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Good Knight Day, Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

We are trying something new.  Wednesday, October 24th is our first Good Knight Day at Bluevale!  This day is  an opportunity for students at Bluevale  to seek out extra help, complete and/or hand in outstanding assignments, or work on current assignments.  We accomplish this by modifying the timetable. All classes will occur during the morning […]

Community Incident Update

Dear Bluevale Collegiate families, Over the weekend, it is alleged that a violent altercation occurred involving a group of youth, some of which are Bluevale Collegiate students. School staff were made aware of the incident and are working with Waterloo Regional Police as they investigate the incident. Violence does not belong at Bluevale Collegiate or […]

Cannabis legalization and our schools

On October 17, 2018, cannabis will be legal to use, buy, possess and cultivate in Canada for persons over 19 years of age. For our students, the possession and use of cannabis is illegal. We know that this change in legislation has raised many questions and possible concerns regarding how the change will affect schools. […]

Interim Report Cards and Parent-Teacher Conferences

Interim report cards will go home on Wednesday, October 17.  Students with an “Office” homeroom, please pick up report cards from the main office. Parent Teacher conferences will take place on Thursday, October 25 from 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm.  Teachers will be located in the gymnasium and cafeteria.

October 5 is World Teachers’ Day

On October 5th, we celebrate World Teachers’ Day, a day where we acknowledge the dedication and passion of our educators. This morning, 64,000 students across Waterloo Region made their way to school. They walked with their friends, rode their bikes, or boarded a school bus. They entered classrooms excited and ready to learn. In each […]

School Council Meeting Reminder

This is a reminder of the Bluevale School Council Meeting tonight, Wednesday, Sept. 26 in 1117 at 7:00 pm.  Please feel free to join us.

University Information Program (UIP) coming to Huron Heights SS

Twenty-one Ontario universities will be visiting Huron Heights Secondary School (HHSS) on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. All Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) high school students will have the opportunity to select three different sessions followed by free time to talk with other university representatives. It is never too early […]

WRDSB observes Orange Shirt Day on September 28

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) recognizes Orange Shirt Day as a way to honour residential school survivors, those who did not survive, and their descendants. It’s just one of the ways we support, educate and reconcile our relationship with Indigenous people. What is Orange Shirt Day? Orange Shirt Day is observed each September 30 […]

Grade 9 Parent Night Wednesday, Sept. 19

Please join us for Grade 9 Parent Night from 6-8 pm. Meet in the cafeteria for a brief presentation and then enjoy a pizza dinner on the front patio. Afterwards, parents and students can go meet their grade 9 teachers.

Student Accident Insurance Information

Every September, Ontario school boards remind families about the option of acquiring student accident insurance. Student accident insurance can help cover unforeseen expenses due to injury that are not covered by provincial health care or employer group plans. Waterloo Region District School Board recommends “insuremykids®” Protection Plan. For more details on this option you can view […]

Night School for Semester 1 – Cancelled

Due to low registration, our Night School program has been cancelled at both locations, Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute (CHCI) and Galt Collegiate Institute (GCI) for Semester 1. Registration for Semester 2 will begin February 4, 2019.

PD Day for all teaching and paraprofessional staff on September 21

Friday, September 21, 2018 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, and all Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) operated before and after school programs will be closed. The focus for the day across all our schools will be School Improvement Planning in the morning and the […]

HeForShe writing contest submissions now open

WRDSB is proud to once again join the University of Waterloo to invite students in Grades 9 through 12 to participate in the HeForShe writing competition. This year’s theme will be ALLIES. Allies use their energy and power to call out inequity and amplify the voices of people who share their own lived experiences of […]

Post-Secondary Parent/Student Info Night

We would like to invite graduating students and their parents to attend a Post-Secondary Information evening next Tuesday, September 18 from 7-8 pm, in our cafeteria. Doors will open at 6:30 and we hope you will join us. Our presentation will cover information about applying to College and University, as well as financing options available […]

Night School Registration starts September 10

Night School is held on Monday and Thursday evenings at Cameron Heights C.I. and Galt C.I. There are over 20 course options to choose from. Registration begins on September 10. All current high school students should register with their school guidance. Please see your guidance office and make an appointment. For more details please visit the Night School website.

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