News & Announcements

Join us on January 25 for a Public Meeting Open House

Waterloo Region District School Board is developing a Long-Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) that will show how well used our schools are now and are expected to be over the next ten years. It also reveals how well kept our schools are in terms of school condition. Your feedback on the proposed solutions is important to us. We invite […]

Trustees form a committee to consider full-year schooling

On Monday evening, trustees voted in favour of establishing a committee to look into the option of full-year schooling. Full-year schooling means students would get the same number of days in school but with more frequent, shorter breaks in the year. The committee will review research, look at examples of boards currently running full-year programs […]

It’s time to register for Kindergarten

Online registration is now open for Fall 2018. For most children and parents, the transition into kindergarten can be an exciting milestone. At Waterloo Region District School Board, we want to ensure parents that their children will receive the best education in the region, throughout their Kindergarten to Grade 12 journey. When students begin school […]

Home Reading Volunteers

Home Reading Volunteers Needed We are currently in need of volunteers to help support our Home Reading Program.  If you are available on Monday or Wednesday mornings from 8:35-10:35 between now and early June, we would really appreciate your help!  Home Reading volunteers oversee book exchange, reorganize books that are returned and carry out simple repairs.  It’s a fun and easy […]

Celebrating Edna Staebler’s birthday

On Monday, we will be celebrating Edna Staebler’s birthday!  She was born on January 15, 1906. This special event is also part of our school’s 10th-year-anniversary celebration.   All students will get a cupcake baked by parent volunteers.  Initially, the cupcakes were going to be given to students on Tuesday.  However, we have good news to share!  […]

French Immersion registration begins January 10, 2018

Families of children entering Grade 1 in the fall of 2018 can register for French Immersion beginning January 10. Visit our French Immersion website to learn more or register your child.

Talking to your child about opioids

Dear Parents and Caregivers, Once again, we are sending families important information about opioid-related drug overdoses and urging you to speak with your children about staying safe. On December 2, 2017, Waterloo Regional Police Services reported that 65 people in our region died as a result of a suspected overdose. This is a 71 per […]

Edna Staebler P.S. Food Drive

Congratulations to Mr. Maier and his students for organizing a very successful food drive to support families in our region during the Holiday Season.  Over 1,700 food items were collected, which surpassed the goal of 1,200.  Absolutely amazing! Copy of Waterloo Region’s Finest

Our guide for the winter season

Winter is coming and we want to ensure that we are ready for what Mother Nature has in store for us this season. During bad weather conditions, we may need to cancel buses or close schools for the safety of our students and staff. Here’s what you need to know: Learn more about our Severe Weather procedures.

Arts Event at Sir John A. Macdonald SS – November 30, 2017

The staff at SJAM would like to invite our school community to their incredibly innovative and exciting arts event, taking place on Thursday, November 30th from 7:00-9:30 pm at Sir John A. Macdonald Secondary School.     Come to SJAM‘s second-ever celebration of the Arts and beyond! Experience our high school in a whole new light, as you’ve never […]

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