November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Today, Friday November 25, is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. It was first designated by the UN General Assembly in 1981. November 25 was chosen to honour the lives of three political activists from the Dominican Republic. The Mirabal sisters were murdered under the order of the country’s ruler in […]

Grade 8 Information Night – Thursday December 1st, 2022

  Grand River Collegiate is happy to welcome the incoming Class of 2027 students to the Grade 8 Information Night on Thursday December 1st from 6:30-8:30 pm.   There are a variety of activities planned for the evening. Below are the times listed in which families can visit different areas of the school and attend […]

GRCI School Council Meeting Reminder – Nov. 23

Dear Guardians and Parents, This message is a reminder of the school council meeting scheduled for tomorrow Nov 23 . The meeting will begin at 7pm in room 1-116. Please park in the parking lot off Indian Rd. in front of the new addition to the building and enter the sliding glass entrance. Signs will […]

Semester One, Term 1 Report Cards Nov 22, 2022

Semester 1, term 1 report cards will be sent home with students on Tuesday November 22, 2022. Students with an office homeroom are asked to pick up their report cards from the main office.

November 20-26 is Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week

In the WRDSB, we are committed to fostering a school culture that is safe, respectful and prioritizes the inclusion of all. We remain steadfast in our commitment to the safety and well-being of all of our students. To help us in our work to promote safe schools and positive learning environments, Ontario has designated the […]

Message from Ontario Chief Medical Officer on Fall Respiratory Season

The following is a message from Dr. Kieran Moore, Chief Medical Officer of Health, for all parents and guardians of children in Ontario: Re: Fall Respiratory Season I am reaching out to you to share some important information and reminders to help protect ourselves, our families, and our children against the spread of respiratory infections. […]

Grad Photos – Nov 28 – Dec 2

Grad photos will be taken in the front foyer during the week of November 28-December 2. Graduating students will need to make an appointment to have their photos taken using this link. Click on “Book at your School” and use the GRT code to find appointment times. Photo times and dates are on a first come, […]

Build a Dream Career Discovery Expo

Build a Dream will be hosting its Career Discovery Expo on November 30, 2022 at Bingemans in Kitchener. This event is geared towards women and girls in Grades 7 to 12, and admission is free for students and their parents or caregivers. Attendees can learn more about careers in STEM, skilled trades, emergency response, entrepreneurship […]

Labour Update: WRDSB schools will remain open

The Waterloo Region District School Board continues to monitor the provincial labour negotiations closely. Yesterday, November 16, CUPE (Canadian Union of Public Employees) served notice that it plans to commence a strike involving full withdrawal of services on Monday, November 21, 2022, should an agreement not be reached. It is important to note that there […]

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