International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

May 17 is recognized as the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. It was created in 2004 to draw the attention to the violence and discrimination experienced by: Two Spirit Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Intersex people All other people with diverse sexual orientations, gender identities or expressions, and sex characteristics Also on May 17, […]

Celebrating World Education Support Personnel Day

May 16 marks World Education Support Personnel Day. Join us in celebrating the dedication of support staff and highlight the important role they hold within the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB). From our schools to the Education Centre, WRDSB support staff are vital members of our education teams, and key to student success. The […]

Virtual Job Information Fair for Black, Indigenous and Racialized Individuals

As a school board, we know that our increasingly diverse student body needs and deserves to have role models who understand their lived experiences and can serve them in unique ways. Our 2019 Workforce Census revealed gaps in our workforce that we are aiming to rectify. We are committing to hiring and supporting more Black, […]

Two Days Left: My Canada Project Competition for Grade 8 Students

Grade 8 Students: Only Two Days Left All Grade 8 students in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) are invited to share their thoughts and ideas about Canada, in 300-500 words, for the chance to win one of three prizes. How to enter the My Canada Project competition. Students can submit their reflections until […]

2022-23 School Year Calendar is now available

We are happy to share that the Ontario Ministry of Education has approved our 2022-23 School Year Calendar and it is now available. Important Dates PD Day for Elementary and Secondary Staff – Thursday, September 1, 2022 First Day of School – Tuesday, September 6, 2022 Winter Break – Monday, December 26, 2022 to Friday, […]

One Book, One School Update

We’re now halfway through our One Book, One School event!  As you can see in the photo collage, participation has been great.  But – we’d love to have everyone involved for the second half! The activities coming up are a little more challenging, but even more fun!  As always, there are prize draws for those […]

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