All schools to close on Wednesday, December 18, in the event of one-day OSSTF strike

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that on Wednesday, December 18, 2019, their members will engage in a full withdrawal of services (strike action) in selected boards where OSSTF is represented across the province unless an agreement is reached at the central bargaining table. Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) has been […]

OSSTF announces full withdrawal of services on Wednesday, December 18

Full Withdrawal of Services Announced for Wednesday, December 18 by WRDSB secondary teachers, occasional teachers, Custodial and Maintenance staff, Educational Support Staff, Professional Student Services Personnel and Supervision Monitors and Cafeteria Assistants: The Ontario Secondary School Teachers Association (OSSTF) has announced that next Wednesday, December 18, a number of school boards in Ontario, including WRDSB, […]

ETFO Announces Phase 2 of Work-to-rule

As a result of ETFO’s Phase 2 of Work-to-rule that came into effect on December 10, elementary teachers and education workers who are members of ETFO will not: Collect monies or participate in the electronic collection of monies for school-based activities except those for charitable causes Distribute any memos/letters from a school and/or school board […]

WRDSB schools Open December 11

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that its members (teachers and education workers) will participate in another one-day full withdrawal of services (strike-action) at a number of school boards across the province, on December 11, 2019. This one-day strike action does not impact WRDSB schools. Our schools will be open to students […]

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women

Today, December 6, is National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. Flags at all Ontario government buildings, including Waterloo Region District School Board schools and worksites, will be flown at half-mast from sunrise to sunset. Every year, we remember the 14 female engineering students who were murdered at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal […]

WEFI Helps Bring Music to MacGregor Students

The sound of stringed instruments being tuned bounces through the hallways at MacGregor Public School in Waterloo – it’s the sound of students beginning what may be their lifelong journey with music. This is a typical day in Tina Giannopoulos’ classroom at the senior elementary school as her students learn to bring music into their […]

Schools reopen December 5

All WRDSB elementary and secondary schools will reopen for students on December 5 following the one-day OSSTF strike. Before and after school programs will reopen and student transportation will operate as normal. We want to thank everyone for their patience during this time.

French Program Information Sessions

The Waterloo Region District School Board offers two French programs, both beginning in Grade 1. Both the Core French program and the French Immersion program are designed to meet the needs of your child while introducing them to the benefits of learning a second language. More information about our French programs can be found at […]

All schools will be closed on December 4, 2019

On Wednesday, December 4, ALL SCHOOLS, both elementary and secondary, will be closed to students.  This includes ALL before and after school childcare programs, extended day childcare programs, Early ON Centres and third-party operated childcare centres.   Bus Transportation will not be in operation and ALL extracurricular activities and evening rental permits are cancelled. This is […]

All schools to close on December 4 in the event of one-day OSSTF strike

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, their members will engage in a full withdrawal of services (strike action) in public schools where OSSTF is represented across the province unless an agreement is reached at the central bargaining table. In the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), […]

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