Winter Activity Day

We are looking forward to our Winter Activity Day tomorrow (Wednesday, February 1).  Unfortunately, any bus students who are bringing skiing or snowboarding equipment to school tomorrow will not be permitted to bring their equipment on the regular bus routes in the morning.  Those students will need to figure out an alternate way to get […]

Director responds to recent terror attack in Quebec

On Monday morning, Canadians woke to news of an attack on a mosque in Quebec City that left six people dead, and several others wounded. The Prime Minister called the attack an “act of terror against Canada and all Canadians.” This deplorable act will have an effect on the thousands of students, parents and staff we […]

Innovating tomorrow by educating today

In November, we asked our community to help us define in a single statement what the Waterloo Region District School Board is all about. Over the last year, a big team of dedicated and passionate people in Waterloo region worked together to set a new direction for our public schools with a new strategic plan. […]

This Week at Centennial – Jan. 30

Rescheduled meeting for Ministry’s well-being strategy

Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) invites parents/caregivers to participate in an opportunity to provide feedback directly to the Ministry of Education on a very important topic – student well-being. Student well-being is one of four connected goals in the province’s renewed vision for education – Achieving Excellence. Students with a sense of well-being thrive and […]

PD Day – Friday, January 27, 2017 (Elementary)

This is a reminder of our scheduled Professional Development (PD) Day tomorrow – Friday, January 27, 2017. There will be no school for WRDSB elementary students only. Teachers Elementary teachers will participate in assessment, evaluation and lesson planning. Educational Assistants (EAs) / Child and Youth Workers (CYWs) EAs and CYWs will attend centrally-run training at […]

Supporting mental health initiatives with Bell Let’s Talk Day

Today is Bell Let’s Talk Day and we are encouraging our entire WRDSB community to participate with us. Back in 2011, Bell started a campaign leveraging the popularity of social media. Over the years, it has grown to be internationally recognized with more than $79 million being donated to Canadian mental health initiatives and organizations. Participating […]

Internet Safety Workshop for Parents & Caregivers – Tues. Jan. 24, 6:30 p.m. at Centennial

Join us at Centennial P.S. on Tuesday, January 24th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm   For a free two hour workshop by Abe Giesbrecht from London Children’s Connection providing specific tools and strategies to handle all the concerns that modern parents face regarding their children’s internet use including:   Protecting devices Control and monitor inappropriate […]

Centennial Yearbooks

Students and Parents, do you want a lovely way of remembering the 2016-17 school year at Centennial?   Then a Centennial yearbook is a great idea.  Yearbooks are preordered and sold this week for $20 each.  Students can order their yearbook outside the Tuck Shop all this week at Break A or Break B.  In June, […]

This Week at Centennial – Jan. 23 – 27