Virtual ELL Family Information Night – Slides and Resources

Click Here to view the slides from ECI  Virtual  ELL Family Information Night that was held on Thursday, February 11th at 7pm.

Supporting Black-Owned Businesses and Bookstores

Looking to learn more about the Black community in Waterloo Region and make a difference? One way to do this is by supporting Black-owned businesses in our community and throughout Canada. Whether you’re looking to order something for dinner, or looking to buy a book to expand your own consciousness and understanding, there is a […]

February 16 – All Schools Closed & Transportation Cancelled

Due to the current weather conditions, all transportation is cancelled and all schools are closed. Extended Day Programs and the Education Centre are also closed. All students will participate in Weather Impacted Distance Learning. Teachers in both the in-person and distance learning programs will provide learning resources from home and will be available to students during […]

Announcing the Secondary Student Verification Portal

We announced last week that as part of our enhanced safety measures for the return to in-person learning, a new step in the daily screening process for secondary students would now have school staff verifying the results of the screener at the beginning of the school day. We are now proud to announce the launch […]

Black Brilliance: Embracing History and Ourselves

As part of our ongoing anti-Black racism work, we are hosting our 3rd annual Black History Month event. This event brings together Board trustees, students, staff and members of the African, Caribbean and Black identifying (ACBi) community for an opportunity to learn from each other, make connections, build relationships, and celebrate together. This year’s theme […]

Students Share What Black History Month Means To Them

How do you spend Black History Month? Two students, Imani van Gaalen and Rahaf Abdelrahman both from Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate and Vocational School (KCI), shared their thoughts about how they see this month as an important opportunity for meaningful learning, and commitment to action year-round. Abdelrahman, a Grade 10 student, and van Gaalen, a Grade 11 […]

Learning Opportunities for Psychology Month in the WRDSB

February is Psychology Month and this year, our psychology staff are celebrating by offering a number of lunch and learn sessions for WRDSB parents, caregivers and family members throughout the month. These webinars, scheduled over the lunch hour every Wednesday, aim to equip parents with useful tips and information to assist them in supporting their […]

Explore Your Future: Career Speaker Series

The Business and Education Partnership of Waterloo Region invites Grade 7 to 12 students and their parents/caregivers to participate in the interactive Explore Your Future speaker series starting February 10. This free, virtual series gives our students a chance to learn about their career options and help plan their career pathway. Registration for these events […]

Thinking Out Loud: Student Survey is Coming

Dear Grade 7 to 12 students, We are Tristan John-Jandles and Rowan McDonald, your 2020-21 Student Trustees. Launching this week, we have created a Thoughtexchange survey to help us better understand what you, our peers, currently think we should focus on. Our goal: to better represent you! This survey is exclusively for WRDSB students and is a […]

Our Digital Story: Listening and Learning

Throughout Black History Month, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is taking time to highlight and remember the ways that African, Caribbean, and Black Canadians have contributed to Canada’s past, present and future, while recognizing the responsibility each of us has to become anti-racists and combat systemic anti-Black racism. We recognize that African, Caribbean […]

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