News & Announcements

GRCI Celebrates our Diversity!

Grand River Collegiate Institute’s Safe, Caring and Inclusive Schools Team was successful in receiving a grant from the Ministry of Education to support racialized and Indigenous students in Ontario schools and more specifically, here at GRCI.  The team has planned a month of activities where GRCI will endeavour to open minds and reach hearts. GRCI […]

Exploring Your Future…

Explore Your Future is a unique opportunity for youth (grades 7 – 12) and their parents/guardians to explore career options and attend informative breakout sessions.  This is an evening event being hosted by the Business Education Partnership of Waterloo Region at Bingemans. There will be the opportunity to talk with local employers to learn about future career options, community organizations about […]

safeTALK training for WRDSB parents & guardians

As part of our system goals to supporting student & staff wellness, we are pleased to offer more safeTALK training for parents and guardians of the WRDSB. What is safeTALK? safeTALK is a three-hour alertness workshop that prepares participants, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide alert helper. What are the goals […]

Friday, April 7, 2017 is a PD Day for all students

Friday, April 7, 2017, is a Professional Development Day for all elementary and secondary schools, which means students do not need to be in school. Below you will find a summary of how teachers and staff will spend their day. Teachers Elementary and secondary teachers will spend the day developing the school improvement plan for […]

Safe, Caring & Inclusive School Surveys for parents/guardians

We are committed to providing safe, caring and inclusive learning environments for everyone to help our students learn and succeed. One way for us to find out how best to do this is to ask students in Grades 3-11, staff and parents/guardians how they feel about their school and interactions with teachers and other students. […]

EQAO OSSLT – March 30th

On Thursday, March 30th, the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test will be written in all high schools in Ontario.  At Grand River, over 300 students will be involved and the schedule for the day will be altered.  More information about the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test is available at The Literacy Test, administered by Ontario’s […]

Parents’ Night – Thursday March 30th

Parents’ Night for Semester 2 will be held on March 30, 2016 from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm.  On March 27, each of your child’s teachers distributed to your child a learning skills parent communication which is meant to provide you with a snapshot of your child’s progress in their classes.  Please join us at Parents’ […]

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 […]

Spring Dance – CANCELLED

Unfortunately the Spring Dance planned for tomorrow night, March 28th has been CANCELLED due to low ticket sales.  Thank you to everyone that purchased a ticket. If you bought your ticket online through School Day, you will be refunded on School Day.  The refund will show on your credit card in a couple days. If […]

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