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2014 Director’s Annual Report

The 2014 Director’s Annual Report is now available! Each year, the Director is required to submit a report to the Ministry of Education, highlighting the achievements of the past year. Our Annual Report gives the local community a snap shot at what students and staff have achieved. Awards, good news stories and  achievements in learning [...]

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Razorback Science Fair

Science Fair Projects and Implied vs. Informed Consent – It’s Science Fair season at William G. Davis! Students are doing all kinds of inquiry projects and testing a wide range of hypotheses. Some projects require volunteers to do simple tasks such as complete an anonymous simple survey, pick a random number, follow a pattern, listen to [...]

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Red Maple Reading Contest

Library News! The Red Maple 2015 reading contest has gotten off to a very successful start with about 60 Razorbacks participating. Students are busy reading the 10 books short listed in each of the fiction and the non-fiction categories of the Ontario School Library Association’s Red Maple Award. Students who read at least 5 of the [...]

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Graduation Pictures

Graduation Memories! Life Touch will be here to take Grade 8 Graduation photos on Monday, January 26th, 2015. All graduating students will have their photo taken so that they will appear in the Class of 2015 School Composite. It is recommended that the ladies wear a white blouse and the gentleman wear a white collared [...]

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A Day at Chicopee

On February 10, 2015 all Razorbacks are invited to a day of winter sports at Chicopee Hill. Trip #1 Chicopee Ski and Snowboarding Hill (all levels of experience welcome). Trip # 2 Chicopee Sledding and Tubing Hill. Trip information, forms and payment can be accessed through School Day or by requesting a paper copy through your [...]

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Professional Development Day

January 30, 2015 has been designated as a Professional Development Day for all teaching and support staff within WRDSB.  Teachers will be assessing and evaluating student work and engaging in the planning cycle.  Classes will not be in session.

January 9 – Transportation Cancellation

Due to the current weather conditions ALL SCHOOL BUSES, TAXIS AND SPECIAL EDUCATION ROUTES in Wellesley, Wilmot, Woolwich and North Dumfries Townships are cancelled for the Waterloo Region District School Board

The following schools dependent on Transportation are Closed for the Day: Floradale, Linwood, WaterlooOxford D.S.S.
ALL evening RENTAL PERMITS at these schools are CANCELLED

TRANSPORTATION IN ALL OTHER AREAS IS OPERATING AND SCHOOLS ARE OPEN.

All Extended Day Child Care programs are OPEN.

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Keeping Parents in the “Know”

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 from 6:30 to 8:00 School Council Presents, KEEPING PARENTS IN THE “KNOW.”  This is a two part workshop that informs parents about the grade 8 to 9 high school course selection process and takes a look at Internet and Social Media Safety. Keeping Parents in the “Know” Grade 8 to 9 [...]

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Healthy Food & Living Tips

Waterloo Region District School Board has partnered with the Region of Waterloo Public Health to provide Healthy Food & Living Tips.  Please see the table of contents below for the topics covered in the most recent publication and click on the link below. Quick Tips! Keep Treats as Treats Kids in the Kitchen Planning Healthy [...]

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WRDSB Lowers Flags for Pakistan

We are all saddened by the tragic events that took place at Army Public School in Peshawar, Pakistan. To show support for all those affected, we will be lowering flags at our schools, and our Education Centre, until the end of day on December 19.

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WGD Ski Club! Join Today!

The Wm. G. Davis after school ski/snowboard club runs for 5 consecutive Wednesday’s starting on January 21, 2015. This is an excellent opportunity for students to either learn a new winter sport or enjoy a familiar sport of skiing / snowboarding with friends from school. We will be leaving Wm. G. Davis at 3:00 and [...]

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Our School is Online with School-Day!

William G Davis is now using School-Day, an online portal that lets us instantly share up coming details connected to off campus trips, team and club events and payment options. Our School Website and Twitter Feed will continue to be our primary communication tools. School-Day will be used as an information and payment management system [...]

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Win a Turkey

W.G.D’s annual “Win a Turkey“ will be held next week.  A student from each advisor will win a turkey with all the dressings for the Holidays! Ballots will be entered this week.  The draw will be held Thursday, December the 18th.  

WRDSB Observes National Day of Remembrance

To mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women, flags on all Ontario government buildings across the province will be flown at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, December 6, 2014. The education centre, and schools will lower their flags at close of business on Friday, December 5, 2014 and return them [...]

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Winter Concert

The Razorback Concert Choir and Band has been working hard in preparation for our annual Winter Concert on Thursday, December 11. All parents, students and community members are welcome. We ask that students are accompanied by an adult if they are not a member of the choir or band. Doors will open at 6:30 with the [...]

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