Assistive Technology – Training for Families

Parents and Caregivers: Are you looking for ways to support your child with technology? The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) SEA Assistive Technology Training Team is here to help you. This month they are offering a variety of training presentations and drop-in sessions. Training Presentations Join the Google Meet for a presentation on how […]

Scholarship Winner a Champion of the Arts and Giving

Audrey Guo was surprised when she heard she won the Loran Award, but for Audrey’s teachers, peers and friends, this recognition didn’t come as a shock. Audrey, a Grade 12 student at Laurel Heights Secondary School (LHSS) in Waterloo, is described by many as kind, empathetic, a light and a force for good at school […]

Mental Health Week – Day 5: Seeking Help

Today is the final day of Mental Health Week, and although it marks the end of the week, we hope that this focus on mental health will help continue the conversation. Mental health does not have a beginning and an end. In order for each student within the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) to […]

Mental Health Week – Day 4: Supports for Supports for BIPOC, Neurodivergent, and 2SLGBTQIA+ youths

As we continue to celebrate Mental Health Week, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) recognizes the need to be mindful and intentional in creating space to highlight the disparity of resources for our most vulnerable students and families to access mental health services. The pandemic has played a dominant role in our mental well-being. […]

Two Big Scholarship Wins for LHSS Class of 2022

It’s a big deal when one of your grads is selected for a highly competitive, prestigious scholarship.  But leave it to the Laurel Heights Class of 2022 to take it to the next level, doing something none of our previous graduating classes have ever done – TWO winners of the most impressive post-secondary scholarships available to Canadian students.

Please join us in congratulating our Class of 2022 winners!

Tina Xu – 2022 Schulich Leader Scholar (Western Engineering)

Audrey Guo – 2022 Loran Scholar

Both awards include significant scholarship $$$ and outstanding post-secondary mentorship and networking opportunities!  We couldn’t be more proud of your achievements and we wish you all the best as you head to university next year!

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Class of 2022 Commencement Awards – Application Now Open

Class of 2022 grads are reminded to check your “Class of” Google Classroom for important commencement related info, including our Commencement Awards application (originally posted April 19th).

Any students who are graduating this June who wish to be considered for a commencement award must submit your application by noon on Thursday, May 12th.

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Mental Health Week – Day 3: Self-Compassion

For Day 3 of Mental Health Week, we thought it would be important to share some information, reminders and resources about self-compassion. Many may not know what self-compassion is, so we wanted to take this opportunity to help educate you! Theme: Self-Compassion Self-compassion is an area we often overlook for ourselves as we carry on […]

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