Update on Implementation of the new Health and Physical Education Curriculum

On Monday, June 15, staff presented trustees with an update regarding implementation of the new Health & Physical Education Curriculum. Since 2010, the Ministry has engaged in extensive consultation regarding the revised curriculum for Health & Physical Education, Grades 1-8 and Health & Physical Education, Grades 9-12. On February 23, 2015, the Ministry released both […]

National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism

Today we have lowered our flags at the Education Centre, and our schools, in memory of those who have lost their lives through acts of terror in Canada and around the world.

Newsletter June 2015

Please enjoy the latest edition of our Centennial newsletter, linked below: June 2015 Newsletter We are proud of the many learning and co-curricular activities highlighted in this issue. Hope the summer months bring everyone much excitement and enjoyment!

Goodbye Mr. Hughes, Welcome Mr. Weigel!

It is with mixed emotions that we share the news that Mr. Hughes will be leaving Centennial Public School. We have been most fortunate to have Mr. Hughes at Centennial for the last three and a half years and wish him all the best as he heads off to join Forest Hill P.S. as vice-principal […]

Much to Celebrate in 8C7!

Centennial’s congregated enrichment class –8C7–has had an eventful year! In December, the class was invited to the Perimeter Institute in Waterloo for a lecture on the Quantum Mechanical Superpowers of Birds. Later, in February, the students participated in the regional Skills Canada Competition, with three teams winning gold and one team winning silver. Two teams moved […]

Update: Mark Summary to be Provided for Elementary Students

On June 16th, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) communicated to families that, as a result of Elementary Teachers’ Federation Ontario (ETFO) strike action, the WRDSB would be unable to provide report cards to students. Teachers have submitted marks to school principals in a variety of paper formats. As such, we notified families that […]

Reminders: Grade 8 Graduation

We are looking forward to celebrating with our grade 8 students and families tomorrow, Thursday June 18, at our graduation ceremony. Graduates need to arrive at Centre in the Square by 6:30 p.m. Remember to allow enough time for parking. Parents are reminded to bring cash for parking at one of the adjacent lots, as […]

Information for Parents: Elementary Report Cards

Dear Parent/Guardian: We are writing with an important update on the final report card. At this point in the year, you would normally receive your child’s report card. We know how important the report card is to parents and to students. It is a reflection of the work done throughout the year, and the marks, […]

Parent Involvement Committee Looking for New Members

The Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) of the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) invites parents/guardians of students currently enrolled in one of the WRDSB schools to apply for positions on the WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee. The mandate for the WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee is to: Provide information and advice on parent engagement to the Waterloo […]

Weather Warnings for Waterloo Region

Update 9:30pm: All weather watches and warnings for Waterloo Region have been lifted.   All schools have been notified of the weather watches and warnings currently in place for Waterloo Region. Our priority is always the safety of our students and staff. Administrators are directed to follow the procedure for tornado conditions. We will keep […]