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.

Music Night Tonight!

Our music night starts at 7:00 tonight. Performers are asked to be at school at 6:30. We are looking forward to displaying some of our talents for our families.

Free SCIS Workshops for Parents and Caregivers

Creating Safe and Inclusive Schools and Communities Presented by Harmony Movement, in partnership with the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) and Waterloo Catholic District School Board. We are pleased to offer these workshops for families on a variety of topics! Here is what you can expect: Interactive and engaging content Learn skills to enhance […]

Family Movie Night

We will be watching Hotel Transylvania 2 on Thursday evening. Doors open at 6:00, the movie starts at 6:30. This is a family event. Students are expected to come with their adults so that families can enjoy the time together. The night is run by volunteers and there will be no school staff there to supervise […]

Parking Information

The City of Waterloo has put together a one page resource to help answer questions and encourage safer behavior around schools. The resource can be found by clicking here: CityofWaterloo_SchoolParking_DOs&DONTs.  Traffic at school at the beginning and end of the day is always a concern, and there may be some suggestions in this document that […]

PIC Family Event Fast Approaching!

For the fifth year in a row, the WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) and the Waterloo Region Assembly of Public School Councils (WRAPSC) is hosting their free annual family event for parents, guardians and the community! The theme for this year’s parent conference is Strengthening Family-School Relationships – Achieving Excellence and Well-being for all Students. REGISTER NOW! Date: […]

Safe, Caring & Inclusive School Surveys are Here!

Safe, Caring & Inclusive School surveys are important tools which help schools assess the current culture within a school. The survey for parents and guardians, captures perceptions from students, parents, and staff relating to issues such as character development, equity and inclusion, safe schools, and variables that contribute to a healthy school environment. Please take the […]

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