Week at a Glance: February 3-7, 2020

We know that communication during work-to-rule and strike days can be overwhelming. To help our families, we created a calendar for this week as a reference, to help explain what days schools are open and what programs are operating. Monday, February 3 All schools open All rental permits cancelled Tuesday, February 4 All schools (JK-Grade […]

All WRDSB schools to close February 4 in the event of one-day OSSTF strike

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 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 […]

Williamsburg Weekly Update – January 30, 2020

Hello Parents, Here are this week’s updates: 1. OSSTF and ETFO Work Action Update – On Tuesday, February 4, Thursday, February 6 and Friday, February 7, all WRDSB ELEMENTARY schools will be CLOSED to students due to a withdrawal of services (strike-action) by the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) and Elementary Teachers Federation of […]

Message from Ms. Noonan

As you are aware, my time at Williamsburg is quickly coming to an end.  My last day at Williamsburg will be this Friday.  February 1st will mark the first day of my retirement and the beginning of what I hope will be “life at a slower pace”.  I am looking forward to spending more time with […]

#BellLetsTalk Day – Wednesday, January 29

Bell Let’s Talk Day is Wednesday, January 29. This is a day to raise awareness and continue the conversation around mental health. One in five Canadians will suffer from mental illness at some point in their lifetime. A big hurdle for anyone living with mental illness is overcoming the stigma and a major reason why […]

Still time to register for French Immersion

There’s still time for families of children entering Grade 1 in the fall of 2020 to register for French Immersion. Registration for the program closes on January 31. Visit our French Immersion website to learn more about our program or to register your child.  

Schools reopen January 28

All WRDSB elementary schools will reopen for students on Tuesday, January 28 following the one-day rotating Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) 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.

Important Information About Coronavirus

We would like to update you on the coronavirus that has originated in China and has been receiving significant media attention in recent days. The Ontario Medical Office, and Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. David Williams, has been in contact with all school boards and advised in a letter that: “Students, parents and school […]

Williamsburg Weekly Update – January 23, 2020

Hello Parents, Here are this week’s updates: 1. PD Day – There is a PD day this Friday, January 24. There is no school for students. 2. Kindergarten Registration for NEW JK/SK Students – Registration for children born in 2016 is now open online at http://www.wrdsb.ca/register/ . If your child currently attends Williamsburg Public School in JK, […]

Update on elementary report cards

Dear Parents/Caregivers: We are writing with an important update on the term one report card.   At this point in the year, you would normally receive your child’s term one report card. We know how important these reports are to parents, caregivers and students. They are a reflection of the work done thus far in the […]

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