News & Announcements
Posted June 7, 2017
At a special meeting of the board tonight, Waterloo Region District School Board trustees chose Courtney Waterfall, a Cambridge resident, as its newest member.
Trustees voted Waterfall to office as trustee for Cambridge and North Dumfries after Trustee Andrea Mitchell retired in March. Trustee Waterfall will serve on the board until the end of the current board term in 2018.
Posted June 7, 2017
Waterloo Region District School Board continues to work hard with students, staff, parents and caregivers, and community partners, to ensure education and student success is a partnership. This is why we called on you to participate in our annual budget survey, from February 21 to March 10, and provide input on the funding priorities and […]
Posted June 2, 2017
Transportation details for the 2017-2018 school year will be available on Monday August 21, 2017. Parents can login and view their child’s transportation details by going to www.stswr.ca and following these easy steps: Click on “Student Login” Enter your child’s Ontario Education Number (OEN). The OEN can be found on your child’s report card. Enter […]
Posted May 31, 2017
During the month of June, all Waterloo Region District School Board locations will fly the Pride flag alongside the Canadian flag. The month of June is Pride month. Many of our students, parents/caregivers and community members identify as members of the Rainbow (or LGBTQ+) community.
Posted May 29, 2017
Our vision to innovate tomorrow by educating today received a boost this month. As part of the 2017-18 Pupil Accommodation Grant – School Renewal Allocation, provided by the Ministry of Education, to address the cost of repairing and renovating schools and infrastructure, Waterloo Region District School Board will receive approximately $9.8 million.
Posted May 25, 2017
Catch the last performance of the school year of Eastwood’s Chamber Choir on Sunday May 28, 3PM when they join the Kitchener Waterloo Chamber Orchestra for an afternoon of great choral and orchestral music. Knox Presbyterian Church, 50 Erb Street West, Waterloo. Tickets are available from: 1.Ticket Scene https://www.ticketscene.ca/events/16254/ 2. Words Worth Books– 100 King […]
Posted May 19, 2017
Beginning Tuesday, May 23, grade 3 and 6 students will begin EQAO assessments of reading, writing and mathematics. Grade 9 students will complete their assessment of mathematics, beginning on Monday, June 5. Please check with your individual school for exact assessment dates.
Posted May 17, 2017
The 2017-18 School Year Calendar is now available. School will start on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. Winter holidays run between December 25, 2017 and January 5, 2018, and March break runs from March 12 to March 16, 2018. The last day of classes will be Thursday, June 28, 2018. The 2017-18 School Year Calendar contains detailed […]
Posted May 11, 2017
While students were away from the classroom on Friday, May 5, more than 1,000 secondary teachers hit local movie theatres—to learn. District 24-Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) members participated in a TED talk-inspired session, delivered by their colleagues and community members as part of a day of learning on a range of topics.
Posted May 10, 2017
Eastwood has received approval for our third ever trip to Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, for the annual Celtic Colours Festival in the fall of 2017. This festival takes place on the Thanksgiving weekend, and attracts performers from all over North America, as well as Ireland, Scotland, and beyond. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to […]