Category: School Year Information

Busing

Student Transportation Services of Waterloo Region (STSWR) STSWR provides bus transportation to students in the bus zone and supports active travel options for students in the walk zone. Information on bus eligibility, bus routes, active transportation support can be accessed through the STSWR website, where you can also subscribe to receive notices of route delays and […]

International Languages

The International Languages program provides opportunities for students to learn a language at the elementary or secondary school (high school credit) level, at a variety of sites around the Region.

School Safety

Safe Arrival Program (Attendance) The safe arrival program outlines parent/guardian responsibility in communicating student absence or lateness. Bus Cancellations and School Closures During severe weather conditions, we may need to cancel buses or close schools for the safety of our students and staff. For more details please visit our severe weather frequently asked questions page. […]

Required Reading and Resources

School Community Standards of Behaviour School Community Standards of Behaviour ensure all members of our school communities are treated with dignity and respect, and follow the Ontario Ministry of Educations’ Code of Conduct. Process for resolving parent/guardian concerns From time to time there may be a misunderstanding, a lack of communication, or a serious situation […]

Get Involved

“Parents play a vital role in the development and education of their children and in the success of schools. They are the most important influence in a child’s life outside of school. Long after direct learning from parents in a child’s early years gives way to formal education, parents continue to play a key role […]

Action Required

Some of these items come home with each student in paper form. Please complete, sign and return any paper forms to your child’s school office when you receive them. You can also request these documents from your child’s school office, or print them where provided and send them in. Data Verification Form (DVF) A copy […]

Calendars and Important Dates

The school year calendar information provides parents with a list of important dates, such as PD Days and holidays. Subscribe to your school’s calendar and always know what’s happening at the school. Important Dates The first day of school for elementary and secondary students is Tuesday, September 4, 2018. The last day of school for elementary students […]

School Year Information

Welcome Action Required Calendars and Important Dates Required Reading and Resources School Safety Busing Get Involved International Languages

Using School-Day

What is School-Day? School-Day is an online cashless system for use by parents, teachers and office administrative staff. We are implementing School-Day to minimize the handling of cash by teachers and office staff, reduce paper, and streamline office efficiency. What’s in it for parents? School-Day can be accessed from any web browser and gives parents […]

Threat Risk Assessment Fair Notice and Process

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) recognizes that all members of the school community have the right to be safe and feel safe in their school community. Under certain conditions, students may undergo a “Threat Risk Assessment”. This assessment helps to promote safety and well-being for all. What behaviours initiate a Threat Risk Assessment? […]

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