National AccessAbility Week 2024

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) continues to prioritize accessibility in all that we do. This week, we are recognizing National AccessAbility Week (NAAW) in Canada. The NAAW for 2024 is “Forward Together: Accessibility and Inclusion for All”. As per the Ontario Human Rights Code, “Disability” covers a broad range and degree of conditions, […]

Let’s Unite Our Superpowers for KidsAbility

KidsAbility needs our help to support children and youth in Waterloo Region. As the school year comes to an end, there is still time to make a positive difference in our community. Starting today, the Waterloo Region District School (WRDSB) invites our community to come together and support KidsAbility. Why Give to KidsAbility? KidsAbility is […]

Friday, May 31 is a PD Day for WRDSB Elementary Students

Friday, May 31, 2024, is a professional development (PD) day for elementary school staff. Students in Kindergarten to Grade 8 will not attend school, in person or virtually Students in Grades 9 to 12 will attend school on their regular schedule All Board-operated Extended Day Programs will operate at reduced hours from 8:15 a.m. to […]

Celebrating World Education Support Personnel Day

May 16 is World Education Support Personnel Day. Join us in celebrating the important role support staff hold within the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB). From the school office to the Director’s office, WRDSB support staff are vital members of our school communities and education teams and are key to student success. Every day, […]

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

May 17 is recognized as the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. This day was created in 2004 to draw the attention to the violence and discrimination experienced by: Two Spirit Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Intersex people All other people with diverse: Sexual orientations Gender identities or expressions Sex characteristics Also on May 17, […]

Acorn the Squirrel Explores Kindergarten | Video Storybook

Join Acorn on the adventure of exploring Kindergarten! Come along with Acorn the Squirrel, who learns more about what a day is like for students in Kindergarten at the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB)! Kindergarten at WRDSB Join us at the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) in Fall 2024! Families can register their […]

Assistive Technology – Support for Families in May 2024

View a translated version of this page: Amharic አማርኛ Arabic عربي Chinese (Simplified) 中国人 Chinese (Traditional) 繁體字 Farsi (Persian) فارسی French (Canadian) Gujarati ગુજરાતી Punjabi ਪੰਜਾਬੀ Spanish Española Turkish Türk Ukrainian украї́нська мо́ва Vietnamese Tiếng Việt Families and Caregivers: Are you looking for ways to support your child with technology? The Waterloo Region District School […]

WRDSB participates in Mental Health Week, May 6-12 2024

Since 1951, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) has hosted Mental Health Week during the first week in May, making 2024 the 73rd year. Mental Health Week is a Canadian tradition, with communities, schools and workplaces rallying to celebrate, protect and promote mental health. This week, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is celebrating […]

Resources for Multilingual Language Learners (MLL) and Families

We are pleased to announce the launch of new Multilingual Language Learner (MLL) resources on our website. These resources are designed to support MLL students, families and caregivers. Multilingual Language Learner (MLL) Online Resources You will find information to support: Families who are moving to Canada Recent newcomers to the region Current MLL students, families […]

2024 Building Community: Advancing Anti-Ableism in Education Symposium

You’re invited! Join the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) as we host our first-ever accessibility symposium. When: Thursday, May 30 from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Where: Wilfrid Laurier University – Waterloo Campus – Bricker Building (22 Bricker Avenue, Waterloo, ON N2L 3B4) Parking: For those who register, information about parking will be sent […]

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