K-12 Cyber Awareness Month

K-12 Cyber Awareness Month is an opportunity for students, families and staff to learn more about the importance of cyber security. Running from October 26 to November 20 and organized by the Educational Computing Network of Ontario (ECNO), this year’s campaign theme is “Work, Teach, Learn Remote, Secure and Safe” with a goal of helping […]

Secondary School Quadmester 2 Calendar and Daily Schedule

We would like to update secondary school students and families on the details of Quadmester 2, which starts on Monday, November 16, 2020. Quadmestering In the adaptive/hybrid model, the traditional semester is split into two quadmesters, with two credits being offered in each quadmester. From there, students will be divided into two cohorts that will […]

Cancellation of WCSSAA Winter Sports Season

As we draw closer to the start of what traditionally would be the Waterloo County Secondary School Athletic Association (WCSSAA) winter sports season, we are providing an update on the status of school sports. To align with announcements by Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations (OFSAA) and Central Western Ontario Secondary Schools Association (CWOSSA), and […]

Individual Education Plans (IEPs)

Dear Parents/ Guardians, Individual Education Plans (IEPs) for the 2020/2021 school year will be mailed home, or sent home with students, by Friday, October 30th.  An IEP identifies a student’s strengths and needs and outlines the appropriate instructional, environmental, and assessment accommodations that will be implemented at school. Please review the IEP with your child […]

Celebrating our 2019-20 Graduates – Registration Information

To our graduating class of 2020 and families, We want to provide you with an update on our Commencement celebrations following last week’s announcement. Graduation Package Pick-Up In addition to our “Grad Night” on Friday, November 27 at 7pm, featuring our virtual Commencement ceremony, complete with our school colours and familiar faces, we will also […]

WRDSB Outdoor Education Department presents Pond Live

Pond study programs are one of the outdoor education department’s most-loved field trips. From wriggly tadpoles to stealthy water scorpions, students love to discover the diversity of aquatic ecosystems. This Friday, our outdoor education staff will go live from the pond at Camp Heidelberg Outdoor and Environmental Education Centre, providing a venue for students across […]

End of Quadmester One: Exams and Final Evaluations

As our students and staff near the finishing line for quadmester 1, we wanted to connect and offer some information on what the upcoming days will look like. Term Marks and Removal of Exam Days The WRDSB, in line with Ministry of Education guidance, has decided to remove a 70% term and 30% final evaluation […]

Prioritizing Student Health and Safety During Halloween

As we near the end of October, and with leaves already falling from trees, our minds turn to the festivities and celebrations of the season. Public Health recommendations are an important consideration especially this year, as schools, students and their families contemplate specific activities within classrooms, schools and the community. Putting Health and Safety First […]

Forest Heights Spiritwear

Forest Heights Swag is here! Order yours today…it’s time to get your swag on! PK Sportswear has created The Forest Heights Spiritwear Webstore.  Orders can be made until Nov 1 so don’t miss out!  Orders will be individually wrapped! Visit the webstore today. Forest Heights Spiritwear Webstore

The WRDSB Celebrates Local Government Week

The week of October 19 to 23 marks Local Government Week. Along with our partners at the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA), we are working to raise civic awareness among our students and community. School board trustees are an excellent example of local government as these elected politicians play a vital role in providing […]

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