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Safe, Caring and Inclusive Schools Parent Survey

Parents and Guaardians, the WRDSB is once again requesting our parent community to complete an online survey. All grade 7 students will also be completing the survey in class with their teacher as well as teachers themselves. It would be greatly appreciated if you could take a few minutes to provide this useful feedback as [...]

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School Council Postponed

This is a reminder that School Council is postponed until May 12.

Summer School

Letters were mailed on Thursday for our grade 7 & 8 summer school recommendations. Summer school is recommended to any student who is working at a level 1 or 2 (between a 50% and 69%) in their current English or math class. Summer school is held at Jacob Hespeler Secondary School in July and transportation is [...]

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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 [...]

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Grade 8 Presentation

On April 20, the grade 8 student body will have the privilege of listening to Mr. Mark Meadows. Mark is a retired undercover police detective from the UK and has a myriad of experiences ranging from investigation of fraud to targeting organized crime at both at national and international level. He has spent the past [...]

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Perfumes and Body Sprays…

It has been brought to the attention of administration that many students are overusing heavily scented products in our corridors. Davis would kindly ask all students to refrain from use of spraying any scented products in the hallways between classes or after gym classes. These products are creating breathing difficulties among our student and staff [...]

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Science Fair @ Bingeman Tuesday Evening

On Tuesday, April 7, Miss MacDonald and 20 teams of students will be attending the Regional Science Fair @ Bingeman Park. This is a wonderful and exciting opportunity for our young scientists. We are very proud of the hard work and dedication that these Razorbacks demonstrate, not just on this particular project, but daily. Students [...]

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Staffing Changes

As most of you are probably aware, Mrs. Murovec has been offered the opportunity to move into the Vice-Principal position here at Davis. As a result of this move, we have had additional staff changes. We are proud to welcome Mrs. Becker as Class 77’s new core teacher.  Mrs. Becker has been teaching French to [...]

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Register Now for the PIC Family Event!

Registration is now open for the Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) Family Event ‘Building Skills to Navigate the School Years’, April 18, 2015, Bluevale Collegiate Institute. This FREE event is open to parents, guardians and the community. Keynote speaker, Lesley Andrews, will share with us her inspiring story of ‘overcoming the odds’ to follow her passion [...]

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Categories: Broadcast

Administrative Change as of April 1st

Mrs. Erin Bell will be leaving her position at William G. Davis as Vice-Principal to become Vice-Principal at Chalmers St. Public School starting Wednesday April 1st. Mrs. Bell has been a huge part of the Davis community for over 2 years and she has “made her mark” with both our students and staff. We wish [...]

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New Pilot Funding Initiative for Schools

The Waterloo Region District school board has partnered with My Class Needs, a not-for-profit foundation associated with Curriculum Services Canada, to offer a unique opportunity to support classroom teachers in securing additional resources to support student learning, well-being and achievement. The program provides grants for materials/services up to a maximum of $750 per class. To qualify, [...]

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Categories: Broadcast

Navigate the School Years

WRDSB Presents Building Skills to Navigate the School Years.  Saturday, April 18th, 2015.  Keynote speaker Lesley Andrews will discuss overcoming obstacles and beating the odds.  Conference topics include: Raising Money Smart Kids Win Win in Any Kind of Meeting Anxiety in Children Nurturing the Scientist in Your Family Elementary Math: What’s the Problem? Easing the [...]

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School Communication Channels

William G. Davis has a variety of tools to communicate school events.  Our primary mode of communication is through our school website  We recommend that parents check our newsfeed at least once a week for important information and up-coming events.  We also have our twitter feed, @WG_Davis, that gives students updates about daily events and reminders [...]

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Grade 8 Graduation 2015

Graduation at William G. Davis is a celebration to honour the achievement of the grade 8 students of our school. It is also a chance for the staff to extend best wishes to the graduates as they leave Davis to enter secondary school. Graduation will be held on Wednesday, June 24th at William G. Davis [...]

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WGD Digital Device Policy

William G. Davis believes that technology can be a powerful tool to enhance learning. We have spent a great deal of time discussing Digital Citizenship –the safe, legal and ethical use of technology. The concept of Digital Citizenship is one that encourages students themselves to be responsible for making positive decisions regarding their use of [...]

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