Secondary: In Person and Short Term Virtual Learning

In Person Learning Our secondary schools will be reopened on Monday, January 17 for in person learning. School staff are looking forward to welcoming students back to in person classes and ensuring a successful final two weeks of Semester 1. There is no change to the school schedules or bussing. Transition to Semester 2 Ahead […]

Short Term Virtual Learning Form

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Schedule for Upcoming Days

Hello Eastwood Community, The next few days are different so this is a quick reminder of what they look like. Monday, Jan. 24 and Tuesday, Jan. 25 will be Period A in the morning and Period B in the afternoon. Wednesday, Jan. 26 and Thursday, Jan. 27 will be Period C in the morning and […]

Happy New Years Resolutions | Caring/Coping/Connecting

The newest edition of Caring/Coping/Connecting focuses on how we can set realistic goals for the year ahead, while approaching ourselves with self-compassion. The new year brings with it the idea of a fresh start, which can be exciting, motivating and full of promises of a better year. The tips in this edition will help you […]

Lincoln Alexander Day

“It is not your duty to be average. It is your duty to set a higher example for others to follow.” -Lincoln Alexander Since 2015, January 21 has been recognised across Canada as Lincoln Alexander Day. The Honourable Lincoln Alexander was a pioneer in the fight for racial equity in Canada. Alexander’s legacy is marked […]

January 21: Eastwood Collegiate Institute Closed

Eastwood Collegiate Institute will be closed today, January 21. Please monitor the school website for updates. Today, our school experienced a water main break. Facility Services and staff from Kitchener Utilities will be working throughout the day to address the situation. While they complete this work, the school building will be closed to students and […]

Statement regarding Committtee of the Whole Meeting recording January 17, 2022

Following the Committee of the Whole meeting on Monday, January 17, 2022, we would like to express our deep regret for any harm caused to the transgender community. As a school board, we are guided by the Ontario Human Rights Code and committed to doing our best so that all students are affirmed in their identity and see […]

Surface Tension: gr12 Sr. Art Show virtual opening

Homer Watson House & Gallery presents Surface Tension an exhibition celebrating students from Eastwood Collegiate Institute’s Integrated Arts Program. This annual show provides a unique opportunity for art students to create and curate an exhibition at Homer Watson House & Gallery. Working at the intersection of materiality and consciousness, the artists have created immersive and thoughtful works, […]

A Message from the Minister of Education to Ontario’s Parents

The following is a letter to parents and caregivers, from Minister of Education Stephen Lecce and Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Kieran Moore. Dear Parent or Guardian, We know how critical in-person learning is to the mental health, well-being and academic success of Ontario students. As we meet the challenge presented by the Omicron […]

Celebrating Educational Assistant and Child and Youth Worker Appreciation Day

January 19 is Educational Assistant and Child and Youth Worker Appreciation Day. On this day, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) asks you to take a moment to acknowledge and show your appreciation to all the incredible Educational Assistants (EAs) and Child and Youth Workers (CYWs) in the WRDSB. The incredible dedication and work […]

Secondary: Semester Two Update

Throughout the pandemic, many staff and students have been looking forward to a return to the pre-pandemic regular semester model in our secondary schools. With the support of the Ministry of Education and Public Health, all Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) secondary schools will be moving back to a regular semester model of four […]

Update on COVID-19 in Schools

As students return to the classroom this week, we understand parents and caregivers have questions and concerns over the Ministry of Education’s decision to stop reporting COVID-19 cases in schools. We want to assure you that we will do our best to continue to provide as much information and transparency as possible when it comes […]

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