News & Announcements

Police Check for Volunteers at Williamsburg

Individuals wishing to volunteer for our Strong Start reading program, field trips and other interactions with students in the school this year, will be required to submit a Police Vulnerable Sector Check. We recognize that this is an extra step and expense for parents but we hope that you will agree that this is a […]

Cannabis legalization and our schools

On October 17, 2018, cannabis will be legal to use, buy, possess and cultivate in Canada for persons over 19 years of age. For our students, the possession and use of cannabis is illegal. We know that this change in legislation has raised many questions and possible concerns regarding how the change will affect schools. […]

Williamsburg Weekly Update – October 11, 2018

Hello Parents, Here are this week’s updates: Upcoming Dates to Note: October 15/16 – Kindergarten Vision/Hearing Screening October 18 to 25 – November Pizza/Cookie Orders Open on School-Day October 22 – Municipal Election Day October 25 – Photo Re-take Day October 26 – PD Day – No school for students October 29 – School Council […]

October 5 is World Teachers’ Day

On October 5th, we celebrate World Teachers’ Day, a day where we acknowledge the dedication and passion of our educators. This morning, 64,000 students across Waterloo Region made their way to school. They walked with their friends, rode their bikes, or boarded a school bus. They entered classrooms excited and ready to learn. In each […]

Williamsburg Weekly Update – October 4, 2018

1.Thanksgiving Holiday: Monday, October 8th is the Thanksgiving Holiday which means a long weekend for staff and students! 2. Attendance: A reminder that the expectation for students is that they will be at school every day and will arrive on time. However, if you child is going to be absent or late, please call or email the Attendance […]

Williamsburg Weekly Update – September 27, 2018

Here are this week’s updates: 1. Upcoming Dates to Note: September 28 – Photo Day for All Students October 4 – First Pizza/Cookie Day October 8 – Thanksgiving Day Holiday – No school October 18 to 25 – November Pizza/Cookie Orders Open on School-Day October 22 – Municipal Election Day. Gym closed to classes as Williamsburg […]

WRDSB observes Orange Shirt Day on September 28

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) recognizes Orange Shirt Day as a way to honour residential school survivors, those who did not survive, and their descendants. It’s just one of the ways we support, educate and reconcile our relationship with Indigenous people. What is Orange Shirt Day? Orange Shirt Day is observed each September 30 […]

PD Day Agenda – September 21, 2018

Here is the Agenda for the Williamsburg Staff during our PD Day on September 21st: PD Day Agenda- Sept 21, 2018

Williamsburg Weekly Update – September 20, 2018

Hello Parents, Here are this week’s updates: 1. PD Day – Friday, September 21 – Tomorrow is a Professional Development (PD) Day which means no school for students. 2. Pizza/Cookie Orders for October due by Thursday, September 27th – We are pleased to let you know that Pizza/Cookie Days are starting up again! Our first Pizza/Cookie Day is on Thursday, […]

Student Accident Insurance Information

Every September, Ontario school boards remind families about the option of acquiring student accident insurance. Student accident insurance can help cover unforeseen expenses due to injury that are not covered by provincial health care or employer group plans. Waterloo Region District School Board recommends “insuremykids®” Protection Plan. For more details on this option you can view […]

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