News & Announcements

February 6 – All Buses Cancelled All Schools Closed

Due to current weather conditions, all school buses, taxis and special education routes for WRDSB are CANCELLED. All Schools are CLOSED. All Extended Day Programs are CLOSED. The Education Centre remains open for those who can safely get to work.

#BellLetsTalk Day – Wednesday, January 30

Bell Let’s Talk Day is Wednesday, January 30. 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 […]

January 29: All School Buses Cancelled, All Schools Open

All school buses, taxis and special education routes for WRDSB are CANCELLED. All schools are open and Extended Day Programs are operating. ALL secondary school exams will move forward by one day. Today’s exams will take place tomorrow at the same time. The PD Day will not move. The last day for exams is now […]

January 28: Evening Rentals & Board Meeting Cancelled

In anticipation of weather conditions deteriorating into the evening, the Waterloo Region District School Board has decided: All school rentals scheduled for tonight are cancelled. This evening’s Board meeting is cancelled. Extended Day Programs for Monday, January 28, will run as normal but parents are encouraged to pick up children as soon as it is […]

Still time to register for French Immersion

There’s still time for families of children entering Grade 1 in the fall of 2019 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.  

Friday, January 25, 2019 is a PD Day for elementary students

Friday, January 25, 2019 is a professional development (PD) 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 PD Day will be teacher-directed assessment, evaluation and planning activities. Paraprofessional staff (EAs/CYWs) will be participating […]

Educational Assistant and Child & Youth Worker Appreciation Day

Today marks the second annual Educational Assistant and Child & Youth Worker Appreciation Day at the Waterloo Region District School Board. Educational Assistants (EA) help to deliver educational programs in our schools, while Child Youth Workers (CYW) are mental health professionals who work with troubled children who face a variety of emotional, behavioural or physical […]

Request for Community Watch

At Avenue Road Public School, we take pride in our neighbourhood and continually work on making a positive impact on our community. We are putting out a request to our neighbours to assist us when any suspicious activity is spotted at or around the school. Over the course of last weekend, we were the unfortunate […]

It’s time to register for Kindergarten

Online registration is now open for Fall 2019 Starting kindergarten is an exciting time for children and families. For many, it’s the first school experience in their learning journey. At Waterloo Region District School Board, we want to assure families that their children will receive the best education for their child’s needs from kindergarten to […]

New Family Support at Avenue Road

Did you know Community Resource Consultation appointments are offered at Avenue Rd. P.S. on Thursday mornings by a Community Resource Worker (CRW) from Carizon? With this service, parents have an opportunity to speak with a CRW to brainstorm resources, services and strategies that support the needs of your family/child during a confidential consultation appointment. Parents/Caregivers […]

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