Co-op Career Fair ~ Mon. Jan. 13

This semester’s Co-op Career Fair will be taking place in the cafeteria between 12:15 and 2:15 pm on Monday, January 13, 2020.   Students, parents & staff are encouraged to come browse the displays and share in the valuable experiences that were had by our Co-op students at area businesses & schools.  If you have any questions about […]

Exam Information January 2020

Final Exam Information – January 2020 Exam dates: Friday, January 24 – Thursday, January 30th, 2020  January 2020 Exam Schedule “30% of a student’s grade will be based on a final evaluation, performance, essay and/or other method of evaluation suitable to the course content and administered near the end of the course.” Ministry of Education, Growing Success:  Assessment, […]

Educational Assistant and Child & Youth Worker Appreciation Day

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

WRDSB secondary schools remain open on January 21

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that its members (teachers and education workers) will participate in another one-day full withdrawal of services (strike-action) at a number of school boards across the province on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. This one-day strike action does not impact WRDSB schools. Our schools will be open to […]

Potential Grand River Transit Strike – Information for Students

The Region of Waterloo is advising that labour action may cause disruption to local Grand River Transit, Bus Plus and MobilityPLUS operators starting tomorrow, Tuesday, January 14, 2020 if an agreement is not reached today. This strike action is not linked to the negotiations between the Ministry of Education and education sector workers. However, it […]

WRDSB schools remain open on January 15, 2020

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that its members (teachers and education workers) will participate in another one-day full withdrawal of services (strike-action) at a number of school boards across the province on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. This one-day strike action does not impact WRDSB schools. Our schools will be open to […]

January Grade 9 EQAO Mathematics Assessment

Today the Minister of Education published an announcement regarding the January Grade 9 EQAO Mathematics Assessment. As a result of this announcement, students in semester 1 math courses will not participate in the January Grade 9 EQAO Mathematics Assessment at this time.  As you may be aware, a student’s final grade includes a portion of […]

WRDSB schools open January 8, 2020

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that its members (teachers and education workers) will participate in another one-day full withdrawal of services (strike-action) at a number of school boards across the province, on January 8, 2020. This one-day strike action does not impact WRDSB schools. Our schools will be open to students […]

Holiday greetings from the WRDSB Director of Education

With the holidays upon us and 2019 drawing to a close, it’s a great time to look back at another busy year. I’m immensely proud of the work that is being done to improve the opportunities for all the students in the Waterloo Region District School Board. It is not always easy to quantify the […]

Bluevale Students Choose to Lead the Giving Way

The Grade 9 Choose to Lead class at Bluevale Collegiate Institute (BCI) was looking for a new challenge. After successfully running a campaign collecting food for the foodbank and socks for those in need this past fall, students were eager to find a way to give back for the month of December. Divided into teams, […]

Schools reopen December 19

All WRDSB elementary and secondary schools will reopen for students on December 19 following the one-day rotating OSSTF strike. Before and after school programs will reopen and student transportation will operate as normal. We want to thank everyone for their patience during this time.

All schools closed December 18, 2019

On Wednesday, December 18, ALL SCHOOLS, both elementary and secondary, will be closed to students.  This includes ALL before and after school childcare programs, extended day childcare programs, Early ON Centres and childcare centres located in WRDSB schools.   Bus Transportation will not be in operation and ALL extracurricular activities and evening rental permits are cancelled. […]

All schools to close on Wednesday, December 18, in the event of one-day OSSTF strike

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that on Wednesday, December 18, 2019, their members will engage in a full withdrawal of services (strike action) in selected boards where OSSTF is represented across the province unless an agreement is reached at the central bargaining table. Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) has been […]

OSSTF announces full withdrawal of services on Wednesday, December 18

Full Withdrawal of Services Announced for Wednesday, December 18 by WRDSB secondary teachers, occasional teachers, Custodial and Maintenance staff, Educational Support Staff, Professional Student Services Personnel and Supervision Monitors and Cafeteria Assistants: The Ontario Secondary School Teachers Association (OSSTF) has announced that next Wednesday, December 18, a number of school boards in Ontario, including WRDSB, […]

WRDSB schools Open December 11

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that its members (teachers and education workers) will participate in another one-day full withdrawal of services (strike-action) at a number of school boards across the province, on December 11, 2019. This one-day strike action does not impact WRDSB schools. Our schools will be open to students […]

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