Announcing the Distance Learning Program Guides

We are proud to announce two new guides for the 2020-2021 WRDSB Distance Learning Program. Many students will join us for Distance Learning and we are incredibly excited to welcome students back to learning at a distance this year. The staff in the Distance Learning Program are committed to creating caring and engaging virtual learning […]

Welcome to the 2020-2021 School Year

Dear parents, families and caregivers, With the beginning of the new school year just around the corner, I want to take a moment to reach out and personally welcome you all to the 2020-2021 school year. This year, I have recorded a video message, as it seems like it’s been such a long time since […]

Revised Staggered Start at Edna Staebler

Edna Staebler Return to School       September 3, 2020 The school board has provided an updated and revised Staggered Start Schedule for our Elementary Students.    Please click this LINK to view an updated letter to our families.   September 8 and 9 will now be set aside for staff to prepare for the […]

WRDSB revises staggered start of the school year

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) will delay the start of the school year to allow students and staff time to transition back into the learning environment, both online and in-person.  The later start will give staff time to prepare to safely welcome their students back into the classroom and transition to their new […]

Distance Learning in the WRDSB: Fall 2020

This following describes the WRDSB Plan for our Distance Learning Program, Fall 2020 As a parent or caregiver, you have either chosen in-person or Distance Learning for September for your child(ren). We have a higher than anticipated number of students who have opted for Distance Learning: over 8,500 elementary students and 2000 secondary students. These […]

Confirming your child’s attendance for the 2020-21 school year

Families who still need to confirm whether or not their child(ren) will be attending in-person learning on their first day of school or choosing Distance Learning are asked to call or email their child(ren)’s school office by Friday, August 28, 2020 by 4:00 pm. For families who have already indicated their preference but would like […]

Day in the Life: Elementary Students

The upcoming school year will be different from what we are used to. To help ease the worry and anxiety of both students and their families, we have put together this guide for families, to help them visualize and practice what a typical school day will be like in the 2020-21 school year. The guide […]

Edna Staebler Return to School – STAGGERED ENTRY

Edna Staebler Return to School     Please click this link to view this message as a document In the best interest of our students (attending Edna Staebler Public School in-person for the Fall 2020), we have balanced our class numbers for our staggered start groups for the first two weeks and have adjusted slightly […]

A message from the Minister of Education on school safety and outbreak management

August 26, 2020 Dear Parents, We are committed to ensuring the return to school is safe for students, teachers and staff. Our comprehensive plan for reopening schools leads the country in robust public health protocols and per-pupil funding. Money will be going towards personal protective equipment (PPE), enhanced cleaning of our schools and buses, improving […]

Registering for School

Looking to register your child with the Waterloo Region District School Board? We have adapted our registration process to align with health and safety measures during COVID-19. Currently, we cannot accommodate walk-in registration appointments. Please refer to the information below on how to register for school. Please note: To ensure students are placed in a […]

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