Grade 8 Information Night Thursday December 7th

Students entering Grade 9 in September 2024 and their families are invited to attend our Grade 8 Information Night.

  • 6:00pm Doors Open
  • 6:15pm Principal Address to all future ECI Lions and their families in the Auditorium
  • 6:45pm MLL (Multi Language Learners) information session in the Library
  • 7:00pm IAP (Integrated Arts Program) information session in the Auditorium.  A detailed tour of the 5 Integrated Arts program will follow the information session.  The tour will end at approximately 9pm.

The evening will feature an opportunity for all of our students and families to visit our elective classrooms to learn about our programs available for our incoming grade 9 students.  This will be an open house format.  Families will receive a map of the school and a ‘passport’ to guide their tour.

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Transgender Day of Remembrance and Transgender Awareness Week

November 20 is recognized around the world as the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance. In preparation, the preceding week is acknowledged as Transgender Awareness Week. This week provides an opportunity to learn about transgender people, highlight their contributions throughout history, and advance advocacy towards eliminating discrimination and violence that impact the transgender community. Transgender Day […]

OSSLT for Secondary Students in 2023-24 – Tuesday, November 28th

To get their Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), students in Grades 10 to 12 must meet the literacy graduation requirement.

Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT)

In Ontario, the OSSLT is the standard method used to test students’ literacy skills. Its purpose is to support students to meet the provincial literacy requirement to graduate.

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Spirit Wear on Sale

Spirit wear is on sale now until Nov. 27, 2023.

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Launching the WRDSB Math Action Plan

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is committed to supporting increased student engagement and academic outcomes in mathematics. We know that parents, caregivers, staff and community members play a critical role in supporting student achievement and well-being. We are excited to share with you the WRDSB Math Action Plan to support student learning. Helping […]

November 5-11 is Treaties Recognition Week

November 5-11 is Treaties Recognition Week in Ontario. This week aims to: Raise awareness about treaty rights and responsibilities Build understanding between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples It was created in response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action in 2016. What Is A Treaty? Treaties are the legally binding agreements that set out […]

Grade 8 Information Nights at WRDSB Secondary Schools

View a translated version of this page: Amharic አማርኛ Arabic عربي Chinese (Simplified) 中国人 Chinese (Traditional) 繁體字 Farsi (Persian) فارسی French Français Gujarati ગુજરાતી Punjabi ਪੰਜਾਬੀ Spanish Española Turkish Türk Ukrainian украї́нська мо́ва Vietnamese Tiếng Việt Grade 8 students across the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) are beginning to look towards the next step […]

WRDSB Remembers and Reflects on Remembrance Day

As we approach Remembrance Day, a day of solemn reflection and gratitude, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) will honour those who have served during times of war, conflict, and peace on Friday, November 10, 2023. We honour all Canadians who have served and are serving to protect our country. This includes ​​those identifying […]

Holocaust Education Week

Holocaust Education Week (HEW) is recognised the first week of November, this year running from November 1 to 9. In 2023, HEW falls at an incredibly difficult moment for the Jewish community. The content shared during this week may be triggering for some staff and students. However, acknowledging HEW aligns with the Waterloo Region District […]

WRDSB shares 2022-23 Board Improvement and Equity Plan outcomes

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is committed to transforming the education system so that identity and social location no longer predict outcomes for students. The 2022-2023 school year was the first year of implementation of the Board Improvement and Equity Plan (BIEP). The BIEP is what supports the implementation and achievement of the […]

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