September 2021 School Information

We hope you are having a great summer vacation and are excited to return to school.  The following are a few updates that we hope answer a few questions.  More information will be provided as we approach the start of school so please pay attention to student email accounts, School Day messages and ECI website […]

Contact Your Student’s VP


Ryan Hume

Vice Principals:

Phyllis MacLeod  (A-F)       519-743-8265 ext. 8-5511        email:

Sue Martin (G-M)                519-743-8265 ext. 8-5512        email:

Candace Bamber (N-Z)       519-743-8265 ext. 8-5513       email:


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Student Information Change Request

Welcome back ECI families.  If you have moved within the last year and have not informed the school yet, please do so now by completing this form.

Thanks for your help with this matter. Take care and stay safe.

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How to Book an Appointment with your Guidance Counsellor

Guidance Counsellor Assignments  (by first initial of last name)

 Counsellors will not be meeting with students in the Guidance office.  Students who make an appointment will be sent a link to meet virtually, via Google Meet.

Cousellor               Extension         Alpha

Mr. S. Hooper

(Department Head)      5525        A, B, C, D, E, F

Ms. L. Paling                5526        I, J, K, L, M, W, X, Y, Z

Mr. B. Campbell           5527        G, H, N, O, P, Q, R, U, V

Mr. M. Drysdale           5529       S, T

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COVID-19 STUDENT CODE OF CONDUCT  Daily Student Self-Screening Parents/guardians must screen their students daily for symptoms of illness, COVID-19, or other respiratory disease before sending them to school.  Students must stay home if they are sick.  Refer to this STUDENT daily self-screening tool All Students Must Stay Home if They are Sick Attendance Students may […]

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day

On September 30, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) will acknowledge the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and participate in Orange Shirt Day. National Day for Truth and Reconciliation In June, the Government of Canada created the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, a new federally-recognized day, as a response to the Truth […]

Starting Secondary Interschool Sports in the WRDSB

Starting Monday, September 20, sports will resume at Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) secondary schools. We are excited that our secondary athletes and teams will be able to start next week. WRDSB staff have developed protocols and guidelines to ensure everyone has equitable access and opportunity to safely participate in sports. To prioritize safety, […]

Student Year Calendar – Week by Week

Follow the link to see a week by week calendar for semester 1 that you can print for your reference: Student Year Schedule – Week by Week

Recognizing World Suicide Prevention Day

September 10 marks World Suicide Prevention Day and serves as an important reminder that suicide and mental health touches many in our schools and in our community.  We know that as part of our ongoing work to reduce the risk of suicide for those in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), we strive to […]

Supporting Student Well-being for the Return to School

As part of our ongoing work to assist students and families during the transition back to school, we wanted to remind families of the many resources available to support student mental health and well-being. Even at the best of times, some children experience more challenges than others when it comes to going to school. These […]

A Message from the Minister of Education for Ontario Parents and Families

Dear Ontario Parents, We hope your summer is going very well. With the return to in-person learning this September, we are excited to see students heading back to class for a more normal learning experience – alongside their friends and teachers. We know that in-person learning is essential for the mental and physical health, academic […]

Ventilation in WRDSB Schools

As announced on August 4, the Ministry of Education has asked school boards to provide their communities with a standardized ventilation report. This will enhance transparency for school communities, including students, parents and staff, and provide consistent communication across the province. In response to the Ministry of Education requirement, the Waterloo Region District School Board […]

Welcome Back: A message from our Director and Associate Director

Dear students, parents, caregivers, families and community members, Welcome to the 2021-2022 school year! Although we’re all excited to grow, learn and make new friends; we also have questions and even feel a little nervous. Our Associate Director Lila Read, and Director of Education jeewan chanicka came together to welcome us all back to another […]

Secondary: Students Daily Confirmation of Screening

As part of enhanced safety measures for the return to in-person learning for students across Ontario, the Ministry of Education has directed school boards to verify the daily screening of all students, staff and essential visitors for the first two weeks of school (September 7 to 17). Screening Verification for Secondary Students Similar to last […]

2021-2022 School Year Information

We’re excited to welcome all our students, from Kindergarten to Grade 12, back to school. Below, families will find important information they need to know for the beginning of the school year.  School Information for Parents, Caregivers and Families Our online information package is now updated for the 2021-2022 school year. Please take a few […]

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