Safe, Caring, Inclusive Schools Survey for Parents

Parents/Guardians: Add your email address to the contact record for your child.

MyWay Logo

School Year Information Logo

Waterloo Education Foundation Inc. (WEFI)

News & Announcements

Have your say in the 2015-16 Budget Process!

How can you give input? Appear as a delegation at the June 10, 2015 Special Committee of the Whole Meeting. If you would like to appear as a delegation, you must register with the Manager of Corporate Services by noon on Thursday, June 4 2015. More information on delegation procedures and how to register is [...]

Read more about Have your say in the 2015-16 Budget Process! »

Categories: BoardBroadcastCommunityLearningSchools

Update: Information Regarding Grades 3 & 6 EQAO Assessments

We would like to provide families with an update to our previous letter indicating that the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) would begin strike action on Monday, May 11, 2015. The strike action taken by ETFO across the province, and including here in the WRDSB, involves the withdrawal of administrative duties, including the administration [...]

Read more about Update: Information Regarding Grades 3 & 6 EQAO Assessments »

Categories: Broadcast-ElementaryLabour

Update on Administration of Grades 3, 6 & 9 EQAO Assessments

The Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) notified the WRDSB that they will not be sending the Grade 3 and 6 Reading, Writing and Mathematics assessment materials to any boards currently affected by labour action. As a result, no WRDSB students in Grades 3 and 6 will participate in the EQAO assessment this year, until [...]

Read more about Update on Administration of Grades 3, 6 & 9 EQAO Assessments »

Categories: Broadcast-ElementaryBroadcast-SecondaryLabour

Paralympic Schools Week 2015 resources now available

This message is on behalf of the Canadian Paralympic Committee. — OTTAWA – Feb. 26, 2015 – The Canadian Paralympic Committee, in partnership with Petro-Canada, is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2015 edition of Paralympic Schools Week, which will be held nation-wide from May 4 to 8, 2015. All schools [...]

Read more about Paralympic Schools Week 2015 resources now available »

Categories: Broadcast

Update: Job Action for Elementary Teachers on Monday, May 11

Earlier this week we advised you that the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) were in a legal strike position effective Monday May 11, 2015. This afternoon Sam Hammond, president of ETFO Ontario, formally confirmed that public Elementary Teachers in Ontario will begin phase one of job action on Monday.  Mr. Hammond indicated that extracurricular activities [...]

Read more about Update: Job Action for Elementary Teachers on Monday, May 11 »

Categories: Broadcast-ElementaryLabour

The 2015-16 School Year Calendar is Here!

The 2015-16 school year calendar has been approved by the Ministry of Education. The first day of school for the 2015-16 school year is September 8, 2015.

View the Calendars:

Elementary
Secondary – Semestered Schools
Secondary – Waterloo-Oxford DSS

Read more about The 2015-16 School Year Calendar is Here! »

Categories: BroadcastSchools

Job Action for Elementary Teachers on Monday, May 11

Job action announced by Waterloo Region District School Board elementary teachers. We would like to provide families with an update to our previous letter indicating that the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) will be in a legal strike position on Monday May 11, 2015. We can now inform you that ETFO will begin strike [...]

Read more about Job Action for Elementary Teachers on Monday, May 11 »

Categories: Broadcast-ElementaryLabour

Important Information from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency

FOOD RECALL WARNING: SLICED APPLES Today the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) issued a Food Recall Warning of sliced apples and products containing sliced apples from Sun Rich Fresh Food Incorporated. The recall applies to sliced apples and products containing sliced apples produced in the company’s Brampton, Ontario facility due to possible Listeria contamination. Please [...]

Read more about Important Information from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency »

Categories: Broadcast

School Climate Surveys Are Here!

School climate surveys are important tools which help schools assess the current culture within a school. The survey captures perceptions from students, parents and staff relating to issues such as character development, equity and inclusion, safe schools, and variables that contribute to a healthy school environment. Please take the opportunity to complete the Safe Caring [...]

Read more about School Climate Surveys Are Here! »

Categories: Broadcast

UPDATE: Important Notice for Elementary Students & Families

Potential job action by elementary teachers province-wide The purpose of this letter is to update Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) families on the status of labour negotiations with elementary teachers. At the provincial/central bargaining table, the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) filed for conciliation and made the request for a No-Board Report. On April 24, [...]

Read more about UPDATE: Important Notice for Elementary Students & Families »

Categories: Broadcast-ElementaryLabour

Mental Health Fair Reminder

This is a reminder that all students in both grades 7 and 8 will be walking over to Lang’s Farm on Thursday, April 30th. If you have not yet signed up your student on school day please do so.

Fundraiser Information

Dear Parents Perrenial 2015Perenial Order Form

Healthy Tips from Public Health

DOCS_ADMIN-#1832639-v1-WRDSB_Newsletters_and_Web_Content_S

Nutrition for Learning Flower Fundraiser

Parents and Guardians, on Monday, April 27, your student will bring home a letter which explains our perennial fundraiser. WGD is working with St. John’s Nursery to provide beautiful one gallon pots at very reasonable prices. Flowers range from Alliums to Veronicas and everything else in between. The cost is $8 each, 2 for $15 [...]

Read more about Nutrition for Learning Flower Fundraiser »

Important Notice for Elementary Students & Families

Potential job action by Waterloo Region District School Board Secondary teachers. You may have heard about the possibility of labour disruption at the Waterloo District School Board (WRDSB). We would like to assure you that this is currently an issue affecting secondary schools, not elementary schools. The collective agreements for all unionized school board employees [...]

Read more about Important Notice for Elementary Students & Families »

Categories: Broadcast-ElementaryLabour

1 2 7