Update: Phone Service Restored at Schools and Education Centre

We want to provide an update on a technical issue that was impacting landline phones at Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) schools and the Education Centre. Phone service has now been restored. Thank you for your patience as we worked to implement a solution.

Phones Down at Schools and Education Centre

We want to provide an update on a technical issue currently impacting landline phones at Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) schools and the Education Centre. Currently, our phones are unable to receive or make outside phone calls. WRDSB Information Technology Services are aware of the issue, and are working with the vendor to find […]

FHCI 2021 Gradwear available

Attention grade 12 students! Gradwear is now available! Order online by March 29th Forest Heights Gradwear

Addressing Anti-Asian Racism in the WRDSB

The WRDSB acknowledges the ongoing experience and existence of anti-Asian racism and hate-motivated incidents in our community and across the world. We join those around the world in mourning the lives of the six Asian women murdered in an act of white terrorism. The trauma of this racist, misogynistic incident of femicide reverberates far beyond […]

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination: March 21

On October 26, 1966, the United Nations declared March 21 as the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. This year, March 21 falls on a Sunday. The purpose of this day is to serve as a reminder to us all about our rights and responsibilities under the Ontario Human Rights Code. When racial […]

What’s New: Grade 9 in the 2021-2022 School Year

In July 2020, the Ontario government announced that starting in September 2021, school boards will begin the process of ending the streaming of Grade 9 students into applied and academic courses. The purpose of de-streaming is to address and eliminate the gap in outcomes and opportunities between those students in applied-level courses, compared to those […]

Register now for PIC’s annual Family Engagement Series

Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is excited to announce their annual Family Engagement Series for parents and caregivers. This year, they are offering a three-day virtual speaker series designed to ENGAGE-EQUIP-ENERGIZE parents and caregivers in getting through the rest of the school year. This free event runs from April 7 to 10, 2021 at various […]

Important Update: 2021 Literacy Test and Graduation Requirement

We would like to provide an update for our Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) secondary school communities on the literacy requirement for our Grade 12 graduating students, and for our students who are eligible for the literacy test this spring. For students graduating in 2021, the Ministry of Education has waived the literacy requirement. […]

WRDSB graduation celebration update

Dear graduating students and families, As we approach the last few months of the school year, we have begun planning how to recognize and celebrate our students and their success, given our unique circumstances. We know that marking these key milestones in their lives is important, and so we have put our energies towards year-end […]

Black History Month Event Goes Digital for 2021 – Part Two

As we shared in part one of this story, members of the community, along with staff and students of the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) came together for the third annual Black History Month event on Friday, February 26. Of course, this year’s event took place online, inviting members of the community to watch […]

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