News & Announcements

Congratulations staff, students and families

Another academic year has come to a close. We know that this is an exciting and busy time for our staff, students and families. I would like to take a moment to reflect, express gratitude and celebrate the hard work and accomplishments of our school communities. Our strategic priorities and commitments are the foundation of […]

Privacy and Class List Communication Changes

Waterloo Region District School Board is committed to keeping your children safe. To comply with privacy legislation we are changing the way we communicate elementary students’ home classrooms for September 2018. Class lists will no longer be posted on the outside windows or doors of your child’s  school. More details about how to find your […]

2018 Kindergarten Staggered Entry At a Glance

Tuesday, September 4 DAY 1 Wednesday, September 5 DAY 2 Thursday, September 6 DAY 3 Friday, September 7 DAY 4 Classroom visits for Y1 and new-to-school Y2 students and families Returning Y2 students and half of Y1 (and new-to-school Y2) students Returning Y2 students and half of Y1 (and new Y2) students All Y1 & […]

Fire and Bomb Threat Drill

Schools are required to do several safety drills each year, so that we can be prepared for things that we hope will never happen. We are required to do a tornado drill, two lockdown drills, five fire drills and one combined fire and bomb threat drill. The bomb threat drill is a newer requirement that […]

2018-19 School Year Calendar is now available

The 2018-19 School Year Calendar is now available.

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Provincial Election

The provincial election will be taking place on Thursday, June 7, 2018.  Edna Staebler Public School is being used as a polling location. Please note that there may be an increase in traffic this day, and as a result parking around the school may be difficult. Please keep this in mind when planning your travel to […]

June 1 is a P.D. Day for Elementary schools

Friday, June 1, 2018 is a professional development day for Elementary school staff. Elementary students will not attend school, but Extended Day Programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus of the P.D. Day will be teacher directed assessments, evaluation and planning activities. Paraprofessional staff (EAs/CYWs) will be participating […]

Family Survey

Welcome to the 2017-18 Family Survey. Take the Survey We would like to hear from you! Parents and guardians are important partners as we work to provide safe, caring and inclusive places for students to learn and succeed. The survey will remain open until June 28, 2018 at 4pm. Your answers will remain anonymous and […]

Flying the Pride flag to celebrate diversity and inclusion

June is nationally recognized as pride month in Canada. Many institutions and organizations fly the Pride flag as a celebration of diversity. During the month of June, all Waterloo Region District School Board locations will fly the Pride flag alongside the Canadian flag. We believe that our schools are safe spaces for everyone that walks […]

Happy Support Staff Appreciation Day

At Waterloo Region District School Board we believe that all of our staff play an important role in supporting students’ confidence and success. May 9th marks Support Staff Appreciation Day. This is a day in which we celebrate the skills, commitment and dedication of our educational support staff in helping create bright futures for our students. […]

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