Considerations Regarding March Break and COVID-19

The safety, health and well-being of our students and staff is our top priority. We appreciate that parents and caregivers may have questions about the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the upcoming March Break, considering some of our families and staff may be embarking on international trips. The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is actively […]

Update on Immunization of School Pupil’s Act

Region of Waterloo Public Health and Emergency Services is postponing the annual enforcement of the Immunization of School Pupil’s Act (RSO 1990) and its activities for the current school year. The suspensions for elementary students set to start on March 25, 2020, and on April 29, 2020, for secondary students will not take place. Public […]

Don’t Miss Your Chance to Help Shape the WRDSB’s Online Presence

There’s less than one week left to make your voice heard! The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is redesigning our websites. As part of our ongoing efforts to ensure our families, students and staff are able to effectively find the information they need and access the services the WRDSB offers, we are asking for […]

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Parents

The safety, health and well-being of our students and staff is our top priority. We appreciate that parents and caregivers may have questions about the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and how this will be managed in schools. The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is actively involved in communication with Region of Waterloo Public Health and […]

Week at a Glance: March 9-13, 2020

We know that communication during work-to-rule and strike days can be overwhelming. To help our families, we created a calendar for this week as a reference, to help explain what days schools are open and what programs are operating. Monday, March 9 All schools (JK-Grade 12) open All rental permits cancelled No elementary extracurricular activities […]

Coronavirus Update

Dear Families and Caregivers, As you may know, today there was confirmation of the region’s first case of COVID-19, also known as novel coronavirus in Waterloo region. We know that many families continue to feel some anxiety about this illness. It is important to note that Waterloo Region Public Health and Emergency Services indicates that […]

Help Shape the WRDSB’s Online Presence

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is redesigning our websites! As part of our ongoing efforts to ensure our families, students and staff are able to effectively find the information they need and access the services the WRDSB offers, we are asking for your help to help us update our websites to better meet […]

Week at a Glance: March 2-6, 2020

We know that communication during work-to-rule and strike days can be overwhelming. To help our families, we created a calendar for this week as a reference, to help explain what days schools are open and what programs are operating. Monday, March 2 All schools (JK-Grade 12) open All rental permits cancelled No elementary extracurricular activities […]

February 28 – All school buses cancelled. All schools open

Due to the current weather conditions, ALL school buses, taxis and special education routes for the Waterloo Region District School Board are CANCELLED. All schools are OPEN. All extended day programs are OPEN. As always, parents and caregivers may choose to keep their children home due to weather conditions. If you choose to keep your […]

ETFO announces Phase 6 of work-to-rule

On February 26, Phase 6 of the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO) work-to-rule came into effect. For this phase, elementary teachers and education workers who are members of ETFO will not: Provide any coverage for absent members, regardless of the reason for the absence. Except in the case of an occasional teacher hired to […]

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