Ontario Universities Still Accepting Students for September!

Did you know that there are still some Ontario university programs that have spaces available for September? To learn more and apply, please see instructions in the OUAC AIS Flyer – 934 programs are listed!  Locally, the University of Guelph still has spaces in a variety of 40+ programs.  If you want to discuss options further, […]

Summer School Upgrading Courses

The WRDSB is offering “Upgrading Summer School Courses” (55 hours; half credit course) for students to improve their learning in a course from their CURRENT semester.  It is intended for students in Grade 11 & 12 English and Math courses (courses listed at the end of post). The new upgrading courses are: 1)  Only for […]

Anti-Racism: Equity Resources for the WRDSB Community

In our message shared last week, the WRDSB recognized the need to action our commitment to confronting anti-Black racism in our board. We acknowledge that we have much work to do, and we understand we need to do better. We know that when we messaged on Friday we indicated that we would be sharing resources […]

Acknowledging the recent and ongoing events of anti-Black racism in the United States and Canada

The WRDSB acknowledges and recognizes the tragic and devastating incidents of recent weeks that include the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Regis Korchinski-Paquet, and the harm done to Christian Cooper. We also acknowledge and recognize the legacy of anti-Black racism that causes harm, violence, and too often leads to the death of […]

June Updates @ WCI

June marks the beginning of Pride month. The Pride flag will be raised at WCI by members of our Administration team and GSA support staff in a small ceremony observing Public Health safety directions. The flag will fly for the entire month of June. Many of our community will remember that our Pride Week celebration […]

Update from the Director on Distance Learning and Summer School

A Message from the Director of Education As we look to the last month of this academic school year, I want to take the opportunity to update our community and thank all of you for your patience and support during our distance learning journey. We appreciate your honest feedback and are committed to making the […]

OSAP INFO, POST-SECONDARY FUNDING VIRTUAL WORKSHOP & “THE SCHOLARSHIP REPORT”

WCI Guidance has important information to share with students entering post-secondary institutions in September, 2020.  This information is also of value to any students and families that want to learn more about post-secondary funding and scholarships. OSAP APPLICATION IS NOW OPEN! Ontario has launched applications for the 2020-21 Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) for full-time […]

Using our schoolyards safely

We are providing an update to families regarding acceptable use of schoolyards for recreational use, to align with our local municipalities and direction from the Province of Ontario. Outdoor tennis and basketball courts: These facilities are now open for use while following physical distancing protocols. Due to physical distancing requirements, traditional basketball games are not […]

The Results: Exchanging Ideas and Sharing Thoughts

On May 6, we launched Exchanging Ideas, a campaign that allowed us to connect with families, students and staff during the school closure. Using Thoughtexchange, we asked families and students the following question: What are the most important things WRDSB can do to better support students’ learning and well-being during this time? Over 4700 students […]

Google Take Out for Grads

If you are graduating this year, it is important to remember that you will lose your access to your WRDSB Google account on the last day of school. It can take up to 24 hours for your download to be ready, therefore, please remember to take all your documents out of your account before the […]

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