Kindergarten September Start up

Please read the document below for information regarding new JK’s and returning SK’s for the September start up dates.. Kindergarten September start up.

Update: Information Regarding Grades 3 & 6 EQAO Assessments

We would like to provide families with an update to our previous letter indicating that the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) would begin strike action on Monday, May 11, 2015. The strike action taken by ETFO across the province, and including here in the WRDSB, involves the withdrawal of administrative duties, including the administration […]

Update on Administration of Grades 3, 6 & 9 EQAO Assessments

The Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) notified the WRDSB that they will not be sending the Grade 3 and 6 Reading, Writing and Mathematics assessment materials to any boards currently affected by labour action. As a result, no WRDSB students in Grades 3 and 6 will participate in the EQAO assessment this year, until […]

Transportation information

Transportation details for the 2015 – 2016 school year will be available on Monday August 24, 2015. Parents can login and view your child’s transportation details by going to www.stswr.ca and following these easy steps: • Click on “Student Login” • Click on “Student Login” again (near the bottom of the page) • Enter your […]

YMCA day care – before and after school care.

Did you know that the YMCA has a child care in our school? They are part of our Elgin St. school community. YMCA runs programs for children who are between 16 months  and 12 years of age, using space in the Child Care and the school before and after school. They have toddlers and preschool […]

Paralympic Schools Week 2015 resources now available

This message is on behalf of the Canadian Paralympic Committee. — OTTAWA – Feb. 26, 2015 – The Canadian Paralympic Committee, in partnership with Petro-Canada, is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2015 edition of Paralympic Schools Week, which will be held nation-wide from May 4 to 8, 2015. All schools […]

Update: Job Action for Elementary Teachers on Monday, May 11

Earlier this week we advised you that the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) were in a legal strike position effective Monday May 11, 2015. This afternoon Sam Hammond, president of ETFO Ontario, formally confirmed that public Elementary Teachers in Ontario will begin phase one of job action on Monday.  Mr. Hammond indicated that extracurricular activities […]

The 2015-16 School Year Calendar is Here!

The 2015-16 school year calendar has been approved by the Ministry of Education. The first day of school for the 2015-16 school year is September 8, 2015.

View the Calendars:

Elementary
Secondary – Semestered Schools
Secondary – Waterloo-Oxford DSS

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Wearing flip flops to school

As we are finally approaching the warmer weather, we are seeing an increase in bumps and grazes occurring during recess. In order to minimize these incidents we are asking parents to ensure that their children do not wear flip flops to school. This article taken from http://www.everydayhealth.com/foot-health/flip-flops-the-most-dangerous-shoes-you-can-wear.aspx show the dangers of walking in flip flops. […]

Job Action for Elementary Teachers on Monday, May 11

Job action announced by Waterloo Region District School Board elementary teachers. We would like to provide families with an update to our previous letter indicating that the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) will be in a legal strike position on Monday May 11, 2015. We can now inform you that ETFO will begin strike […]

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