Tim Walker Memorial Award for Environmental Stewardship – 2023-24 Winners

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) students and staff are working hard to do their part to make a difference in the environment. We are guided by the wisdom taught to us by First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples. They have always been stewards of the land and water and have always recognized a deep […]

A Message from the Minister of Education to Ontario Parents

Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, has prepared messages to Ontario families and caregivers about the Provincial Code of Conduct and School Board Codes of Conduct to restrict cellphones and vapes in schools. View this letter as a PDF: English Letter French Letter Letter from the Minister of Education Dear parents, For the first time in […]

WRDSB flags at half-mast for National Day of Mourning

April 28 is the annual National Day of Mourning for Persons Killed or Injured in the Workplace. We remember the thousands of workers who have been killed, injured or have suffered illness as a result of work-related incidents. Flags at all Ontario government buildings, including Waterloo Region District School Board schools and worksites, will be […]

May Lunch and Learn Sessions for Families and Caregivers

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

Director chanicka Joins SpeakUp! International Inc. as a Podcast Guest

Director jeewan chanicka was recently featured as a special guest on the SpeakUP! International Inc. podcast. jeewan chanicka’s Blueprint for Inclusive Academic Excellence and Community Empowerment In the podcast, Director chanicka shares his insights about: Complexities of promoting culturally responsive leadership Moving beyond resiliency to creating conditions for students to thrive Importance of prioritizing marginalized […]

April 22 is Earth Day

Today, April 22, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) celebrates Earth Day. Every year more than a billion people recognize Earth Day around the world. It is a day of action to change human behaviour and create global, national, and local policy changes. The environmental stewardship we are challenged to uphold every Earth Day […]

Announcing a New Superintendent of Student Achievement and Well-being

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Bobbie Chatha as a new Superintendent of Student Achievement and Well-Being, effective April 29, 2024. Bobbie’s career spans over two decades, marked by progressive leadership roles and a deep commitment to fostering a culture of Human Rights and Equity within the educational landscape. Before joining the Waterloo […]

WRDSB Student Nominates Director chanicka for Day of Pink award

In a deserving recognition of community leadership, Director chanicka was presented with the 2024 Day of Pink – Visibility Award at the International Day of Pink Gala in Toronto. This award recognizes outstanding community leaders who have done work to advance the human rights, culture, community, history, heritage, and art of 2SLGBTQIA+ individuals in Canada […]

Don’t Miss It: Assistive Technology – Support for Families in Spring 2024

View a translated version of this page: Amharic አማርኛ Arabic عربي Chinese (Simplified) 中国人 Chinese (Traditional) 繁體字 Farsi (Persian) فارسی French (Canadian) Gujarati ગુજરાતી Punjabi ਪੰਜਾਬੀ Spanish Española Turkish Türk Ukrainian украї́нська мо́ва Vietnamese Tiếng Việt Families and Caregivers: Are you looking for ways to support your child with technology? The Waterloo Region District School […]

April 10 is the International Day of Pink

Wednesday, April 10, 2024 is the International Day of Pink. The International Day of Pink is an opportunity to represent: Inclusion Diversity Courage Solidarity Kindness Acceptance Students and staff are encouraged to wear pink in support of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community. About the International Day of Pink The International Day of Pink started in 2007 by […]

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