New Chair and Vice-Chair Elected at Inaugural Board Meeting

Joanne Weston elected Chair and Maedith Radlein elected Vice-Chair At the Inaugural Board Meeting of the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), trustees re-elected Joanne Weston as Chair and Maedith Radlein as Vice-Chair. Trustee Weston and Trustee Radlein, are in their second and first terms, respectively, as trustees. Trustee Weston served as Chair for the […]

December Lunch and Learn Sessions for Parents and Caregivers

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

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is committed to fostering and supporting a school culture that is respectful and prioritizes the inclusion of all. We remain steadfast in our commitment to the safety and well-being of all students. Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week We’re recognizing Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week from November 19 to […]

Transgender Day of Remembrance and Transgender Awareness Week

November 20 is recognized around the world as the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance. In preparation, the preceding week is acknowledged as Transgender Awareness Week. This week provides an opportunity to learn about transgender people, highlight their contributions throughout history, and advance advocacy towards eliminating discrimination and violence that impact the transgender community. Transgender Day […]

Launching the WRDSB Math Action Plan

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is committed to supporting increased student engagement and academic outcomes in mathematics. We know that parents, caregivers, staff and community members play a critical role in supporting student achievement and well-being. We are excited to share with you the WRDSB Math Action Plan to support student learning. Helping […]

November 5-11 is Treaties Recognition Week

November 5-11 is Treaties Recognition Week in Ontario. This week aims to: Raise awareness about treaty rights and responsibilities Build understanding between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples It was created in response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action in 2016. What Is A Treaty? Treaties are the legally binding agreements that set out […]

WRDSB Remembers and Reflects on Remembrance Day

As we approach Remembrance Day, a day of solemn reflection and gratitude, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) will honour those who have served during times of war, conflict, and peace on Friday, November 10, 2023. We honour all Canadians who have served and are serving to protect our country. This includes ​​those identifying […]

Holocaust Education Week

Holocaust Education Week (HEW) is recognised the first week of November, this year running from November 1 to 9. In 2023, HEW falls at an incredibly difficult moment for the Jewish community. The content shared during this week may be triggering for some staff and students. However, acknowledging HEW aligns with the Waterloo Region District […]

WRDSB shares 2022-23 Board Improvement and Equity Plan outcomes

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is committed to transforming the education system so that identity and social location no longer predict outcomes for students. The 2022-2023 school year was the first year of implementation of the Board Improvement and Equity Plan (BIEP). The BIEP is what supports the implementation and achievement of the […]

Monday, November 13 is a PD Day for all WRDSB students

Monday, November 13, 2023, is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, in person or virtually All board-operated Extended Day and Youth Development programs will be closed About Professional Development (PD) Days PD days are held throughout the school year to provide learning opportunities for school-based […]

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