All elementary schools closed January 27, 2020

On Monday, January 27, all ELEMENTARY schools will be CLOSED to students due to a one-day withdrawal of services (strike-action) by the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO). In the WRDSB, ETFO represents elementary teachers, elementary occasional teachers and designated early childhood educators. All secondary schools are OPEN to students and exams will continue as […]

WRDSB not impacted by ETFO one-day walkouts on January 24

The Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO) announced the school boards impacted by the rotating one-day full withdrawal of services (strike-action) for Friday, January 24, 2020. This one-day strike action does not impact WRDSB schools. As a reminder, Friday, January 24, 2020 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary school staff. Elementary students will […]

WRDSB not impacted by ETFO one-day walkouts on January 23

The Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO) announced the school boards impacted by the rotating one-day full withdrawal of services (strike-action) for Thursday, January 23, 2020. This one-day strike action does not impact WRDSB schools. Our schools will be open to students on Thursday, January 23, 2020. As the province continues labour negotiations, updates may […]

Friday, January 24 is a PD Day for elementary students

Friday, January 24, 2020 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary school staff. Elementary students will not attend school, but all board operated Extended Day and Youth Development programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus of the PD Day will be teacher-directed assessment, evaluation and planning activities. […]

WRDSB not impacted by ETFO one-day walkouts on January 22

The Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO) announced the school boards impacted by the rotating one-day full withdrawal of services (strike-action) for Wednesday, January 22, 2020. This one-day strike action does not impact WRDSB schools. Our schools will be open to students on Wednesday, January 22, 2020. As the province continues labour negotiations, updates may […]

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 […]

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