Parent resources for summer reading

The Ontario Library Association has put together a fun summer reading toolkit for all ages to help students combat academic “summer slide.” The toolkit provides lists of reading programs and engaging reading lists to inspire student summer reading. There is also a quiz for parents to help them determine which summer reading program is most […]

Class of 2017 Commencement

Grads – please plan to arrive no later than 6:00pm to pick up gowns and begin marshalling for the ceremony.  Students should enter the Centre in the Square via the studio entrance off Ellen Street (back of building).

Please remember to return gowns at the end of the evening!

Extra tickets still available for the ceremony in the SJAM main office!

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Flags at Half Mast – Friday, June 23rd

To mark the National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism, flags at all Ontario government buildings across the province will be flown at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on Friday, June 23, 2017. As a result, flags at the Education Centre and WRDSB schools will be flown accordingly.

Summertime sun safety

Warm weather has finally arrived in Waterloo region and with it comes a reminder on sun safety. We believe in promoting sun safety through education and working with our community partners, such as Public Health. Creating shaded spaces in our school yards and play areas is a key component of our Sun Safety and Shading […]

Summer school transportation schedules now available

Summer school courses at Waterloo Region District School Board secondary schools begin on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. If you are using Student Transportation Services of Waterloo Region (STSWR) to attend summer school, the bus schedules and stop locations are now available. Please be at your bus stop 10 minutes before the scheduled pick-up time. If you have […]

Parent resources for Pride conversations

For the month of June, all WRDSB schools and the education centre are flying the Pride flag. Below are some frequently asked questions and resources to help guide conversations for parents and caregivers. Why is my child’s school flying the Pride flag? The month of June is Pride month. Many of our students, staff, parents/guardians […]

Have your say in the 2017-18 school year budget

How can you give input? Appear as a delegation on June 14, 2017, at the Special Committee of the Whole Meeting. If you would like to appear as a delegation, you must register with the Manager of Corporate Services by noon on Wednesday, June 14. Delegations must relate to budget matters only. More information on delegation […]

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