Celebrating Educational Assistant and Child and Youth Worker Appreciation Day

January 19 is Educational Assistant and Child and Youth Worker Appreciation Day in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB). Today, we show our appreciation to all of these incredible staff members who support the students we serve every day. Educational Assistants (EA) and Child and Youth Workers (CYW) in the WRDSB The impressive work […]

Grade 8 Information Night Reminder – Wednesday, January 18th

Attention future Trojans! We’re looking forward to welcoming our 2023/24 grade 9 students at our grade 8 information night tonight! See you there!          

Announcing the New Superintendent of Business Services and Treasurer of the Board

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Nick Landry as the new Superintendent of Business Services and Treasurer of the Board, effective January 17, 2023. Nick is no stranger to the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), having served in the role of Controller of Financial Services since 2017, and previously as Business Services […]

FHCI End of Semester and Final Evaluations

As our staff and students near the end of Semester 1, we wanted to connect and offer some information about what you can expect for end of semester and final evaluations including an evaluation schedule, supervised study spaces and much more.  

January 17 is Raoul Wallenberg Day

January 17 is Raoul Wallenberg Day in Canada. Working as a Swedish diplomat in Budapest during the Second World War, Raoul Wallenberg risked his own life to save the lives of tens of thousands of Hungarian Jewish people from the Holocaust. In 1985, the Government of Canada named Mr. Wallenberg its first honourary citizen, and […]

Assistive Technology – Support for Families in Early 2023

View a translated version of this page: Amharic አማርኛ Arabic عربي Chinese (Simplified) 中国人 Chinese (Traditional) 繁體字 Farsi (Persian) فارسی French (Canadian) Gujarati ગુજરાતી Punjabi ਪੰਜਾਬੀ Spanish Española Turkish Türk Ukrainian украї́нська мо́ва Vietnamese Tiếng Việt Parents and Caregivers: Are you looking for ways to support your child with technology? The Waterloo Region District School […]

Finding Opportunity and a Future Career in Co-Op

“You mean I can work in a hospital?” Sarina Simanws has experienced a lot in her relatively short time in Canada. Originally from Kurdistan in northern Iraq, she came to Canada in January 2020, a month before the pandemic hit. One of the biggest changes she found was in the education system. “Things are just […]

Don’t Miss Your Chance: Student Trustee Candidate Applications Open

Don’t Forget: Student Trustee Candidate applications for the 2023-24 school year are open! Student Trustee Candidate Applications Open The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is looking for our 2023-24 Student Trustees. Learn more about how to Become a Student Trustee. What is a Student Trustee? They represent the more than 64,000 WRDSB students at […]

Building Community and Skills for the Future with Co-Op

“Kindness and community live here.” Lujain Alshabani is a Grade 11 student at Bluevale Collegiate Institute (BCI) who is aiming for a career in nursing or gerontology after she graduates from high school. To learn a bit more of the field, she accepted a co-op placement at Parkwood Mennonite Home, which offers long-term care and […]

January Lunch and Learn Sessions for Parents and Caregivers

As part of our ongoing efforts to support WRDSB parents, caregivers and families, our psychology staff are offering a number of lunch and learn sessions for WRDSB parents, caregivers and family members. These webinars, scheduled over the lunch hour on Wednesdays, aim to equip parents with useful tips and information to assist them in supporting […]

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