Secondary: In Person and Short Term Virtual Learning

In Person Learning Our secondary schools will be reopened on Monday, January 17 for in person learning. School staff are looking forward to welcoming students back to in person classes and ensuring a successful final two weeks of Semester 1. There is no change to the school schedules or bussing. Transition to Semester 2 Ahead […]

Secondary: 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). Screening Verification for Secondary […]

Ontario University Applications are due TODAY!

ONTARIO UNIVERSITY APPLICATION INFO: The deadline to apply to Ontario universities on the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC) website is TODAY! You will need your OUAC PIN to apply.  Please email Angela Pelkman if you require assistance regarding your OUAC PIN. CONTACT YOUR GUIDANCE COUNSELLOR if you have any questions or need assistance.

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 […]

Important Course Selection Information for Next Year (2022-2023)

Hi Vikings!   Many of you should have viewed your Grade’s Course Selection Information Video THIS WEEK in class.  If you didn’t, please ensure that you watch the video before Monday, January 10th.  Click on the Course Selection Infographic.  Under STEP #1, click on your grade’s VIDEO. Visit the Course Selection Information webpage for more […]

Need help? Feeling Overwhelmed? Need access to Nutrition? Stuck on an assignment? Tech Issues? WE CAN HELP!

Hi Vikings, Welcome back!  Guidance is thinking of all of you and are here to support you!  We know for many, remote learning isn’t your preference but we are here to help.  Here are some resources to support you or you can reach out to your Guidance Counsellor by visiting the WCI Guidance webpage to […]

Are you Applying to University or College? Deadlines are Fast Approaching!

ONTARIO UNIVERSITY APPLICATION INFO: The deadline to apply to Ontario universities on the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC) website is Thursday, January 13th, 2022 – ONE WEEK AWAY!!!  Do NOT wait!  You will need your OUAC PIN to apply.  Please email Angela Pelkman if you require assistance regarding your OUAC PIN. ONTARIO COLLEGE APPLICATION INFO: The ‘Equal Consideration Date’ […]

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 […]

Ontario Announces Move to Remote Learning in 2022

Today the Premier of Ontario announced the temporary closure of schools and move to remote learning, starting January 5 until at least January 17, to help control the spread of COVID-19. We understand this is a stressful and uncertain time, and we thank you for your continued patience and understanding as we move to remote […]

Return to Learning: January 2022

As we prepare to welcome our students back on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, we want to share how schools in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) will be impacted by public health measures announced this week. Before and After School Programs and Child Care WRDSB-operated Before and After School programs WRDSB-operated Before and After […]

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