Distance Learning Continues: Weeks Seven and Eight

With the Victoria Day long weekend around the corner, we want to take this opportunity to thank our students and their families for their efforts to support distance learning. We know this has been an adjustment and challenge for all – thank you for your ongoing patience, feedback and contribution. We know that our educators […]

Distance Learning Continues: Week Six

In our update to the community this week, we want to introduce our Connecting from a Distance video series that showcases Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) educators who have adjusted their typical in-person classes to a distance learning setting. Over the past few months, we have seen our students and staff adjust from face-to-face […]

Introducing #WRDSBGivesBack

We have watched with full hearts as our community comes together, supporting those in need as our region responds to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of us are finding ways to give back to the communities where we work and live. We want to share these uplifting stories. We are introducing #WRDSBGivesBack. This campaign will highlight […]

How can we support you?

Dear Families and Students,  As school closures and our distance learning program continue, we are working hard to find ways to continue to support you, our WRDSB students and families. We want to stay connected and hear your questions and ideas during this time. We’re using a tool called ThoughtExchange to gather your feedback.  You’ll […]

Distance Learning Continues: Week Five

As we embark upon the month of May, we want to take this opportunity to thank our students and their families for their efforts over the past four weeks of distance learning. We know this has been an adjustment and challenge for all – thank you for your patience, feedback and contribution. And because we […]

An update from the Chair and Director

Dear WRDSB Family, We hope this communication finds you in good health. Clearly we still find ourselves in unfamiliar circumstances and we continue to look forward to the day when we can welcome you back to school. Thank you for all you are doing to limit the spread of COVID-19 and sincere thanks to all […]

April 27, 2020 Board Meeting goes online

Public school trustees play a critical role in linking families with school boards. While our schools are closed and we are not holding our regular public Board Meetings, our trustees are continuing to meet online. Our next online meeting is tonight, April 27, 2020, starting at 7:00 pm. Trustees and members of our senior team […]

Distance Learning Continues: Week Four (April 27 – May 1)

As we near the end of April, we want to say thank you to our students and their families for helping to make our distance learning efforts so far a success. We know this looks, feels, and sounds very different from what you are used to and that questions remain. Thank you for your patience […]

Update for Families: Distance Learning Continues

Today marks eight days (two short weeks) of distance learning in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) and four weeks since our students were scheduled to return to school after March break. Our focus on “Supporting Mind, Heart, Body” continues, as we provide learning opportunities that address the whole child – not just their […]

WRDSB hosts Backyard Bird Count

Looking for a fun way to mark Earth Day, enjoy the outdoors and connect with nature, all while practicing physical distancing? From Tuesday, April 21 to Thursday, April 23, our outdoor education department is hosting a Backyard Bird Count for all WRDSB students and families. Counting birds can be done easily from a backyard, balcony […]

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