Week 12 Wrap-Up: Year-End Celebrations and Reopening Planning

It’s hard to believe that this week marks the twelfth week of distance learning in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB). As we prepare for the final days of the school year, we are overwhelmed with gratitude for the efforts of all of our students, their families and our staff, as you have all […]

Reopening Our Child Care Centres

On June 9, the Minister of Education announced that Child Care Centres may reopen as part of the Framework for Re-Opening Our Province: Stage 2. The WRDSB is committed to this phased approach and ensuring our facilities are safe and ready for reentry. We recognize that supporting child care and the early years sector is […]

Week 11 Wrap-Up: Preparing for the End of the School Year

It’s hard to believe that there are only two weeks left in the school year! As we reflect on these last months, we are overwhelmed with gratitude for the efforts of all of our students, their families and our staff, as you have all navigated the past ten weeks. As we enter these final weeks, […]

Help Us Help You: Addresses for Report Card Delivery

With the end of the school year fast approaching, report cards for both elementary and secondary students will be produced and distributed, but instead of students bringing their report card home, schools will be using Canada Post to mail the report cards directly to you at home. To ensure that the report card is sent […]

June 8, 2020 Special Board Meeting goes online

Public school trustees play a critical role in linking families with school boards. While our schools are closed and we are not holding our regular public Board Meetings, our trustees are continuing to meet online. Our next online meeting is tonight, June 8, 2020, starting at 7:00 pm. Trustees and members of our senior team […]

Week 10 Wrap-Up: Retrieving Items and Provincial Updates

Retrieving personal items from your school Starting the week of June 15, WRDSB students and families will have the opportunity to safely empty their lockers and safely retrieve personal items from their schools. Families can expect to receive information directly from their school about the retrieval process, including the dates and times families should arrive […]

Retrieving personal items from school

Starting the week of June 15, WRDSB students and families will have the opportunity to safely empty their lockers and retrieve personal items from their schools. Families can expect to receive information directly from their school about the retrieval process, including the dates and times families should arrive at their school. The health and safety […]

Anti-Racism: Equity Resources for the WRDSB Community

In our message shared last week, the WRDSB recognized the need to action our commitment to confronting anti-Black racism in our board. We acknowledge that we have much work to do, and we understand we need to do better. We know that when we messaged on Friday we indicated that we would be sharing resources […]

Acknowledging the recent and ongoing events of anti-Black racism in the United States and Canada

The WRDSB acknowledges and recognizes the tragic and devastating incidents of recent weeks that include the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Regis Korchinski-Paquet, and the harm done to Christian Cooper. We also acknowledge and recognize the legacy of anti-Black racism that causes harm, violence, and too often leads to the death of […]

Update from the Director on Distance Learning and Summer School

A Message from the Director of Education As we look to the last month of this academic school year, I want to take the opportunity to update our community and thank all of you for your patience and support during our distance learning journey. We appreciate your honest feedback and are committed to making the […]

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