Bussing for Next Year

For those who are wondering about bussing details for next year, there is now information on how to get it on the “About” page of this web site. Transportation details will be available August 22, and information on how to get those details are outlined on the “About” page. If your address is going to […]

A Letter From Our Kindergartens

Our kindergarten children are world changers! In November, some of our kindergarten students went for a walk and noticed a lot of dog poop in the parks beside the school. They wrote a letter to the city of Waterloo. The City responded, and signs have now been posted asking pet owners to pick up after […]

It’s Facebook Official

We are excited to announce that we have joined Facebook, the most popular social media network!

Please take a few moments to visit our page, look around and LIKE us: facebook.com/wrdsb/


Come join us on Facebook! Come join us on Facebook!

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No Scents Please

We have some students and staff who are sensitive to scents in our school. Certain scents, or when scents are strong, can trigger a reaction that may mean that that they need to go home for the rest of the day to recover. Scents can be found in personal care products such as perfumes, body sprays, sun […]

safeTALK training now available for parents & guardians

As part of our system goal of supporting student achievement & well-being, we are pleased to offer safeTALK training for parents/guardians. What is safeTALK? safeTALK is a three-hour alertness workshop that prepares participants, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide alert helper. What are the goals and objectives of safeTALK? Recognize that […]

Kindergarten Information Night

Thursday, starting at 6:00 pm, we will have an information night for kindergarten families new to our school. The kindergarten staff will have several stations set up and you will have an opportunity to flow from one to the other to get an idea of how the kindergarten program works.

Join our Accessibility Planning Committee!

We are looking for three representatives to sit on our Accessibility Planning Committee beginning in the 2016-17 school year. The role of the committee aligns with the Board’s Strategic Plan and specifically relates to fostering wellness and well-being, embracing diversity and inclusion and engaging students, families, staff and communities by ensuring that our school and […]

The 2016-17 School Year Calendar is Here!

The 2016-17 School Year Calendar has been approved by the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) and by the Ontario Ministry of Education. The first day of school for 2016-17 school year is Tuesday, September 6, 2016. View the calendars: 2016-17 School Year Information Elementary Secondary – Semestered Schools Secondary – Waterloo-Oxford DSS

Help us Suggest a Mascot for Vista Hills PS!

Vista Hills PS is our newest elementary school, set to open this September. We are looking for suggestions for the school mascot, and we want your input! We invite all members of our community to help us suggest our mascot by filling out the form on the Vista Hills PS website. School staff will select […]

Friday is Rainbow Day

On Friday we will be wearing as many bright colours as we can. We will be doing this simply for the joy of it.

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