News & Announcements

Committed to student belonging on Halloween, and everyday.

Halloween is just around the corner and this day that can be filled with excitement for many children. Halloween is often recognized with costumes and school activities, however it is important that schools continue to create a sense of belonging for each and every student. We recognize that not all families celebrate Halloween. October 31 […]

School bus driver availability

School bus operators are currently experiencing a school bus driver shortage. This shortage is being experienced across the province, and Student Transportation Services of Waterloo Region (STSWR) has until this year been able to provide consistent service to all schools. For the region’s public and Catholic schools, 426 bus routes have been contracted to provide […]

World Teachers’ Day 2017

Waterloo region sparkles with talented innovators creating new ideas from quantum computers and Hyperloop transport to progressive thinking on gender issues and social justice. Whether it is high tech innovation or social innovation – changing our society and communities to become better places to live and work and raise a family – we know that […]

WRDSB wears orange on September 29

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 September 30 and was first launched in 2013. […]

Interim Report Cards & Parents’ Night

Interim report cards will go home on Wednesday, October 18.  Students with an Office homeroom, please pick up report cards from the main office. Parents’ Night will take place on Wednesday, October 25 from 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm.  Teachers will be located in the gymnasiums.

Students: update your password before October 1

All secondary students must update their password before September 30, 2017. If you don’t change your password your current password will expire and you will no longer be able to access WRDSB services including your Chromebook, eLearning and MyWay. For security reasons, WRDSB requires all users to reset their password every 90 days. Over the […]

Friday, September 22, 2017 is a PD Day – no school for students

Friday, September 22, 2017 is a professional development day for Elementary and Secondary school staff. Students will not attend school school, but Extended Day Programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus for the day across all our schools will be School Improvement Planning in the morning and the completion of Mandatory […]

WRDSB closes gap to province on standardized tests

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) results in standardized tests for reading, writing and mathematics moved closer to the provincial average in results released by the Education, Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) today. WRDSB now exceeds the provincial average in Grade 9 (Applied) Mathematics and for first-time eligible students for the OSSLT. WRDSB improved results […]

Post-Secondary Information Evening Tuesday, September 19/17

  Looking forward to seeing you tomorrow evening for the Grade 12 Student and Parent Post Secondary Information Night at 7 pm in the school library (September 19th). If you cannot attend, please view the slide show posted here (Post secondary info 2017 Bluevale parent info). For detailed information about upcoming dates/deadlines, please download the College and Uni Handout […]

CSLC 2017 billet families needed!

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is proud to host the 33rd annual Canadian Student Leadership Conference (CSLC). From September 26-30, Sir John A MacDonald Secondary School (SJAM) is welcoming more than 1,000 student leaders, from all over Canada, to their school. Over the course of the week, CSLC participants will engage in activities and […]

Post-Secondary Information Night for Grade 12 Students and their Parents

The Bluevale Guidance Department will be offering an evening presentation for parents of Grade 12 students on the theme of Post-Secondary Options.  The presentation will be on Tuesday, September 19th, starting at 7pm, in the library.  We will cover topics such as: how to research and apply for college/ university, as well as suggestions for […]

WRDSB joins University of Waterloo HeForShe gender equity initiative

WRDSB schools and youth are joining the University of Waterloo in supporting the UN Women’s HeForShe movement. Starting this fall, WRDSB and the University are inviting all students in Grades 9 to 12 to enter the University of Waterloo’s HeForShe Writing Contest. This contest is in its second year. HeForShe is a global effort to […]

E-learning Orientation Session

E-learning Orientation Session For students taking e-learning classes this semester, there is a mandatory training session that e-learning students must attend.  If your surname begins with the letters A through K, your training session will start at the beginning of A-block on Fri. Sept. 8 in computer lab 1115.  If your surname begins with the […]

Welcome to the 2017-18 School Year

Dear Parents and Caregivers, It is with great pleasure that we welcome you to the 2017-18 school year. We have put together a variety of resources designed to help you become familiar with school programs, communicate with your child’s teachers and school, and actively engage in their learning. Participating in your child’s learning is a […]

Timetable Information

Students with timetable concerns will be required to submit a signed Request for Timetable Change. Please check the Guidance Tab for more information. Timetable change forms will be accepted until 8:15AM, Monday, September 11.

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