January 17 – All schools closed and transportation cancelled

Due to the current weather conditions, all school buses, taxis and special education routes are cancelled and all schools are closed. Extended Day Programs, Child Care Centres located in our schools, and our Education Centre are closed. All WRDSB students will participate in a Weather Impacted Remote Learning day. Educators in both the in-person and […]

Elementary: Short Term Virtual Learning Option – WRDSB Commitment to Student Learning

In Person Learning The WRDSB is pleased to be opening up and welcoming students back to in person learning on Monday, January 17, 2022. As we welcome students back to in person learning, we recognize that some families might not be comfortable with their child(ren) returning immediately to school on January 17, 2022. In response […]

Friday, January 21 is a PD Day for elementary WRDSB students

Friday, January 21, 2022 is a professional development (PD) day for Elementary school staff. Students will not attend school, both in-person or virtually. All board-operated Extended Day and Youth Development programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus of the PD Day will be teacher-directed assessment, evaluation and planning […]

Return in person on Monday, Jan 17th

Dear Centennial Families, We wanted to share the information we have so far to ensure a safe return to in-person learning on Monday, January 17, 2022.  New School Screener Covid-19 School Screening All staff and students must use this updated school screening tool daily before coming to school If the screening tool indicates that your […]

Elementary: Students Daily Confirmation of Screening

As part of enhanced safety measures for the return to in-person learning after the Winter Break, the Ministry of Education has directed school boards to verify the daily screening of all students, staff and essential visitors, for the first two weeks of in-person school in January 2022 (January 17 to 28). While we have always […]

Schools Reopen to In-Person Learning January 17, 2022

Today Stephen Lecce, the Minister of Education, announced that all Ontario schools will reopen to in-person instruction on Monday, January 17, 2022. The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is looking forward to welcoming students back to the classroom on Monday. What you need to know: Elementary and secondary schools will reopen to in-person learning […]

Meaning of Home Writing Contest for Grade 4, 5 and 6 Students

The Meaning of Home writing contest is back for its 15th year and we want to invite all Grade 4, 5 and 6 students from across the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) to participate. Meaning of Home Grades 4, 5 and 6 students across Canada are invited to submit a poem or essay explaining […]

Targeted Emergency Child Care

Dear WRDSB families, On Monday, January 3, 2022, the Province announced that elementary schools will shift to remote learning on January 5th for approximately two weeks. During this time, all before and after school programs will be closed. In support of health care and other frontline workers whose children are in school, a limited number […]

Help rename the Waterloo school located at 650 Laurelwood Drive

With the new year, comes a new name! The secondary school located at 650 Laurelwood Drive in Waterloo has begun its renaming process. We invite our entire Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) community to submit a school name, along with why you have chosen that particular name and how the name honours reconciliation. That’s […]

Online Safety and Digital Citizenship in Distance Learning

As we continue to support distance learning for all our students, we wanted to take the opportunity to revisit the supports and resources in place to ensure the safety and security of all of those working and learning online in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB). Digital Citizenship Students in the WRDSB are expected […]

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