal of services on Monday, November 21, 2022, should an agreement not be reached. It is important to note that there […]

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