Quadmester 4 Start Up Information

Thursday April 22 is the first day of Quadmester 4. Q4 courses – can be viewed through students ‘My Way’ account. Students will be contacted by their Quadmester 4 Course 1 teacher by email/google classroom before the end of day April 20th. Please respond to the teacher’s email to let them know that you got […]

Attention Grade 12s! Grad Information Form Distributed

All Grade 12s are asked to complete the form sent to their email and also posted to their Google classroom to help us prepare for the graduation season. Even if you are not expecting to graduate or attend the virtual Commencement ceremony on June 24th, please complete the form. Thanks to all our Grade 12s […]

Important: Returning Textbooks and Learning Materials

For Cohorts A & B, please return all Quad 3 textbooks and learning materials on the last day of learning at school. For students working from home, please drop your materials off at the school. We also have many outstanding textbooks and learning materials from the last school year and the first half of this […]

April End-of-Quad 3 Dates & Information

This is a reminder and summary of course and cohort information as we close up Quadmester 3. Thursday April 1 – Course 1 – Cohort A In School Friday April 2 (Good Friday) and Monday April 5 (Easter Monday) – No School April 6 & 7 – Course 2 – Cohort A In School April 8 & 9 – Course 1 […]

Daily Screening Verification for Secondary Students

The Ministry of Education announced, as part of enhanced safety measures for the return to in-person learning, they will now require all staff and secondary students to verify daily that they have completed the self-screening process. As a reminder, students returning to in-person learning on Monday, February 8, 2020, are expected to continue to complete […]

Quadmester Four in the Secondary Distance Learning Program

The beginning of Quadmester four in the Secondary Distance Learning Program (SDLP) in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) will begin on Thursday, April 22, 2021. Here’s what the first few days will look like. Orientation Days: April 22 & 23 SDLP teachers will be online to welcome students on the morning of Thursday, […]

You Count: WRDSB Student Census starts today

Today, Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) launches its first-ever Student Census. As a school board, we want to better understand the cultural, social and demographic diversity of our student population. It is an opportunity for us to learn more about our students and help us to identify differences and gaps in their experiences and […]

Transition to Full Remote Learning on April 19

Further to our announcement earlier this week regarding our return to remote learning on April 19, we wanted to provide more information to students and families about what they can expect. Elementary In-Person Students Elementary school students, previously attending school in-person, will now engage in remote learning beginning on Monday, April 19, 2021. Starting back […]


Region of Waterloo Public Health has determined that a student, last in the Southwood Secondary School building on April 7 is a confirmed positive case of COVID-19. The identity of the individual is protected by privacy legislation and will not be shared. Public Health has identified all high-risk contacts of the confirmed case and will […]

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