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Final Exam Information – January 2018

Exam dates: Friday, January 26 – Thursday, February 1, 2018                     January 2018 Exam Schedule 30% of the 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 There […]

EA and CYW Appreciation Day

We are a public school district for everyone – no matter their background or ability. To help every child in our district achieve their potential, we rely on the support of parents and caregivers and, of course, the hard work of every member of staff. Today we recognize some of the staff who support some […]

Join us on January 25 for a Public Meeting Open House

Waterloo Region District School Board is developing a Long-Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) that will show how well used our schools are now and are expected to be over the next ten years. It also reveals how well kept our schools are in terms of school condition. Your feedback on the proposed solutions is important to us. We invite […]

Trustees form a committee to consider full-year schooling

On Monday evening, trustees voted in favour of establishing a committee to look into the option of full-year schooling. Full-year schooling means students would get the same number of days in school but with more frequent, shorter breaks in the year. The committee will review research, look at examples of boards currently running full-year programs […]

Some Grade 9 students prepare to take the EQAO math assessment

Our Grade 9 students who took math in their first semester will be writing the EQAO math assessment in the coming days. The Grade 9 assessment of mathematics tests the skills students will have learned by the end of their Grade 9 math journey. Different versions of the test are administered in the academic and […]

Talking to your child about opioids

Dear Parents and Caregivers, Once again, we are sending families important information about opioid-related drug overdoses and urging you to speak with your children about staying safe. On December 2, 2017, Waterloo Regional Police Services reported that 65 people in our region died as a result of a suspected overdose. This is a 71 per […]

Holiday Assembly Schedule – December 22

Bluevale will be presenting our annual holiday assembly for staff and students on Dec. 22. Our schedule for that day will be as follows:   Period A 8:15-9:10 Period B 9:15-10:10 Period C 10:15-11:10 LUNCH 11:10-12:10 Period D 12:10-1:05 Assembly in Cafeteria  1:10-2:25  

Short Term Withdrawals- Reminder

This is just reminder for parents and students that if you are going to be absent for more than five (5) consecutive days, that you need to complete a short term withdrawal form prior to this absence.  We require this form to ensure that you are properly coded into attendance.  The form is also due […]

EQAO 101 for High School Students

High school students participate in two EQAO tests – a math test in Grade 9 and a literacy test in Grade 10. We not only want to help our students do their best, but also feel confident and prepared leading up to these tests. Check out this video to learn what EQAO testing means for […]

Our guide for the winter season

Winter is coming and we want to ensure that we are ready for what Mother Nature has in store for us this season. During bad weather conditions, we may need to cancel buses or close schools for the safety of our students and staff. Here’s what you need to know: Learn more about our Severe Weather procedures.

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week – November 19-25

We are committed to providing a safe, caring and inclusive learning environment for all students – each and every one. Ontario’s Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week runs from November 19 to 25, 2017. This week is an opportunity for us all to reinforce clear and positive messages that bullying is not acceptable in our schools […]

Bluevale’s Anti-Bullying Week

Bluevale’s Anti-Bullying Week Next week, November 20 to November , Bluevale is having their very own Anti Bullying week. The purpose of this week is to promote a safe environment for all students around the school. It is also to inform students on things we could work on improving within our school as well as […]

Midterm Reports – Semester 1, Term 1

Semester one, term 1 reports cards will be sent home with students on Thursday, November 23rd. Report cards for students without a Period A homeroom will be available for pick up at the office.

OHIP+ Children and Youth Pharmacare

We want to remind students, parents and caregivers that starting on January 1, 2018, Ontario will provide free prescription drug coverage for all children and youth aged 24 and under. Children and youth will have access to over 4,400 medications and other drug products at no cost. Enrolment in OHIP+ is automatic – you will […]

Friday, November 17, 2017 is a PD Day – no school for students

Friday, November 17, 2017 is a professional development day for Elementary and Secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, but Extended Day Programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus for the PD Day will be School Improvement Planning in the morning. Teachers will participate in a whole-school activity […]

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