Give the Gift of WEFI

2020 has been a year unlike any other. Our daily lives have changed in ways we could never have imagined and we have all faced new, greater challenges. This includes those in our community who are in need – the barriers they faced before the pandemic, have grown exponentially. More than ever before, they need […]

A Message from the Chairperson of the Board of Trustees

Dear Centennial Public School community, We understand the feelings some of our school communities must be experiencing in being directed to self-isolate and we regret the stress that this has caused. These are anxious times for so many. What happened at Centennial Public School appears to go against the clear health and safety protocols that […]

Outbreak Declared at Centennial Public School (Waterloo)

Region of Waterloo Public Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Centennial Public School in Waterloo. Public Health has identified two additional positive cases, both students, who were asked to isolate as a result of a confirmed positive case at the school last week. The identity of the individuals are protected by privacy legislation and […]

Updates for our CAT

Updates for our CAT! Amid everything else which has required attention this week, we have been working behind the scenes to facilitate the transition of our new principal. As you recall from my messages at the beginning of the year, my placement here (just as it was last year for 2 months in the winter) […]

Monday, November 23, 2020 is a PD Day – no school for students

Monday, November 23, 2020 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, both in-person or virtually. All board operated Extended Day and Youth Development programs are closed. All staff will engage in a full day of professional learning focused on Student Achievement and Well-being in addition […]

Confirmed COVID-19 Case: Staff  Member at Centennial Public School 

Region of Waterloo Public Health has confirmed that a staff member at Centennial Public School, last in the building on November 17, has tested positive for COVID-19. The identity of the individual is protected by privacy legislation and will not be shared. Public Health has identified all high-risk contacts of the positive case and will […]

New Approach to Severe Weather Days

During severe weather conditions, we may need to cancel buses or close schools for the safety of our students and staff. In past years, the cancellation of buses has not automatically resulted in school closures, however, this year that is changing with the launch of Weather Impacted Distance Learning Days. On days when buses are […]

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week

We are committed to providing a safe, caring and inclusive learning environment for all students – each and every one. Ontario’s Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week runs from November 15 to 21, 2020. This week is an opportunity for us all to reinforce clear and positive messages that bullying is not acceptable in our schools […]

Let’s Connect: Tell Us How You Are Doing

Dear Families and Students, As we begin Quadmester 2 in our secondary schools and elementary schools prepare progress reports, we are taking this opportunity to hear from you. This year, we will be connecting with you at different points during the school year. The purpose of these check-ins is to understand how you and your […]

Addressing Anxiety in Children with Parents for Children’s Mental Health

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) and Parents for Children’s Mental Health are proud to announce the Parenting Essentials webinar, open to any parents, and caregivers, interested in learning more about supporting kids in coping with their intense emotions. About the Webinar Need more tips on how to support your worried child? This webinar […]