Riding the Waves of Big Emotions | Caring/Coping/Connecting

The newest edition of Caring/Coping/Connecting focuses on how to support your children when they are experiencing big emotions, like anger, sadness, or anxiety. Imagine that your child comes home from school and says “no one likes me”, or they stare at their school project and yell “I can’t do this!”, or you tell them to […]

Lunch and Learn Sessions for Parents and Caregivers in May

As part of our ongoing efforts to support WRDSB parents, caregivers and families, our psychology staff are offering a number of lunch and learn sessions for WRDSB parents, caregivers and family members. These webinars, scheduled over the lunch hour every Wednesday, aim to equip parents with useful tips and information to assist them in supporting […]

Secondary Remote Learning Course Offerings for 2021-2022

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) announced on April 26th that we will be offering a remote learning program for 2021-2022. Families are required to indicate their intention to enroll in this program by May 3rd at 4pm using the Remote Learning Request Form. The following remote program course offering information is important for […]

WRDSB Student Census Reminder and Information

This is a reminder about the WRDSB Student Census. If you have a child in Junior Kindergarten to Grade 3, you will have received an email invitation with the subject ‘WRDSB 2021 Student Census’. What if you can’t find the email?  For many parents/guardians, emails have been filtered to spam folders. If you have not […]

WRDSB flags at half-mast for National Day of Mourning

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) Education Centre and school buildings will be joining other Ontario government establishments in flying the Canadian flag at half-mast today to mark National Day of Mourning, which takes place annually on April 28. This day is dedicated to remembering the thousands of workers who have been killed, injured […]

Secondary School Commencement Update

Dear Grade 12 graduating students and families, We want to provide you with an update on graduation celebrations and the virtual Commencement ceremonies scheduled for June 2021. After much deliberation and thoughtful consideration, and ultimately due to the impact of the current Emergency Stay-at-Home order, the virtual Commencement ceremonies scheduled for Thursday, June 24, 2021, […]

September 2021: Welcoming Back Our Students

View this Message in Other Languages العربية – Arabic فارسی – Farsi Español – Spanish 简化字 – Simplified Chinese Tiếng Việt – Vietnamese 한국어 – Korean Türkçe – Turkish اُردُو – Urdu ਪੰਜਾਬੀ – Punjabi Srpski – Serbian In-Person Learning or Remote Learning? Making an important choice for the 2021-2022 school year The Waterloo Region […]

COVID-19 Case Notification

Region of Waterloo Public Health has determined that a student, last in the Eastwood Collegiate Institute building on April 6 is a confirmed positive case of COVID-19. The identity of the individual is protected by privacy legislation and will not be shared. Public Health has identified no high-risk contacts of the confirmed case. Public Health […]

COVID-19 Case Notification

Region of Waterloo Public Health has determined that a student, last in the Eastwood Collegiate Institute building on April 9 is a confirmed positive case of COVID-19. The identity of the individual is protected by privacy legislation and will not be shared. Public Health has identified all high-risk contacts of the confirmed case and will […]

Volunteers in Schools: The Value of One, The Power of Many

By Christina Laughren – Christina has been an active parent volunteer for more than 10 years. She has experienced first-hand the value of being engaged within her school community. With two sons in the WRDSB, Christina is passionate about involving other parents as resources and support for their children’s school experience. This year, she has […]

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