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A Message Regarding the Attacks in Sri Lanka

On Easter Sunday, we awoke to news of yet another senseless attack in Sri Lanka, that has left over 300 people dead and several others wounded. We stand together in grieving this tragedy with our Christian community and those affected. We are a school district for all of Waterloo Region, no matter what your background […]

Incident Today at Eastwood

Dear Eastwood Collegiate families, I am writing to let you know of an incident that happened in our school today. This afternoon, a small grease fire started in the kitchen lab just after 12:00 pm. Staff acted quickly and evacuated the classroom. All students were safely evacuated from the school and the fire department responded. […]

April 12 is a PD Day for all teaching and paraprofessional staff

Friday, April 12, 2019 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, and all Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) operated before and after school programs will be closed. Elementary Teachers will participate in a full day of professional development planned by the Elementary Teachers’ Federation […]

Eco Swap n Shop April 27

IMPACT and the Integrated Arts Parents are collaborating on an exciting event! Mark your calendar for April 27 to come shopping for a worthy cause. The Eco Shop n’ Swap Market at Eastwood! Details about how to rent a table, donate clothing and a list of featured vendors up is viewable on the FB event page. https://www.facebook.com/events/402821510288189/ […]

EXTENDED: Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is looking for new members

We have extended the deadline for applications to Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is looking for new members. They invite parents/guardians of students currently enrolled in one of our schools to apply. The fundamental fact is that parents + engagement = student success. Your involvement with PIC can help us optimize […]

Information Regarding “Students Say No” – April 4, 2019

We have been made aware that across the province, on Thursday, April 4th, students are talking about walking out of their classes to demonstrate their feelings about the recently announced changes regarding our public education system. As educators, we respect the right of students to express their voice in a positive and respectful way, where […]

Register for our free family engagement series

The Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) together with Waterloo Region Assembly of Public School Councils (WRAPSC) and Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) are hosting a series of free events for parents and caregivers. The theme for this year’s event is PARENT ENGAGEMENT: Lets Build Our Toolkit for Success. Registration for these events is required. Date: Wednesday, March […]

Important Information about the OSSLT on March 27

On Wednesday, March 27, 2019, Grade 10 students will write the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT).  Likewise, any senior students who have yet to complete this graduation requirement will also write on March 27. The Literacy Test, administered by Ontario’s Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO), is used to determine whether a student has […]

Literacy Test Preparation Materials

The Literacy Test (OSSLT) is being held Wednesday, March 27! Get prepared and practice your skills! Go to our site for Literacy Test Preparation materials to use (link provided below), along with other helpful tips and reminders.  If you have any questions or want help, please see a teacher or stop by Learning Resources (Room […]

Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is looking for new members – apply today

Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is looking for new members. They invite parents/guardians of students currently enrolled in one of our schools to apply. The fundamental fact is that parents + engagement = student success. Your involvement with PIC can help us optimize this equation. The mandate for this committee is to: Provide information and advice on parent […]

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