Anticipated Transportation Service Interruptions

We want to share an important update about school buses. Due to a driver shortage and the impact on service this will have, some routes will be cancelled using the same approach as the last school year. More than 90% of scheduled trips are operating normally. However, some routes are experiencing more frequent and prolonged […]

Grade 9 Parents/Guardians and Grade 9 students – Grade 9 Night

Please join us for Grade 9 Night from 6-7 pm on Wed. Sept. 21st. During this time you will have the opportunity to informally go to your students’ classes and meet teachers.  There will be a brief presentation in the cafeteria for parents towards the end.   We have also planned activities and a dance specifically […]

Our Strategic Plan – Hear from Director chanicka

As we set out on the journey of creating our plan for the future of the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), we grounded our focus in our role of educating and preparing students to excel on their chosen path in learning and life. The Strategic Planning Process has been, by far, the most broad […]

Recognizing World Suicide Prevention Day

September 10 marks World Suicide Prevention Day. It serves as an important reminder that suicide and mental health challenges touch many in our schools and in our community. As part of our ongoing work to reduce the risk of suicide for those in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), we strive to make our […]

WRDSB flags flown at half-mast for Firefighters’ National Memorial Day

To mark Firefighters’ National Memorial Day on Sunday, September 11, flags at all Ontario government buildings, including Waterloo Region District School Board schools and offices, will be flown at half-mast this weekend. Firefighters’ National Memorial Day was instated by the Government of Canada in 2017 and is recognized annually on the second Sunday of September. […]

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Day & Awareness Month

September 9, 2022 marks Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Day First celebrated in 1999, FASD day is devoted to raising awareness of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) to improve the prevention of FASD, as well as diagnosis and support for individuals with FASD. Red Shoes Rock Red Shoes Rock is […]

WRDSB lowers flags for the death of Her Majesty The Queen

To honour the life and legacy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, who passed away this afternoon, flags at Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) schools and office buildings will be flown at half-mast until sunset on the day of the funeral and memorial service (to be determined).

Thursday Sept. 8th is Photo Day!

We are pleased to announce that Lifetouch will be at BCI on Thursday, September 8th, 2022 for our school photo day. See the Lifetouch Flyer for more details.  Even if students are not purchasing photos, this compulsory photograph will be used for student cards and for security purposes.

Director chanicka Welcomes Students to the 2022-23 School Year

jeewan chanicka, director of education, welcomes Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) students to the 2022-23 school year. He shares with them how their voices are changing the ways we will be doing the work of public education in our district. Important Information for the Start of the School Year Make sure you have all […]

Additional School Start Up Information

We are excited to welcome our students back to school.   We released earlier in the week the First Day of School schedule.  HERE it is again for you to look at.  Please ensure that you read through the opening day schedule and arrive at the time you need to.  We also wanted to share some […]

Welcome Back Information for Bluevale Collegiate

On behalf of the staff of Bluevale, we welcome everyone to the 2022-2023 school year.  We are anticipating an exciting school year for everyone. As part of the school year start-up, parents and caregivers are asked to review information to help you navigate the upcoming school year. Some information requires a response and other information […]

2022-2023 School Year Information

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Remote Learning – Residence Attestation Reminder

We have an important reminder for students and families of students in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) remote learning programs. The Ministry of Education provided updated direction earlier this year to school boards for the 2022-23 school year which impacts: Remote learning programs E-Learning courses What Has Changed for Students Living Outside Ontario […]

Welcome to the 2022-23 Secondary Remote Learning Program

Dear students, parents, and caregivers, Welcome to the Secondary Remote Learning Program (SRLP) for the 2022-2023 school year! Chromebooks for Grade 9 Students Grade 9 students and any students new to the WRDSB will pick up their Chromebooks from their home school. Please visit your home school’s website for details on Chromebook pick up. Please […]

First Day of School Information Sept. 6th

We are looking forward to welcoming all of our students on the first day of school – Tuesday, September 6th!  HERE is our First Day Schedule.  Please note that our focus for the morning is Grade 9 Orientation.   All students should have already received their timetables and registration forms:  Grades 9’s through the mail and […]

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