Student return to School After Illness Without A COVID-19 Test

Recent updates to the Ontario School Screening Tool has created some confusion regarding the return to school process for families who choose not to have their child tested for COVID-19. We hope that this information clarifies the return to school process where the screening tool has indicated that your child should not attend school and […]

Cancellation of WCSSAA Spring Sports Season

As we draw closer to the start of what traditionally would be the Waterloo County Secondary School Athletic Association (WCSSAA) spring sports season, we are providing an update on the status of school sports. To align with announcements by Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations (OFSAA) and Central Western Ontario Secondary Schools Association (CWOSSA), and […]

REMINDER: WRDSB hosts 3rd annual Black History Month Event

As part of our ongoing anti-Black racism work, we are hosting our 3rd annual Black History Month event. We invite the WRDSB community, including Board trustees, students, staff and members of the African, Caribbean and Black identifying (ACBi) community to join us for an opportunity to learn from each other, make connections, build relationships, and […]

Supporting our Staff, Students and Families

Dear WRDSB Families, We are taking this opportunity to connect with you once more to see how families and students are doing and if you feel supported as students learn both in-person and online. As we mentioned last November, we will be checking in with you a few times throughout the year. To connect with […]

Announcing Voluntary Student COVID-19 Testing 

On February 16, 2021, the Ministry of Education announced that school boards will undertake asymptomatic targeted testing in at least 5% of the elementary and secondary schools within their jurisdiction each week and are asked to provide this testing opportunity to at least 2% of their student population per week. In WRDSB, testing will be […]

Announcing the Code of Conduct for Parents and Caregivers of Students Learning from a Distance

To support our students and staff as they continue distance learning this school year, we are proud to announce the Code of Conduct for Parents and Caregivers of Students Learning from a Distance. These guidelines are designed to ensure a positive experience for all involved in learning from a distance, whether they be members of […]

Student’s Book Supports Anti-Bullying for Pink Shirt Day

For Shreya Gupta, being creative comes naturally. When she’s not sketching, painting or reading, she explained there is one place you’ll find her. “On the laptop, just writing some stories for fun.” With a desire to help make a difference for other children, in Canada and around the world, she put her love for writing […]

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