March Break 2021 postponed until April 12-16

Today, the Minister of Education, Stephen Lecce, announced that this year’s normally scheduled March Break would be delayed based on the advice of Public Health officials in order to contain the spread of COVID-19. We recognise the substantial impact this will have on students, staff, and families. The one week break normally scheduled for March […]

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 […]

UPDATED: Quadmester 3 Calendar by Cohort

Click on the title of this post for direct access to the updated Calendar by Cohort for Quadmester 3.  

Important Quadmester 2 & 3 Information

Here is some important information as we move from Quadmester 2 to 3. Today, the Ministry of Education, in consultation with local Public Health has informed the WRDSB that we will remain closed until at least February 10th pending further information. For clarity, the earliest the WRDSB will be able to welcome students back to […]

Supporting our Staff, Students and Families

Dear WRDSB Families, We are taking this opportunity to connect with you once more to see how families and students are doing and if you feel supported as students learn both in-person and online. As we mentioned last November, we will be checking in with you a few times throughout the year. To connect with […]

Announcing Voluntary Student COVID-19 Testing 

On February 16, 2021, the Ministry of Education announced that school boards will undertake asymptomatic targeted testing in at least 5% of the elementary and secondary schools within their jurisdiction each week and are asked to provide this testing opportunity to at least 2% of their student population per week. In WRDSB, testing will be […]

Announcing the Code of Conduct for Parents and Caregivers of Students Learning from a Distance

To support our students and staff as they continue distance learning this school year, we are proud to announce the Code of Conduct for Parents and Caregivers of Students Learning from a Distance. These guidelines are designed to ensure a positive experience for all involved in learning from a distance, whether they be members of […]

Student’s Book Supports Anti-Bullying for Pink Shirt Day

For Shreya Gupta, being creative comes naturally. When she’s not sketching, painting or reading, she explained there is one place you’ll find her. “On the laptop, just writing some stories for fun.” With a desire to help make a difference for other children, in Canada and around the world, she put her love for writing […]

Pink Shirt Day is February 24

On Wednesday, February 24, join us in recognizing Pink Shirt Day. This is a day to stand up against bullying of all kinds. Since March 2020, we have shifted to being online more than ever before. Whether it has been to learn, work, keep in touch with family and friends, or pass the time, our […]

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