News & Announcements

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week – November 19-25

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 19 to 25, 2017. This week is an opportunity for us all to reinforce clear and positive messages that bullying is not acceptable in our schools […]

Grade 1 French Immersion

Thinking about French Immersion for your child? Join us at one of our information sessions to learn more about our French programs and registration process. Information sessions will be held at the WRDSB Education Centre (Map) on the following days: November 27, 7 p.m. December 1, noon December 4, noon December 4, 7 p.m. Please […]

High School Info Nights: Grade 8 Transition

Over the next couple of months, High Schools across the board will be hosting Grade 8 Nights for parents and students. These information sessions will focus on Grade 8 students’ transition to High School, including the course selection process, in-school student supports, extracurricular activities and more. Please be sure to check-out the information session for any […]

OHIP+ Children and Youth Pharmacare

We want to remind students, parents and caregivers that starting on January 1, 2018, Ontario will provide free prescription drug coverage for all children and youth aged 24 and under. Children and youth will have access to over 4,400 medications and other drug products at no cost. Enrolment in OHIP+ is automatic – you will […]

Preparing for Grade 9 – Getting Ready for the Transition

Below is a link to a presentation that provides relevant information for ALL grade 8 students and their parents as they prepare to transition from grade 8 to grade 9.  Please see previous posts for information on the High School Information nights, which begin in a few weeks.  More details re. timelines for applications, course […]

Friday, November 17, 2017 is a PD Day – no school for students

Friday, November 17, 2017 is a professional development day for Elementary and Secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, but Extended Day Programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus for the PD Day will be School Improvement Planning in the morning. Teachers will participate in a whole-school activity […]

School Council Mtg – tonight at 6:00 p.m.

Please consider joining us for our School Council meeting this evening.  We begin at 6:00 p.m. and meet in the library.  All welcome!  Attached is our agenda for tonight: Macgregor agenda Nov_17 We hope to see some new faces, as we are always excited to share with our parent community and have parents involved in […]

High School Parent Information Nights for Grade 8–>9 Transition

Grade 8 Parent Information Sessions 2017/18 High School information sessions will focus on the student transition process from grade 8 to 9, including  course selection process, in-school student supports, extra-curricular activities, etc.  Please be sure to attend the information session for any magnet programs you and your child may be interested in, as well as […]

Parent Expo Virtual – What Comes After High School?

The Parent Expo Virtual – What Comes After High School? event is on Thursday, November 16, 2017.  The event is FREE for everyone and accessible to anyone with a computer/handheld device and an internet connection.  Parents, educators and students can login from a cafe, library, homes, offices or even their car.  The event is free but […]

Public Health wants to hear from you on Supervised Injection Services

Region of Waterloo Public Health and community partners have started having conversations about supervised injection services. They are asking those who live, work and go to school in Waterloo region for their opinion on these services. You can have your say on Supervised Injection Services through the region’s online survey. To participate in the survey […]

Eastwood Gala and Gr. 8 Information Night

Dear Families Considering the Integrated Arts Program at Eastwood Collegiate Institute,   You are invited to join us at Eastwood for one or both of these upcoming events:   1. Gala 2017 – Come to Gala 2017 to see our Arts Program in full swing.  Gala showcases the students in the Integrated Arts Program (IAP) through live performances […]

Grade 8 –> 9 Transition Information – and so it begins…

A tremendous thank you to all the parents and students who came out last week to our Grade 8–>9 Information night.  As well, a huge thank you to the representatives from KCI, WCI, Eastwood and Cameron Heights, who came to talk to us about their magnet programs.  Below are links to their websites where you […]

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