Returning to School: A Guide for Families

As we embark upon a school year unlike any other, I want to express my deep gratitude for our students, staff, families, and communities who have persevered in an extraordinarily challenging time.  We have experienced unprecedented change since our school year was interrupted last March and I know this process has been difficult for everyone […]

Announcing the Caregivers’ Guide to Setting the Stage for Return to School

As part of our ongoing work to assist families and students during the transition back to school this September, we are proud to announce the launch of the Caregivers’ Guide to Setting the Stage for Return to School. This guide, compiled by WRDSB Psychological Services, is designed to help caregivers support and communicate with their […]

DEADLINE EXTENSION: Confirmation of Attendance Form Now Due August 13

Earlier this week, Waterloo Region District School Board families were asked to complete a Confirmation of Attendance Form and indicate whether or not their child (or children) would be attending in-person learning on the first day of school, September 8th, The initial deadline was August 11, 2020, but due to the wishes of parents/guardians for […]

Questions and Answers about Returning to School

We know that as parents and caregivers, you have questions about your child returning to school. To provide you with answers, we have created a Frequently Asked Questions page. We are providing answers to your questions relating to transportation, health and safety, our COVID protocols, Extended Day programs and what learning will look like when […]

School Reopening Fall 2020

WRDSB staff are so excited to welcome our students back in September and with the announcement from the Minister of Education we now have a better idea of what school will look like.   Despite this announcement just being made last week, we want our students and families to know that we have been hard […]

Province Announces Return to School in September

Today, the Premier of Ontario and Minister of Education announced that elementary students will return to schools full-time and secondary students will return in a hybrid model this September, with enhanced health and safety protocols in place. We know that as parents and caregivers, you will have questions about your children returning to school. We […]

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