News & Announcements

Hat Day – Fri. Feb. 24th

Tomorrow is a spirit day at MacGregor PS – wear your HAT to school!   Let’s enjoy this fine weather and the last Friday of February.

Pink Day is Wed., Feb. 22nd – Stand Up to Bullying

What is Pink Shirt Day? In 2007, two high school students from the small community of Cambridge in Nova Scotia witnessed a Grade 9 boy being bullied for wearing a pink polo shirt. Bullies harassed the boy, for wearing pink and threatened to beat him up. The next day hundreds of students showed up wearing […]

2017-18 Annual Budget Survey

Calling all students, parents and community members. Have a say in our budget process. Which funding priorities do you think the Board should consider for the 2017-18 school year, and beyond? Respond to the short 2017-18 Annual Budget Survey below to help us identify which areas are important to our WRDSB community. Please keep in mind: […]

2016-17 Grade 7 meningococcal vaccination program update

This information is shared on behalf of Region of Waterloo Public Health. New! Meningococcal vaccine (Menactra) will be delivered to Grade 7 students through community clinics offered for the 2016-17 school year. Clinics are drop-in and will run from 3:30pm – 7:30pm. What is Meningococcal disease? Meningococcal disease is a very serious infection caused by […]

High School Course Selection – MyWay opens on Feb. 17th

Just a reminder to our grade 8 students and their parents that the on-line portal for grade 9 course selections opens up on Fri. Feb. 17th at 4:00 pm.  It closes on Feb. 27th.  Students will have the opportunity to complete the course selection process at school, but can also choose to do this at […]

All Welcome – Mindfulness Workshop

All members of the community are welcome to attend a Mindfulness Workshop for parents, being held Feb. 22nd from 6:30pm – 8:00pm at Keatsway PS. Minfulness Workshop-2 5

Director’s #WeAreWRDSB Town Hall

We’re throwing the doors of the Education Centre wide open for the first ever Director’s Town Hall meeting. We’re inviting students, parents, staff and community members to our headquarters for the opportunity to take look at the big picture for public education in our region and to talk directly with education leaders in our district. […]

Director responds to recent terror attack in Quebec

On Monday morning, Canadians woke to news of an attack on a mosque in Quebec City that left six people dead, and several others wounded. The Prime Minister called the attack an “act of terror against Canada and all Canadians.” This deplorable act will have an effect on the thousands of students, parents and staff we […]

MacGregor Cell Phone/Technology Policy

In the WRDSB, including at MacGregor PS, we have a “Bring Your Own Device” policy.  Lately, we have noticed a growing problem with the use of these devices for purposes other than school work.  The increase in students using technology to communicate with students in a negative way, and distribute inappropriate images on social media […]

Innovating tomorrow by educating today

In November, we asked our community to help us define in a single statement what the Waterloo Region District School Board is all about. Over the last year, a big team of dedicated and passionate people in Waterloo region worked together to set a new direction for our public schools with a new strategic plan. […]

Feb 2nd – Grade 8-9 Transition Information Mtg for Parents (and Grade 8 Camp Trip info mtg)

On Thursday evening at 6:30pm, MacGregor will be holding our annual Gr. 8 Information Night.  This very important information night will help parents and students understand the high school course selection process and timelines.  We will also discuss the details of our Grade 8 year-end Camp Wenonah Trip. We look forward to seeing you there!  Doors open […]

Rescheduled meeting for Ministry’s well-being strategy

Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) invites parents/caregivers to participate in an opportunity to provide feedback directly to the Ministry of Education on a very important topic – student well-being. Student well-being is one of four connected goals in the province’s renewed vision for education – Achieving Excellence. Students with a sense of well-being thrive and […]

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