Distance Learning Continues: Week Six

In our update to the community this week, we want to introduce our Connecting from a Distance video series that showcases Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) educators who have adjusted their typical in-person classes to a distance learning setting. Over the past few months, we have seen our students and staff adjust from face-to-face […]

Introducing #WRDSBGivesBack

We have watched with full hearts as our community comes together, supporting those in need as our region responds to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of us are finding ways to give back to the communities where we work and live. We want to share these uplifting stories. We are introducing #WRDSBGivesBack. This campaign will highlight […]

How can we support you?

Dear Families and Students,  As school closures and our distance learning program continue, we are working hard to find ways to continue to support you, our WRDSB students and families. We want to stay connected and hear your questions and ideas during this time. We’re using a tool called ThoughtExchange to gather your feedback.  You’ll […]

Distance Learning Continues: Week Five

As we embark upon the month of May, we want to take this opportunity to thank our students and their families for their efforts over the past four weeks of distance learning. We know this has been an adjustment and challenge for all – thank you for your patience, feedback and contribution. And because we […]

An Update on Secondary Exams and Final Evaluations

As a result of the Ministry of Education’s announcement, final exams will NOT take place for second semester courses this year. Teachers may decide to provide assignments or tasks that allow students to demonstrate their learning. No marks for assignments or tasks throughout the rest of the school year will be weighted the same as […]

Grade 11 and 12 courses – Full Disclosure Date

Hello, The final day to drop a grade 11 or 12 course WITHOUT it appearing on your TRANSCRIPT is WEDNESDAY, MAY 6th. To discuss dropping a course, please contact your guidance counsellor as soon as possible. Students in Grades 9 and 10 must have four classes per semester and are not eligible to drop a course. […]

An update from the Chair and Director

Dear WRDSB Family, We hope this communication finds you in good health. Clearly we still find ourselves in unfamiliar circumstances and we continue to look forward to the day when we can welcome you back to school. Thank you for all you are doing to limit the spread of COVID-19 and sincere thanks to all […]

April 27, 2020 Board Meeting goes online

Public school trustees play a critical role in linking families with school boards. While our schools are closed and we are not holding our regular public Board Meetings, our trustees are continuing to meet online. Our next online meeting is tonight, April 27, 2020, starting at 7:00 pm. Trustees and members of our senior team […]

Distance Learning Continues: Week Four (April 27 – May 1)

As we near the end of April, we want to say thank you to our students and their families for helping to make our distance learning efforts so far a success. We know this looks, feels, and sounds very different from what you are used to and that questions remain. Thank you for your patience […]

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