News & Announcements

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 […]

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: http://france-anne.org/ Applications are due to Mr. Payne in the Guidance Office by April 13, 2017 by the end […]

International travel update

The safety and well-being of our students is always our top priority. This priority extends beyond the classroom when our students travel both within Canada and internationally. It is our responsibility to ensure that every possible precaution is taken to ensure the safety of our students and staff when they travel. Considering the recent events […]

Success at the Sears DramaFest

At the Sears Drama Festival On Friday Mar 3, over forty students, cast and crew members took to the stage in Grand River’s production of Bertolt Brecht’s Fear and Misery of the Third Reich as part of the Sears Drama Festival District competition at St Benedict’s.  It was a huge success, receiving extremely positive feedback and a […]

March 8th is a Success Day!

March 8th is our third Success Day for the 2016/17 school year.  Once again the timetable will be altered to accommodate time for students to seek out extra help, complete and/or hand in outstanding assignments, work on current assignments or attend a wellness session.  We have Lutherwood Employment Services joining us in our first session to discuss summer […]

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: […]

Attendance Notifications by Email

Grand River is happy to announce that we have been able to start using the email version of attendance notifications.  Attendance notifications happen when a student is absent or late without validation. Parents now have the choice to have the attendance notifications come to their phone, email or both. Parents who wish to have their email […]

Director’s #WeAreWRDSB Town Hall

We’re throwing the doors of the Education Centre wide open for the first ever Director’s Town Hall meeting. We’re inviting students, parents, staff and community members to our headquarters for the opportunity to take look at the big picture for public education in our region and to talk directly with education leaders in our district. […]

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