Announcing a New Superintendent of Student Achievement and Well-being

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Bobbie Chatha as a new Superintendent of Student Achievement and Well-Being, effective April 29, 2024. Bobbie’s career spans over two decades, marked by progressive leadership roles and a deep commitment to fostering a culture of Human Rights and Equity within the educational landscape. Before joining the Waterloo […]

WRDSB Student Nominates Director chanicka for Day of Pink award

In a deserving recognition of community leadership, Director chanicka was presented with the 2024 Day of Pink – Visibility Award at the International Day of Pink Gala in Toronto. This award recognizes outstanding community leaders who have done work to advance the human rights, culture, community, history, heritage, and art of 2SLGBTQIA+ individuals in Canada […]

Don’t Miss It: Assistive Technology – Support for Families in Spring 2024

View a translated version of this page: Amharic አማርኛ Arabic عربي Chinese (Simplified) 中国人 Chinese (Traditional) 繁體字 Farsi (Persian) فارسی French (Canadian) Gujarati ગુજરાતી Punjabi ਪੰਜਾਬੀ Spanish Española Turkish Türk Ukrainian украї́нська мо́ва Vietnamese Tiếng Việt Families and Caregivers: Are you looking for ways to support your child with technology? The Waterloo Region District School […]

April 10 is the International Day of Pink

Wednesday, April 10, 2024 is the International Day of Pink. The International Day of Pink is an opportunity to represent: Inclusion Diversity Courage Solidarity Kindness Acceptance Students and staff are encouraged to wear pink in support of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community. About the International Day of Pink The International Day of Pink started in 2007 by […]

Staff Focus for Monday, April 8, 2024

On Monday, April 8, all Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) Elementary and Secondary Teachers and Education Workers will be present at their worksites and will engage in school learning and improvement planning. This work will take place alongside supporting student learning asynchronously. This focus aligns with priorities outlined: By the Ministry of Education WRDSB […]

April is Spring into Spring Month

April is Spring into Spring month! This year, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), in partnership with Student Transportation Services of Waterloo Region (STSWR) and Ontario Active School Travel, will be participating in Spring into Spring. Spring is the perfect time to get active outdoors and brush off the winter blues! Walking, biking and […]

April 8 Eclipse Update – WRDSB Asynchronous Student Learning Day

Reflecting on further considerations, Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) schools will be closed to students on Monday, April 8, 2024 and students can participate in asynchronous learning opportunities on that day. The decision has been made after listening to and reflecting on further feedback from the WRDSB community, including staff and families. Concerns for […]

March 31 is the International Day of Transgender Visibility

March 31 is the International Day of Transgender Visibility. This is an opportunity to celebrate: Two spirit people Transgender people Gender nonconforming people Nonbinary people It is also a chance to raise awareness of the discrimination faced by trans people worldwide. Trans-identifying people face ongoing pressure to change or conform in order to validate their […]

Wednesday, April 10 is a PD Day for All WRDSB Students

Wednesday, April 10, 2024, is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, in person or virtually All board-operated Extended Day and Youth Development programs will be closed About Professional Development (PD) Days PD days are held throughout the school year to provide learning opportunities for school-based […]

WRDSB welcomes two new Student Trustees for 2024-25 school year

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is pleased to announce two new Student Trustees elected for the 2024-25 school year. Feiyang Luo and Devansh Lakhanpal were elected during a student election in February 2024. As WRDSB continues to develop student-centred plans and programs to foster connection and belonging in our schools, Student Trustees play […]

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