News & Announcements

CORRECTION: Public transport strike – information for students

The Region of Waterloo is advising that labour action will cause disruption to local Grand River Transit and MobilityPLUS operators starting Monday, April 3, 2017. The strike action may cause disruption for some of our students and their families who use public transport to get to and from school.  School Bus services are not affected and […]

Public transport strike – information for students

The Region of Waterloo is advising that labour action will cause disruption to local Grand River Transit and MobilityPLUS operators starting Monday, April 5, 2017. The strike action may cause disruption for some of our students and their families who use public transport to get to and from school.  School Bus services are not affected and […]

Grade 8 Year End Trip

Grade 8 Year End Trip St. Andrew’s Grade 8 Year End Trip June 26 to 28 – Ottawa There is a deadline for Tuesday April  18 for registrations for the Ottawa Trip. Payments due in full by June 5, 2017 online. To register, go online to: www.edutravel.com/redeem Trip Code: STAPSOTT2017  

Board accepts Cambridge Trustee Mitchell resignation

Waterloo Region District School Board Trustees accepted the resignation the representative for Cambridge/North Dumfries, Trustee Andrea Mitchell, today. “I would like to thank Trustee Mitchell for her tireless and dedicated service to the students, parents, staff and community members of the Waterloo Region District School Board,” said Chairperson Scott McMillan. “My fellow trustees and I are extremely grateful for her […]

Still time to register for the PIC Parent conference

Registration is still open for the sixth annual Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) and the Waterloo Region Assembly of Public School Councils (WRAPSC)  free family event for parents, caregivers and the community. The theme for this year’s parent conference is Empowering Students with Parent Engagement. The conference will start with keynote speakers Royan Lee, a teacher, consultant and blogger and Yumi […]

Special Weather Statement – March 13, 2017

Environment Canada has issued a Special Weather Statement for Waterloo Region for Monday and Tuesday. High winds, precipitation and cold temperatures may result in WRDSB school closures and require us to cancel extended day programs. We encourage parents and staff to monitor the WRDSB website, social media accounts and local radio stations. 15:54 EnvCanada issued […]

Dear Parents and Guardians, Over the past few years, society has seen an increase in the number of reported cases of young people involved in self/peer exploitation over cell phones, messaging apps, and social network sites.  Your child has been part of lessons and discussions aimed at helping young people avoid such exposure, and to […]

Register now for the annual PIC and WRAPSC conference

For the sixth 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, caregivers and the community. The theme for this year’s parent conference is Empowering Students with Parent Engagement. The conference will start with keynote speakers Royan Lee, a teacher, consultant […]

2017-18 Annual Budget Survey

Calling all students, parents and community members. Have a say in our budget process. Which funding priorities do you think the Board should consider for the 2017-18 school year, and beyond? Respond to the short 2017-18 Annual Budget Survey below to help us identify which areas are important to our WRDSB community. Please keep in mind: […]

2016-17 Grade 7 meningococcal vaccination program update

This information is shared on behalf of Region of Waterloo Public Health. New! Meningococcal vaccine (Menactra) will be delivered to Grade 7 students through community clinics offered for the 2016-17 school year. Clinics are drop-in and will run from 3:30pm – 7:30pm. What is Meningococcal disease? Meningococcal disease is a very serious infection caused by […]

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