News & Announcements

An “Evening of Wellness” at MacGregor PS

We are pleased to announce this FREE opportunity, open to all MacGregor (and WRDSB) students, parents/guardians, families and friends – an “Evening of Wellness”.   Join us from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 22nd to learn more about the many amazing community supports available to us all that support not only our mental health, […]

Participate in our annual budget survey

Calling all students, parents, staff and community members. We want to hear from you on which funding priorities we should consider for the 2018-19 school year and beyond. Annual Budget Survey Complete this short online budget survey to help us identify which areas are important to our WRDSB community. The survey closes on Friday, March […]

School Council Mtg – Wed., Feb. 14th @ 6:00 pm

A reminder to all parents that you are invited to our next School Council Mtg.  It will be held on Wed., Feb. 14th at 6:00 p.m. in the library.  All parents are welcome, even if you haven’t been to a meeting before. See you then!

Career Carousel @ MacGregor PS – Feb. 6th

We are very excited to have partnered up with the Business Education Partnership to offer a “Career Carousel” for all of our students on Tuesday, Feb. 6th from 8:40 – 10:15.  We have guests coming in from a wide range of careers, from software programming to fitness training, and from the performing arts to accounting. Students […]

Grade 8 Year End Trip Options

To all MacGregor grade 8 students and their parent/ guardians; This year, once again, MacGregor Public School will be offering two end-of-year options to its graduating grade 8 students. Students will be able to choose to participate in the Elective Program in the local area, or Camp Wenonah in Bracebridge, Ontario. Please note that this […]

Friday, January 26 is a P.D. Day for Elementary school staff

January 26, 2018 is a professional development day for Elementary school staff. Elementary students will not attend school, but Extended Day Programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus of the P.D. Day will be teacher directed assessments, evaluation and planning activities. Paraprofessional staff (EAs/CYWs) will be participating in […]

Help us improve communication: focus group registration

At Waterloo Region District School Board we know that success for our students depends on effective communication between schools, students and their parents. To help us understand how we can continue to improve communication with you, we are running a series of focus groups to hear from parents across Waterloo region about your experience with […]

EA and CYW Appreciation Day

We are a public school district for everyone – no matter their background or ability. To help every child in our district achieve their potential, we rely on the support of parents and caregivers and, of course, the hard work of every member of staff. Today we recognize some of the staff who support some […]

Join us on January 25 for a Public Meeting Open House

Waterloo Region District School Board is developing a Long-Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) that will show how well used our schools are now and are expected to be over the next ten years. It also reveals how well kept our schools are in terms of school condition. Your feedback on the proposed solutions is important to us. We invite […]

Innovating Tomorrow by Educating Today

We believe that schools and staff have an important role to play in innovating the future through the way we are educating our students today. The future is full of new possibilities and advancements, and we want to ensure that our students are prepared for the realities of what the workforce and our world may look […]

Trustees form a committee to consider full-year schooling

On Monday evening, trustees voted in favour of establishing a committee to look into the option of full-year schooling. Full-year schooling means students would get the same number of days in school but with more frequent, shorter breaks in the year. The committee will review research, look at examples of boards currently running full-year programs […]

Talking to your child about opioids

Dear Parents and Caregivers, Once again, we are sending families important information about opioid-related drug overdoses and urging you to speak with your children about staying safe. On December 2, 2017, Waterloo Regional Police Services reported that 65 people in our region died as a result of a suspected overdose. This is a 71 per […]

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