News & Announcements

Report Card Distribution

Semester one, final report cards will be distributed to students on Fri. Feb. 17th in homeroom. Students with an “Office”  homeroom should pick up their report from the main office before their first class. Students who are no longer at Bluevale or those students who are taking elearning courses this semester can pick up their reports in […]

2017-18 Annual Budget Survey

Calling all students, parents and community members. Have a say in our budget process. Which funding priorities do you think the Board should consider for the 2017-18 school year, and beyond? Respond to the short 2017-18 Annual Budget Survey below to help us identify which areas are important to our WRDSB community. Please keep in mind: […]

Director’s #WeAreWRDSB Town Hall

We’re throwing the doors of the Education Centre wide open for the first ever Director’s Town Hall meeting. We’re inviting students, parents, staff and community members to our headquarters for the opportunity to take look at the big picture for public education in our region and to talk directly with education leaders in our district. […]

WRDSB students attend 7th annual Gay-Straight Alliance conference

On Wednesday, more than 200 energetic students and staff from the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) gathered at Bingeman’s for the 7th annual Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) conference, in partnership with KW Counselling‘s OK2BME program. Students from 23 WRDSB schools participated in this one-day conference. Joined by community support groups, the conference provided a space […]

PD Day – Friday, February 3, 2017 (Secondary)

This is a reminder of our scheduled Professional Development (PD) Day tomorrow – Friday, February 3, 2017. There will be no school for secondary students. Secondary Teachers Secondary teachers and administrators will be working on school improvement planning on various topics, including mathematics, student well-being, digital learning, and subject-based topics. They will also have time […]

Elearning Tutorial Sessions for Semester Two

If you are a student at BCI and taking an elearning course you must attend a Mandatory Elearning Tutorial Session. Mandatory Elearning Tutorial Session Dates Wednesday, February 8th – 8:15 – 9:30 Rm 1115 For Surnames A – K Friday, February 10th – 11:50 – 1:05  Rm 1115 For Surnames L – Z

Director responds to recent terror attack in Quebec

On Monday morning, Canadians woke to news of an attack on a mosque in Quebec City that left six people dead, and several others wounded. The Prime Minister called the attack an “act of terror against Canada and all Canadians.” This deplorable act will have an effect on the thousands of students, parents and staff we […]

Innovating tomorrow by educating today

In November, we asked our community to help us define in a single statement what the Waterloo Region District School Board is all about. Over the last year, a big team of dedicated and passionate people in Waterloo region worked together to set a new direction for our public schools with a new strategic plan. […]

Rescheduled meeting for Ministry’s well-being strategy

Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) invites parents/caregivers to participate in an opportunity to provide feedback directly to the Ministry of Education on a very important topic – student well-being. Student well-being is one of four connected goals in the province’s renewed vision for education – Achieving Excellence. Students with a sense of well-being thrive and […]

Supporting mental health initiatives with Bell Let’s Talk Day

Today is Bell Let’s Talk Day and we are encouraging our entire WRDSB community to participate with us. Back in 2011, Bell started a campaign leveraging the popularity of social media. Over the years, it has grown to be internationally recognized with more than $79 million being donated to Canadian mental health initiatives and organizations. Participating […]

OTIP Teaching Awards nominations now open

Do you know a teacher who demonstrates and inspires excellence in their work? Now is the time to give them the recognition they deserve by nominating them for an OTIP teaching award. Each year the Ontario Teachers Insurance Plan (OTIP) and the Ontario Teachers’ Federation (OTF) jointly sponsor the OTIP Teaching Awards, to recognize teachers […]

REMINDER: safeTALK training sessions for WRDSB parents & guardians

As one of our operational goals to support student & staff wellness, we are pleased to offer safeTALK training for parents/guardians of the WRDSB on #BellLetsTalk Day. What is safeTALK? safeTALK is a three-hour alertness workshop that prepares participants, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide alert helper. What are the goals […]

Army reserve co-op education program Information Night

The Canadian Army Reserve offers co-operative education opportunities to Waterloo Region students in order to introduce young Canadians to the diverse career opportunities within the Canadian Armed Forces. The Militia co-op program includes basic military training, first-aid, navigation, field craft, career awareness, communication, self-defense and training in the operation of military equipment. The Application process […]

Grade 9 EQAO assessments postponed to tomorrow

In light of the decision to cancel transportation due to the current icy conditions, WRDSB Secondary Schools will reschedule any Grade 9 EQAO examinations planned for today to tomorrow. EQAO tests in Grade 9 can be scheduled across a number of days, therefore not every Grade 9 student is affected by the decision to postpone today’s […]

School buses cancelled; all schools open

Due to the current weather conditions, all school buses, taxis and special education routes operated by the Waterloo Region District School Board are cancelled. ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS ARE OPEN. All Extended Day Childcare Programs are OPEN. The Education Centre is OPEN.

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