Schools reopen January 28

All WRDSB elementary schools will reopen for students on Tuesday, January 28 following the one-day rotating Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) strike. Before and after school programs will reopen and student transportation will operate as normal. We want to thank everyone for their patience during this time.

Important Information About Coronavirus

We would like to update you on the coronavirus that has originated in China and has been receiving significant media attention in recent days. The Ontario Medical Office, and Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. David Williams, has been in contact with all school boards and advised in a letter that: “Students, parents and school […]

Update on elementary report cards

Dear Parents/Caregivers: We are writing with an important update on the term one report card.   At this point in the year, you would normally receive your child’s term one report card. We know how important these reports are to parents, caregivers and students. They are a reflection of the work done thus far in the […]

All elementary schools closed January 27, 2020

On Monday, January 27, all ELEMENTARY schools will be CLOSED to students due to a one-day withdrawal of services (strike-action) by the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO). In the WRDSB, ETFO represents elementary teachers, elementary occasional teachers and designated early childhood educators. All secondary schools are OPEN to students and exams will continue as […]

WRDSB not impacted by ETFO one-day walkouts on January 24

The Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO) announced the school boards impacted by the rotating one-day full withdrawal of services (strike-action) for Friday, January 24, 2020. This one-day strike action does not impact WRDSB schools. As a reminder, Friday, January 24, 2020 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary school staff. Elementary students will […]

WRDSB not impacted by ETFO one-day walkouts on January 23

The Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO) announced the school boards impacted by the rotating one-day full withdrawal of services (strike-action) for Thursday, January 23, 2020. This one-day strike action does not impact WRDSB schools. Our schools will be open to students on Thursday, January 23, 2020. As the province continues labour negotiations, updates may […]

Friday, January 24 is a PD Day for elementary students

Friday, January 24, 2020 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary school staff. Elementary students will not attend school, but all board operated Extended Day and Youth Development programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus of the PD Day will be teacher-directed assessment, evaluation and planning activities. […]

WRDSB not impacted by ETFO one-day walkouts on January 22

The Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO) announced the school boards impacted by the rotating one-day full withdrawal of services (strike-action) for Wednesday, January 22, 2020. This one-day strike action does not impact WRDSB schools. Our schools will be open to students on Wednesday, January 22, 2020. As the province continues labour negotiations, updates may […]

Educational Assistant and Child & Youth Worker Appreciation Day

Today, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) marks the third annual Educational Assistant and Child & Youth Worker Appreciation Day. Educational Assistants (EAs) help to deliver educational programs in our schools, while Child & Youth Workers (CYWs) are mental health professionals who work with children who face a variety of emotional, behavioural or physical […]

WRDSB not impacted by ETFO one-day walkouts on January 21

The Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO) announced the school boards impacted by the rotating one-day full withdrawal of services (strike-action) for Tuesday, January 21, 2020. This one-day strike action does not impact WRDSB schools. Our schools will be open to students on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. As the province continues labour negotiations, updates may […]

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