Commencement 2020 Update

Eastwood Commencement 2020 Update

Due to the current restrictions around public gatherings created by the COVID virus, Eastwood will not be hosting an in-person Commencement. We are currently working with the Waterloo Region District School Board to determine our next steps. If you have already purchased a ticket, your refund will be provided by the same method you used to pay. Please frequent our website for further communication about our 2020 Commencement.

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Q1 Student Calendar

Click HERE for the complete Quadmester 1 printable Calendar (subject to change)

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Welcome message from the principal

On behalf of the staff of Eastwood, we welcome everyone to the 2020-2021 school year. We are anticipating an exciting school year for everyone. As part of the school year start-up, parents and caregivers are asked to review information to help you navigate the upcoming school year. Some of the information requires a response and […]

!!Important Cohort and Timetable Update!!

Please check your child’s school board email account and/or home voicemail for important information about their cohort and timetable. If you have not received a phone call or an email by Thursday September 10 at NOON, please contact the ECI Main Office at 519-743-8265.

COVID-19 STUDENT CODE OF CONDUCT

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 […]

WRDSB observes Orange Shirt Day on September 30

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) recognizes Orange Shirt Day as a way to honour residential school survivors, those who did not survive, and their descendants. It’s just one of the ways we support, educate and reconcile our relationship with Indigenous people. We invite students, staff and families to wear orange, whether it is a […]

Accessing Mental Health Resources: For Students and Families

As we return to our schools, it’s important that we remain focused on supporting our mental health and well-being. We know that these are stressful times for our students and their families and we want to highlight the resources available to help. If you are worried about your child’s or your own well-being or mental […]

Secondary Distance Learning Update #3

The process of building the Secondary Distance Learning Program for 2600 students has been one of both excitement and challenges. We are proud to announce that the complex task of assigning and hiring staff and ensuring students are in their courses is almost complete. We want to thank the community of families, students and home […]

Our Outdoor Education Department presents Monarch Madness Live

Ontario monarchs are on the move, beginning their 3,000 kilometre migration to Mexico. This Wednesday, our outdoor education staff will tag and release monarch butterflies live as part of Monarch Watch’s migration monitoring and population assessment program. This livestream event will wrap up the Monarch Madness citizen science initiative where students and families reported sightings […]

Tracking Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in the WRDSB

Communicating with WRDSB families, students and staff is a guiding principle of our Return to School plans, and this includes keeping you informed about any confirmed cases of COVID-19 in our schools. In accordance with guidance from the Ministry of Education, our Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 page will be updated on an ongoing basis with […]

Register for International and Indigenous Language Programs

Registration for the WRDSB International and Indigenous Language Program (IILP) is now open.  Both the Elementary IILP and Secondary Credit Language Program will be offered virtually.  Registration closes on September 29 with a tentative start date of October 31. Elementary IILP Registration Form Secondary Credit Language Program Parents/Guardians will be contacted if additional registration information […]

Update on International and Indigenous Language Program

The WRDSB International and Indigenous Language Program (IILP) has been a valued program for many years.  In March, we made the difficult decision to close the ILLP for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year due to Covid-19.   Given the current status of COVID-19 and following advice from our partners at Region of Waterloo Public […]

Secondary Distance Learning Update #2

Scheduling and staffing a comprehensive timetable for over 2500 distance learners from all 16 of our secondary schools in such a short period of time has been a complex task.  If you would like additional information that is not provided in this update, we would remind you of our secondary distance learning guide and our […]

WRDSB flags flown at half-mast for Firefighters’ National Memorial Day

To mark Firefighters’ National Memorial Day on Sunday, September 13, flags at all Ontario government buildings, including Waterloo Region District School Board schools and worksites, will be flown at half-mast this weekend. Where buildings are closed for the weekend, our flags will be lowered at the end of the day today until business resumes on […]

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