Summer School Update

This message is for families who have already registered their child for our Summer School program. Registration for Summer School has closed. Please speak to your school administrator if you have any questions. Dear Summer School Families, We would like to thank you for registering your child for Summer School this year. We are currently […]

Student’s Hair On The Line for Rainbow Railroad

Anna Wienburg, a Grade 12 student at Bluevale Collegiate Institute (BCI) in Waterloo, is putting her hair on the line to raise funds for Rainbow Railroad, an organization that helps LGBTQI people seek safe haven from violence and persecution. Wienburg pledged to shave off all her hair if she hit the initial goal of $1,000. […]

Information on Grad Photos

We are sorry we were not able to accommodate grad photos at the school this year. Please see the message below from Lifetouch. Attention Grads: As we come to the end of this challenging school year, Lifetouch would like to provide an update about our plans going into the summer. Under Ontario’s Roadmap to Reopen […]

School Vaccine Clinics In Waterloo Region

The Waterloo Region Vaccine Task Force is hosting school vaccine clinics across Waterloo Region between June 22 – 26, 2021 for youth and their families. These clinics do not take walk-ins, an appointment is needed. School vaccine clinics Youth aged 12-17 and family members they live with can book appointments at these vaccine clinics to […]

Celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day

On Monday, June 21st, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is offering a full day of programming available for educators to enjoy alongside their students, featuring Indigenous authors, artists, dancers, Knowledge Keepers, and other special guests who will share their stories, cultures, and insights throughout the day. This will be an exceptional opportunity to […]

Let’s Connect: Tell Us How You Are Doing

All Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) students and families are invited to take part in the third installment of our Let’s Connect Survey series. What is the purpose of the Let’s Connect 3 Survey? We would like to hear from students and families about: their experiences this year student/staff well-being feedback about planning for […]

Juneteenth and Emancipation Day

Juneteenth, celebrated on June 19, marks the day in 1865 when enslaved Black communities in Texas, USA learned they’d be free – two and a half years after President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. Juneteenth marks the tragedy of enslavement and recognizes the challenges that those who fight injustice continue to face. Juneteenth also […]

Parent & Youth Vaccine Information Session from Public Health

Join Region of Waterloo Public Health for a presentation on the effectiveness and safety of the Pfizer vaccine for youth. Dr. Kelly Grindrod who is an Associate Professor at the University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy will provide a brief presentation and answer questions. Parents, caregivers and youth are encouraged to join. Do you have […]

End of Year Collection of Tech and Learning Materials

On Thursday June 24th and Friday June 25th from 9:30 – 3:30 each day, students in grades 9 – 12 will be able to return all borrowed Bluevale learning materials (i.e. Library books, textbooks, instruments etc.).   Additionally, any graduating students or students moving to another board can return their Chromebooks on this day.  If graduating […]

Get to Know the Equity and Inclusion Branch

Earlier this month, we announced the new Indigenous, Equity, and Human Rights Department. This week, we are profiling the second of three branches within the department: the Equity and Inclusion Branch. Equity and Inclusion Branch Equity & Inclusion Team The Equity & Inclusion Team strives to increase educational equity by working alongside staff to identify […]

Welcome to Grade 9! An Update for our Future Knights

Bluevale staff and students are looking so forward to welcoming our Newest Knights, our Grade 9s, this September. In preparation for some of the questions students may have, we have set up a “Meet and Greet” virtually for any interested students. This event is virtual and will occur via Google Meet next Wednesday, June 16 […]

Stress and Anxiety Boot Camp: Learn ways to manage stress and anxiety

As part of our ongoing efforts to support Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) students and families, our psychology and social work staff are offering two free interactive, fun information sessions about stress and anxiety and how they can be managed. These sessions will be hosted jointly with the Waterloo Catholic District School Board (WCDSB). […]

Important Computer Account Message for Graduates and Any Students Leaving Bluevale

All graduating students, and any students leaving Bluevale at the end of this school year, will lose access to their G Suite for Education accounts and data (including Google Drive files and email) over the summer and the accounts will be closed. It is strongly recommended that these students back up all documents and emails to […]

Neighbourhood Vaccine Clinic In Our Community

The Waterloo Region Vaccine Task Force is hosting a vaccine clinic in your neighbourhood between June 15 and 18, 2021 for youth and their families. Youth and family members they live with can book appointments at this clinic to get their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.  Albert McCormick  500 Parkside Drive, Waterloo, Ontario N2L […]

Year End Connections for WRDSB Students

We know that this has been an extraordinarily difficult year for our students. As the school year comes to a close, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) will be celebrating all of our students through a variety of events. Each of the 121 schools across the WRDSB are busy making plans for end-of-year activities. […]

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