News & Announcements

WRDSB wears orange on September 29

WRDSB recognizes Orange Shirt Day as a way to honour residential school survivors, those who did not survive, and their descendants. It’s just one of the ways we support, educate and reconcile our relationship with Indigenous people. What is Orange Shirt Day? Orange Shirt Day is observed September 30 and was first launched in 2013. […]

Students: update your password before October 1

All secondary students must update their password before September 30, 2017. If you don’t change your password your current password will expire and you will no longer be able to access WRDSB services including your Chromebook, eLearning and MyWay. For security reasons, WRDSB requires all users to reset their password every 90 days. Over the […]

Friday, September 22, 2017 is a PD Day – no school for students

Friday, September 22, 2017 is a professional development day for Elementary and Secondary school staff. Students will not attend school school, but Extended Day Programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus for the day across all our schools will be School Improvement Planning in the morning and the completion of Mandatory […]

Turkey Bowl Food Drive

It’s that time of year again Rens!  Grand River Collegiate will be competing against Cameron Heights for the most non-perishable food items and cash donations collected for the Food Bank of Waterloo Region.  Collections will take place from Sept. 25 to Oct. 6 in your homeroom.  The top Senior homeroom class and the top Junior […]

WRDSB closes gap to province on standardized tests

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) results in standardized tests for reading, writing and mathematics moved closer to the provincial average in results released by the Education, Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) today. WRDSB now exceeds the provincial average in Grade 9 (Applied) Mathematics and for first-time eligible students for the OSSLT. WRDSB improved results […]

Loran Scholarship

School sponsored deadline: October 11, 2017  (https://apply.loranscholar.ca/candidate_profiles/new) In-school applicants must submit pages 1- 5 of the Loran application package to Mr. Payne in Guidance by 11:50am on Wednesday October 11, 2017. Applications will be reviewed by the Awards Committee and up to three candidates may be submitted as school sponsored applicants Direct Pool deadline: October […]

CSLC 2017 billet families needed

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is proud to host the 33rd annual Canadian Student Leadership Conference (CSLC). From September 26-30, Sir John A MacDonald Secondary School (SJAM) is welcoming more than 1,000 student leaders, from all over Canada, to their school. Over the course of the week, CSLC participants will engage in activities and […]

Grade 9 Night: Activities for Students and Information for Parents

All Grade 9 students and their parents are invited to GRCI on Wednesday Sept. 13, 2017 at 7PM. Grade 9 students will be participating in activities with student leaders and exploring all that Grand River has to offer. We are also offering a “Transition to High School” session for parents. This session will be held concurrently at […]

Spiritwear Sales

Spiritwear is being sold this week at lunch on Wed and Thursday in the front foyer.  Plus all day Friday in the gym. Payment can be made directly to PK (cash, credit card, cheque)! Order forms are available in the main office or you can go to School Day to see a sample order form […]

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