Online Registration – Scheduled Maintenance

Please note: our online registration system will be unavailable from August 14 to August 21 for scheduled maintenance. Registering your child with the WRDSB Planning to register your child in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) for the 2023-24 school year? You can start the registration process through our online form. To allow schools […]

Pride Flag will fly in solidarity with University of Waterloo after attack

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) values all students, employees, and families, regardless of age, ancestry, colour, race, citizenship, ethnic origin, place of origin, creed, ability, family status, marital status, gender identity, gender expression, socioeconomic status, employment, housing, sex, and sexual orientation, and is committed to creating and maintaining learning and working environments where […]

Welcoming Trustee Estoesta and Trustee Meissner

The Waterloo Region District School Board welcomes Samantha Estoesta and Joe Meissner as trustees. The Board of Trustees carefully selected these outstanding individuals to fill the vacant Waterloo-Wilmot and Woolwich-Wellesley positions after following a diligent application process. Both Trustee Estoesta and Trustee Meissner demonstrated their commitment to serving their communities and the education system. Trustee […]

Transforming Education: Literacy and Numeracy for a Changing World

The Waterloo Region District School Board’s innovative programming was on display at the board’s Transforming Education: Literacy and Numeracy for a Changing World event. The event, hosted at Groh Public School, showcased how instruction supports student achievement and well-being. Those in attendance included representatives from the Ministry of Education, local government leaders, community organizers, and […]

Letter to Ministry of Education re: School Board Funding

At the June 26, 2023, Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) Board Meeting, Trustees voted in favour of writing a letter to the Ministry of Education to ask the Ministry to examine its funding approach and address gaps in funding. Read the full letter below. June 27, 2023 Hon. Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education 315 […]

WRDSB flags at half-mast for National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) school and office buildings will be joining other Ontario government establishments in flying the Canadian flag at half-mast today to mark the National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism, which takes place annually on June 23. This day was first observed on June 23, 2005, in memory […]

Trustees Approve 2023-2024 School Year Budget

Trustees approved and ratified the 2023-2024 school year budget at the June 19, 2023, Committee of the Whole Meeting. The total operating budget for the school year is approximately $848,363,645 and the capital budget is $95,615,379. You can find the full Budget Report here. Identifying Savings for the 2023-2024 School Year Due to a variety […]

2023-24 School Year Calendar is now available

We are happy to share that the Ontario Ministry of Education has approved our 2023-24 School Year Calendar and it is now available. Important Dates PD Day for Elementary and Secondary Staff – Tuesday, September 5, 2023 First Day of School – Wednesday, September 6, 2023 Winter Break – Monday, December 25, 2023 to Friday, […]

Air Quality Update for All WRDSB Schools

The forest fires in northeastern Ontario and Quebec continue to impact the air quality in Waterloo Region. As a result, Environment Canada has issued a Special Air Quality Statement for Ontario, including Waterloo Region. Today, the air quality levels are expected to fluctuate between Moderate Risk (4-6) and High Risk (7-10) throughout the day. In […]

A Message from the Minister of Education: Pride Month in Ontario

The following is a message from the Minister of Education Stephen Lecce regarding Pride Month in Ontario. June 1 marks the beginning of Pride month in Ontario and around the world. For many, Pride is a time to celebrate the things that make us unique and special, to look to community for acceptance and support […]

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