Give the Gift of WEFI

2020 has been a year unlike any other. Our daily lives have changed in ways we could never have imagined and we have all faced new, greater challenges. This includes those in our community who are in need – the barriers they faced before the pandemic, have grown exponentially. More than ever before, they need […]

Confirmed COVID-19 Case: Students at Floradale PS

Region of Waterloo Public Health has confirmed that three students at Floradale Public School, last in the building on November 13, have tested positive for COVID-19. The identity of the individuals is protected by privacy legislation and will not be shared. Public Health has identified no high-risk school contacts. They have determined that there was […]

Monday, November 23, 2020 is a PD Day – no school for students

Monday, November 23, 2020 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, both in-person or virtually. All board operated Extended Day and Youth Development programs are closed. All staff will engage in a full day of professional learning focused on Student Achievement and Well-being in addition […]

New Approach to Severe Weather Days

During severe weather conditions, we may need to cancel buses or close schools for the safety of our students and staff. In past years, the cancellation of buses has not automatically resulted in school closures, however, this year that is changing with the launch of Weather Impacted Distance Learning Days. On days when buses are […]

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week

We are committed to providing a safe, caring and inclusive learning environment for all students – each and every one. Ontario’s Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week runs from November 15 to 21, 2020. This week is an opportunity for us all to reinforce clear and positive messages that bullying is not acceptable in our schools […]

Let’s Connect: Tell Us How You Are Doing

Dear Families and Students, As we begin Quadmester 2 in our secondary schools and elementary schools prepare progress reports, we are taking this opportunity to hear from you. This year, we will be connecting with you at different points during the school year. The purpose of these check-ins is to understand how you and your […]

Addressing Anxiety in Children with Parents for Children’s Mental Health

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) and Parents for Children’s Mental Health are proud to announce the Parenting Essentials webinar, open to any parents, and caregivers, interested in learning more about supporting kids in coping with their intense emotions. About the Webinar Need more tips on how to support your worried child? This webinar […]

WRDSB remembers and reflects on Remembrance Day

Across our board today, we will mark Remembrance Day. We honour all Canadians that have served and are serving to protect our country. This includes the recognition and significant contributions of those identifying as Indigenous, Black, Sikh, Chinese, French, Jewish, Muslim, LGBTQ+, and other marginalized communities who served for Canada, who too often go unacknowledged […]

Parenting Essentials Event with Parents for Children’s Mental Health

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) and Parents for Children’s Mental Health are proud to announce the Parenting Essentials webinar, open to any parents, and caregivers interested in learning more about the complexities of parenting. About the Webinar Confused by different diagnoses and conflicting advice? Feeling overwhelmed by all the complexities of parenting? This […]

Community Use of Schools Update

As we continue to reopen board facilities, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) has adopted a five-phase approach, within the province’s reopening framework, to evaluate the feasibility of reopening our schools for community use. As of today, we are evaluating Phase 5 as the board continues to focus on supporting our day time school […]

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