Speech and Hearing Month Learning Opportunity for Caregivers

Each May, Speech and Hearing Month provides an opportunity to raise awareness about communication disorders and the work of WRDSB Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) and Communicative Disorders Assistants (CDAs) do in helping our students to communicate and engage in learning. These staff address a broad range of communication challenges impacting everyday life for our students, and […]

Supporting Dental Health for Students

In partnership with Region of Waterloo Public Health, we want to help highlight the benefits of flossing, brushing, and routine dentist check-ups for our students and their families. Below, you’ll find a selection of resources to help you prioritize oral health in your family. Information for Families Brush-Off Challenge Challenge your children and other family […]

More Time to Decide: September 2021

Families and students in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) will have more time to make their decision regarding virtual or in-person learning for September 2021, as the result of further direction and an announcement today from Minister of Education Stephen Lecce. Minister Lecce announced that parents, caregivers and students will not be asked […]

Teen Mental Health Virtual Event – May 26

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) and Parents for Children’s Mental Health (PCMH) are proud to announce a virtual event: Impact of COVID-19 on the Mental Well-being of Teens & What Do They Need To Do Well? This opportunity will focus on how we can support our teenage children in the time of COVID-19, […]

Community Voice: Our Next Director of Education

This message is posted on behalf of the Board of Trustees The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) serves the community of Waterloo Region, and we want you to have a voice as we work to determine who will be our next Director of Education. The WRDSB Board of Trustees has retained Joan M. Green […]

#StrongerTogether: Education Week

Each year, Education Week (May 3-7) provides us with an opportunity to highlight and celebrate the incredible work that happens in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) every day and all that public education offers to our students – each and every one. For 2021, Ontario’s Education Week theme is #StrongerTogether. Building on the […]

Riding the Waves of Big Emotions | Caring/Coping/Connecting

The newest edition of Caring/Coping/Connecting focuses on how to support your children when they are experiencing big emotions, like anger, sadness, or anxiety. Imagine that your child comes home from school and says “no one likes me”, or they stare at their school project and yell “I can’t do this!”, or you tell them to […]

Lunch and Learn Sessions for Parents and Caregivers in May

As part of our ongoing efforts to support WRDSB parents, caregivers and families, our psychology staff are offering a number of lunch and learn sessions for WRDSB parents, caregivers and family members. These webinars, scheduled over the lunch hour every Wednesday, aim to equip parents with useful tips and information to assist them in supporting […]

WRDSB Student Census Reminder and Information

This is a reminder about the WRDSB Student Census. If you have a child in Junior Kindergarten to Grade 3, you will have received an email invitation with the subject ‘WRDSB 2021 Student Census’. What if you can’t find the email?  For many parents/guardians, emails have been filtered to spam folders. If you have not […]

WRDSB flags at half-mast for National Day of Mourning

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) Education Centre and school buildings will be joining other Ontario government establishments in flying the Canadian flag at half-mast today to mark National Day of Mourning, which takes place annually on April 28. This day is dedicated to remembering the thousands of workers who have been killed, injured […]

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