News & Announcements

First Day of Semester 2 is Tuesday, February 5th.

The first day of semester 2  is Tuesday, February  5th.  Students will be following a regular day schedule.  Semester 2 Timetable will be distributed in Homerooms, a  list will be posted in the main foyer for students to locate their homeroom and teacher. Note that some families may have received phoners stating that school starts Monday […]

Night School classes start February 11

Night School is held on Monday and Thursday evenings at Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute (CHC) and Galt Collegiate Institute (GCI), with more than 20 course options to choose from, beginning Monday, February 11. All current high school students should register with their school guidance. Please see your guidance office and make an appointment. Registration for non-day school students begins on February […]

#BellLetsTalk Day – Wednesday, January 30

Bell Let’s Talk Day is Wednesday, January 30. This is a day to raise awareness and continue the conversation around mental health. One in five Canadians will suffer from mental illness at some point in their lifetime. A big hurdle for anyone living with mental illness is overcoming the stigma and a major reason why […]

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’ […]

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