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 […]

Walking for Hope at Waterloo Collegiate Institute

Health and safety regulations may be keeping them physically distant, students and staff at Waterloo Collegiate Institute (WCI) are coming together in support of reuniting families with the Walk for Hope. They are walking the 9,731 km distance from WCI to Syria in an effort to raise the money needed to sponsor the reunification of […]

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 […]

Welcome to Quadmester Two in the SDLP

The beginning of Quadmester two for new and returning students in the Secondary Distance Learning Program (SDLP) in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is just around the corner. In today’s update, we would like to share what the first week will look like. Our First Week in Quadmester 2 – November 16 to […]

Quad 2 Course and Cohort Information

As we prepare to begin Quadmester 2 we have a few updates for students. Quadmester 2 will begin on Monday, Nov. 16th. As we plan for our second quadmester we have had to evaluate each class size and the balance of students attending each day.  This has resulted in a small number of students having […]

WRDSB remembers and reflects on Remembrance Day

Across our board today, we will mark Remembrance Day. We honour all Canadians that have served and are serving to protect our country. This includes the recognition and significant contributions of those identifying as Indigenous, Black, Sikh, Chinese, French, Jewish, Muslim, LGBTQ+, and other marginalized communities who served for Canada, who too often go unacknowledged […]

GRADUATING STUDENTS ONLY: IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING LITERACY REQUIREMENTS!

Updated information regarding the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) and the graduation requirement has come from the Ministry of Education. ***The literacy graduation requirement will be WAIVED FOR ALL STUDENTS GRADUATING DURING THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR ONLY!*** This announcement means that students graduating in 2020-2021: do NOT need to have passed the OSSLT (OSS […]

Update to the End of Quad 1 Schedule

The schedule for the last week of Quad 1 has been altered, please read carefully. Nov 9 and 10: Cohort B/Course 2 @ School learning Cohort A/Course 2 @ Home Learning Nov 11, 12 and 13 (These are Summative Days): Both Cohort A and B @ Home Learning Blocks November 11 November 12 November 13 #1 […]

QUAD 1 TEXTBOOK RETURN PROCESS

Hello WCI. With the end of Quad 1 classes we need to have you return your textbooks. Here is the process you will follow: COHORT B STUDENTS Bring your textbooks for BOTH Quad 1 courses to school on Tuesday, Nov 10th COHORT A STUDENTS Bring your textbooks for BOTH Quad 1 courses to school on Monday Nov. 16 Please make a […]

Parenting Essentials Event 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 the complexities of parenting. About the Webinar Confused by different diagnoses and conflicting advice? Feeling overwhelmed by all the complexities of parenting? This […]

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