News & Announcements

Safe Caring and Inclusive School Survey (SCIS) 2018

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is committed to providing safe, caring and inclusive places for everyone. One way to find out how we are doing is to ask students in grades 4 to 12 about their health and well-being. We are inviting students to share their feedback via a survey which will be […]

Join the Parent Involvement Committee

The Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is now accepting applications until June 1st. PIC invites parents/guardians of students currently enrolled in one of the WRDSB schools OR community members who do not have children currently enrolled in a WRDSB school to apply for positions on the committee. The goal of PIC is to have members who are committed […]

Successful Transition to Post-Secondary Session

If you or your son/daughter is currently on an IEP and looking at post-secondary information The Family Network is hosting a session that includes information from the AccessAbility Services at Conestoga College and The University of Waterloo. If you have any questions, please contact Liz Maloney at 519-885-4620 ex. 5657. Successful Transition Information

WRDSB flags at half-mast this weekend for National Day of Mourning

The National Day of Mourning takes place annually on April 28. This weekend schools throughout Waterloo Region District School Board, as well as at the Education Centre, will be flying flags at half-mast in dedication to the memory of thousands of workers who have been killed, injured or have suffered illness as a result of work-related […]

May 4 is a P.D. Day

Please note that there is no school on Friday, May 4, 2018 for students so that our staff are able to participate in important learning and training opportunities. All Extended Day Programs will operate from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.  The professional development for elementary teachers is being planned by the elementary Teachers’ Federation of […]

Bluevale Presents The Many Moods of Music

Bluevale presents the Many Moods of Music! Please come out and join us for an awesome show as this amazing Bluevale tradition continues! The show opens the evening of Wednesday May 9th and continues each evening through to Saturday May 12th. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 7:00 p.m. Tickets prices […]

Enviro-Speak- Living on the EDGE: Year Long Ecohog and Frog Initiative

Hey Bluevale, in today’s blog we’re happy to introduce you to Helpful Hoppy and Pigsty Piggy, this year’s classroom audit mascots! These mascots are used to identify and reward eco-friendly classrooms in the school and also to help identify classrooms that need more encouragement. Read more about BCI’s classroom audits and mascots in our most […]

Bluevale Business Studies Teacher Lorie Guest Wins Prestigious Hillmer Award!

Congratulations to our Business Studies Department Head Miss Lorie Guest on winning the prestigious Hillmer Award! This award recognizes her outstanding career long contributions as a Business Studies Educator in her schools, school board, community and throughout the province. This is the highest honour awarded to Business Studies Teachers in Ontario. We are all so […]

Enviro-Speak – Living on the EDGE: 31 Days of Green

31 days of green is something that the co-leaders of  EDGE 2017-2018 created, where everyday for the month of March we focused on how to save, reduce, reuse and try new things to help sustain the environment. From something as simple as using reusable plastic bags, to making sure you fix your leaky faucets, or […]

Rain Water Issues at Bluevale

Good afternoon parents and guardians of Bluevale students.   Over the weekend, Bluevale sustained some damage to a few areas of the school from rain water and ice back-up.   The restoration company was here on Sunday, April 15th and are here again today working to restore impacted areas.  Working with the support of our Facilities Department, […]

Earth Week at Bluevale – April 16 to April 20

Join our Earth Week at Bluevale! BCI hosts our 2nd #1000ActsofGreen! Bluevale Ecoschool Challenges YOU to do something GREEN each day this week! Participate in the challenge and EARN A BALLOT (in the lounge at lunch) FOR A DAILY PRIZE! Read about BCI’s Ecoschools Challenge  

April 16: All schools closed due to weather

Due to the inclement weather, all WRDSB schools are CLOSED today. All Extended Day programs are cancelled. Our Education Centre remains OPEN for those who can safely arrive at work.

Flags lowered to half-mast following tragedy in Humboldt, Saskatchewan

A message from the school board: We are all shocked and saddened by the news of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash. In response to this tragic event, flags at schools and facilities across Waterloo Region District School Board have been lowered to half-mast during this time of mourning. Staff and students at some of our […]

Important message on the recent threats in our school communities

Dear Parents, Guardians and Caregivers, As many students, parents and guardians are aware, over these last few weeks, many threats have been made against a number of schools within the Waterloo Region District School Board and across the province. These threats have been issued by persons leaving behind inappropriate messages in a variety of school […]

Free mental wellness seminar for secondary students – Saturday, April 7, 2018

Elevate Waterloo: Mental Wellness Seminar for Secondary Students will be taking place this Saturday, April 7 at Albert McCormick Community Centre in Waterloo. The event focuses on recognizing issues underlying student mental health, and learning to be more mindful while responding to these issues. The event is free for secondary students, and costs $5 for […]

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