News & Announcements

Eastwood musicians dominate at Kiwanis Festival!

Eastwood’s musicians made an outstanding showing at the 2017 K-W Kiwanis Music Festival, collecting 7 gold and 2 silver awards as follows: Gold: Junior Concert Band Senior Jazz Band (aka Contraband) String Orchestra Junior Strings String Quartet Chamber Strings Senior Concert Band Silver: Junior Jazz Band Sunnyside P.S. String Ensemble (directed by ECI’s K. Hunsberger-Shortt) […]

safeTALK training for WRDSB parents & guardians

As part of our system goals to supporting student & staff wellness, we are pleased to offer more safeTALK training for parents and guardians of the WRDSB. What is safeTALK? safeTALK is a three-hour alertness workshop that prepares participants, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide alert helper. What are the goals […]

Friday, April 7, 2017 is a PD Day for all students

Friday, April 7, 2017, is a Professional Development Day for all elementary and secondary schools, which means students do not need to be in school. Below you will find a summary of how teachers and staff will spend their day. Teachers Elementary and secondary teachers will spend the day developing the school improvement plan for […]

Safe, Caring & Inclusive School Surveys for parents/guardians

We are committed to providing safe, caring and inclusive learning environments for everyone to help our students learn and succeed. One way for us to find out how best to do this is to ask students in Grades 3-11, staff and parents/guardians how they feel about their school and interactions with teachers and other students. […]

Update: GRT Buses running as normal on Monday

Grand River Transit services will be running as normal on Monday, April 3. A tentative agreement was reached between GRT workers and The Region of Waterloo. As a result, there will be no disruption to GRT services. If the tentative agreement is not ratified, the strike deadline will be extended to Wednesday, April 5. We […]

Eastwood hosts 2017 Regional Transportation Skills Competition!

Eastwood hosted the 2017 Regional Transportation Skills Competition this week, where Eastwood students Bryan Bauman and Jeton Shala demonstrated excellent skills proficiency! Eastwood participants Altin Neziri, Leon Brajkovic, David Leonard and Misha Krystie represented the school favourably and their preparation and dedication was evident throughout the competition. Bryan Bauman will be representing Eastwood at the […]

CORRECTION: Public transport strike – information for students

The Region of Waterloo is advising that labour action will cause disruption to local Grand River Transit and MobilityPLUS operators starting Monday, April 3, 2017. The strike action may cause disruption for some of our students and their families who use public transport to get to and from school.  School Bus services are not affected and […]

Public transport strike – information for students

The Region of Waterloo is advising that labour action will cause disruption to local Grand River Transit and MobilityPLUS operators starting Monday, April 5, 2017. The strike action may cause disruption for some of our students and their families who use public transport to get to and from school.  School Bus services are not affected and […]

Board accepts Cambridge Trustee Mitchell resignation

Waterloo Region District School Board Trustees accepted the resignation the representative for Cambridge/North Dumfries, Trustee Andrea Mitchell, today. “I would like to thank Trustee Mitchell for her tireless and dedicated service to the students, parents, staff and community members of the Waterloo Region District School Board,” said Chairperson Scott McMillan. “My fellow trustees and I are extremely grateful for her […]

Information Regarding Transit on Mar. 30th

For this week’s English Literacy Testing Day,  GRT will be providing the morning school specials as normal. Afternoon Transportation Specials (reduced service) 1 Special to Fairview Mall, departing from across the school at the regular time of 2:30 p.m. 1 Express Special to Charles St. Terminal , departing  from school  at the regular time of […]

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