Around the Clock Support Schools Can Count On | WRDSB 2020 Champions 

Whenever we experience a turbulent or uncertain time, we look for someone to ground us, steer, and guide us as we stay on course. For the WRDSB, Bill Lemon has been the guiding force that has helped us navigate welcoming our students back safely and managing Covid-19. Lemon, superintendent of student achievement and well-being, in […]

Finding Hope in Art at Forest Heights Collegiate Institute | WRDSB 2020 Champions

Student artwork continues to brighten the lives of the community thanks to the efforts of Melanie Kloet, art teacher at Forest Heights Collegiate Institute (FHCI) in Kitchener. In the earliest days of the pandemic and emergency school closures, Kloet was focused on how to help those hardest hit. She developed a plan to safely share […]

Leading by example at Huron Heights SS | WRDSB 2020 Champions

On any given day, you can find Jeff Klinck walking the halls of Huron Heights Secondary School in Kitchener greeting his students and sharing a laugh or two with his staff. His work as a principal and devoted leader has caught the attention of his educators Kim Clegg, Jennifer Diebolt, and Jamie Reaburn, who all […]

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

To mark National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women on Sunday, December 6, flags at all Ontario government buildings, including Waterloo Region District School Board schools and worksites, will be flown at half-mast this weekend. Where buildings are closed for the weekend, our flags will be lowered at the end of the […]

Call for Committee Members: SRO program and WRDSB/WRPS relationship

The Board of Trustees of the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is looking for current WRDSB students, parents/caregivers and teachers to apply to join the Committee on the School Resource Officer (SRO) program and the Relationship between the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) and the Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) The committee will […]

Keeping the Music Alive at Millen Woods PS | WRDSB 2020 Champions

Music is in the air, classrooms and hallways at Millen Woods Public School in Waterloo thanks to the dedication of music teacher Niki Kazemzadeh. Her work caught the attention of Heather Berry, a safe and healthy schools consultant with the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), who nominated her to be one of our WRDSB […]

Future Grade Nines: What You Need to Know

Every year, thousands of students across the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) make the transition from Grade 8 to Grade 9, entering the next stage of their learning journey. From choosing courses to understanding graduation requirements, there is a lot involved in making this next step.

To help you with this transition, we’ve collected all the relevant information in one location. Click the button below to find out what you need to know.

I have some questions

If you still have questions after reading through the page linked above, please reach out to the WCI guidance department for more information.

Read more about Future Grade Nines: What You Need to Know »

December 1 – All Schools Closed & Transportation Cancelled

Due to the current weather conditions, all transportation is cancelled and all schools are closed. Extended Day Programs and the Education Centre are also closed. All students will participate in Weather Impacted Distance Learning. Teachers in both the in-person and distance learning programs will provide learning resources from home and will be available to students […]

Farewell to our Graduates…

Read more about Farewell to our Graduates… »

WCI Commencement Ceremony

A reminder to our Class of 2020 Grads that your virtual commencement ceremony is tonight at 7:00pm! If you registered for the event earlier this month, you should receive an email with the secure link information. Students and families who may have missed the registration deadline but would still like to view the video, please […]

1 2 3 4 89