Educational Assistant and Child & Youth Worker Appreciation Day

Today, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) marks the third annual Educational Assistant and Child & Youth Worker Appreciation Day. Educational Assistants (EAs) help to deliver educational programs in our schools, while Child & Youth Workers (CYWs) are mental health professionals who work with children who face a variety of emotional, behavioural or physical […]

WRDSB not impacted by ETFO one-day walkouts on January 21

The Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO) announced the school boards impacted by the rotating one-day full withdrawal of services (strike-action) for Tuesday, January 21, 2020. This one-day strike action does not impact WRDSB schools. Our schools will be open to students on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. As the province continues labour negotiations, updates may […]

ETFO announces one-day walkouts – WRDSB not impacted on January 20

The Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO) has announced that its members (elementary teachers, elementary occasional teachers and designated early childhood educators) will be participating in rotating one-day full withdrawal of services (strike-action) at a number of school boards across the province on Monday, January 20, 2020. This one-day strike action does not impact WRDSB […]

CANCELLED: January 13 French Programs information session

Due to the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) work-to-rule sanctions, we have cancelled our French Programs information session scheduled for January 13, 2020, at 7pm. The live-streamed information session from December is available for viewing  Registration for French Immersion is open until January 31, 2020. Questions about our French programs or the registration process? […]

It’s time to register for kindergarten

Online registration is now open for Fall 2020 Starting kindergarten is an exciting time for children and families. For many, it’s the first school experience in their learning journey. At Waterloo Region District School Board, we want to assure families that their children will receive the best education for their child’s needs from kindergarten to […]

ETFO announces Phases 3 and 4 of work-to-rule

Yesterday, the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO) announced that they would be escalating their work to rule strike action effective Monday, January 13, 2020. This will be split into 2 phases of work to rule sanctions:  Phase 3, Monday, January 13, 2020 Elementary teachers and education workers who are members of ETFO will not: […]

WRDSB schools remain open on January 15, 2020

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that its members (teachers and education workers) will participate in another one-day full withdrawal of services (strike-action) at a number of school boards across the province on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. This one-day strike action does not impact WRDSB schools. Our schools will be open to […]

French Immersion registration is now open

French Immersion registration is now open for families of children entering Grade 1 in the 2020-21 school year. Register and learn more about our French programs at www.wrdsb.ca/french

WRDSB schools open January 8, 2020

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that its members (teachers and education workers) will participate in another one-day full withdrawal of services (strike-action) at a number of school boards across the province, on January 8, 2020. This one-day strike action does not impact WRDSB schools. Our schools will be open to students […]

Holiday greetings from the WRDSB Director of Education

With the holidays upon us and 2019 drawing to a close, it’s a great time to look back at another busy year. I’m immensely proud of the work that is being done to improve the opportunities for all the students in the Waterloo Region District School Board. It is not always easy to quantify the […]

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