New Approach to Severe Weather Days

During severe weather conditions, we may need to cancel buses or close schools for the safety of our students and staff. In past years, the cancellation of buses has not automatically resulted in school closures, however, this year that is changing with the launch of Weather Impacted Distance Learning Days. On days when buses are […]

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week

We are committed to providing a safe, caring and inclusive learning environment for all students – each and every one. Ontario’s Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week runs from November 15 to 21, 2020. This week is an opportunity for us all to reinforce clear and positive messages that bullying is not acceptable in our schools […]

Let’s Connect: Tell Us How You Are Doing

Dear Families and Students, As we begin Quadmester 2 in our secondary schools and elementary schools prepare progress reports, we are taking this opportunity to hear from you. This year, we will be connecting with you at different points during the school year. The purpose of these check-ins is to understand how you and your […]

Addressing Anxiety in Children with Parents for Children’s Mental Health

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) and Parents for Children’s Mental Health are proud to announce the Parenting Essentials webinar, open to any parents, and caregivers, interested in learning more about supporting kids in coping with their intense emotions. About the Webinar Need more tips on how to support your worried child? This webinar […]

Welcome to Quadmester Two in the SDLP

The beginning of Quadmester two for new and returning students in the Secondary Distance Learning Program (SDLP) in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is just around the corner. In today’s update, we would like to share what the first week will look like. Our First Week in Quadmester 2 – November 16 to […]

Welcome to Quad 2 Gaels!

Cameron Heights families and students, 

Welcome to Quadmester 2. We are excited and ready to go. Cohorting has now been completed, and students and families can expect contact from classroom teachers later this week. Students should expect either a phone call, an email or communication through D2L/Google Classroom. As well, based on a student’s assigned cohort, please ensure to attend face-to-face/in person on the appropriate day:

  • Period D/Course 3
        • Cohort A – “in person/face-to-face” start at CHCI: Monday, Nov. 16th
        • Cohort B – “in person/face-to-face” start at CHCI: Thursday, Nov. 19th
  • Period E/Course 4
        • Cohort A – “in person/face-to-face” start at CHCI: Thursday, Nov. 26th
        • Cohort B – “in person/face-to-face” start at CHCI: Thursday, Dec. 3rd 

Students should remember to Self-Assess/Screen on a daily basis, and students are not permitted at school if sick or feeling ill. 

When attending in person, students may enter the school after 7:45 AM. Classes start at 8:15 AM. Students must proceed directly to their classrooms. Students are not permitted to gather in the hallways or other common spaces. Students are not permitted to gather in groups outside, while on school premises. 

Remember to please pay special attention to directional arrows, staircase directions and capacity limitations to common spaces such as washrooms.

Please use the doorway/entrance that leads directly to your classroom. 

In preparation of your return to school, please reference:

Welcome to Quadmester 2, Gaels.

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WRDSB remembers and reflects on Remembrance Day

Across our board today, we will mark Remembrance Day. We honour all Canadians that have served and are serving to protect our country. This includes the recognition and significant contributions of those identifying as Indigenous, Black, Sikh, Chinese, French, Jewish, Muslim, LGBTQ+, and other marginalized communities who served for Canada, who too often go unacknowledged […]

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