Ask jeewan: Year-End Reflections with Director chanicka

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) students from Kindergarten to Grade 12  shared wonderings and questions with Director of Education jeewan chanicka. These WRDSB students submitted more than 55 videos asking a variety of interesting questions.   Below, you’ll find the link to the Ask jeewan series. In it, the Director of Education responds to […]

Student Portraits Make an International Connection | #StudentVoice

By Alina, a student at Forest Heights Collegiate Institute (FHCI) The Memory Portrait Project is a collaboration with senior high school artists and children living in orphanages in areas across the globe. Student artists are invited to capture their partner child’s unique characteristics and personality through digital or mixed-media artwork. This led to my process […]

Responding to Extreme Heat Conditions

The weather is warming up in Waterloo Region, and all across North America. Please note how we are responding to support the health and well-being of students and staff in Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) schools. Prioritizing Student Safety and Well-being As we respond to extreme heat conditions, the safety and well-being of students […]

June 19 is Supervision Monitor and Cafeteria Assistant Appreciation Day

June 19 is Supervision Monitor and Cafeteria Assistant Appreciation Day in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB)! Supervision Monitor and Cafeteria Assistant Appreciation Day Today is an opportunity to share just how important these staff are to the success of WRDSB students. Each and every day, they work directly with students. They build trusting […]

The 2024-25 School Year Calendar

We are happy to share that the Ontario Ministry of Education has approved our 2024-25 School Year Calendar and it is now available. Important Dates PD Day for Elementary and Secondary Staff – Tuesday, September 3, 2024 First Day of School – Wednesday, September 4, 2024 Winter Break – Monday, December 23, 2024 to Friday, […]

Student Artwork Chosen for City of Waterloo Pride Month Banners | #StudentVoice

Victor, a student at Forest Heights Collegiate Institute (FHCI) had his artwork selected by the City of Waterloo to be hung as a banner for their Pride Month celebrations. By Victor, a student at Forest Heights Collegiate Institute (FHCI) Creating this piece of art for Pride month was monumental for me. I have struggled for […]

Support KidsAbility Campaign Now Until June 21

KidsAbility needs our help to support children and youth in the Waterloo Region.  How Can I Help? As the school year comes to an end, there is still time to make a positive difference in our community while getting active and having fun! The fundraising campaign has now been extended until Friday, June 21, 2024, […]

Grade 9 to 12 WRDSB Students: June 27 and 28 are PD Days

Thursday, June 27 and Friday, June 28 are professional development (PD) days for secondary school staff. Grade 9 to 12 students will not attend school, in person or virtually Board-operated Extended Day and Youth Development programs will be closed on Friday, June 28, 2024 About Professional Development (PD) Days PD days are held throughout the […]

Make an Impact for KidsAbility

KidsAbility needs our help to support children and youth in the Waterloo Region.  How Can I Help? The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is hosting an end-of-the-year fundraising campaign until Friday, June 14, 2024, to support KidsAbility If you know someone who is in a position to donate, please consider sharing this campaign with […]

Our Commencement Celebration for FHCI’s Class of 2024 is coming soon!

Date: Wednesday, June 12, 2024 Time: 6:30pm Location: Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex (101 Father David Bauer Drive, Waterloo) Additional Information: plan to arrive at 5:15pm to allow ample time for grads to gown up and line up graduates will be directed to areas assigned by surname for lining up graduates should arrive with their cap […]

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