News & Announcements

ECI Mourns the Loss of Tyrique Facey

It is with a heavy heart that the Eastwood Collegiate Institute (ECI) community mourns the death of Tyrique Facey as the result of an unforeseen medical issue. Tyrique’s family will receive relatives and friends on Saturday January 20th from 2- 4 pm at The Westmount Memorial Celebration Centre, 1001 Ottawa Street South, Kitchener, 519-743-8900. Please […]

Join us on January 25 for a Public Meeting Open House

Waterloo Region District School Board is developing a Long-Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) that will show how well used our schools are now and are expected to be over the next ten years. It also reveals how well kept our schools are in terms of school condition. Your feedback on the proposed solutions is important to us. We invite […]

Trustees form a committee to consider full-year schooling

On Monday evening, trustees voted in favour of establishing a committee to look into the option of full-year schooling. Full-year schooling means students would get the same number of days in school but with more frequent, shorter breaks in the year. The committee will review research, look at examples of boards currently running full-year programs […]

Some Grade 9 students prepare to take the EQAO math assessment

Our Grade 9 students who took math in their first semester will be writing the EQAO math assessment in the coming days. The Grade 9 assessment of mathematics tests the skills students will have learned by the end of their Grade 9 math journey. Different versions of the test are administered in the academic and […]

Talking to your child about opioids

Dear Parents and Caregivers, Once again, we are sending families important information about opioid-related drug overdoses and urging you to speak with your children about staying safe. On December 2, 2017, Waterloo Regional Police Services reported that 65 people in our region died as a result of a suspected overdose. This is a 71 per […]

Congratulations to the HeForShe writing contest winners

This fall, 97 secondary school students entered the HeForShe writing contest hosted in collaboration with the University of Waterloo. Participants were asked to consider how gender equity fits into a larger equity story, and explore where there are overlaps and connections between gender and race, ethnicity, age, ability, class, faith and/or sexuality. Through poetry, fiction […]

Eastwood Jazz at the Jazz Room – Uptown Waterloo!

  Join us for an evening of Eastwood Jazz Music at the Jazz Room in Uptown Waterloo! This entertaining evening will feature Eastwood singers performing the standards along side our Junior and Senior Jazz Bands and professional jazz artists on Thursday December 14, 2017. Since the space is small, we are running two shows to accommodate […]

EQAO 101 for High School Students

High school students participate in two EQAO tests – a math test in Grade 9 and a literacy test in Grade 10. We not only want to help our students do their best, but also feel confident and prepared leading up to these tests. Check out this video to learn what EQAO testing means for […]

Our guide for the winter season

Winter is coming and we want to ensure that we are ready for what Mother Nature has in store for us this season. During bad weather conditions, we may need to cancel buses or close schools for the safety of our students and staff. Here’s what you need to know: Learn more about our Severe Weather procedures.

Grade 8 Information Night

Grade 8 Information Night – Wednesday, December 6th, 2017 All students and parents are invited to join us to learn more about our school and the programs we offer! 6:00 – 7:00 pm  Classroom Open House Teachers will be in designated classrooms ready to provide specific course information. Collect stamps in your “ECI Passport” for a […]

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