Quadmester Four in the Secondary Distance Learning Program

The beginning of Quadmester four in the Secondary Distance Learning Program (SDLP) in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) will begin on Thursday, April 22, 2021. Here’s what the first few days will look like. Orientation Days: April 22 & 23 SDLP teachers will be online to welcome students on the morning of Thursday, […]

You Count: WRDSB Student Census starts today

Today, Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) launches its first-ever Student Census. As a school board, we want to better understand the cultural, social and demographic diversity of our student population. It is an opportunity for us to learn more about our students and help us to identify differences and gaps in their experiences and […]

Transition to Full Remote Learning on April 19

Further to our announcement earlier this week regarding our return to remote learning on April 19, we wanted to provide more information to students and families about what they can expect. Elementary In-Person Students Elementary school students, previously attending school in-person, will now engage in remote learning beginning on Monday, April 19, 2021. Starting back […]

Returning to Remote Learning on April 19

Today, Premier Doug Ford announced that students across Ontario, including the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), will switch to remote learning on April 19th 2021 to help limit the spread of COVID-19. We would ask for families to be patient as we sort through the details of this announcement. Please be reassured we will […]

COVID-19 Outbreak Notification

COVID-19: OUTBREAK NOTIFICATION Region of Waterloo Public Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Waterloo Collegiate Institute.  Public Health’s investigation has determined another case, a student, in the same cohort as a case reported earlier this week. The identity of the individuals are protected by privacy legislation and will not be shared. No additional staff […]

WRDSB lowers flags in honour of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

To honour the life of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, who passed away this morning, flags at Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) schools and office buildings will be flown at half-mast until sunset on the day of the funeral and memorial service (to be determined).

Confirmed COVID-19 Case: Student at Waterloo Collegiate Institute

COVID-19: CASE NOTIFICATION Region of Waterloo Public Health has determined that a student, last in the Waterloo Collegiate Institute building on March 31, 2021 is a confirmed positive case of COVID-19. The identity of the individual is protected by privacy legislation and will not be shared. Public Health has identified no high-risk contacts of the […]

Expanded Asymptomatic Targeted Testing

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), along with the Ministry of Education and its testing partners, continue to offer voluntary asymptomatic targeted testing for staff and students through a variety of testing approaches to support the safe return to in-person learning after the break. In-Pharmacy Testing Existing Pharmacies For the week of April 12-18 […]

Asymptomatic Testing for Students

The Ministry of Education announced that school boards will begin offering asymptomatic targeted testing to students. Click the links below for more information on testing available to WCI students this weekend. LifeLab Letter WCI School Letter

Taming Your Inner Critic | Caring/Coping/Connecting

Did you know that our brains are wired to pay attention to negative thoughts and discount positive thoughts? The newest edition of Caring/Coping/Connecting focuses on how to tame your inner critic, and focus purposefully on the positive. Once you understand the negativity bias, and start paying attention to the thoughts, you can change them into […]

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