Don’t Miss Your Chance: Student Trustee Candidate Applications Open

Don’t Forget: Student Trustee Candidate applications for the 2023-24 school year are open! Student Trustee Candidate Applications Open The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is looking for our 2023-24 Student Trustees. Learn more about how to Become a Student Trustee. What is a Student Trustee? They represent the more than 64,000 WRDSB students at […]

University of Waterloo Math Contests for Grades 9-11 students

The University of Waterloo Math Contests for Grades 9-11 will be written on Wed. Feb. 22 during Period 1 and the first part of Period 2 in GRCI’s cafeteria. Students, if you are interested in writing the contest and are enrolled in a Grade 9 de-streamed (MTH1W1) Math course, Grade 10 single stream (MPM2DI) Math course or a Grade 11 […]

Building Community and Skills for the Future with Co-Op

“Kindness and community live here.” Lujain Alshabani is a Grade 11 student at Bluevale Collegiate Institute (BCI) who is aiming for a career in nursing or gerontology after she graduates from high school. To learn a bit more of the field, she accepted a co-op placement at Parkwood Mennonite Home, which offers long-term care and […]

January Lunch and Learn Sessions for Parents and Caregivers

As part of our ongoing efforts to support WRDSB parents, caregivers and families, our psychology staff are offering a number of lunch and learn sessions for WRDSB parents, caregivers and family members. These webinars, scheduled over the lunch hour on Wednesdays, aim to equip parents with useful tips and information to assist them in supporting […]

January is Tamil Heritage Month

The month of January is Tamil Heritage Month in Canada. Approximately 200,000 Tamil people call Canada home. The theme of this year’s Tamil Heritage Month is “Tamils in Trade and Commerce.” Celebrated in Canada each year since 2016, this month is an opportunity to recognize the major contributions Tamil people have made to the growth […]

Friday, December 23: All schools closed and transportation cancelled

Student, staff and family safety continues to be our priority and we continue to monitor weather conditions. Due to the anticipated severe weather for Friday, December 23, 2022, all school buses, taxis and special education routes will be cancelled and all schools will be closed tomorrow. Extended Day Programs, Child Care Centres located in our […]

Student Trustee Candidate Applications Now Open

We are now accepting Student Trustee Candidate applications for the 2023-24 school year! Student Trustee Candidate Applications Open The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is looking for our 2023-24 Student Trustees. Learn more about how to Become a Student Trustee. What is a Student Trustee? They represent the more than 64,000 WRDSB students at […]

Announcing the Retirement of Superintendent Ron DeBoer

Congratulations to Superintendent Ron DeBoer on the announcement of his retirement effective January 31, 2023. Ron has served the WRDSB and public education with great dedication, skill and a commitment to equity and social justice for 33 years. Ron joined the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) in 1990 as a secondary school English and […]

Warm Holiday Wishes from the WRDSB

With the winter holiday break just a few days away, we want to wish you a warm and happy holiday season, no matter where, what or how you’re celebrating. To help celebrate the season in this spirit, we shared some light and joy with our friends and neighbours at A Better Tent City (ABTC) in […]

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