Williamsburg Weekly Update – October 17, 2019

Hello Parents, Here are this week’s updates: 1. Photo Orders – Photo proofs have now been sent home. You can send your order into the school or you can order online by going to edgeimaging.ca/order. 2. Thursday, October 24th is Photo Retake Day! – If you would like your child’s photo retaken on Thursday, please send […]

Williamsburg Weekly Update – October 10, 2019

Hello Parents, Here are this week’s updates: 1. Photos Arriving Soon – We are expecting student photo packages to be arriving soon to Williamsburg. This year, in an effort to reduce the amount of waste we generate, we are moving to a predominantly online ordering method. Students will receive their “proofs”, along with on-line ordering […]

The WRDSB Marks World Teachers’ Day

October 5, is World Teachers’ Day, a day we acknowledge the dedication and passion of our educators. This morning, 64,000 students across Waterloo Region made their way to school. They entered classrooms excited and ready to learn. In each classroom, our incredible teachers have lessons prepared, smiles on their faces, and are ready to start […]

Williamsburg Weekly Update – October 3, 2019

Hello Parents, Here are this week’s updates: 1. Terry Fox Update – Together as a school we raised $1755.25 for the Terry Fox Foundation. Way to go Williamsburg! 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 your […]

CUPE job action will not impact WRDSB schools

UPDATE – October 2, 2019: In response to the latest CUPE announcement, we want to reassure our families that no WRDSB employees are members of CUPE. Schools boards and unions share a commitment to public education, creating positive learning environments, and maintaining positive labour relations. The collective bargaining process for public education is a two-tier […]

The WRDSB Marks National Custodial Workers’ Recognition Day

Wednesday, October 2, is National Custodial Workers’ Recognition Day, a day on which we take an extra moment to recognize and show appreciation to our custodians, assistant custodians and maintenance staff who work tirelessly each day to ensure the smooth operation of our schools, classrooms and learning facilities. These hard-working individuals not only keep our […]

WRDSB flags flown at half-mast for Police and Peace Officers’ National Memorial Day

To mark Police and Peace Officers’ National Memorial Day on Sunday, September 29, flags at all Ontario government buildings, including Waterloo Region District School Board schools and worksites, will be flown at half-mast this weekend. Where buildings are closed for the weekend, our flags will be lowered at the end of the day today until […]

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: Board Audit Committee (1 Position)

Do you have a passion for public education and community involvement? We are looking for a community member to join the Board Audit Committee which supervises a variety of financial and risk management processes for the school board. The individual must have a high level of financial and business knowledge relevant to our publicly funded school […]

Williamsburg Weekly Update – September 26, 2019

Hello Parents, Here are this week’s updates: 1. Last Call for OCTOBER Pizza Orders: Pizza orders for each Thursday in October are due by today on School-Day. No late orders will be accepted. Also a reminder that any cash payments must be submitted in exact change to the office by 3:30 today. Unpaid orders cannot […]

WRDSB observes Orange Shirt Day on September 30

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 […]

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