Elementary Families: Public Health Vaccine Clinics

View a translated version of this page: Amharic አማርኛ Arabic عربي Chinese (Simplified) 中国人 Chinese (Traditional) 繁體字 Farsi (Persian) فارسی French (Canadian) Gujarati ગુજરાતી Punjabi ਪੰਜਾਬੀ Spanish Española Turkish Türk Ukrainian украї́нська мо́ва Vietnamese Tiếng Việt Vaccinations for Students in Kindergarten to Grade 8 Appointments are available from Region of Waterloo Public Health for elementary […]

January 21 is Lincoln Alexander Day

“It is not your duty to be average. It is your duty to set a higher example for others to follow.” – Lincoln Alexander January 21 is Lincoln Alexander Day. The Honourable Lincoln Alexander was a pioneer in the fight for racial equity in Canada. Since 2015, the Government of Canada has recognized Alexander’s legacy. […]

Kindergarten Registration is Now Open for Fall 2024

Starting January 15, families can register their child(ren) for: Kindergarten Before and After School Programs Join us at the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) in Fall 2024! We are dedicated to ensuring that your children receive an education supporting their full potential from kindergarten to graduation. Our commitment includes: Providing a welcoming, secure, respectful, […]

Celebrating Educational Assistant and Child and Youth Worker Appreciation Day

Friday, January 19 is Educational Assistant and Child and Youth Worker Appreciation Day in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB). This day provides an opportunity to show our appreciation to all of these incredible staff members who support the students we serve every day. Educational Assistants (EA) and Child and Youth Workers (CYW) in […]

January 17 is Raoul Wallenberg Day

January 17 is Raoul Wallenberg Day in Canada. Working as a Swedish diplomat in Budapest during the Second World War, Raoul Wallenberg risked his own life to save the lives of tens of thousands of Hungarian Jewish people from the Holocaust. In 1985, the Government of Canada named Mr. Wallenberg its first honourary citizen. In […]

Saturday, January 13 – International and Indigenous Language Programs and Rental Cancellations

Due to the forecasted weather conditions and the special weather statement that is in effect for Waterloo region on Saturday, January 13, 2024: All Elementary in-person International and Indigenous Languages Program classes are cancelled All remote Secondary International and Indigenous Languages Program classes are still operating All school rentals are cancelled Organizers will receive an […]

Assistive Technology – Support for Families in Early 2024

View a translated version of this page: Amharic አማርኛ Arabic عربي Chinese (Simplified) 中国人 Chinese (Traditional) 繁體字 Farsi (Persian) فارسی French (Canadian) Gujarati ગુજરાતી Punjabi ਪੰਜਾਬੀ Spanish Española Turkish Türk Ukrainian украї́нська мо́ва Vietnamese Tiếng Việt Families and Caregivers: Are you looking for ways to support your child with technology? The Waterloo Region District School […]

French Immersion Applications Open for Students Entering Grade 2 in September 2024

Applications for the French immersion program are open until Wednesday, January 31, 2024. Apply for French Immersion Families of children born in 2017: Apply for the French immersion program. Need help with the application process? Call 519-570-0003 ext. 4419 Email frenchprograms@wrdsb.ca WRDSB French Programs French language programs at the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) […]

January Lunch and Learn Sessions for Parents and Caregivers

As part of our ongoing efforts to support WRDSB families, our psychology staff are offering a number of Lunch and Learn sessions. These webinars, scheduled over the lunch hour on Wednesdays, aim to equip families with useful tips and information to assist them in supporting their child. Lunch and Learn Sessions Teen Mental Health When: […]

Warm Holiday Wishes from the WRDSB

With the winter holiday break just a few days away, we want to wish you a warm and happy holiday season, no matter where, what or how you’re celebrating. Though there are only nine days left this year, we are pleased to see just how much we accomplished in 2023. This year, we worked to […]

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