News & Announcements

January 29: All School Buses Cancelled, All Schools Open

All school buses, taxis and special education routes for WRDSB are CANCELLED. All schools are open and Extended Day Programs are operating. ALL secondary school exams will move forward by one day. Today’s exams will take place tomorrow at the same time. The PD Day will not move. The last day for exams is now […]

January 28: Evening Rentals & Board Meeting Cancelled

In anticipation of weather conditions deteriorating into the evening, the Waterloo Region District School Board has decided: All school rentals scheduled for tonight are cancelled. This evening’s Board meeting is cancelled. Extended Day Programs for Monday, January 28, will run as normal but parents are encouraged to pick up children as soon as it is […]

Friday, February 1, 2019 is a PD Day for secondary students

Friday, February 1, 2019 is a professional development (PD) day for all secondary school staff. Secondary students will not attend school. The PD Day will be dedicated to school improvement planning and advancing student achievement. Staff will participate in a full-day activity reflecting our Strategic Plan and Operational Goals for student achievement and well-being. Paraprofessional staff (EAs/CYWs) will […]

Inclement weather decisions during exams

Inclement weather can happen at any time, including during exams. We want students and families to know what to expect if weather disrupts the January 25-31 exam schedule. If any WRDSB school bus is cancelled due to weather in any area of the region, ALL exams will move forward by one day. If a severe […]

January Exam Bus Information

During exams, ECI School Special will be following a different schedule.

Click HERE for Exam Busing Schedule.

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Educational Assistant and Child & Youth Worker Appreciation Day

Today marks the second annual Educational Assistant and Child & Youth Worker Appreciation Day at the Waterloo Region District School Board. Educational Assistants (EA) help to deliver educational programs in our schools, while Child Youth Workers (CYW) are mental health professionals who work with troubled children who face a variety of emotional, behavioural or physical […]

Announcing the Caregivers’ Guide to Accessing Support for Students with Anxiety

For students, anxiety can range from nervousness before a test, to significant struggles in academic, social, emotional, or day-to-day functioning. When families and schools work together to address the physical symptoms, worrying thoughts and avoidance associated with anxiety, we can teach students to face challenging and sometimes fearful situations with success and confidence. The Caregivers’ […]

Smart Waterloo Region Youth Forum

An exciting youth-focused event is coming up, and Smart Waterloo Region needs your help to make it a success. On January 12th the Smart Waterloo Region team will host a Youth Forum at RIM Park. Co-created with the Smart Cities Innovation Council: Youth Unite Here (SCIC YUH) – a group of local youth representatives, the forum will be […]

Holiday greetings from the WRDSB

As we look back at the incredible year we have shared, I would like to express my sincere gratitude for the remarkable contributions of every staff member, the accomplishments of our 64,000 students, their families and our community of Waterloo region. I hope that 2019 will be a year filled with energy and enthusiasm as […]

ECI Music Dept – National Finalists in Canadian Music Class Challenge!

Bravo to the Song Writing and Recording class – National Finalists! Eastwood has cracked the top 10 in the country in their category for our cover of “What I Wouldn’t Do”. Dec 18th the winners will be chosen. The Canadian Music Class Challenge is CBC Music’s salute to music education in this country. In association […]

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