World Autism Awareness Day and Autism Acceptance Month in the WRDSB

With the arrival of April, so too comes World Autism Awareness Day and Autism Acceptance Month. These are both opportunities to recognize the importance of accepting, and supporting those on the Autism Spectrum in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) so they can reach their full potential as learners and in life beyond school. […]

Important information regarding WRDSB Student Census

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is launching its first-ever Student Census. This is an opportunity for us to learn more about the students we support and help us to identify differences and gaps in our students’ experiences and outcomes based on their diverse needs. The WRDSB Student Census is a confidential and voluntary survey […]

Engaging with others for our children

By Beth Daniel & Chiazor Ugwuogo – Beth is the co-chair of the Parent Involvement Committee and Chiazor is a Parent Member of the Parent Involvement Committee. Having children in school means juggling a lot, all at once. The daily routine includes getting dressed, preparing lunches, helping with homework, not to mention extracurricular activities such […]

Staff, Students and Community Members Recognized for Black Brilliance Work by Kitchener MPP

On Sunday, March 21, Laura Mae Lindo, MPP for Kitchener Centre, invited members of the community to come together virtually to mark the International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Lindo also had a surprise in store – the inaugural Black Excellence in Leadership Academy (BELA) awards, given to a group of local organizations, and […]

April Lunch and Learn Sessions for Parents and Caregivers

As part of our ongoing efforts to support WRDSB parents, caregivers and families, our psychology staff are offering a number of lunch and learn sessions for WRDSB parents, caregivers and family members. These webinars, scheduled over the lunch hour every Wednesday, aim to equip parents with useful tips and information to assist them in supporting […]

Re-Introducing WRDSB Parent Posts – written by parents, for parents

The idea is simple: parent posts – a place where Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) parents can share with other parents and caregivers. What are Parent Posts? Parent Posts is a blog series that covers a range of topics that are of interest to WRDSB families. Topics could include children’s physical and mental health, […]

COVID-19 Asymptomatic Testing Clinic at HHSS – Sunday, March 28, 2021

Huron Heights Secondary School has been selected to participate in this voluntary asymptomatic testing opportunity on Sunday, March 28, 2021. Information on testing location and testing times are included in the attached letters: HHSS Asymptomatic Testing COVID-19 testing in Ontario schools_LifeLabs Letter March 27 .docx  

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