News & Announcements

Friday, January 26 is a P.D. Day for Elementary school staff

January 26, 2018 is a professional development day for Elementary school staff. Elementary students will not attend school, but Extended Day Programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus of the P.D. Day will be teacher directed assessments, evaluation and planning activities. Paraprofessional staff (EAs/CYWs) will be participating in […]

Help us improve communication: focus group registration

At Waterloo Region District School Board we know that success for our students depends on effective communication between schools, students and their parents. To help us understand how we can continue to improve communication with you, we are running a series of focus groups to hear from parents across Waterloo region about your experience with […]

Let’s Choose Pedestrian Safety over Driving Convenience

Tragic Death of 5 Year Old Girl in Toronto Dear Westmount Families, As many of you have heard, there was a tragic death of a 5 year old girl at a Toronto school this week. Our thoughts and prayers go out to this family.  This was as a result of car pinning the girl and […]

EA and CYW Appreciation Day

We are a public school district for everyone – no matter their background or ability. To help every child in our district achieve their potential, we rely on the support of parents and caregivers and, of course, the hard work of every member of staff. Today we recognize some of the staff who support some […]

Join us on January 25 for a Public Meeting Open House

Waterloo Region District School Board is developing a Long-Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) that will show how well used our schools are now and are expected to be over the next ten years. It also reveals how well kept our schools are in terms of school condition. Your feedback on the proposed solutions is important to us. We invite […]

Trustees form a committee to consider full-year schooling

On Monday evening, trustees voted in favour of establishing a committee to look into the option of full-year schooling. Full-year schooling means students would get the same number of days in school but with more frequent, shorter breaks in the year. The committee will review research, look at examples of boards currently running full-year programs […]

It’s time to register for Kindergarten

Online registration is now open for Fall 2018. For most children and parents, the transition into kindergarten can be an exciting milestone. At Waterloo Region District School Board, we want to ensure parents that their children will receive the best education in the region, throughout their Kindergarten to Grade 12 journey. When students begin school […]

“Creative Crafters” – Thank you!

“Creative Crafters” Donate Handmade Gifts A big thank you goes out to the members of the City of Waterloo’s Senior Knitting Group, the “Creative Crafters their generous donation of handmade goods just before the winter break. Warm and colourful afghans, baby sets, hats and scarves were distributed to some of our Westmount families just in […]

Victoria Hills Community Centre – Games Night

Join in on the fun! Free All Ages Board and Card Games Night: Sundays 6:00-7:30pm: January 14, February 11,and March 11  Victoria Hills Community Centre 10 Chopin Drive, Kitchener

French Immersion registration begins January 10, 2018

Families of children entering Grade 1 in the fall of 2018 can register for French Immersion beginning January 10. Visit our French Immersion website to learn more or register your child.

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