2023-24 School Ventilation Report

View a translated version of this page: Amharic አማርኛ Arabic عربي Farsi (Persian) فارسی French (Canadian) Somali Soomaali Spanish Española Turkish Türk We remain committed to ensuring Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) schools are safe for students and staff. In support of this we have made significant investments and improvements. Measures Taken WRDSB Facilities […]

Transforming Education Through Engagement

At the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) we’re transforming education in partnership with those we serve. Student academic achievement and well-being are at the heart of what we do. We are committed to making our schools places where every student can succeed. However, we know we can’t do this alone. During the strategic planning […]

October Lunch and Learn Sessions for Parents and Caregivers

As part of our ongoing efforts to support WRDSB parents, caregivers and families, our psychology staff are offering a number of Lunch and Learn sessions for WRDSB parents, caregivers and family members. These webinars, scheduled over the lunch hour on Wednesdays, aim to equip parents with useful tips and information to assist them in supporting […]

Recognizing Rowan’s Law Day and Supporting Concussion Safety

The start of the school year welcomes the return of school clubs and sports. Whether students are participating in team sports, physical education classes, dance, performing arts or any other physical activity – safety is always top of mind. Rowan’s Law Day Rowan’s Law, named after Rowan Stringer, a 17-year-old athlete who tragically died in […]

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day – Friday, September 29

On Friday, September 29, Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) will acknowledge: The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Orange Shirt Day These days are recognized annually on September 30. As September 30 is a Saturday, WRDSB will be acknowledging the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day on Friday, September 29, […]

Friday, October 6 is a PD Day for all WRDSB students

Friday, October 6, 2023, 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 […]

2023-24 Severe Weather Day Information

Dear Families and Students, As we prepare for cooler temperatures, we want to take this opportunity to share with you the WRDSB’s severe weather plans for the 2023-24 school year. Additionally, in the event of temporary school closures due to unforeseen circumstances, such as a power outage, the WRDSB will support the continuity of students’ […]

School-Day Currently Unavailable

School-Day is currently unavailable. The vendor is actively working to resolve the issue and we will provide an update when School-Day is available. Communicating with Your School In the meantime, schools will be making use of their websites to continue communicating with the families and community they serve. Our apologies for the inconvenience and thank […]

Anticipated September 20 Protests

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is committed to upholding the human rights of all those we serve. We are aware of the planned protests on Wednesday, September 20, 2023. We are concerned about the harm it may cause members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ and Muslim communities. Unfortunately, underlying some of the motivations behind these […]

Saying Thanks on Information Technology Professionals Day

Today is Information Technology Professionals Day – it’s an opportunity to recognize the critical role information technology staff play in supporting staff and students all across the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB). First celebrated in 2015, IT Professionals Day was created to show appreciation for these dedicated professionals who keep every part of their […]

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