News & Announcements


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 […]

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Categories: Board · Broadcast-Elementary · Broadcast-Secondary · Community · Schools


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

Categories: Broadcast-Elementary · Broadcast-Secondary · Schools


Report Cards

Students will receive their semester 2, term 1 report cards on April 28, 2016.


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 […]

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Categories: Broadcast-Elementary · Broadcast-Secondary

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France-Anne Sweeny Award

Are you a Grade 11 student who works hard to make a difference in your community? Consider applying for the France-Anne Sweeny “Making a Difference” Scholarship Award. Details and application forms are available on the award website: Applications are due to Mr. Payne in the Guidance Department by April 15, 2016 at 11:50am.


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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Categories: Broadcast-Elementary · Broadcast-Secondary · Learning · Schools


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: […]

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Categories: Broadcast-Elementary · Broadcast-Secondary · Community · Schools


Parents’ Night: March 31st

Parents’ Night for Semester 2 will be held on March 31, 2016 from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm.  On March 29, each of your child’s teachers will give your child a learning skills parent communication which is meant to provide you with a snapshot of your child’s progress in their classes based on their progress […]

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EQAO OSSLT: March 31st, 2016

On Thursday, March 31st, the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test will be written in all high schools in Ontario.  At Grand River, over 400 students will be involved and the schedule for the day will be altered.  Please see the attachment and visit for details. OSSLT Schedule (March 2016)

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